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The Fashion Styles of Downton Abbey

Cynthia Amnéus, Curator of Fashion Arts & Textiles at the Cincinnati Art Museum, joins Barbara Kellar to discuss the historical accuracy of the period fashions in Downton Abbey.

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Rusty McClure, grandson of Louis Crosley and author of bestselling book ''Crosley'', tells the story of the Crosley Corporation's contributions to war effort in World War II.


World War II Veteran Milton J. Schloss relates his experiences serving as an intelligence officer in the Army Air Corps in the European theater.

Black Sunday of the 1937 Flood

Greater Cincinnati hoped the worst of the flood was over, but the unforeseen happened on "Black Sunday".


Leading African American Cincinnatians discuss the struggle for equality in our community in the last half of the 20th century.

Damage caused by the 1937 flood

Jack Ritzi was born during the '37 flood on the Friday before Black Sunday (January 24). His parents filmed the destruction caused by the flood right after the water receded.

Doug Brockman

Doug Brockman's family moved several times to keep out of floodwaters' way ... to no avail.

William A. George Jr.

William A. George Jr., 97, remembers volunteering for patrols and facing the deep darkness in Covington, Ky., during the flood of 1937, when he was 27 years old.

Jeanette Zimov

Jeanette Zimov, who was 17 during the flood of 1937, remembers the challenge of finding and keeping clean water.

Dot Murphy

Dot Campbell Murphy missed her 15th birthday because of the 1937 flood, but her family made sure she eventually got it.

Marjorie Cettel

Marjorie Cettle lived in Norwood in 1937, when she was 14, and Norwood was where people came "to get their buckets of water."