Category Archives: Local History

Star Wars in the Archives

May the 4th is widely recognized — by Star Wars fans, at least — as “Star Wars Day.” This is due to a glorious pun: the phrase “May the 4th be with you” sounds very similar to the greeting “May the Force … Continue reading

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Miami Valley School Materials Digitized

We are excited to announce the recent digitization of materials from the Miami Valley School Collection, including over 400 photographs and several additional documents. The Miami Valley School digital collection can be accessed through CORE Scholar, Wright State University’s Campus Online … Continue reading

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Cooking Outdoors? Why not Mock Turtle Soup?

Two years ago as part of our 1913 Flood centennial commemoration, we told the story of Dayton’s 1913 flood day-by-day through the diaries and letters from our collections. Among these were items from the Neukom family: letters from Edward and Nellie, which … Continue reading

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