13156_SFMA_7729_miss_flood2.mov

13156_SFMA_7729_miss_flood2

Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. Turkey up an a electrical wire. More submerged homes. People gather in refugee camps. Black African American families getting on a train for evacuation. Herbert Hoover (before he was president) on the scene. Red Cross flag. Supplies being given to refugees. Black mother handing out bread to children. More damaged homes. Aerial view of flooded town.

1920s
B&W
Not Explicit