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These numerous photographs show flooding and flood damage from the Neosho River in Allen County, Kansas. High water marks can be seen on many buildings, as well as debris and destruction left by the water. Many homes, businesses, and public buildings were affected. These photographs were part of a preliminary survey by the Flood Control Committee of the Iola Chamber of Commerce on August 10, 1951. Many of the photos have additional information on their backs.

Date: July 1951

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Allen County, Kansas, floods--1951 - Neosho River bridge covered by flood water. *1

Item Number: 226653
Call Number: FK2.A1 .4 FL.1951 *1-40
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226653

Agriculture - Crops
Built Environment - Function - Agriculture/Subsistence - Agricultural Outbuilding - Barns
Built Environment - Function - Agriculture/Subsistence - Agricultural Outbuilding - Fences
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Business
Built Environment - Function - Domestic - Single Dwelling
Built Environment - Function - Government - Public Works
Built Environment - Function - Landscape - Park
Built Environment - Function - Transportation - Rail-Related - Depot
Built Environment - Function - Transportation - Road-Related (Vehicular) - Bridge
Business and Industry - Mining and quarrying
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Public service
Business and Industry - Railroad - Depots
Business and Industry - Railroad - Tracks
Business and Industry - Retail - Hardware stores
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Disasters and accidents - Floods
Community Life - Scenes and views - Business districts
Community Life - Scenes and views - Residential
Date - 1950s - 1951
Environment - Natural resources - Oil
Environment - Water - Rivers
Environment - Weather - Floods
Home and Family - Daily life
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Humboldt
Places - Cities and towns - Iola
Places - Cities and towns - Lehigh
Places - Cities and towns - Neosho Falls
Places - Counties - Allen
Places - Counties - Woodson
Places - Rivers - Neosho
Thematic Time Period - Eisenhower Years, 1946 - 1961
Transportation - Automobiles
Transportation - Railroads - Depots
Transportation - Railroads - Tracks
Transportation - Roads & Highways - Bridges
Transportation - Roads & Highways - Highways
Transportation - Roads & Highways - Roads
Transportation - Water - Canoe
Type of Material - Photographs

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