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March 24, 1913

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Between March 21-26, 1913, the Great Flood of Dayton marked the greatest natural disaster in Ohio history.   The first of three major storms arrived on Friday, March 21, 1913.  Strong winds and a temperature of 60 degrees marked a typical … Continue reading

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The Patterson Family

April 2011 marks the beginning of the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War.  As we join other institutions nationwide in commemorating this anniversary, we will be posting materials from many of our Civil War era collections.  … Continue reading

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Special Collections & Archives

One hundred years ago, Dayton was the cradle of American invention.  While walking downtown you were likely to meet the creative minds behind the first practical airplane, the automobile self-starter, automatic cash registers, and the pop top — inventions that … Continue reading

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