History

How the “Day of a hundred tornadoes” Changed the Face of the Louisville District’s Emergency Management Mission

Fifty years ago today, April 3, 1974, 148 tornadoes ravaged 13 states in the South, Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. At the time, it was the largest outbreak of tornadoes within 24-hours and continues to hold the record for the …

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Civil Works for the Public Good During the New Deal, 1929-1941: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Deal

There is nothing new about 21st-century discussions in the United States about federal economic stimulus efforts, recovery acts, and infrastructure programs. In fact, nearly one hundred years ago, the economic crisis that was the Great Depression led to very similar …

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