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Founders’ Spotlight: Robert S. Oelman

Together with Stanley Allyn, and as his successor as CEO of NCR, Robert S. Oelman provided the leadership and vision for the development of Wright State University. Of all the early founders of the university, Robert was the one who … Continue reading

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Founders’ Spotlight: Stanley C. Allyn

While there were many important individuals behind the founding of Wright State, there was no one more influential in making the project a reality than Stanley Charles Allyn, CEO of the National Cash Register Company. Mr. Allyn, who had successfully … Continue reading

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William Still in Tennessee

On June 7, 1863, William Patterson wrote his mother a letter from Tennessee.  In the letter he reports some good news.  On May 29, he received his commisson as a Captain and will likely be reassigned to Company H.  However, he will not mustered into … Continue reading

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