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Completely sand-bagged against the threat of Missouri river flood water is the Council Bluffs waterworks pumping station, located just a few feet away from the stream. Pumping equipment inside the station is located in deep concrete pits, well below…

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Several hours after the rising of flood water of the Missouri rolled over a county road at the Narrows, north of the city limits, scores of acres between the highway and the Illinois Central railroad (right center) were inundated. The flood water…

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Part of the crew of over 100 Thomas Jefferson high school students who Wednesday responded to the call of the city for volunteer help to aid in filling bags and building up the west-end Missouri river levee. A like number from Abraham Lincoln high…

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Flood of 1943

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Typhoid inoculations at Manawa following the Flood of 1943

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Loading trucks with sand
Flood of 1943

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Flood of 1943

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Hamburg, IA
Flood of 1943

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Removal of sandbags in order to release flood water in East Omaha
Flood of 1943

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Sandbagged road near the Missouri River
Flood of 1943

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Men filling sandbags
Flood of 1943

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Mr. and Mrs Bill Tyson, flood victims, muse over hat that once was new.

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Flood of 1943

Flood of 1943

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Top - Clearing Excess Rock . . . from a Missouri River levee near the Water Works intake station is this barge-based Army Engineers drag line. Rock was dumped on foot of levee during last year's flood fight.

Bottom - New Dike Piling . . . being…

Butz, Earl L.
Secretary of Agriculture

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Discussing Farm Issues...during Wednesday's White House Conference in Omaha is Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz. He said the United States is in the final stages of negotiating a long-term grain agreement with the Soviet Union which he said would…

Butler, Eddie
Organist
Harlan

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Playing A Square...grand piano in the ballroom of the Dodge House is Eddie Butler, 71, who will be playing General Dodge's favorite songs at the members-only Christmas party Saturday night.
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