Prisoners from penal institutions are brought to fill sand bags and stem the tide of rising Tallahatchie River flood water.
Glendora Mississippi Date:1932, January 4 Duration:1 min 3 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Overflow Tallahatchie River flooded the streets of Glendora. Submerged farms are deserted and prisoners are brought to the stricken region to stem the tide of the rising river. Prisoners shovel earth. Sand sacks are used as barriers. Prisoners wade through water carrying sand sacks. Sack stacks to block the water from entering streets. Houses half merged in water. Man oars boat.
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