May 14, 2013
New Arrivals · Ohio Travel/History
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.
May 13, 2013
Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., c2013.
127 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
The Resettlement Administration -- The plan -- The greenbelt -- The buildings -- Family life -- Civic life -- The cooperatives -- Public art and culture -- Competing visions.
March 27, 2013
[Cincinnati : Cincinnati Enquirer, Inc., 1937].
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 60 cm.
Title from spine.
Newspapers printed during the Ohio River flood and cleanup, Jan. 21-Feb. 8, 1937 in gray binding (60 x 42 x 19 cm).
February 11, 2013
[S.l. : s.n., 200-?]
v. ; 28 cm.
Contains copies of newspaper articles of current or past residents of the Saint Paris area of Champaign County, Ohio.
February 1, 2013
Greene, Linda Lee.
[S.l.] : Saga Books, c2012.
240 p. ; 22 cm.
"A novel inspired by a true story"--Cover.
"Drawn from oral history, and the inclusion of a remarkable collection of authentic private letters spanning 1936 to 1941, this story recounts astoundingly dramatic, as well as heartwarming, day to day experiences of two American families during the Great Depression and World War II"--[P. 4] of cover.
January 29, 2013
Harshaw, John W., Sr.
[United States : J. Harshaw], c2012.
iv, 209 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
January 16, 2013
La Mirada, CA : Four-Ways West Publications, 2012.
144 p. : chiefly col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Map showing Queen City area rails in 1963 by Bill Metzger--P.  of cover.
Cincinnati railroad history -- Amtrak -- Baltimore & Ohio -- Chesapeake & Ohio -- Cincinnati Union Terminal -- Detroit, Toledo & Ironton -- Louisville & Nashville -- New York Central -- Norfolk & Western -- Pennsylvania Railroad -- Penn Central -- Southern Railway -- Latter-Day steam visitors -- Area industrials -- Cincinnati Area railroad map.
December 12, 2012
[Cincinnati, Ohio : Downtown Cincinnati, Inc.]
v. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
The boy who would be famous! : the comic endeavors and curious pursuits of an adventurous lad growing up in America's heartland
December 7, 2012
Sowash, Rick, 1950-
Cincinnati, Ohio : Rick Sowash Pub. Co., c2012.
256 p. : port. ; 24 cm.
Something big -- I am an explorer -- I am an inventor -- I am a treasure hunter -- I am an orator -- I am a soldier -- I write a great document -- I am injured and I break the law -- I am an ascensionist -- I am a spitzbub -- A famous person comes to our school -- The rest is history.
December 7, 2012
Heineman, Kenneth J., 1962-
New York : New York University Press, c2013.
ix, 385 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"The devoted band of Leonidas" : Thomas Ewing's ascent -- "Reaching up into the blue ether -- sinking down into the abyss" : the next generation comes of age -- "Argument is exhausted" : an election, an insurrection, and an invasion, 1860-1861 -- "Render to Caesar" : Shiloh, Antietam, and Prairie Grove, 1862 -- "Forlorn hope" : Vicksburg, Lawrence, and Missionary Ridge, 1863 -- "War is cruelty" : Atlanta, Pilot Knob, and Washington, 1864 -- "Stand on the crater of a living volcano" : processions, trials, and recriminations.
December 5, 2012
Cincinnati, OH : J. Miles Photography, c2012.
ix, 256 p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Author's prologue -- Photographer's statement -- Introduction -- The charm of Mount Adams -- The history of Mount Adams -- The views to Mount Adams -- The views from Mount Adams -- The neighborhood of Mount Adams -- The events of Mount Adams -- The night life of Mount Adams -- Eden Park, the cultural historic part of Mount Adams -- The view to the future.
December 5, 2012
New York : Dutton, 2013.
305 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom.
November 19, 2012
Smith, Myron J.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2007.
vii, 424 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
A close-knit family and unheralded youth, 1835-1856 -- From sea to brown water, 1856-March 1862 -- New Madrid to Memphis, March-June 1862 -- Brothers and guerrillas, June-September 1862 -- Tinclads, logistics and rivers -- Guerrillas and the Nashville lifeline, August-December 1862 -- Fighting irregulars and guarding convoys, January-June 1863 -- Morgan, May-July 1863 -- Chattanooga, August-December 1863 -- Building a fleet, Fort Pillow, and a second summer on the Ohio, January-September 1864 -- Johnsonville, September-November 1864 -- Nashville, December 1864-January 1865 -- From brown water to blue and home, January 1865-April 14, 1875.
"This is the first published biography of Lieutenant Commander Le Roy Fitch. Fitch saw action on the Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers; fought against Morgan, Wheeler and Forrest, as well as irregulars; commanded an ironclad during the Battle of Nashville; and was renowned for his abilities in counterinsurgency and convoy tactics"--Provided by publisher.
November 15, 2012
Wilmington, OH : Orange Frazer Press, c2012.
1 v. (irregular pagination) : ill. (part col.), maps, facsims. ; 29 x 36 cm.
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room, bound in original black cloth with spine stamped in gold. Color ill. dust jacket.|5OC
New drawings, as well as photographs, historical illustrations, and facsims. of Cincinnati buildings, streetscapes, and other structures that no longer exist or have been substantially changed.
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