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January 24, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Year of the big flood, 1937.

January 23, 2015
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : Cincinnati Enquirer ; Cincinnati Times-Star ; Cincinnati Post ; [Covington, Ky.] : Kentucky Post, [1937 and 1997]
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 60 x 44 x 9 cm. + 1 section (23 pages) : illustrations (some color) ; 58 x 35 cm folded to 30 x 35 cm in pocket inside front cover.
Title from cover.
Bound volume of complete Cincinnati area newspapers published during the Ohio River flood, from Thursday, January 21, 1937 to Monday, February 8, 1937: Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati Times-Star, Cincinnati Post, Kentucky Post. Also includes the Cincinnati Post souvenir edition of Saturday, February 13, 1937, and the Cincinnati Times-Star edition "10 wet days: a pictorial history of 1937 Greater Cincinnati flood.

Cincinnati east criss+cross directory.

January 22, 2015
North Canton, Ohio : Haines & Co., Inc.,
v. ; 35 cm.

Cincinnati west criss+cross directory.

January 22, 2015
North Canton, Ohio : Haines & Co., Inc.,
v. ; 35 cm.

Ohio : American recreation series

January 6, 2015
36 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Map on p. [2] of cover.
Cover title: Ohio, facts, events, places, tours.

Pictures that must be seen-- life in Sayler Park : and more Sayler Park stories.

December 18, 2014
Saylor Park, Ohio : Saylor Park Village Council, 2014.
280 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
"Second edition."
A second book of "stories that must be told" presenting hundreds of old photos and pictures of our families, friends and neighbors.

Fountain Square Plaza dedication : October 18, 1969.

November 28, 2014
[Cincinnati] : [City of Cincinnati?], 1969.
1 brochure (folded twice), 1 unnumbered leaf (folded twice) : illustrations ; 21 x 61 cm, folded to 21 x 20 cm.
The cover of the brochure folds out vertically, and the glued leaf folds out horizontally.
Dedication ceremony -- Musical program -- Architects and engineers -- Contractors -- City of Cincinnati -- Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce downtown progress promotion committee -- Special acknowledgment.
Fountain Square was redone and rededicated in 1969. This brochure acknowledges the individuals and corporations who contributed to redeveloping Cincinnati's public square. The leaf in the center folds out to reveal a picture of the Tyler Davidson Fountain in its new setting, and two smaller illustrations on either side show the fountain as it appeared earlier in time.

This valley : our people and places

November 26, 2014
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : [The Enquirer], 1978.
38 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 37 cm
ʻThis valley̓ Calendar of Events: p.4-6.
Cover title.
Land and early settlements / R.A. Davis--Economy of Cincinnati, region / Lawrence E. McLaughlin--Arts of the region / Betty Zimmerman--Transportation of the region / Dr. John P. Patton--Religion in Cincinnti / The Rev. M. Edmund Hussey--Cincinnati, regional education / Dr. Joseph Felix--City of neighborhoods / Zane L. Miller--Cincinnati, regional government / Iola Silberstein.

Cincinnati miscellaneous prints : includes Cincinnati Fire Department, Court House riot, etc.

November 13, 2014
Cincinnati, Ohio : Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, 1846-1890.
1 portfolio : illustrations (some color) ; 43 x 53 cm.
39. Aufruhe in Cincinnati, Ohio (Cincinnati Court House riot) (Frank Leslie's illustrierte Zeitung, 1884) -- 40. Sketch of the Public Library of Cincinnati (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1883) -- 41. Clerical banking in Cincinnati (Puck, 1879) -- 42. The Cincinnati Art Students' League--studies from life (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1883) -- 43. Coal miners strike in Washingtonville, Ohio (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1874) -- 44. Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce members (Source unknown, 1881) -- 45. Cincinnati Fire Department (Frank Leslie's illustrierte Zeitung, 1879) -- 46. Studies of the Great West (article about Cincinnati) (Source unknown, 1888) -- 47. A popular resort (Cartoon) (Judge, 1888) -- 48. Latest from Cincinnati (Cartoon) (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861) -- 49. Cincinnati Fire Department at the People's Theatre fire (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856) -- 50. The town of Ironton, its institutions, churches, and streets (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1890) -- 51. Ohio's first capital (Old State House in Chillicothe) (Source unknown, 1881) -- 52. Music in Cincinnati (Source unknown, 1890) -- 53. Four men buried in a coal mine thirteen days-- their final rescue (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856) -- 54. The Cincinnati Gymnasium (Daily graphic: New York, 1880) -- 55. The Cincinnati Museum of Art-- an ambitious student (Harper's weekly, 1890).
A collection of approximately 55 articles and prints loose in portfolio. Many are dated, have name of printer/publisher and a brief description of the print.

Special events in Cincinnati prints : expositions, parades, festivals, concerts, etc.

November 7, 2014
Cincinnati, Ohio : Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, 1852-1890.
1 portfolio : illustrations (some color) ; 43 x 53 cm.
41. Miller's Exposition view from the gallery of Tower Hall (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1880) -- 42. Miller's Exposition view from the gallery of Tower Hall (Frank Leslie's illustrierte Zeitung, 1880) -- 43. Ohio Centennial war relics (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1886) -- 44. Duck Creek Methodist Episcopal Church camp meeting (Gleason's pictorial drawing room companion, 1852) -- 45. Centennial Exposition of the Ohio Valley (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1888) -- 46. Das 25. Bundesturnfest in Cincinnati (Ceremony and procession) (Frank Leslie's illustrierte Zeitung, 1889) -- 47. Das 25. Bundesturnfest in Cincinnati (Festival tents) (Frank Leslie's illustrierte Zeitung, 1889) -- 48. Eden Park & Forestry Congress (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1882) -- 49. Cincinnati Exposition and the Horticultural Department (Harper's weekly, 1874) -- 50. Cincinnatus parade (Harper's weekly, 1883) -- 51. Cincinnati Industrial Exposition Center Hall (Frank Leslie's illustrierte Zeitung, 1872) -- 52. Cincinnati Industrial Exposition exterior image (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1879) -- 53. The late U.S. Fair at Cincinnati (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1860) -- 54. Mardi Gras (Frank Leslie's illustrierte Zeitung, 1876) -- 55. Textile Exposition (Source unknown, 1869) -- 56. Die Saugerballe in Cleveland on Euclid Ave. (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1874) -- 57. Abraham Lincoln at Cincinnati (Source unknown, 1882?) -- 58. Summer night amusement on the bluff at Cincinnati (Harper's weekly, 1890) -- 59. Das grosse Cincinnatier Dramatische Fest geboten (Puck, 1878).
A collection of approximately 59 articles and prints loose in portfolio. Many are dated, have name of printer/publisher and a brief description of the print.

Cincinnati under water : the 1937 flood

October 15, 2014
Rolfes, Steven J., author.
x, 242 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page [229]-230) index.
Cincinnati and the dragon in the river -- January thaw -- The dragon rises -- Something is different here -- The wildest of weekends -- Black Sunday, part one : water -- Black Sunday, part two : fire -- Fighting the dragon -- The aftermath of the flood.

The Kennedy Heights experiment : from hilltop suburb to multi-racial community, 1882 to 2014

October 14, 2014
Casey-Leininger, Charles F., author.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Kennedy Heights Community Council, 2014.
iii, 49 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm.
Cover title.
"August, 2014."
Early development -- The village of Kennedy Heights, 1896-1914. The Kalomeres Building -- Early schools -- Early churches. Tracking an early African-American resident of Kennedy Heights -- The post-war years and racial change -- Fighting for racial integration and a middle-class community. Ken-Sil -- The fight to preserve quality integrated schools -- Redeveloping the neighborhood. Kennedy Heights Community Council fights the closing of Drake Park ; Do you know the way to Kennedy Heights? ; Churches.

Cincinnati and the Civil War : 1864

October 7, 2014
Wimberg, Robert J., author.
172 pages, [30] pages of plates : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Chronology based on contemporary newspaper reports, covering the period Jan. through Dec. 1864.
"Sheridan's ride"--cover.

Civil War prints : includes Cincinnati and non-Cincinnati items.

September 3, 2014
Cincinnati, Ohio : Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, 1860-1886.
1 portfolio : illustrations (some color) ; 43 x 53 cm.
25. Squirrel Rifles Greene County (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861) -- 26. Morgan's Raid (Harper's weekly, 1863) -- 27. The Independent Regiment of Cincinnati building a road across low island in the Ohio River, opposite Paducah, KY (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861) -- 28. Great bridge of boats, a mile in length, recently built by the national forces across the Ohio River from Paducah to the Illinois shore (Pictorial history of the Civil War, 1861) -- 29. Murder of Piatt's Zouaves, Thirty-Fourth Ohio, by Eighth Virginia Militia (Pictorial war record: Battles of the late Civil War, 1882) -- 30. Re-enforcements for Grant's Army leaving Memphis, Tenn. (Source unknown, date unknown) -- 31. The Army of the Ohio on the march (Harper's weekly, 1862) -- 32. Major General George B. McClellan military portrait (Gibson & Co. Lithographers, date unknown) -- 33. Lieutenant General Winfield Scott military portrait (Gibson & Co. Lithographers, date unknown) -- 34. Brigadier General Butler military portrait (Gibson & Co. Lithographers, date unknown) --35. Colonel Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth military portrait (Gibson & Co. Lithographers, date unknown) -- 36. Fortifications of Cincinnati: works below the city on Price's Hill (Pictorial history of the Civil War, 1861) -- 37. Investment of Fort Hindman, Arkansas Post, by the federal troops under Major-General McClernand and its bombardment by the federal gunboats commanded by Rear-Admiral Porter (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper: the soldier in our Civil War, 1863) -- 38. Charge of the Irish Regiment (Colonel Mulligan) over the Breast Works at Lexington, MO / The Gun-boat New Era, just built at St. Louis, MO (Harper's weekly, 1861) -- 39. Steamboats conveying troops and munitions of war for the federal forces on the Great Kanawha (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1861) -- 40. The capture of Fort Henry, Tennessee (Harper's weekly, 1862) -- 41. The camp at Cairo, Illinois (Harper's weekly, 1861) -- 42. Federal troops landing on the Kentucky shore, opposite Cairo, IL, for the purpose of building Fort Holt (Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper: the soldier in our Civil War, 1861) -- 43. Camp of the Tenth Indiana Regiment at Bellaire, Ohio (Pictorial war record, 1881) -- 44. Fort Holt, Kentucky, opposite Cairo / Commodore Foote's gun-boat flotilla on the Mississippi (Harper's weekly, 1862) -- 45. Iron-clads passing Louisville Falls at high water on the Ohio (Source unknown, 1866) -- 46. Negro drivers of the baggage train attached to General Pleasanton's calvary brigade watering their mules in the Rappahannock River (Source unknown, date unknown) -- 47. Extempore musical and Terpsichorean Entertainment at the United States Arsenal, Baton Rouge, LA (Source unknown, date unknown) -- 48. Fort Washington (General education, 1880).
A collection of approximately 48 articles and prints loose in portfolio. Many are dated, have name of printer/publisher and a brief description of the print.

Religious Institutions of Cincinnati, newspaper clippings : from approximately 1980-2001

August 22, 2014
Cincinnati (Ohio) : Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, [1980-2001]
3 volumes (loose-leaf) : illustrations ; 30 cm
Volume one contains an alphabetized list of religious institutions.
[Vol. 1.] (A-K) -- [v. 2.] (L-S [p1]) -- [v. 3.] (S[p2]-Z)

Daily journal of M. J. Stout,

August 8, 2014
Stout, M. J., 1833- author.
[Ohio] : [Producer not identified], [1863?]
365 pages ; 21 cm
Title supplied by cataloger.
Inside front cover: "Married. On the 22nd inst. by Rev. Mr. King, Mr. E. P. Stout, of Denver City, Kansas Ter., and Miss M. J. Kirk, of North Liberty, Adams County, Ohio. 1859 Nov."
M. J. Stout's handwritten journal discusses life in Adams County, Ohio. Some topics covered family life, weather, and Morgan's Raid.

Adventures around Cincinnati : a parent's guide to unique and memorable places to explore with your kids

August 5, 2014
Hoevener, Laura.
Milford, OH : Hourglass Press, c2014.
304 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Creating memories with your family. Why adventures? ; Planning and executing your own adventures -- Attraction listings. Central Cincinnati and Newport, Kentucky ; Greater Cincinnati ; Dayton ; A hop skip and a jump -- Planning help. Sample itineraries ; Attraction table.

Profile Ohio.

July 29, 2014
Columbus : Ohio Secretary of State
v. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Cincinnati, Ohio Polk city directory.

July 21, 2014
[Taylor, Mich.?] : Polk Co.,
v. ; 34 cm.
Also includes the following Ohio and Kentucky communities: Addyston, Anderson Township, Arlingtn Heights, Blue Ash, Camp Dennison, Cheviot, Cincinnati, Cleves, College Hill, Columbia Townshipo, Covington, Deer Park, Elmwood Place, Fort Thomas, Ft. Mitchell, Ft. Wright, Glendale, Harrison, Hooven, Liberty Township, Lockland, Loveland, Maineville, Miamitown, Montgomery, Mount Healthy, Mt. Saint Joseph, N. College Hill, Newport, North Bend, Norwood, Park Hills, Reading, Saint Bernard, Sharonville, Silverton, Southgate, Springdale, Terrace Park, Walnut Hills, West Chester, Wilder, Wyoming
"Including: Hamilton County; Milford, Newtown, and Hills and Dales, Oh; Covington and Newport, Ky."

Capture Cincinnati.

July 21, 2014
[Battle Ground, WA] : Pediment Publishing ; Cincinnati, OH : CiN Weekly :, c2007-
v. : chiefly col. ill. ; 25 x 29 cm. + 1 DVD (digital ; 4 3/4 in)
Vols. for c2007-<2009> include 1 DVD (digital ; 4 3/4 in.) containing additional photos.
"1,020 photographers, 11,891 photos, 333,211 votes"--Dust jacket [c2007]. Book is the result of a contest in which local residents voted on-line for their favorite submitted photographs.

Backroads & byways of Ohio.

July 16, 2014
Woodstock, Vt. : Countryman Press, c2014-
v. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.
Vols. for 2014- by Matt Forster.
"Drives, day trips & weekend excursions."

60 hikes within 60 miles. Cincinnati.

July 7, 2014
Birmingham, AL : Menasha Ridge Press, c2009-
v. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
"Including southwest Ohio, southeast Indiana, and northern Kentucky."

Walking the steps of Cincinnati : a guide to the Queen City's scenic & historic secrets

July 7, 2014
DuSablon, Mary Anna, 1939-
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2014.
xxv, 189 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Ohio photographers, 1839-1900 : second edition

July 2, 2014
Gagel, Diane VanSkiver.
371 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm

East End voices

June 26, 2014
[Cincinnati : [Americorps, Public Allies], [2014]
18 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Letter size sheets folded once and stapled.
"Put together by: Danny Fadeley, Natasha Nutter, Jojo Azevedo, Alicia Hildebrand, Robert Gee, Chycora Millhouse, Lamonte Young, Anna Worpenberg."--Page [3].
Mama Rose, Peddlers Market -- Notorious Pop, Peddlers Market -- Dee, Peddlers Market -- Randy, Hole in the Wall -- Picture spread -- Margaret and friends, Mt. Carmel Baptist Church -- Joe, Strader Ave -- Melissa, Riverside Antiques -- Parly, Strader Ave -- Josh, Urban Greens.
East End Voices is a selection of oral histories collected from individuals from the East End.

Founders and famous families, Cincinnati

June 19, 2014
Beckman, Wendy Hart.
190 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
"Est. 1788."
They built Cincinnati -- Law and order -- Going places -- Raising our spirits -- To your health -- We've got the goods -- Start the presses -- Trailblazers -- Leading ladies -- Music to our ears -- Final words -- Appendix A: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow' s "Catawba Wine"-- Appendix B: Presenting Hizzoner, er, Her Honor, the Mayor -- Appendix C: A select representation of Samuel Hannaford' s life' s work.
Since its beginning, Cincinnati has been a marvelous blend of business, history, arts sports, culture, science, technology and literature. Collected here for the first time are the stories behind the names that appear on our schools, streets, parks and bridges.

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