Tag Archives: Cincinnati Ohio

New Collection: 1937 Flood Scrapbook

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

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Beatlemania in the U.S.A.

Fifty years ago today, the Beatles made their U.S. debut on T.V.’s The Ed Sullivan Show.   On February 9, 1964, the English pop group was seen by 73 million television viewers and “Beatlemania,” which had been building momentum since the … Continue reading

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A Niece Writes

On June 5, 1862, Jennie Price, a niece of Julia Patterson, wrote her aunt a letter from States Run, Kentucky.  In her letter, she reports on her trip home and the potential of being searched when crossing the Ohio River … Continue reading

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