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Cooking Outdoors? Why not Mock Turtle Soup?

Two years ago as part of our 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 items from the Neukom family: letters from Edward and Nellie, which … Continue reading

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1913 Flood Diaries & Letters: A Conclusion

It was four weeks ago that we first posted “1913 Flood Diaries & Letters: An Introduction,” the first in a series of several posts in which we’ve followed a handful of individual Daytonians through their 1913 flood ordeal, reading about their … Continue reading

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Neukom Flood Letters: Saturday, April 12, 1913

Nellie Neukom to her husband Edward, away on business, and family in Pennsylvania: “April 12, 1913, 10 A.M. “My dearest Edward Mamma Tacy Evelene and all who belong to you all… Harriet gets ice—meat—(and things we can’t buy in the … Continue reading

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