Covington, Kentucky, 1937 flood, from the Collection of the Craven Family: 5th and Main Streets.

Covington, Kentucky, 1937 flood, from the Collection of the Craven Family: 5th and Main Streets.

Downtown Cincinnati scenes from the January, 1937 Ohio River flood. Photographs by Nelson Ronsheim.

Downtown Cincinnati scenes from the January, 1937 Ohio River flood. Photographs by Nelson Ronsheim.

Cincinnati, Ohio, 1937 flood, from the collection of the Cincinnati Bell Historical Archives: Cleaning up at South Exchange. From left to right: Sam Litly, Kelly Pryor, Dick Rinehart, Bryon Roland and William Meier.

Cincinnati, Ohio, 1937 flood, from the collection of the Cincinnati Bell Historical Archives: Cleaning up at South Exchange. From left to right: Sam Litly, Kelly Pryor, Dick Rinehart, Bryon Roland and William Meier.

OLD PENNSY. STA. + CINTI. END OF L+N BRIDGE - PASSENGER FERRY TO KY. From the Collection of Howard A. Dochterman.

OLD PENNSY. STA. + CINTI. END OF L+N BRIDGE - PASSENGER FERRY TO KY. From the Collection of Howard A. Dochterman.

Unidentified location, 1937 flood, from the collection of Joseph C Weber, Sr.

Unidentified location, 1937 flood, from the collection of Joseph C Weber, Sr.

Cincinnati, Ohio, 1937 flood, from the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Downtown Cincinnati at 3rd and Vine Streets, January 26, 1937. Ohio River stage 79.9 feet.

Cincinnati, Ohio, 1937 flood, from the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Downtown Cincinnati at 3rd and Vine Streets, January 26, 1937. Ohio River stage 79.9 feet.

Latonia Race Track in ‪#‎Latonia‬, ‪#‎KY‬ was a Thoroughbred racing facility opened in 1883. Once regarded as among the United States' top sites for racing, it drew more than 100,000 visitors annually. The track's main attraction was the annual 1½ mile Latonia Derby. It was so popular that in 1912 a major motion picture entitled Winning the Latonia Derby was filmed. The Great Depression forced the track to close its doors in 1939. The facility was dismantled during WWII. Post card circa…

Latonia Race Track in ‪#‎Latonia‬, ‪#‎KY‬ was a Thoroughbred racing facility opened in 1883. Once regarded as among the United States' top sites for racing, it drew more than 100,000 visitors annually. The track's main attraction was the annual 1½ mile Latonia Derby. It was so popular that in 1912 a major motion picture entitled Winning the Latonia Derby was filmed. The Great Depression forced the track to close its doors in 1939. The facility was dismantled during WWII. Post card circa…

Delta and Columbia Avenues. Emergency Relief Station for East End, operated by the American Legionnairs, showing the Salvation Army relief workers dispensing coffee and sandwiches to WPA workers, Ohio National Guard and American Legionnairs on duty in the East End locality.

Delta and Columbia Avenues. Emergency Relief Station for East End, operated by the American Legionnairs, showing the Salvation Army relief workers dispensing coffee and sandwiches to WPA workers, Ohio National Guard and American Legionnairs on duty in the East End locality.

Cincinnati, Ohio, 1937 flood, from the collection of Carita and Paul Kollman: Pearl and Elm Streets, January 30, 1937 "Sign reads: no interference from high water. Water reached line shown on picture"

Cincinnati, Ohio, 1937 flood, from the collection of Carita and Paul Kollman: Pearl and Elm Streets, January 30, 1937 "Sign reads: no interference from high water. Water reached line shown on picture"

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