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FOCUS - "Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana" Exhibit at Cincinnati Museum Center

For the first time in the United States, the Cincinnati Museum Center brings to life some of the largest and most unusual dinosaurs ever to have lived.

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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."

The 1937 Flood in Perspective

Ohio River floods occurred several times each decade in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. What made the 1937 Flood different?

The Floodwaters Rise

A chronology of the first days of flooding and how the high waters gradually affected transportation and basic services.

Dan Hurley

Cincinnati historian Dan Hurley talks about the 1937 flood.


Geologists, Paleontologists, and Archaeologists describe how they became interested in science, what they do, and why they like their jobs.


What are core samples? How are they used to study geology? Why do geologists use them? How many core samples does Ohio Geological Survey keep in their repository.