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Exhibits Recall 1913 Flood & Subsequent Flood Prevention

What would March in Dayton be without remembering the Great Flood of 1913? In commemoration of the event, we have a special exhibit of original flood postcards and photographs, from the Miami Conservancy District Records (MS-128), currently display in our … Continue reading






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New Exhibits highlight Miami Conservancy District and Dayton Peace Accords

We are pleased to announce the recent installation of two new exhibits in Dunbar Library. One exhibit centers around the Miami Conservancy District, celebrating the centennial of its 1915 founding. The exhibit includes photographs, maps, cartoons, and newspaper articles that … Continue reading






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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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