During the Great Ohio River Flood of 1937, men and women in Louisville, Kentucky, line up seeking food and clothing from a relief station, in front of a billboard proclaiming, “World’s Highest Standard of Living,” February 1, 1937.
Flood Victims Lined Up, 1937
- Displaying Slug at the Mooring Mast Field’s Dispensary, 1941 — The Marine Corps Air Station Ewa was located on Oahu’s southwest shore. The U.S. Navy began leasing parts of the area in 1925 but the Marine Corps Air Station at Ewa was not formally commissioned until February 3, 1941. Officers had barley moved into their quarters at Ewa when the attack on Pearl Harbor occurred. Unlike other airfields that [...]
- Fallout Survival Supplies, 1961 — In this 1961 photograph, a civil defense exhibit displays survival supplies for a fallout shelter. Designed to protect its inhabitants from nuclear, biological, or chemical attack, a fallout shelter was critical to the civil defense plans developed during the Cold War of the 1950s and 60s. Share the History Love... [...]
- First Photograph of a Tornado, 1884 — Photograph of a tornado as it passed just northwest of Garnett, Kansas on April 26, 1884. The photographer, A. A. Adams, took the photograph from a street corner near the United Presbyterian Church. It is reported to be the earliest known photograph of a tornado. Share the History Love... [...]
- Feelings about Prohibition, ca. 1920 — Ernest Hare expresses his feelings about Prohibition, ca. 1920. Share the History Love... [...]
- Poster Reminding of the Importance of War Work, 1941 — Balloon room worker mixing cement is reminded of the importance of her task by OPM (Office of Personnel Management) poster hanging on balloon room wall at the Goodyear plant in Akron, Ohio, 1941. Share the History Love... [...]