Flood in Mississippi, 1927

Flood in Mississippi, 1927


Photo Collection


FLOOD IN MISSISSIPPI, 1927

Pix # Date of Pix Size of Pix No. of Pix Kind of image Negative

1 1927 8 x 10 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (4)

Train and houses under water. Valley Park, Mississippi, May 2, 1927 written on picture.

2 1927 8 x 10 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (2)

Shows top of train, train station, cars, cows, and houses under water. Yd. M. V. R. R. Station, Egremont, Mississippi, May 2, 1927 written on picture.

3 1927 8 x 10 2 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (4)

Scene of railroad track with horses and cows on it. north from railroad water tank, Leland, Mississippi, April 30, 1927 written on picture.

4 1927 8 x 10 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (4)

Scene of a railroad track with cows and horses on it. Buildings to the right of track are under water. Leland, Mississippi, May 1, 1927 written picture.

5 1927 8 x 10 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (3)

Scene of a bridge that has collapsed in the middle and is touching the water. There are about ten men standing on the bridge. BR. L123-2, May 9, 1927 written on picture.

6 1927 8 x 10 1 B&W copy print 35mm B&W (4)

Scene of a partially submerged railroad track with a man sitting on it holding up the number 28. Near Helm, Mississippi, BR L133-4, May 9, 1927 written on picture.

62 35mm Negatives (some duplicates)These photographs were taken in Valley Park, Leland, Greenville, Cleveland, Greenwell, Arcola, E. Cairo, Wickliffe, Rolling Fork, and near Helm, Mississippi in April and May 1927.

Page 1, Negs. 18, 32; Page 2, Neg. 28Greenville, Mississippi, April 30, 1927, Shows some houses under water.

Page 1, Neg. 19; Page 2, Neg. 7

Cleveland-Leland, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Water with just the tops of houses showing and some boats in the water.

Page 1, Neg. 20

Cleveland-Leland, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Water with just the tops of some trees showing.

Page 1, Neg. 21

Mississippi, April 26, 1927, Rescue boat in the water.

Page 1, Neg. 22

Leland, Mississippi, April 25, 1927, Scene of people in boats.

Page 1, Neg. 23

Near Leland, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Boats on the water.

Page 1, Negs. 26 & 28

Wicliffe to E. Cairo, Mississippi, April 22, 1927, Water.

Page 1, Neg. 27

E. Cairo, Mississippi, April 22, 1927, Scene of some water.

Page 1, Negs 31 & 34; Page 2, Neg. 24

Cleveland, Mississippi, April 24, 1927, People lined up between railroad track and the road.

Page 1, Neg. 33

Greenville, Mississippi, April 30, 1927, Buildings under water.

FLOOD IN MISSISSIPPI, 1927 Continued

Page 2, Neg. 1

Arcola, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Water with animals on land to the right of picture.

Page 2, Neg. 2

Arcola, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Scene showing buildings under water.

Page 2, Neg. 3

Arcola, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Scene showing houses flooded.

Page 2, Negs. 4 & 20

Greenville, Mississippi, April 30, 1927, Scene showing people trying to get away from the flood.

Page 2, Neg. 5

Arcola, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Island of land with animals on them.

Page 2, Negs. 6 & 8

Greenville, Mississippi, April 30, 1927, Scene showing flooded streets.

Page 2, Neg. 9

Leland, Mississippi, April 25, 1927, People in horse and buggy getting away from the flood.

Page 2, Neg. 10

Leland, Mississippi, April 30, 1927, Scene showing flooded buildings.

Page 2, Neg. 11

Leland, Mississippi, April 25, 1927, Scene showing a flooded house.

Page 2, Neg. 12

Leland, Mississippi, April 25, 1927, Relief party near Leland, Mississippi, April 25, 1927 written on bottom right corner of picture.

Page 2, Neg. 13

Rolling Fork, Mississippi, May 2, 1927, Scene showing cars under water.

Page 2, Neg. 14

Rolling Fork, Mississippi, May 2, 1927, Scene showing train cars under water.

Page 2, Neg. 15

Mississippi, May 12, 1927, Scene of a flooded street.

Page 2, Neg. 16

Rolling Fork, Mississippi, May 12, 1927, Scene of a flooded railroad track.

Page 2, Neg. 17

Greenville, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Scene showing train cars flooded.

Page 2, Neg. 18

Greenville, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, A group of men walking across a street.

Page 2, Neg. 19

Greenville, Mississippi, April 30, 1984, Scene of a town.

Page 2, Neg. 21

Cleveland, Mississippi, April 24, 1984, Scene of a lot of tents.

Page 2, Neg. 22

Cleveland, Mississippi, April 24, 1927, Scene showing people standing beside a railroad track.

Page 2, Neg. 23

Cleveland, Mississippi, Scene of people standing beside some tents.

Page 2, Neg. 25

Wickliffe, Mississippi, April 22, 1927, Scene of a railroad track surrounded by water.

Page 2, Neg. 26

Greenville, Mississippi, April 30, 1927, Scene of a horse and buggy going through some water.

Page 2, Neg. 27

Greenville, Mississippi, May 1, 1927, Scene of flooded street.



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