Tag: 1930’s

[cool 1930s pictures & film] Middlesboro, Kentucky, a city with 3.6 mile meteor crater comes back strong after a flooding disaster

Middlesboro, Bell County, Kentucky is located one mile west of the Cumberland Gap. The city was incorporated in 1890 as “Middlesborough”, named after the town of Middlesbrough on the south bank of the River Tees in what was then the … Read More

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[old film & pictures] The Ohio River Flood of 1937 surpassed all prior floods during the previous 175 years – great historic films

The Ohio River flood of 1937 took place in late January and February 1937. With damage stretching from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Illinois, one million people were left homeless, with 385 dead and property losses reaching $500 million ($8 billion in … Read More

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[1930s photos & story] Lake Dick, Arkansas represents the most socialistically oriented of the many cooperative farms

Click here to see more stunning photographs of the Lake Dick project in Arkansas. Lake Dick, Arkansas represents a unique experience in American agricultural history because it is one of a small number of communal farms established and operated by … Read More

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