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NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Flooding at Dayton from the Miami River.
Ohio, Dayton ? 1913 early Spring
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Pulling a boat through the streets of Dayton to bring to deep water for rescue work.
Ohio, Dayton ? 1913 early Spring
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State militia guarding supplies for the sick and homeless of the Dayton sufferers.
Ohio, Dayton 1913 early Spring
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Dead horses litter the streets in Dayton after the flood receded.
Ohio, Dayton 1913 early Spring
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The flood at Glenn Falls along the Hudson River near Saratoga.
Glens Falls, New York 1913 early Spring
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Flooded residential district of Dayton.
Ohio, Dayton 1913 early Spring
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The Munsey piano store in Zanesville was destroyed by the flood.
Ohio, Zanesville 1913 early Spring
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Railway cars nearly underwater at the Cincinnati railway yard.
Ohio, Cincinatti 1913 early Spring
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House destroyed by the flood at Zanesville.
Ohio, Zanesville 1913 early Spring
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Flooding at Valley Park near St. Louis.
St. Louis, Missouri 1913 early Spring
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Flood scene in Covington showing how stranded people received provisions from small boats.
Kentucky, Covington 1913 early Spring
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Flooded residential section. Probably Dayton.
Ohio, Dayton ? 1913 early Spring
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Bridge piers remain in the river where the bridge was washed away at Zanesville.
Ohio, Zanesville 1913 early Spring
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The Columbus fire department helped save many stranded people.
Ohio, Columbus 1913 early Spring
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A double exposure which makes it difficult to ascertain the veracity of this photo.
Ohio, Dayton 1913 early Spring
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An artist's rendition of the suffering caused by the flooding.
Ohio, Dayton ? 1913 early Spring
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An artist's rendition of the overturning of a relief boat attempting to save people from flooding along the Miami River.
Ohio, Dayton ? 1913 early Spring
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Unidentified bodies in the morgue at Dayton after the flood.
Ohio, Dayton 1913 early Spring
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Cover of "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. This book is a photo essay of flood problems on the Mississippi and the necessity to build adequate levees. In some respects it is a social essay as well. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River
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Frontispiece to "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox. This image is typical of the suffering caused by the floods of 1915 where poor tenant farmers were displaced and survived after being stranded along the levees or other high ground. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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President Woodrow Wilson commenting on the flooding on the Mississippi and the necessity to build levees. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A . Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Republican Presidential Candidate (1912) William Howard Taft endorsing building levees on the Mississippi River. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Progressive Party Presidential Candidate (1912) Theodore Roosevelt endorsing building levees on the Mississippi River. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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The drainage basin of the Mississippi River. Area 1,240,050 square miles. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Map showing the alluvial delta of the Mississippi River damaged by floods. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Levee building along the Mississippi River. The levees are not completed. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Clearing land. We ask for protection, not reclamation. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Reclamation. Reclamation follows protection. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Home of cotton. World's finest cotton plantations. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Land of corn. Acres of corn everywhere. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Alfalfa fields. Great pastures of growing alfalfa. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Sugar industry. Extensive sugar plantations exist. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Rice culture. Richest fields of rice abound. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Orange growing. Varied industries including the oyster industry and the vegetable gardens of the Louisiana portion of the Mississippi Delta. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915.
Mississippi River 1912
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Timber industry. The delta yields valuable timber. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Growing cities. Prosperous cities need protection. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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The crevasse. Waters rush through with a roar. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Caving banks. Carried away by caving banks. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Sand boils. The beginning of the break. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Sloughing. The softened section slides out. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Emergency work. Strengthened by sacks for miles. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Desperate struggles. Prompt action prevents many breaks. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Refugees. Driven from their homes. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Homeless. Thousands suffer by Nation's neglect. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Relief work. Rations and supplies are contributed. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Stock lost. The loss of live stock is great. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Railroads damaged. Miles of railroad washed away. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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The wreckage. Telegraph lines are destroyed. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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Towns inundated. Business is suspended for weeks. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912
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The aftermath. Wreckage and ruin result. In: "The Mississippi River Flood Problem," by John A. Fox, 1915. Library Call No. TC 425 .M62 F69
Mississippi River 1912

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