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Happy 40th Birthday Kettering Tower!

This month, Dayton’s Kettering Tower celebrates its 40th birthday.  Built by Dayton architectural firm, Lorenz Williams Inc., Winters Bank Tower, as it was known upon completion, had its grand opening May 22, 1972.  Instrumental in the development of this building … Continue reading

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March 24, 1913

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Between March 21-26, 1913, the Great Flood of Dayton marked the greatest natural disaster in Ohio history.   The first of three major storms arrived on Friday, March 21, 1913.  Strong winds and a temperature of 60 degrees marked a typical … Continue reading

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The Patterson Family

April 2011 marks the beginning of the 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War.  As we join other institutions nationwide in commemorating this anniversary, we will be posting materials from many of our Civil War era collections.  … Continue reading

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