How High The Water Was - The Flood of '37

An exhibition of rarely seen memorabilia marking the 80th anniversary of the Ohio River Valley’s deepest flood ever recorded.

The exhibition, which includes photographs, diary entries, documents, news clippings and other ephemera, will open to the public Jan. 23. 

The exhibit is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, through June 2. 

Photo caption: Floating at Jackson and Jacob Streets near the Hillerich and Bradsby factory (1937) by Stratton O. Hammon

Friday, June 2, 2017 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Ekstrom Library, LL17
2215 S. 3rd Street , Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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Students, Faculty/staff, Alumni, Public


University Libraries, Archives & Special Collections, Photographic Archives, Rare Books, University Archives & Research Center





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