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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea00760

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.

Image ID: wea00760, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Ohio, Dayton
Photo Date: 1913, Late March
Photographer: Archival Photography by Steve Nicklas, NOS, NGS


Category: Monsters/Floods/

High Resolution Photo Available





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