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SC-291

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1814 Niles Weekly Register
1814, 1 item

Collection consists of one issue (April 9, 1814, No. 6, Vol. VI) of the Niles Weekly Register. The Niles Weekly Register was one of the most widely read newspapers of its day and provides a great deal of primary source documentation on the War of 1812. This issue is significant in that on page 102, there is an article detailing the federal government’s attempt to enlist Native American tribes in Ohio to fight against the British. It mentions Dayton, Piqua, Blue Jacket and Tecumseh.

Subject Area(s): Politics, Local History

MS-296

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1913 Dayton Flood Oral Histories Collection
1995-1996, 10 videotapes

The 1913 Flood Survivors Oral Histories is a collection of video oral history interviews with survivors of the 1913 Dayton Flood. The videos were made in the 1990s and the participants tell their stories of survival as children during the flood.

Subject Area(s): 1913 Flood History, Oral History Collections, Local History

SC-221

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1913 Flood Postcards
1913, 1 folder

Collection contains postcards depicting the 1913 Dayton flood and its aftermath.

Subject Area(s): 1913 Flood History, Photographic Collections, Local History

MS-100

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322nd Field Artillery Reunion Association Records
1917-1981, 3 lin. ft.

The 322nd Field Artillery received basic training at Camp Sherman in Ohio, and saw service in Europe during World War I. The records in this collection are evenly divided between the active regiment and the reunion association. They consist of minutes, correspondence, reunion programs, bulletins, obituary notices, scrapbooks, maps, and photographs. Also included is a published history of the regiment.

Subject Area(s): Civic Organizations, World War I, Local History

MFM-27

322nd Field Artillery Scrapbooks
1917-1920, 2 reels

Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, the typescript of a diary, and postcards pertaining to the 322nd Field Artillery, a World War I regiment from Dayton. See also MS-100.

Subject Area(s): World War I

MS-293

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91st Observation Squadron, American Expeditionary Force, Photographs
1918-1919, .25 lin. ft.

Contains photographs of the 91st Squadron, hangars and airfields, aerial views of German and French cities and fields, and the banner image of the 91st Squadron. This collection depicts the airmen and operations of the Squadron during the end of World War I and the months following.

Subject Area(s): Aviation, Photographic Collections, World War I