Norris C. Blackburn papers, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Cotton bales stacked along Front Street in Memphis, Tennessee. During the 1937 Mississippi River flood many warehouses along the river front were forced to move their products elsewhere to protect them from the rising flood water.
"Cotton bales lining Front Street, Memphis, Tennessee, 1937" (2022). Images. 3.
1937 Mississippi River flood, Front Street (Memphis, Tenn.), Cotton industry