William D. Meyers was twenty-four years old at the time of the 1937 flood. He lived with his wife in a three room third floor apartment at 1312 South Sixth Street in Louisville. Mr. Meyers was Deputy Tax Receiver for the city of Louisville. During the flood, Mr. meyers was given a truck to drive by the police and spent the period of the flood driving for the city and performing various duties with his truck. Mr. Meyers' wife's parents and some friends of the family stayed with the Meyers during the flood. A total of seven people lived in the three room Meyers apartment. Mr. Meyers recalls his experiences while driving the truck in the flood area. These include hauling a dead body to the pontoon bridge at Baxter Avenue for delivery to a mortuary in the Highlands and helping the police drag the corpse of a deceased horse with his truck from the middle of the street to a grave dug by the side of the road. He also tells his experience of visiting the refugee center at the Jefferson County Armory, now called Louisville Gardens. Index available.