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    • 441. Municipal Bridge Gate House, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Bridges; Education
    • The Municipal Bridge was closed due to the flood waters. Depicted in this image is the Gate House (Toll booths) on the Indiana side. The picture was taken from the bridge, looking north. Visible behind the tollbooth's are the buildings of the...
    • 437. Post Office Flag, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Flags; Education
    • A flooded Warder Park is at the forefront of this photo with only a few trees and a telephone sticking their posts out of the water. At the back of the photo are the Post Office and the Jeffersonville Carnegie Library. A large arrow points at the...
    • 470. 240 Wall Street, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Education; Churches
    • The parsonage of Wall Street Methodist church, 240 Wall Street, is shown in this image. The building has been knocked off of its foundation, with the front aimed at the sky. The front porch is entirely sheered off and is partially collapsed on the...
    • 446. Aerial view of the Colgate Factory

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Aerial photographs; Education
    • This aerial photograph focuses in on the Colgate plant and the homes surrounding it. There are many roofs of houses and cars visible. The Colgate Clock shows the time as twenty til four. The struts of the plane are clearly defined in this picture...
    • 455. 625 E. Market Street

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Education
    • The first slide picture was probably taken in the spring or summer of 1937, based on the flowers on the porch and steps, the trees and full bushes. It shows a middle class home of one ground floor with front and side porches, windows and enough...
    • 460. Post Office and Warder Park, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Education; Post Offices
    • The east side of Warder Park on Court Avenue includes the Post Office Building (address 524 Spring Street) and is shown with much mud and debris scattered on its grounds. The debris includes a small building, the sides of several buildings and a...
    • 462. 603 Maple Street, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Education
    • Maple Street has been cleaned of mud, but a small building or porch has ended up in the front yard of 603 Maple Street at the corner of Meigs Avenue. The Victorian era home behind the flood tossed building appears to have remained on its...
    • 413. Prisoners filling sandbags, 1913 Flood

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Education
    • Prisoners from the Indiana Reformatory (formerly the Indiana Prison South) are depicted filling and placing sandbags along the railroad lines north of Clarksville and Jeffersonville during the 19193 flood. From maps, the railroad tracks were most...
    • 442. The Lighthouse Roadhouse, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Restaurants; Education
    • This image shows the roadhouse with it's neon sign in the shape of a lighthouse, attached to the central lighthouse tower of the building. The One story building spreads out on either side of the central entrance at the base of the lighthouse...
    • 448. Receeding waters, Spring Street, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Commercial Streets; Education
    • Spring Street appears in this February 1937 image. Buildings one either side show holes where windows and doors used to be closed in, torn awnings, debris held fast against walls by receding waters and a house floating off its moorings in the...
    • 449. Court and Fulton Streets, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Education
    • The two slides show images of the same house, the first during the flood in January 1937 and the second, a few weeks later in February 1937. The purpose was to show how much damage occurred six blocks north of the river.
    • 411. Jeffersonville, Indiana, 1884 Flood

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Education
    • This flood scene shows Spring Street during the 1884 flood. Water is a little over half way up the ground floor of the businesses. Several men on boats are rowing down the street or tethered to buildings and helping people to evacuate. The image...
    • 417. January 27, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Education
    • An aerial view of Jeffersonville and Clarksville, Indiana taken on January 27, 1937. The two eastern bridges are visible, along with a large number of roofs of buildings, but all the rest is water.
    • 435. Middle Road School, 1937

    • Disasters; Floods; Rivers; Schools; Education
    • Middle Road School, grades 1-8, sits alone in what seems to be a sea of water. The fields and road around the building are completely covered, with only a few tall grasses and poles sticking up out of the water.

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