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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 (Butler County, 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Ritter Harnes and Buggy Company, 1909

    • Business enterprises; Carriages and Carts; 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....
    • 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...
    • Aerial View of Aeronca, c. 1960

    • Aircraft industry; Airplane industry; Airplanes; Middletown (Ohio); Aerial photographs
    • Aeronca was in the process of expanding when this c. 1960 photograph was taken. The buildings on the left are being constructed. At this time Aeronca was not manufacturing any aircraft but instead, components for larger aircraft, missiles and space...
    • 1937 Cincinnati in Flood

    • Floods; Skyscrapers; Ohio
    • Although this photograph was identified as having been taken in Hamilton, it actually was taken in Cincinnati. The skyscraper in the background was built around 1913 by the Union Central Life Insurance Company. In more recent times it was known as...
    • Christmas Party, December 1918

    • Negatives; Parties; Christmas decorations; Middletown (Ohio)
    • There seems to be some questions about this photograph. One note says that this is a "Christmas party at the Smith's on 14th Avenue." Another note gives the date as 1918, but in 1918 there was no 14th Avenue. What became 14th was then known as...
    • 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...
    • Ambulance Corp, 1917

    • Armco; War; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This photograph was used in the January 1918 issue of the "Armco Bulletin" with the following text: "This photograph shows one of the first American contingents to see service in France. It was the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Unit and together with the...
    • Crest of Flood, March 26, 1913

    • Postcards; Floods; Streets; Middletown (Ohio)
    • Probably William Ed Watson took this photograph from a boat that was close to Baltimore Street, which would be on the left, looking west on Third Street (Central Avenue). Later Middletown's City Building, then Middletown High School, would be on...
    • Port Middletown, 1881

    • Canals; Business districts; Middletown (Ohio)
    • This photograph is an 1881 calotype produced using the paper negative process. Entitled "Port Middletown," this photo was taken at the city's port, located at the canal just north of present-day Central Avenue. The tall building is the new City...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...


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