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New Collection: Louis P. Christman Drawings

Upon creating Carillon Park in the early 1940s, Colonel Edward Deeds wished to reconstruct the original Wright Brothers’ 1905 Flyer in one of the park’s buildings. As Orville and Wilbur Wright had never produced a complete set of drawings or … Continue reading

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Happy 40th Birthday Kettering Tower!

This month, Dayton’s Kettering Tower celebrates its 40th birthday.  Built by Dayton architectural firm, Lorenz Williams Inc., Winters Bank Tower, as it was known upon completion, had its grand opening May 22, 1972.  Instrumental in the development of this building … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen…

48 years ago this month the Beatles made their U.S. debut on T.V’s The Ed Sullivan Show.   On February 9, 1964, the English pop group was seen by 73 million television viewers and “Beatlemania,” which had been building momentum since the … Continue reading

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