The Cincinnati Courthouse Riot

Author: Steven Rolfes
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
ISBN: 1455621889
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Their city and economy had been ravaged by massive flooding from the Ohio River and oppressed by the powerful political machines that ruled the city. In vivid detail, this book portrays the three nights of rioting.

The Cincinnati Subway

Author: Allen J. Singer
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738523149
Size: 24.54 MB
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Today, two miles of empty subway tunnels still lie beneath Cincinnati, waiting to be used. The Cincinnati Subway tells the whole story, from the turbulent times in the 1880s to the ultimate failure of "Cincinnati's White Elephant.

Boss Cox S Cincinnati

Author: Zane L. Miller
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
ISBN: 9780814208618
Size: 39.46 MB
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"In documenting the changes Cincinnati experienced during the Progressive Era, Zane L. Miller provides a clear perspective on the processes of urbanization that transformed the American city.

Cincinnati S Golden Age

Author: Betty Ann Smiddy
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439615454
Size: 28.62 MB
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Underneath the building were stone~lined tunnels, used as hog runs to the
slaughterhouses near the market—the tunnels became a refuge for citizens
during the courthouse riot of 1884. Mt. Adams, with the Rookwood Pottery and
Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church and Monastery, is in the background. Behind
the market house is the courthouse. (opimsite) Samuel Hannaford was born April
10, 1835, in Devonshire, England. His family settled on a 38.5~acre farm in
Cheviot in 1845.

Riot And Remembrance

Author: James S. Hirsch
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618340767
Size: 17.88 MB
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Drawing on period documents and interviews with survivors and their descendants, the author of Hurricane offers a definitive account of the 1921 race riot that destroyed the Greenwood section of Tulsa, Oklahoma, leaving hundreds of black ...

Architecture In Cincinnati

Author: Sue Ann Painter
Publisher: Ohio Univ Pr
Size: 80.76 MB
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Positioned at the foot of Mount Adams, the gate served as a symbolic entry to the
Cincinnati Art Museum building at the top of the hill. The valve house has
Richardsonian stone textures and rough-hewn "primitive" details. criminal justice.
The city had a record of street violence, but there was no precedent for the
Cincinnati Courthouse Riot of 1884, one of the bloodiest riots in American history.
Several landmark buildings — Hannafords new Music Hall and Isaiah Rogers's
1850s ...

Historic Photos Of Cincinnati

Author: Linda Bailey
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781596522671
Size: 23.26 MB
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Historic Photos of Cincinnati captures the history of The Queen City in still photography from various collections held at the Cincinnati Museum Center. The book follows life, government, educations and events spanning two centuries.

The Cincinnati Historical Society Bulletin

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35 Cincinnatians, however, would not hear Whitney in oratorio work again until
1886 because Theodore Thomas chose to import three German opera stars,
including bass Emil Scaria, in order to stress the music of recently- deceased
Richard Wagner during the 1884 May Musical Festival. The 1884 Festival proved
to be a decided artistic success, but a financial disaster; the latter caused by the
poor ticket sales attributed to the March Cincinnati courthouse riots, the
devastating April ...

Leaves From The Tree An American Heritage

Author: Jack Thomas Hutchinson
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... untimely death in 1859. Until that tine his term was the longest term for one
person in that office. He and his staff in the Recorder's Office transcribed by pen
from the Hamilton County, Ohio records at Cincinnati, all the land records
applicable to Warren County, but recorded in Hamilton County prior to the
creation of Warren County out of Hamilton County in 1803. It is good that they did
this as said records might have been damaged in the wild and raging Cincinnati
Courthouse Riot ...

Cincinnati Observed

Author: John Clubbe
Publisher: Ohio State Univ Pr
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The fourth courthouse on the site, it suggests, as it was meant to suggest, the
law's weight and majesty. Within the lobby a time-worn statue — time-worn
because it stood in Lincoln Park until moved to make way for Union Terminal —
honors Captain John J. Desmond. Desmond was shot while leading the militia
against the mob during the infamous Courthouse riots of 1884. The statue calls to
mind the three worst days in Cincinnati's history. The 1880s proved difficult for the
city as for ...