1937 Flood Documentary

Damage caused by the 1937 flood

Jack Ritzi was born during the '37 flood on the Friday before Black Sunday (January 24). His parents filmed the destruction caused by the flood right after the water receded.

Black Sunday of the 1937 Flood

Greater Cincinnati hoped the worst of the flood was over, but the unforeseen happened on "Black Sunday".

The Floodwaters Rise

A chronology of the first days of flooding and how the high waters gradually affected transportation and basic services.

The 1937 Flood in Perspective

Ohio River floods occurred several times each decade in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. What made the 1937 Flood different?