Monthly Archives: January 2012

Camp Fever and Mud

On January 30, 1862, William wrote his mother from Camp Wood, Kentucky.  In the letter he tells his mother that he had not written for awhile because he had been “takin down with Camp Feaver, “(typhoid) as did many others … Continue reading

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The Blizzard of ’78

If you were anywhere in the Miami Valley in 1978, you most likely remember very well what you were (or were not) doing 34 years ago today! On January 26-27, 1978, the region was hit with a major blizzard, one … Continue reading

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French Aviation Lithograph Collection

          In France, by the late nineteenth century, color lithography was seen as a new art form and sustained by a proliferation of dealers, printers, critics, etc. Devoted more and more to commerce and advertising than it was purely to … Continue reading

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