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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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Flood Diaries: Sunday, March 30, 1913

J. G. C. Schenck, Sr. “Got two [men] to work at house shoveling out mud—8-1/2 hours at [40?] c. each per hr. They did good work. I caught terrible cold.”   Margaret Smell “We take our departure from that doomed … Continue reading

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Flood Diaries: Friday, March 28, 1913

Margaret Smell “Friday our little party returned to the second story of the Curtis home where we remained until Saturday morning when we were rescued to warmth and safety by Mr. Guinn, and Oh! what a haven of rest. To … Continue reading

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