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A typical scene on the outskirts of Dayton. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Ohio, Dayton 1913, Late March
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Drowned horses litter the streets of Dayton after the flood receded. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Ohio, Dayton 1913, Late March
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The incongruity of fire and flood. Flooded streets make it impossible to reach burning buildings. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Upper Midwest 1913, Late March
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Man walking along telephone cables after escaping from house which was washed away. Houses in the center have been washed from foundations and are floating away. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Upper Midwest 1913, Late March
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Improvised row boats built by National Cash Register Company were of great value in rescuing marooned residents of Dayton. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Ohio, Dayton 1913, Late March
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Part of the residential section of Fremont, Ohio, flooded. Water reached to 2nd story of the houses. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Fremont, Ohio 1913, Late March
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Improvised row boats built by National Cash Register Company were of great value in rescuing marooned residents of Dayton. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Ohio, Dayton 1913, Late March
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River Street in Troy, New York. Shows the collar, cuff, and shirt factory of Cluett, Peabody, and Company, then the largest factory of its kind in the world. Thousands of people were left without work because of the flooding on the Hudson River. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher.
Troy, New York 1913, Late March
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Martial law established at Dayton as a precaution against looting. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Ohio, Dayton 1913, Late March
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Broadway in Watervliet, New York, under 8 feet of water. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Watervliet, New York 1913, Late March
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Railroad bridge leading to Carnegie Steel plant at Youngstown, Ohio. Ordinarily this bridge was far enough above water to allow passage of large steamers. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Ohio, Youngstown 1913, Late March
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Ship breaking loose destroys railroad bridge. Such scenes were common throughout Indiana and Ohio. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Upper Midwest 1913, Late March
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Rescuing families along the Hudson River. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Hudson River, New York 1913, Late March
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City leaders shouldering shovels and hoes to help clean up the city. Little mud on the clothes might indicate a posed picture for publicity purposes. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Ohio, Dayton 1913, Late March
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A typical scene at one of the relief stations following the flood. Orville Wright was one of the men in the relief line. As seen in: "Our National Calamity of Fire, Flood, and Tornado" by Logan Marshall, 1913. L. T. Myers publisher. These floods caused 527 deaths, the U.S. record for the 20th Century.
Ohio, Dayton 1913, Late March
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Cromwell Wharf at the foot of Toulouse Street during the floods of the spring of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903 in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield, 1904. Page 8. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303.
New Orleans, Louisiana 1903 Spring
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An Indian Mound in Arkansas serves as a refuge for men and beasts during the spring flood of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903 in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield, 1904. Page 12. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Arkansas 1903 Spring
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"Repairing Levee at Lagrange, Mississippi." Note convict laborers in uniform. During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Mississippi, Lagrange 1903 Spring
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"Topeka, Kans. Melan Bridge after the Water Had Fallen 6 Feet." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Topeka, Kansas 1903 Spring
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"Topeka, Kans. Building pontoon bridge from Rock Island Depot to South Approach of Melan Bridge." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Topeka, Kansas 1903 Spring
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"Junction City, Kans. Looking east from court-house." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Kansas, Junction City 1903 Spring
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"Kansas City, Mo. Flood debris, Kansas River; Missouri Pacific Railroad Bridge on the left." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Kansas City, Missouri 1903 Spring
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"Des Moines, Iowa. Portion of flooded district in south Des Moines." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Iowa, Des Moines 1903 Spring
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"East St. Louis, Ill. Portion of flooded district." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Illinois, East St. Louis 1903 Spring
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"St. Louis, Mo. Scene on the levee during height of the flood." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
St. Louis, Missouri 1903 Spring
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"Kansas City, Mo. Scene in the freight yard of the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad after subsidence of the flood." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Kansas City, Missouri 1903 Spring
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"Mississippi River. Hymelia Crevasse, Louisiana." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Hymelia Crevasse, Louisiana 1903 Spring
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"Mississippi River, constructing cribbing, Hymelia Crevasse, Louisiana. During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Hymelia Crevasse, Louisiana 1903 Spring
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"Mississippi River. Flood scene near Pilcher Point, Louisiana." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Pilcher Point, Louisiana 1903 Spring
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"Mississippi River. Rush of water through Holly Bush crevasse, Arkansas." During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Holly Bush Crevasse, Arkansas 1903 Spring
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The Missouri Pacific Railroad Bridge over the Kansas River. This bridge was the only one of 17 that was not swept away. During the spring floods of 1903. In: "The Floods of the Spring of 1903, in the Mississippi Watershed" by H. C. Frankenfield. 1904. Weather Bureau Bulletin M, W. B. No. 303. Library Call No. QC983 .B8 no.M.
Kansas City, Missouri 1903 Spring
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Johnstown as left by the Flood." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P.19. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "General View of the Ruins, Looking Up Stony Creek." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 55. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Ruins Showing the Path of the Flood." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 73. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Typical Scene in Johnstown." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 91. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Johnstown - View Cor. Main and Clinton Streets." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 109. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "View on Clinton St., Johnstown." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 127. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Main and Clinton Sts., Looking Southwest." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 145. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Ruins from Site of the Hulburt House." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 181. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "The Debris above the Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 199. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Ruins of the Cambria Iron Works." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 217. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Ruins of the Cambria Iron Company's Store." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 235. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Johnstown 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Third Street, Williamsport, Pa., during the Flood." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 253. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Williamsport 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Wreck of the Iron Bridge at Williamsport, Pa." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 271. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Williamsport 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Wreck of the Lumber Yards at Williamsport, Pa." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 289. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Williamsport 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "250,000,000 Feet of Logs Afloat in the Susquehanna." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 307. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Last Trains in and out of Harrisburg." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 325. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Harrisburg 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Columbia, Pa., under the Flood." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 343. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Pennsylvania, Columbia 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Pennsylvania Ave., Cor. Sixth St., Washington, D. C." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 361. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Washington, D. C. 1889 June
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The aftermath of the Johnstown Flood. "Seventh St., Washington, D. C., under the Flood." In: "History of the Johnstown Flood", by Willis Fletcher Johnson, 1889. P. 379. Library Call Number M79.4 J71h.
Washington, D. C. 1889 June

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