Break in Levee, Shawneetown

Title

Break in Levee, Shawneetown

Subject

Floods
Ohio River
Illinois--Shawneetown
Floodplains
Flood damage
Levees

Description

An aerial view shows the levee break in Shawneetown during the 1937 Ohio River Flood.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1937-01-25

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

404387
Henry Horner Collection

Original Format

photographic print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

13 x 17 cm

Citation

“Break in Levee, Shawneetown,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 5, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/28342.