Author Archives: Lisa Rickey

Join us for “Exploring the Archives” on Feb. 9

Please join us on the evening of Tuesday, February 9, 2016, for “Exploring the Archives,” part of the Friends of the Libraries workshop series. Discover the power of the past! Visit Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure: Boyer Funeral Home Records

Get it? Funeral home records – buried treasure? Sorry, couldn’t resist a morbid joke. But if this post caught your eye, you’re probably a genealogist, and so little details that some might consider “morbid” are basically some of your favorite things. But let’s get … Continue reading

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A Journey of 4.5 Million Miles Began with 120 Feet

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” -Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher, 6th-5th c. BC Or, a journey of more than 4.5 million miles through space in 2002 began with a flight of 120 feet on the … Continue reading

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