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Monthly Archives: January 2020
SC-317: Wright Field Photographs is a small selection of reprinted still photographs from the Wright/McCook Field Still Photograph Collection taken by the Air Force Material Division. Most of the photos are 1943 B&G (Building & Grounds) Publicity traffic congestion photographs … Continue reading
The Garard-Getter Family Collection consists primarily of the personal photographs of a Dayton, Ohio, family in the early 20th century: Jesse and Catharine (Getter) Garard and their two daughters Wilma and Mae (nicknamed “Major”). A few items date to as … Continue reading
In January and February 1937, record rainfall caused significant, record-breaking flooding in Ohio, as well as Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky, especially along the Ohio River. Overall, the flood left a million people homeless, causing $500 million in property damage. In … Continue reading