Observations on the Flood of 1937

Due to popular demand, Archives & Special Collections is offering additional programming around the “How High the Water Was” exhibit. The galleries will be open from 2-5pm on Sunday, February 19, 2017. At 3 p.m., Tom Owen will give a talk: “Observations on the Flood of 1937.” When asked how he developed this talk Tom said, “Once I constructed a daily timeline, I began to see what it must have felt like to have been caught in the grip of that unfolding tragedy.”


Caption: The corner of Shelby Street and Broadway, January 1937. Photograph by Stratton O. Hammon — in Louisville, Kentucky.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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

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