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New Exhibits highlight Miami Conservancy District and Dayton Peace Accords

We are pleased to announce the recent installation of two new exhibits in Dunbar Library. One exhibit centers around the Miami Conservancy District, celebrating the centennial of its 1915 founding. The exhibit includes photographs, maps, cartoons, and newspaper articles that … Continue reading

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“…in attendance second only to that of C.L. Vallandingham”

On Tuesday, March 30, 1915, Bishop Milton Wright wrote these lines in his diary: …Edward W. Hanley was buried to-day. It is said to have been in attendance second only to that of C. L. Vallandingham. Hanley was a Catholic; … 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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