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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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Neukom Flood Letters: Wednesday, March 26, 1913

Edward Neukom to his brother- and sister-in-law Tom and Evelene in Pennsylvania: “March 24-25-26, 1913 “Dear Evelene, Tom and all the rest. “Dayton is devastated by Flood and numerous fires, but Nellie, Everett and I are safe. We are isolated from … Continue reading






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