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Young Love in the Archives

Inspired by Valentine’s Day, I want to share an item that I first saw in the archives years ago while researching an exhibit on children.  When I opened a folder in the Schenck Family Papers (MS-284), I discovered a pink … 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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Flood Diaries & Letters: Thursday, April 10, 1913

J. G. C. Schenck, Sr. “Still have very bad cold. Rained most of day. AES attended to work at house. She & Georgie are cleaning up the furniture doors windows etc. are swelled very much so they can not be … Continue reading






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