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William Erwin Caldwell Journal
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], William Erwin Caldwell Journal, 1937, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
William Erwin Caldwell was a prominent Louisville, Ky. businessman who owned a home on St. James Court. Typewritten copy and a photocopy of a journal kept by William Caldwell during the 1937 flood while living in his home on St. James Court in Louisville, Ky. Journal describes the progression of the rising flood waters as well as the recession of the Ohio River. Tells of the hardships of the family stranded in their home by the flood. Finding aids are available in repository
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