Damage caused due to flood in Ohio Valley , United States. Newspaper headlines read: '80000 desert homes as Midwest streams rage to higher levels'. People engaged in the rescue and relief work. Men aboard small boats as they carry on rescue work in the steets of downtown Louisville Kentucky. Buildings along the flooded area. Flooded buildings in Evansville Indiana and Paducah Kentucky. Flooded farms and fields washed away. Marooned livestock atop a levy. A dog atop a car. A cat perched in a 2nd story window just atop flood waters. Aerial views of the flooded Ohio Valley heading toward the Mississippi River. View of the blasting of the so called "fuse plug" in the levy below Cairo Illinois (on the Missouri Side at the junction of the Ohio River and Mississippi River) to prevent the flood waters from destroying Cairo. An army of workmen building extensions on top of the levees near Cairo Illinois to protect it from the flood. Water lapping at the wall built by the workers.
Development works under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Projects in Missouri, United States. The Missouri State Festival with various attractions and swings. People at a race track built by WPA. People in packed spectators stand watch athletes run.
Development works in Missouri, United States. Smoke stacks of a factory under halt. Depressed and discouraged men in public places of Missouri. Under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects, people work in agricultural farms and in factories. People lined outside a shop to purchase milk and eatables. Girls play in a park. A happy family. Streets paved in St. Louis and county roads surfaced. Gravel quarried by labors. The Joplin airport graded and surfaced by horse drawn rollers.
Development works under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Projects in Missouri, United States. A farmer of Missouri uses an ancient divining rod to search for underground water. Geological survey of underground water by experts, under WPA project. Survey machines and experts work in a field to test the availability of underground water in the field. equipment drill tube wells. Experts in a laboratory test the minerals and salts in available water. Public health improvement works in St Louis. Construction and repairs of sewers by workers. New built homes in the area.
Development works under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Projects in Missouri, United States. Students of a school swim in a swimming pool. Masons and painters at work at a school under construction. A square dance is held in the Winona community hall. Couples dance as musicians play violin and other instruments.
Development works under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Projects in Missouri, United States. Experts dig clay from ground to examine its utility in pottery. A potter's workshop with various items kept. A potter makes a jar on potter's wheel. Women workers at wool and weaving industry, work on hand looms and make cloth. A product made by the women.