Description: Reverse reads: "Bird Eye View of Mt Adams
from Eden Park Cincinnati Ohio"
Overlooking downtown Cincinnati and the beautiful Ohio River, for more than 200 years, historic Mt. Adams has shared a rich and fascinating history with the City of Cincinnati. Named after President John Quincy Adams, who in 1843 delivered the dedication address for what was then known as the world's most powerful observatory (now site of the Monastery), the Hill has long enjoyed a tradition of fine wine, art and entertainment. Today, Mount Adams is popular among the 21+ age group for its assortment of bars and restaurants. As owners of some of the city's most sought-after real estate, the 1, 600 residents of Mt. Adams have one of the highest per capita incomes in the city. View on Ohio Memory. Image ID: SA1039AV_B10F04_028_001 Subjects: Architecture--Ohio--Pictorial works.; Street photography--Ohio; Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio) Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)
Description: Good Samaritan Hospital was started in 1852 by the Sister of Charity for the Saint John's Hospital for Invalids and was located in and old school building at the corner of Broadway Street and Woodward Street. They then moved to a larger building located at 3rd Street and Plum Street and called Saint John's Hospital. In 1866, money was donated for the sisters to buy the old Marine Hospital at Locke Street and Sixth Streets.
The building in this photograph (ca. 1935-1943) is of the then newer facility that was completed in 1915 in the Cincinnati area of Clifton. Two wings were added in 1926, which were replaced in 1982. 1927 and 1945 saw additions to the nurses residences, to accommodate the nursing school which became the nursing department for the College of Mount Saint Joseph. View on Ohio Memory. Image ID: SA1039AV_B02F14_035_1 Subjects: Cincinnati (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Hospital architecture; Hospitals--Ohio--Cincinnati; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)
Description: Caption reads "Deer Creek Commons, located on Reading Road, Cincinnati Ohio, was completely graded, drainage corrected, new back-stop erected, installation of additional spectators' benches, repainting of bleachers, sodding, and seeding. Project started December 1,1935 and was completed May 1,1936, employing a average of thirty-five men. Total Cost $34,985, of which W.P.A furnished $33,473." View on Ohio Memory. Image ID: SA1039AV_B04F01_035_1 Subjects: Cincinnati (Ohio); Parks--Ohio--Pictorial works. Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)
Description: Reverse reads "Cincinnati, Ohio. September 1937. Conservatory of Music. Highland Avenue and Oak Street, Cincinnati, Ohio."
The Cincinnati Conservatory of Music was founded in 1867 by Clara Baur and was the first music school in the city. It was part of a girls’ finishing school known as Miss Nourse’s School for Young Ladies. The opening of the College of Music of Cincinnati in 1878 was a serious blow to the Conservatory but Miss Baur was able to recruit some first rate faculty which enabled the school to compete with its’ neighbors. The school began to thrive requiring several moves to accommodate their growing needs. In 1902, the Conservatory moved to the former Handy / Shillito Mansion on the corner of Highland Avenue and Oak Street in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Shillito Mansion, designed by J.W. McLaughlin for merchant John Shillito was finished in 1866 and is sometimes referred to as being in the Elizabethan Renaissance style. Seventy five thousand dollars were invested during this time for additional housing and other facilites to be built on the on the five acre grounds. Samuel Hannaford and Sons were hired to design an additional five story building south of the mansion, which contained classrooms, offices and housing. An auditorium was also built to the east of the main building during this time. Much attention was given to the permanency of these buildings, not only in safety and sanitary qualities, but also in regards to soundproofing and aesthetic qualities. Between 1910 and 1911 another addition was added, built in brick in the Jacobean style, to provide more dormitories and classrooms. During the next twenty years, several surrounding buildings were purchased as the school continued to grow, and it eventually covered ten acres of land. With the death of Clara Baur in 1912, her niece Bertha Baur took over direction and in 1930 gave the Conservatory to the Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts, turning it into a non-profit organization. In 1955 The College of Music and the Conservatory of Music merged and became the Cincinnati College – Conservatory of Music and in 1962 joined the University of Cincinnati. Sometime after this, the building was demolished, but more information is needed as to the exact date. View on Ohio Memory. Image ID: SA1039AV_b03f03_004_001 Subjects: Cincinnati (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Cincinnati Conservatory of Music; Music--Performance; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)
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