Author Archives: Lisa Rickey

Tom Hanks & David McCullough visit the Archives

As you might have heard, the Dayton area had some famous visitors earlier this week: actor/producer/director Tom Hanks and historian David McCullough. Hanks helped dedicate the newly renovated Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures here at Wright State, and he is … Continue reading






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Raoul Lufbery and the Escadrille Lafayette

In early 1916, although the United States had not yet entered World War I, there were a number of Americans eager to support the Allies however they could. One response to that eagerness was the establishment of the Escadrille Americaine … Continue reading






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What is that blue card in the exhibit case?

If you have stopped by to look at our Victoria Theatre exhibit on the first floor of Dunbar Library, you may have noticed a little blue card in the corner and wondered, Oh, hey, what is that little blue card? Is … Continue reading






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