Complete contents of the time capsule encased in the cornerstone of the Hamilton County Courthouse

Complete contents of the time capsule encased in the cornerstone of the Hamilton County Courthouse as reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer.

The Bible; a list of officials of Hamilton County, Ohio; financial statement of Hamilton County, 1915, prepared by County Auditor Peter W. Durr; statement of bonded indebtedness of Hamilton County; sixty-second annual report of the City Auditor of Cincinnati, Ohio; Mayor’s annual report of Cincinnati, 1915; Mayor’s annual message, Cincinnati, 1915; officers and employees of city of Cincinnati; annual report of 1915 Trustees of the sinking fund, Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Cincinnati memorial, Bradstreet’s Ohio business men 1915; Ohio laws of 1914-1915, Nos 105 and 106; copy of agreement between the Trustees of the Southern Railway and C.N.O and T. P. Railway lease, statement of bonded indebtedness of city of Cincinnati on account of Southern Railway, statistical chart of the C.N.O. and T.P. Railway, thirty-second annual report of the Cincinnati Southern Railway of year ending June 30, 1914, the Cincinnati Southern Railway, a study in municipal activity by Prof. J. H. Hollander.

The Public Library memorial, consisting of map of Hamilton County, Ohio, Public Library statistics, list of Library Trustees. The following photographs: Fourth street, looking west from Sycamore; view of city, toward Mt. Adams; Art Museum, view of city from Union Central Life Insurance Building, view of city from Mt. Adams, Fourth street, looking east; St. Francis de Sales Church, Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati Art School, old courthouse, old County Jail, the streamer Island Queen, Garfield statue, Eighth and Race streets; Seventh and Vine streets, Memorial Hall, Fountain Square, Music Hall, waterworks pumping station, Main Library, Hyde Park Branch Library, Price Hill Branch Library. Cumminsville Branch Library, Walnut Hills Branch Library, Dayton Street Branch Library. Avondale Branch Library, North Cincinnati Branch Library, Norwood Branch Library, East End Branch Library, children’s room, main library.

Rookwood tile, donated by Rookwood Pottery; 1915-1916, announcement Cincinnati Law School 1914-1915, methods of teaching law in Cincinnati Law School, Building Trades Union memorial, sixty-sixth annual report of Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Business Men’s Club roster, Cincinnati Bar Association roster, constitution and by-laws of Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio, paper on Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio, read by Joseph Wilby before the Society of Colonial Dames on February 11, 1902, the quarterly publication of the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio, Cincinnati Rotary Club roster, the College of Music of Cincinnati 1915 catalogue, Main street merchants’ second annual banquet program, February 11, 1915; Interurban terminal (?) report, rapid transit plan, the telephone bulletin, Columbia Baptist Church, 1865-1915 golden Jubilee program; Catalogue School of Commerce of Cincinnati address to posterity by W. F. Willey, managing editor of the Enquirer; address to posterity by Joseph Garretson, managing editor of the Times-Star; address to posterity by William F. Leath, editor of the Commercial Tribune; address to posterity by Frank Rostock, editor of the Post; autographs of the courthouse newspaper reporters, copies of the Enquirer, Times-Star, the Post, Commercial Tribune, the Volksblatt, Sunday edition Volksblatt, Tagllcheg Cincinnati Volksblatt, the Freie-Press, Abend Presse Sontagsblatt, Court Index and two copies of the Optimist; copper coin issued by permission of the Unites Stated Government by Adam Metz of Cincinnati during the Civil War, because of a scarcity of small coin; 50 years of progress by Alms & Doepke Company, photographs of breaking ground for new courthouse, April 3, 1915, letter to Mr. H.B. Knox, President of the Charles McCaul Company, builders of the new Courthouse; letter of Rankin, Kellogg & Crane, architects for the new courthouse; memorial by Mr. Frank L. Pratt, Building Commissioner. The contents of the old box are also inclosed (sic) in a separate copper box within the new box. This box contains 23 coins, a gold nugget and the Bible.

The last annual report of the Business Men’s Club, printed in the Optimist, the official organ of the club, with reports of the 40 civic communities of the club and pictures of the officers and Directors; a roster of the present membership for the Business Men’s Club and a copy of the Optimist for September 1915 containing a report of the legislative reunion, just held in this city, with articles on Cincinnati’s general park system, the Zoological Garden, the Art Museum, the Southern Railway, the University of Cincinnati, the Ohio Mechanic’s Institute, the waterworks and other articles of general interest.

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PARADE: OF 15,000 MARCHERS WILL PRECEDE COURTHOUSE CORNER-STONE LAYING. FORMER PRESIDENT TAFT TO BE THE ORATOR. CITY'S FAMOUS SON WILL USE A SILVER TROWEL. IN OFFICIATING AT THE IMPORTANT CEREMONY--ARRANGEMENTS COMPLETE FOR NOTABLE EVENT TO-DAY. (1915, Oct 01). Cincinnati Enquirer (1872-1922) Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.research.cincinnatilibrary.org/docview/870076479?accountid=39387