Author Archives: Lisa Rickey

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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Exhibits Recall 1913 Flood & Subsequent Flood Prevention

What would March in Dayton be without remembering the Great Flood of 1913? In commemoration of the event, we have a special exhibit of original flood postcards and photographs, from the Miami Conservancy District Records (MS-128), currently display in our … Continue reading






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The Story of Clair W. Welty: WWI Pilot Trainer

A couple of weeks ago, Special Collections & Archives hosted a special tour for which all members of the staff were asked to select some of their favorite materials from the collections to share with attendees. When choosing my “favorites” in … Continue reading






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