Category Archives: Local History

It was on Jeopardy!

Last Tuesday I was watching “Jeopardy!” to cheer on Wright State senior Emily Bingham.  Not only was I excited about Emily’s impressive performance earning her a spot in tomorrow night’s semi-finals, but I was also excited that one of the … Continue reading






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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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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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