dayton street scenes

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Two *almost* identical images. Note there's a Kroger ad in the image on the right that has mysteriously disappeared in the image on the left. All the telephone poles are gone in the postcard as well. Rest assured, these came from the same glass negative.

 

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Sixth Avenue in Dayton

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Sixth and Berry

 

Dayton, Kentucky

Dayton, Kentucky

Dayton, Kentucky

Terrace. from Sixth

Fifth and Berry,

Sixth and Berry, 1909

 

Dayton, Kentucky 

5th Street East of Main, Dayton, Ky, 1912
 “Dear PC Friend, Thank your for your card. Have you any 
churches in your fine city?  This is one of the streets in the
 little burg I live in.  It is just across the river from Cincinnati, 
Ohio, and not a very large place.  Alice Culter”

 

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The Residential Section
 of Dayton. c. 1905

Sixth Avenue from
Vine Street, Dayton

Sandy Lane
Country Scene
near Dayton

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This is a small portion of an 1869 Cincinnati map 1886 Sanborn map of Dayton

Both of these older maps reflect that in October of 1891, Dayton changed many of its street names.

1914 story from Kentucky Post on how Clarke and Benham Streets were named, here.

A more detailed version of the same story from Collin's History of Kentucky is here.

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Dayton Residence

 

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Pythian Temple
5th and Berry

Flood Levels at 4th & Main
That's Speers Hospital on the left

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“The Dayton, Ky. Civic League met Monday.  The question of corresponding with residents of Newport, Bellevue and Dayton, relative to replacing shade trees on the streets which were destroyed by the recent storm was discussed.  It was decided to recommend that the trees be of uniform size and of one kind, planted to form a continuous avenue from Newport to the extreme end of Dayton.” from the Kentucky Times-Star, July 20, 1915

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  Another Dayton parade, but by the look of the cars, older than the ones below.
From a Facebook post by Cheryl Duncan Hussung.

 

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In the 300 block of Second Street, in 1954
from a Facebook post by Barbara Sparks Rawe, of her husband
Memorial Day, 1949
From a Facebook post by Carl Baumann

 

Parade Parade Parade Parade
Dayton-Bellevue Parade, October 16, 1949, near 6th and Berry in Dayton. From a Facebook post by Gail Myers

 

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Sixth and Berry Streets,
Dayton,1936
Sixth and Berry,
Dayton, 1909
Dayton in the Snow
photo by William Brengelman
Parade in Dayton
photo by William Brengelman

 

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Boarding the Trolley for German Day at the Lagoon in Ludlow
photos by William Brengelman

Ervin Terrace

809 Ervin Terrace. Details
From a Facebook post by Tammy Cornett

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Workers in Dayton, Kentucky

Somewhere in Dayton, 1913

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Details on this 1924 train wreck, purportedly in Dayton, are here. (pdf)

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In 1937, they put a dead whale on display in Dayton on a 60-foot truck.
No word on the smell.

1919 interview with Dayton's oldest citizen, here.

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