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“…in attendance second only to that of C.L. Vallandingham”

On Tuesday, March 30, 1915, Bishop Milton Wright wrote these lines in his diary: …Edward W. Hanley was buried to-day. It is said to have been in attendance second only to that of C. L. Vallandingham. Hanley was a Catholic; … Continue reading

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Cooking Outdoors? Why not Mock Turtle Soup?

Two years ago as part of ourĀ 1913 Flood centennial commemoration, we told the story of Dayton’s 1913 flood day-by-day through the diaries and letters from our collections. Among these were itemsĀ from the Neukom family: letters from Edward and Nellie, which … Continue reading

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“The court decision in John H. Patterson’s case was announced…”

On March 13, 1915, Bishop Milton Wright wrote in his diary: The court decision in John H. Patterson’s case was announced. To have a new trial. Orville, Kath., & Knabenshue went to the depot to see Patterson come in. There … Continue reading

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