Mary M. Oswald was thirty-nine years old at the time of the 1937 flood. She lived with her husband at 1203 Delor Avenue int eh Grermantown area of Louisville. Friends of the family and their seven-year-old daughter ame to stay with the Oswalds when their home on Ash Street, about five blocks away, was flooded. Mrs. Oswald's husband worked at American Standard and on weekends would help rescue people from the flood in the West End. Mrs. Oswald was a volunteer worker in the refugee center at St. Elizabeth Church. Mrs. Oswald tells about her experiences at the refugee center. She also tells about her friends' and relatives' experiences in the flood. Index available.