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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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Dale Huffman visits the Archives

We had a special guest in the Archives today:  Dayton Daily News columnist and local legend Dale Huffman. Mr. Huffman will be the keynote speaker at our 5th annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News event next Friday, July 18. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company

Did you know that over 3,000 World War I aircraft were manufactured right here in Dayton, Ohio? The Dayton-Wright Airplane Company delivered more than 3,500 airplanes to the war front, most of which were De Havilland 4s (or DH-4s). Our … Continue reading

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