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Relief After The 1937 Flood

The Ohio River flooded in January 1937, causing considerable damage from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Cairo, Illinois. The Tennessee Valley Authority provided assistance to the flood relief efforts in Paducah, Kentucky and Memphis, Tennessee. The records selected are an excerpt from the daily log of T.B. Parker, TVA's Chief Engineer.

Subject

Disaster Relief | Floods

Creator

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Record Group 142

Source

Office of Engineering, Design, and Construction Project Histories and Reports, 1937-1974

Date

January 22, 1937 - January 29, 1937

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document, 11 pages

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 890185

Coverage

Paducah (Ky.) | Memphis (Tenn.) | Ohio River

Original Format

Paper
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