Author Archives: Lisa

TDIH: World War I Begins in Europe

This Day in History: On July 28, 1914 — 100 years ago — World War I, or “The Great War” as it was often known prior to WWII, broke out in Europe. Although the often-cited catalyst for the war — assassination … Continue reading

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Archives News – June 2014

June was another busy month in the Archives! Here are some of our activities: June 9-12: Archivists and many, many volunteers cleaned the 1903 Wright Flyer replica that hangs in the Dunbar Library atrium. June 13: We held a reception … Continue reading

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In the Words of Roy Fitzgerald

Roy G. Fitzgerald, Sr., jotted the following lines at the end of a letter to the editor of the Dayton Journal-Herald newspaper on June 15, 1949, after describing a number of items recently donated to the Dayton & Montgomery County Historical … Continue reading

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