Norris C. Blackburn papers, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Cotton bales being stored on the football field at Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College). 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 at Southwestern campus, Memphis, Tennessee, 1937" (2022). Images. 6.
Floods—Tennessee—Memphis--Photographs., Southwestern at Memphis, Cotton trade--Tennessee--Memphis.