Tag Archives: African Americans

Dunbar site reviewed in Journal of American History

We learned via social media today that a review of the Paul Laurence Dunbar section of the Special Collections & Archives web site has been published in the December 2015 issue of the Journal of American History, in the Digital History Reviews section. … Continue reading






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James H. McGee, Dayton’s First African-American Mayor

James H. McGee (1918-2006) was Dayton’s first African American mayor, serving in that capacity from 1970 to 1981. At the time he was appointed to the office in 1970, he was one of the first black major city mayors in … Continue reading






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University Archives & the African American Alumni All Class Reunion

There are lots of interesting activities happening at Wright State this weekend for the 2013 Homecoming celebration. One of the many events and gatherings for Homecoming weekend will be the African American Alumni All Class Reunion. And the University Archives … Continue reading






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