Levee overtopping and failure was so widespread in the 1927 Mississippi River flood, that sometimes there was no dry land left except atop the levees. Here, flood victims camp on a levee at Arkansas City, Arkansas (Corps of Engineers photo)
“Flood Victims of Arkansas City, Arkansas, Camp on a Levee. 1927.”
Boards: History of US Army Corps of Engineers, 1998, p. 49.
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