Monthly Archives: March 2013

Flood Diaries: Friday, March 28, 1913

Margaret Smell “Friday our little party returned to the second story of the Curtis home where we remained until Saturday morning when we were rescued to warmth and safety by Mr. Guinn, and Oh! what a haven of rest. To … Continue reading

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Neukom Flood Letters: Thursday, March 27, 1913

Nellie Neukom to her sister Evelene in Pennsylvania: “March 27, 1913 “My dearest Evelene, “Edward wrote to you & sent a telegram yesterday. The letter had to be sent C.O.D. and was sent from the school house by the Relief committee. … Continue reading

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Flood Diaries: Thursday, March 27, 1913

J. G. C. Schenck, Sr. “I managed to reach 5th & St. Clair Sts by following Railroad tracks from Detoit St. Boats were working up town Sts. from there. Fire destroyed & was still burning at 3 & Jefferson Sts. … Continue reading

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