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Miami Conservancy District Photographs (MFM-36)

Identifier: MFM-36

Scope and Contents

This collection is a microfilm edition of all available photographic images collected by the Miami Conservancy District up until 1935. Gathered from three repositories, the Arthur Morgan Papers at Antioch College, the Miami Conservancy District offices, and the Wright State University Archives, the 3600 images document early Dayton floods, the 1913 flood and its aftermath, the establishment of the Conservancy District, the construction of the flood protection works, the labor camps, engineering studies, and railroad relocations. There are also aerial views of the Miami Valley area as well as miscellaneous street scenes and images of early twentieth-century Dayton and the surrounding area. See also MS-128.


  • Creation: 1866-1935


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Repository Details

Part of the Local Government Records Repository

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