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
- Art class at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf, 1880 — Woman art students sketching during art class. According to the photograph’s annotation, it was taken “at the State School for the Deaf” [Wisconsin School for the Deaf] in Delavan, Wisconsin, 1880. Share the History Love... [...]
- Park visitor shows off her park stickers, 1922 — Park Visitor showing off her park stickers at Yellowstone National Park in 1922. The stickers represent all the other National Parks she has visited. Share the History Love... [...]
- Visitors at Yellowstone hot spring, 1904 — Visitors at a hot spring in Yellowstone National Park in 1904. Share the History Love... [...]
- The Punt Gun: Enemy to Waterfowl — Punt guns were originally designed in the 19th century to kill as many waterfowls in one shot as possible. In the early 1800s, mass hunting of waterfowl was largely an accepted practice in order to supply commercial markets with meat. Waterfowl were also used for fashion. By the mid-1800s there was a high demand for [...]
- “One of the hottest bands in the European Theater”, 194... — “Somewhere in England one of the hottest bands in the European Theater of Operations belongs to a Special United States Naval Construction Battalion.” The band leader and trumpeter is Coxswain Thomas J. Lindsey (left), and the drummer is S1c. Edward A. Grant. This photograph of them was taken on December 14, 1944. Share the [...]