African-American refugees left homeless after severe flooding sleep in temporary relief station set up in clubhouse of Churchill Downs racetrack.


  • Title: Kentucky Flooding 1937
  • Date: 1937
  • Location: Louisville, KY, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Special Collections, Floods, People And Customs, Kentucky, Sleep, Us, African Americans, Icp Donation, 1930s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_731503
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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