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Daily Archives: March 28, 2013
Neukom Flood Letters: Friday, March 28, 1913
Edward Neukom to his brother- and sister-in-law Tom and Evelene in Pennsylvania: “March 28, 1913, 5 A.M. “Dear Evelene, Tom and the rest. “The worst of the flood is over and also of the fires. The 5 days Thunderstorm wound up … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, Local History Tagged 1913 Dayton Flood, 1913 Flood, Great Dayton Flood, MS-128, MS-90, Neukom family Comments Off on Neukom Flood Letters: Friday, March 28, 1913
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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1913 Flood Aftermath
Experiencing the actual flood portion of the Great 1913 Flood was a terrible ordeal in and of itself—the lack of access to supplies, food, and fresh drinking water; the cut-off in communications; the lack of heat due to broken utility lines and … Continue reading
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