Gallery view

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Flooded Asylum Street in front of Hotel Bond (300 block, Asylum Street), Great Flood Hartford

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Flood waters by the YMCA building (corner of Ford and Pearl Streets)

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Deep flood waters by the Corning Fountain (Bushnell Park, with Capitol National Bank, Asylum Street, in background))

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Flooded streets

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1936 Mar.

Flooded buildings and street

Massachusetts - Farm buildings sit half-submerged along with several trees and a telephone pole as the Connecticut River crests during the Flood of 1936. Photograph donated by Everett Kosarick.

University Photograph Collection

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Flood waters on State Street (Manchester Leaf Tobacco Co. Building to City Paper Co.)

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1936 Mar.

Flooded buildings and street

Massachusetts - Farm buildings sit half-submerged along with several trees and a telephone pole as the Connecticut River crests during the Flood of 1936. Photograph donated by Everett Kosarick.

University Photograph Collection

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood Crowd gathered near P-A Clothing (198-202 State Street)

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers

1937 Jan. 25

Blackington, Alton H.

Destruction from an Ohio River flood Flood refugees

Wheeling (W.Va.) - Copy image: the news that her home on the island section of Wheeling had fallen victim to the raging Ohio River was the last straw for Mrs. Lillian Cale, who is shown in Market Auditorium, flood sanctuary with two children as she wept bitterly. The girls are Evelyn and Dorothy. Int. News Photo.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1936 Mar.

Means, Oliver W.

Aftermath of the great Hartford Flood View of flood waters and people on 500 block of Front Street (in front of Star Hardware Co. and Rutstein Clothing)

Hartford (Conn.) - From a series of images of the great Connecticut River flood of 1936. Most images were possibly taken by Oliver W. Means and printed as real-photo postcards, however at least one appears to have been purchased.

Blanchard-Means Family Papers