Category Archives: Local History

TDIH 1914: James M. Cox nominated for Ohio Governor

On August 11, 1914, Ohio Governor James M. Cox was nominated to run for re-election to the governorship. However, despite his success in working with the state legislature to implement several Progressive reforms in 1914, he was defeated in the 1914 election … Continue reading

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In the Words of Roy Fitzgerald

Roy G. Fitzgerald, Sr., jotted the following lines at the end of a letter to the editor of the Dayton Journal-Herald newspaper on June 15, 1949, after describing a number of items recently donated to the Dayton & Montgomery County Historical … Continue reading

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Students create Exhibit for Engineers Club of Dayton Centennial Celebration

Two of our Public History graduate students, Adam Becker and Jordan Countryman, recently completed creating and installing a large exhibit about the history of the Engineers Club of Dayton as part of the Club’s centennial celebration this year. When the … Continue reading

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