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1913 Flood Postcards (SC-221)

Identifier: SC-221

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 56 postcards depicting the 1913 Dayton flood and its aftermath. Some of the postcards are real photo postcards. The information provided for each item is the caption on the postcard for 1-49, postcards 50-56 have no caption and the information is provided by processor. Six more postcards were added to the collection in July 2010, #57-62. They are identified by their captions, except the final one, which remains unidentified.


  • Creation: 1913


1 folder(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to Special Collections and Archives, Wright State University Libraries, by Delores L. Strehle, in 2010. The first 56 postcards were donated in January 2010; items 57-62 were donated in July 2010.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001 USA