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    • Bird's-Eye View from City Hospital, c. 1938

    • Bird's-eye views; Postcards; Hospitals; Churches; Middletown (Ohio); Slides; Negatives
    • This photograph was taken from Middletown Hospital looking north. The Episcopal Church of the Ascension is in the center of the photograph. Since this photograph was taken, the hospital has been added onto. The open area shown in the photograph has...
    • Excello Locks, 1900

    • Canals; Hydraulic facilities; Excello (Ohio); Locks (Hydraulic engineering)
    • Local photographer Rudolph Scheibert took this photograph of the Excello Locks in 1900. This was the first lock completed on what became the Miami-Erie Canal. Shortly after this photograph was taken, it was rebuilt using concrete. George Crout used...
    • Looking West from Broad Street on Third Street, c. 1920

    • Streets; Business districts; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The text for this photograph reads: "Looking west on Central Avenue from Broad Street in the early 1920s." When this photograph was taken, Central Avenue was known as Third Street. The photograph was taken west of the intersection with Broad and...
    • Columbia Ave. Gang, 1910

    • People; Children; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This very interesting photograph of the children who lived on or around Columbia Avenue (First Street) in 1910 was made into a postcard. There are thirteen children in the photograph, ten of whom are indentified, at least, by name. They are Melvin...
    • South School Teachers, c. 1920

    • Schools; Teachers; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This photograph is identified as "South School teachers - 1920?" The year is questionable because the dresses the women are wearing appear to be from an earlier time. Also, if these women are South School teachers, they would have taught the lower...
    • Ritter Harnes and Buggy Company, 1909

    • Business enterprises; Carriages & coaches; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The Ritter Harness and Buggy Company was located on Third Street (Central Avenue). In 1892, the business was started by Albert J. Ritter. By the time this photograph was made, his two sons, Gus and Albert, Jr., were probably part of the business....
    • Maple Park School Faculty, c. 1926

    • Negatives; Schools; Teachers; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This is a 1926 or 1927 photograph of the faculty of Maple Park School. At the time it was a small elementary school. The schools' principal, John J. Bunn, is in the front center, while Sentrilla, later to be his wife, is the third person from the...
    • On Guard, 1918

    • Soldiers; War; Civil defense; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The Home Guard was a type of civil defense unit that received a lot of military training and instruction. This 1918 photograph is one of a series showing a member of the Home Guard demonstrating military moves. Armco supported every patriotic...
    • Last Canal Boat Out of Middletown, 1906

    • Canals; Canal boats; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This crew took the last regular canal boat, the Excello, out of Middletown sometime in 1906. It was a freighter with a bow cabin for the crew, a stern cabin reserved for the captain's and cook's quarters, and freight compartments located between...
    • Aerial View From the South of Middletown, c. 1935

    • Aerial photographs; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Taken in the mid-1930s, this photograph was taken from an airplane. Amanda is in the lower left side of the picture, Germantown is near the top center, and Franklin is near the top right. This photograph was probably taken by William P. Mayfield of...
    • May Day Celebration, May 7, 1921

    • Armco; May poles; Parks; Middletown (Ohio)
    • More than two thousand children took part in the first annual May Day event at the Armco baseball field on Saturday, May 7, 1921. This Armco photograph shows them going around the fifty-four separate circles with May poles. This photograph is...
    • Wrenn Paper Company Series, No. 10, c. 1920

    • Paper industry; Industrial facilities; Middletown (Ohio)
    • No.10 in a series of photographs taken at the Wrenn Paper company. The text reads: "This is a fine wire screen where water drains through and takes on the form of paper." (This photograph was used in a c. 1945 sales pamphlet that showed the...
    • Group Photograph, c. 1950

    • Negatives; Paper industry; Industry; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The only information about this photograph says that it is a "Gardner Board & Carton (Company) Group Photo." There are about 90 men in the photograph. It would be of interest to know where the building is located.
    • Wardlow-Thomas Paper Mill, c. 1890

    • Paper industry; Middletown (Ohio); Stereographs
    • This Stereoscope photograph is of the Wardlow-Thomas Paper Mill. This photograph is dated as later than 1890, when the Middletown-Cincinnati Railroad Company was formed. That is the rail line seen in the photograph. The first paper mill built in...
    • Canal Boat at Third and Central, August 1, 1887

    • Slides; Canals; Canal boats; Fires; Stables; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This photograph was taken the day after the Ben Smith Livery Stable fire in 1887. Several buildings were badly damaged. The crowd had gathered to view the disaster. The only building still standing that is seen in this photograph is the City Hotel....
    • Miami Valley in the Vicinity of Middletown, 1909

    • Cityscapes; Middletown (Ohio); Valleys
    • It is believed that this photograph was made looking north from Middletown. In the center of the photograph is a building with several smoke stacks on it. This must be some type of factory. The photograph was used in the booklet "'Greater...
    • Early Drugstore, 1910

    • Drugstores; Middletown (Ohio)
    • The booklet, "Greater Middletown, Ohio" has a photograph that is titled "Interior-E.J. Stevens' Drug Store" that is similar to this photograph, except there are no people in it and the lights have different globes on them. Published in 1909, the...

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