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.
Greater Cincinnati hoped the worst of the flood was over, but the unforeseen happened on "Black Sunday".
A chronology of the first days of flooding and how the high waters gradually affected transportation and basic services.
Ohio River floods occurred several times each decade in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. What made the 1937 Flood different?
CET would like to thank the following individuals for their help with this project: