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Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Cairo, Alexander County, Illinois

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Cairo, Alexander County, Illinois

1906. 1 Sheet(s). Map of central business district.

Levee being dynamited to save Cairo, Illinois, during the 1937 flood

Levee being dynamited to save Cairo, Illinois, during the 1937 flood

Additional information on caption card: Do not reproduce without permission of Associated Press. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Pictu... more

Colored flood refugees at the door of their boxcar home near Cache, Illinois

Colored flood refugees at the door of their boxcar home near Cache, Il...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Hogs in an improvised pen on the levee near Cache, Illinois, during the 1937 flood

Hogs in an improvised pen on the levee near Cache, Illinois, during th...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

A street in Cairo, Illinois, during the flood

A street in Cairo, Illinois, during the flood

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

During the flood, cows and chickens were moved to the highest ground possible. Near Cache, Illinois

During the flood, cows and chickens were moved to the highest ground p...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Workers filling bags with sand during the flood. Cairo, Illinois

Workers filling bags with sand during the flood. Cairo, Illinois

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Piling sandbags along the levee during the height of the flood. Cairo, Illinois

Piling sandbags along the levee during the height of the flood. Cairo,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Farmhouse evacuated during the flood. Cache, Illinois. Note dog still guarding house

Farmhouse evacuated during the flood. Cache, Illinois. Note dog still ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Boxcar home of flood refugees near Cache, Illinois. About fourteen were living in this car

Boxcar home of flood refugees near Cache, Illinois. About fourteen wer...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Telephone linesmen raising wires to keep them above the flood level. Near Cache, Illinois

Telephone linesmen raising wires to keep them above the flood level. N...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

The mail must go through. Lineup of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers during the flood at Cairo, Illinois

The mail must go through. Lineup of Works Progress Administration (WPA...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Piling sandbags along the levee during the height of the flood. Cairo, Illinois

Piling sandbags along the levee during the height of the flood. Cairo,...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Pen improvised for pigs during the flood on a levee near Cache, Illinois

Pen improvised for pigs during the flood on a levee near Cache, Illino...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Cache, Illinois, near the crest of the 1937 flood

Cache, Illinois, near the crest of the 1937 flood

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Young couple in beer parlor. Cairo, Illinois

Young couple in beer parlor. Cairo, Illinois

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

National cemetery. Cairo, Illinois

National cemetery. Cairo, Illinois

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Mississippi river near Cairo, Illinois

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of...

Originally assigned to LOT 1776. Title and other information from lot catalog card and caption on print for LC-USW3-038845-D. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washi... more

National cemetery. Cairo, Illinois

National cemetery. Cairo, Illinois

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

National cemetery. Cairo, Illinois

National cemetery. Cairo, Illinois

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Young couple in beer parlor. Cairo, Illinois

Young couple in beer parlor. Cairo, Illinois

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

National cemetery. Cairo, Illinois

National cemetery. Cairo, Illinois

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Young couples in beer parlor. Cairo, Illinois

Young couples in beer parlor. Cairo, Illinois

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Mississippi River near Cairo, Illinois

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of...

Originally assigned to LOT 1776. Title and other information print in lot and lot catalog card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More inf... more

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Mississippi river near Cairo, Illinois

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of...

Originally assigned to LOT 1776. Title and other information from lot catalog card and caption on print for LC-USW3-038845-D. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washi... more

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of Virginia, Franconia, New Hampshire, Maine. Mississippi river near Cairo, Illinois

Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright, e.g. University of...

Originally assigned to LOT 1776. Title and other information from lot catalog card and caption on print for LC-USW3-038845-D. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washi... more

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