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- Celebrating Wright State’s 50th: New Book!
- A Night of Dayton Hockey History: Ice Stories with Chuck Gabringer
- Archives Closed Monday, January 16
- New and Updated Collections Available for Research
- What Were You Doing on the Day of the First Flight?
- Workshop Announcement-Bringing History Home: Educational Outreach Using Local Government Records, January 18, 2017
- Winter Break Closure, Dec. 23-Jan. 2
- Student Volunteers in the Stacks
- Did You Know John Glenn Visited Wright State University?
- 75 Years Ago Today: Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941
Category Archives: Local History
Today we received a donation of this 1927 Delco Light Frigidaire Convention badge with attached ribbon: The donor stated that the badge belonged to her father-in-law, H. H. McLellan, who sold Delco Light plants in Nebraska. She said it was probably … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that oral history videos from the Lest We Forget Collection (MS-396), documenting the stories of individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities, have recently been digitized and are now freely available online, anytime, through the Wright … Continue reading
By Sarah Allison, archives student worker & Public History graduate student Imagine a time without anesthesia, where unnecessary amputations happened every day, and the common cold could kill you. Modern era physicians don’t have to worry because of the results … Continue reading