Description: 16MM ELMO TRF. HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY, 1926 MISSISSIPPI FLOOD, COTTON INDUSTRY, FLOODED TOWN, BLACK FLOOD REFUGEES, STEAMBOATS ;COLOR Dusk Aerial Track Mississippi Delta. Beaver on log. Paddlewheel. B/W smokestacks, Black men loading paddlewheel boat ;Wagons loaded with cotton, Black women harvest cotton, field workers hoeing, picking cotton, plowing field, weighing cotton ; Men plowing with mules, paddlewheel boat, barrel of shotgun, ducks in flight, hunter shoots pheasant ;KKK meeting, KKK parade in Washington D.C., KKK meeting. COLOR NX courthouse, INT empty courtroom, empty seats ;COLOR NX courthouse, lightning storm, reeds in rainfall, Aerial misty Mississippi, trees amid river; Levee construction, mules hauling dirt, placing sandbags, making levee, raging river,river over levee ;Flood carries away tree, man carrying lantern, NX man measuring depth of water, blowing up levee, raging water, guard on levee ;Flood pouring over levee, men digging levee, convict labor in striped prison uniforms, filling sandbags, crowded train station ;Cars on flooded street. COLOR lightning gracing across sky. B/W re-enactment of men making levee of sandbags ;Cool re-enactment of levee giving way. COLOR lightning, muddy swollen river. B/W roaring flood, flooded bldgs, house swept away ;Re-enactment flood water sweeping across field. Floodwaters, people in boat, horse struggling for high ground, dog on raft ;Bell ringing, flooded town, man riding horse leading cow thru flood, people on roof, rescue boats, people on roof ;Flooded house, Pov reaching high ground, convoy of boats, just rooftops above water, flooded main street ;Pontoon plane t/o, Air to air pontoon plane, Aerial flood, hauling boat, rescue boat, crowded high ground, Black mother & baby ;People in tent at flood shelter, man using shovel as a paddle, Black children, flood refugees, paddle-wheel boat ;Herbert Hoover on steamboat, flood refugee camp, Hoover & Will Percy, refugee soup line, Hoover ;Flooded town, boardwalk, paddling around, Black flood refugee camp, cattle on high ground, kids receiving milk from Red Cross ;Black flood refugees in line, kids riding bicycle in flood, horse-drawn cart in flood, evacuees return, sandbagging ;Cars on flooded road. COLOR Int empty church. Horse-drawn cart Black family moving away, putting luggage on RxR car, exodus ;
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