Cars move on a flooded street in Zanesville, Ohio. Trees, houses, shops and various other buildings submerged in water. An overturned truck in water. Water flows at a great speed under a bridge.
Depicts services of the mission church in the southern appalachians led by Lutheran missionary Kenneth G. Killinger. Map depicting growth of churches in southern Virginia and northern Tennessee and North Carolina, also the Konnarock Training School, and the Iron Mountain Boys' School. View of Killinger driving on mountain roads, into a more rural area, crossing a primitive footbridge and visiting a sick girl in a rural mountain home of Smyth County. He offers to take her to his health clinic since no doctors are local. He carries the girl out to the 1930s sedan that is waiting. View of the girl being carried into the clinic, (possibly located in Smyth County on the Killinger farm in the Mill Stone area, north of Attaway. Possibly the nurse standing by is Ms. M.L. Crosby). The girl smiling in bed in the clinic. Image of a $100 bank check drawn on the First National Bank of Zanesville Ohio. It is made out to the Killinger Mountain Clinic Fund and signed by The Luther League Synod of Ohio.
Wheat farm and field in Ohio United States. Men work in wheat farm. A woman and children view produce at road-side stand. Heaps of harvested crops in field. A man and children look at carved pumpkin jack o'lanterns. Dairy farm and cattle grazing in the field. Horsemen bring prize horses from stable. Men with horses walk in field. Men working in pottery manufacturing unit. Potter's wheel and clay pot is seen and porcelain tableware manufacturing in East Liverpool, Zanesville, and Cambridge. Woman checks the pile of plates while man paints plates by hand. Two boys stand on stairs outside a wooden house. Busy streets of Toledo. Men work in glass factory. Man blows glass and molds the glass in different shapes by blowing glass. View of Akron. A man and women working in rubber factory. Huge rubber tires and tubes are seen.
Veterans of World War I in Zanesville, Ohio, march toward Washington DC to lay their demands before Congress. They demand for settlements on the adjusted compensation for ex-servicemen of the world war They take food. Large crowd gathers. Convoy carrying veterans moves toward Washington DC.
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.
View of the U.S. National Archives Building, March 1936. in Washington, DC. Fortunately the city escaped damage from the great Potomac River flood. Next scenes cover damage caused due to a flood in Ohio, United States in January 1937. View of a weather vane in stiff winds. The level of the Ohio river rises. The flooded tributaries of the river. A map locates the flood affected areas. It depicts the high and low pressure areas. Map depicts heavy rains continuing for 20 days from January 6 to January 26, totaling 16 to 20 inches in the affected area.