2016 Bibliography

  1. Dayton’s 220th Anniversary: Dayton History Books Online: A Tabloid History of Dayton, Dayton History Books Online: History of Dayton, Ohio 1889, Chapter Three, The Story of Dayton Charlotte Reeve Conover, 1917.
  2. The Man who Danced his Way to the Noose: Dayton History Books Online: The Day They Hung John McAfee, Genealogy Bug
  3. Local Street Names – Part 5: The Streets of Dayton and Why So Named, Charles F. Sullivan, June 21, 1946
  4. Lib Hedges: Dayton History Books Online: Mrs. Hedges’ House, What you need to know about the Queen of Dayton’s Red Light District, Amelia Robinson, Big Town, Chapter Eight
  5. Dayton Firsts – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, and Part 9: Dayton History Books Online: A Tabloid History of Dayton
  6. Bess Little: 5 of Dayton’s most shocking murders, Dayton’s Ridge Avenue Bridge has haunted history as site of notorious 19th century murder, Dayton History Books Online: The Story of the Bessie Little Bridge, Dayton History Books Online: Poor Albert Franz
  7. Prominent Local Figures: Jonathan Dayton: A Biography of Jonathan Dayton 1760-1824, U.S. Army Center of Military History: Jonathan Dayton, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress: Jonathan Dayton, Jonathan Dayton on Wikipedia
  8. The Obese Judge: Dayton History Books Online: Obese Dayton Judge Made Big News in 1874
  9. The Story of Mary Knight: Dayton History Books Online: Matriarch Murder, Dayton History Books Online: Did Mary Knight Murder her Mother
  10. Dayton Hero – Bill G. Sloan: The Great Dayton Flood of 1913 / And The Rivers Flowed Through The City, Flood hero, former Negro League player honored by Good Samaritan by Tom Archdeacon, Arch: Flood heroes end up in same cemetery by Tom Archdeacon, The Rescuer with a Gun
  11. Prominent Local Figures: James Wilkinson: Wikipedia on James Wilkison, Spaniards, Scoundrels, and Statesmen: General James Wilkinson and the Spanish Conspiracy, 1787-1790 by James E. Savage, Wikipedia on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
  12. The Runaway Slave in Dayton: History of the City of Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio, Volume 1 by Augustus Waldo Drury, RootsWeb, Dayton History Books Online: The Day They Caught “Black Ben”
  13. The Story of Jack the Strangler: Dayton History Books Online: Five Unsolved Murders, JTR Forums, Phantoms and Monsters, Two Girls Brutally Murdered at Dayton; Man Accused of the Crimes and His Home Los Angeles Herald, Volume 36, Number 219, 8 May 1909.
  14. Dayton Innovator – Philip Haas: Wikipedia on Philip Haas, Brubaker Inc., So…who invented the toilet?
  15. The Man Who Sent Wilbur on the Wright Path: Wilbur Wright and the Hockey Stick, Dr. Haugh Pays Death Penalty, The Strange Case of Dr. Haugh and Mr. Wright
  16. Prominent Local Figures – Israel Ludlow: Wikipedia on Israel Ludlow, Israel Ludlow: The Man that Surveyed Ohio, Ohio History Central on Israel Ludlow
  17. Dayton Hero – David T. Chambers: Wikipedia on the Great Dayton Flood, David Chambers and the Great Dayton Flood by Jeff Satterly and Robert Muhlhauser, Flood Heroes End Up in Same Cemetery by Tom Archdeachon
  18. The Deathbed Confession: Deathbed Murder Confessions, Murder of a Young Lady–Escape of the Murderer, Dayton Daily News; Dayton History Books Online: A Death-Bed Murder Confession
  19. The Day They Hung John McAfee: Red Letter Dates in Dayton History – The Day They Hung John McAfee
  20. The Story of Jordan Anderson: There Was Never Any Pay-day For the Negroes: Jourdon Anderson Demands Wages, The Daily Mail, New York Daily Tribune, August 22, 1865; Wikipedia on Jordan Anderson
  21. The Man They Had to Hang Twice: Dayton History Books Online: The Man They Had to Hang Twice, Dayton History Books Online: The Life and Crimes of Francis Dick
  22. The Bucket Brigade Murder: Charles Greene on We Relate, Dayton History Books Online: Bloodshed in the Bucket Brigade
  23. The Sad Tale of James Murphy: Dayton History Books Online: They Day They Hung John McAfee, A Fantastic Journey: The Life and Literature of Lafcadio Hearn by Paul Murray, Dayton History Books Online: Gibbeted – Execution of a Youthful Murderer, Hanged by the Neck Until You are Dead! (USA),
  24. Dayton Fun Facts Part 1: Anthony Wayne on Wikipedia, Dayton History Books Online: The Day Lincoln Spoke in Dayton, and YML Takes over DDN to Fund Housing Effort, and The Day Women Ran the ‘News’, Focus on Mad River Local Schools Volume 14, No. 3, Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum Timeline, History of the City of Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio, Volume 1 by Augustus Waldo Drury, Five Rivers Metroparks: History of the Parks