Category Archives: Local History

New Exhibit: Phil Donahue’s Dayton Connection

Who hasn’t heard of Phil Donahue? Did you know that Phil Donahue has a pretty significant connection to Dayton, Ohio? The Phil Donahue Show, which revolutionized daytime television with its unique format, premiered on Dayton’s WLWD-TV in November 1967 and was … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Exhibits, Local History | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Boxplorations: W. J. Blanchard Aeroproducts Collection

Here it is, “3/05″ (March 5th), and I wondered: What is in collection # 305? So I decided to try another “boxploration” into MS-305, the W. J. Blanchard Aeroproducts Inc. Collection (links to PDF finding aid). This collection contains personal … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Collections, Local History | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Orville, Katharine, & Mr. Jung’s Law

If you’ve been following us on Facebook or Twitter, you have probably noticed the posts containing passages from Bishop Milton Wright’s diaries, 100-years-ago-today style. The passages are very short and usually comprise the entirety of that day’s diary entry. (Very … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Local History, Wright Brothers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment