Great Dayton Flood of 1913

Rediscovered Radio
6:30 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Arthur Morgan’s Simple Yet Elegant Solution

Arthur Morgan seated at his desk at the offices of the Miami Conservancy District on Monument Ave, Dayton, OH.
courtesy of Antiochiana, Antioch College

101 years ago this week, it rained in Dayton. And rained some more. And it kept on raining. It was the Great Dayton Flood. Today though, because of a man named Arthur E. Morgan, communities from Piqua to Hamilton have little to fear from the rising floodwaters of the Great Miami River. 

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon May 20, 2013

WYSO Weekend: May 19, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 19, 2013 including the following stories:

- In this week's PoliticsOhio, Jerry Kenney speaks with former Ohio House member Seth Morgan about the recent news that the IRS targeted conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.

- Study: Ohio Superintendents Support the Common Core, by Emily McCord.

- The Great Flood: Out of Devastation Comes Innovation

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SOCHE Talks
10:45 am
Sun May 19, 2013

The Great Flood: Out of Devastation Comes Innovation

The May 2013 installment of SOCHE TALKS features Kurt Rinehart from the Miami Conservancy on how the great Dayton food prompted innovation in the Miami Valley.

The SOCHE Talks are a collaboration with the Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education. In this monthly series we’ll hear from faculty and staff from areas colleges and universities on a wide variety of subjects. It's an effort to bring Miami Valley research and thinking into the public arena – a way to enlighten the world with local knowledge.



 

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Books
2:12 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Book Nook: Washed Away, by Geoff Williams

One century ago, during the final week of March 1913, severe weather caused death and destruction across a wide swath of the Midwest. In Omaha a tornado outbreak wrecked thousands of buildings and claimed many lives. The bad weather was headed east.

Rising waters from heavy rains caused severe flooding. In places like Indianapolis, Columbus, Portsmouth, Middletown, and hundreds of other towns the floodwaters breached levees, swept away buildings, and left thousands homeless.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon March 25, 2013

WYSO Weekend: March 24, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for March 24, 2013 including the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney reports on the impending unpaid furlough days for civilian employees of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

-Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports on Governor John Kasich's stance on gay marriage.

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