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1. 1951: The Great Flood 1951: The Great Flood Summer 2001 Photos and article about the 1951 flood, "the second major flood of Kansas City, Kansas history" and the author's experiences in surviving it.

2. A Plan to Meet Disaster A Plan to Meet Disaster February//1952 Article regarding the necessity of trained workers for employment in flood control and relief work over untrained volunteers.

3. Aviation Facilities Suffer Flood Damage Aviation Facilities Suffer Flood Damage July 23, 1951 Summary of effects of the flood on the most severely hit airlines.

4. But Spirit Was Undampened But Spirit Was Undampened November//1951 Details and photos of "the greatest industrial loss in American history" or "Black Friday the Thirteenth, July, 1951."

5. City, State and Nation: Midwest Floods Inspire Cooperation City, State and Nation: Midwest Floods Inspire Cooperation September//1951 Flooding and clogging of the Turkey Creek Pumping Station leads to shortage of clean water in spite of the increased water accumulation.

6. Contractors, Unions Team Up to Clean Up Contractors, Unions Team Up to Clean Up July/26/1951 Formation of cooperative, non-profit group of construction companies to help the city restore water service and reopen streets after the flood.

7. Correction Correction June//1952 Correction to the April 26 article by Richard G. Baumhoff in "The Nation" magazine, notably the editing mistake about the author's comments on the part of the Missouri River valley affected by the 1951...

8. Dam the Missouri Floods! Dam the Missouri Floods! April/26/1952 Brief article about the proposed engineering project on the Missouri River to be regulated by its own comprehensive federal agency, covering flood control, electrical energy, soil conservation, navigation,...

9. Digging Out Kansas City Business Digging Out Kansas City Business August/4/1951 Recovery from flood involving literally digging business buildings out from the "evil-smelling mud."

10. Emergency Sanitation Lessons from the 1951 Flood in Kansas Emergency Sanitation Lessons from the 1951 Flood in Kansas April//1952 Extensive article about emergency sanitation factors at work during the 1951 flood, discussing utility outages, handling of refuse, disease control, and flood recovery.

11. Fight Against Flood Damage Fight Against Flood Damage September/19/1951 Many photos with text displaying the sediment and wreckage that was cleaned up quickly after the flood.

12. Flood Hits Industry Flood Hits Industry July/26/1951 Sugar Creek refinery near Kansas City only source of oil after the flood's damage to other plants.

13. Flood Victim Recovers Flood Victim Recovers August/23/1951 Story of how the Great Lakes Pipe Line Company met special flood problems after their Kansas City terminal's shutdown due to flooding.

14. Flood Waters Roll into History as New Marks Are Set, Controls Talk Revives Flood Waters Roll into History as New Marks Are Set, Controls Talk Revives July/26/1951 Description with numerous photos of the flood, accompanied by engineering plans to prevent a similar reoccurrence.

15. Friday the Thirteenth. .. Friday the Thirteenth. .. August//1951 All sorts of views of the 1951 flood in photos with captions.

16. How Superflood Wrecked Kansas City How Superflood Wrecked Kansas City July/21/1951 Brief account of the flood damage and the city's recovery.

17. How to Stop Floods: Answers from General Pick, Top Man for River Control How to Stop Floods: Answers from General Pick, Top Man for River Control April/25/1952 Interview of "General Lewis Pick, Chief of the Army's Corps of Engineers and coauthor of the Pick-Sloan Plan for harnessing the Missouri" River, with his answers on how to stop the floods of the Missouri...

18. In the Wake of the Floods In the Wake of the Floods October//1951 Article about the flood control projects of the Pick-Sloan plan, a federal program set up before the 1951 flood but not built in time to prevent disasters caused along the Kansas and Missouri Rivers in...

19. Industrial: Kansas City Comes Back Industrial: Kansas City Comes Back September//1951 Photos and description of the disastrous flood, cited as the worst in the nation since 1844. Description more specifically of damage to industrial plants.

20. Kansas City. ..1951 Kansas City. ..1951 September//1951 Rehabilitation of utilities after floods in the hard-hit areas of Argentine, Central Industrial area, Armourdale, and Fairfax.