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Young Love in the Archives

Inspired by Valentine’s Day, I want to share an item that I first saw in the archives years ago while researching an exhibit on children.  When I opened a folder in the Schenck Family Papers (MS-284), I discovered a pink … Continue reading






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Are You Running the Race to Dayton’s Amazing Aviation Places?

During my shift in the reading room yesterday, I stood up to greet a mother, an exchange student, and two young children who had come to get their Wilbear passport stamps. They were on the Wilbear Wright Race to Dayton’s … Continue reading






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It’s Time to Celebrate Preservation Week 2015!

American Library Association started Preservation Week in 2010 to raise awareness and promote preservation of individual, family, organizational, and community archives. If you are just starting to think about preserving historical materials in your care, here are a few tips … Continue reading






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