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Amelia Earhart in the Archives

This week marks the anniversary of the flight of Amelia Earhart as the first woman to fly as a passenger on a trans-Atlantic flight. On June 17, 1928, Earhart departed Trepassey Harbor, Newfoundland, in a Fokker F7 named Friendship with … Continue reading

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Students create Exhibit for Engineers Club of Dayton Centennial Celebration

Two of our Public History graduate students, Adam Becker and Jordan Countryman, recently completed creating and installing a large exhibit about the history of the Engineers Club of Dayton as part of the Club’s centennial celebration this year. When the … Continue reading

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100 Years Ago Today: Wrights move into Hawthorn Hill

One hundred years ago today, the Wrights moved into their new Oakwood mansion Hawthorn Hill. Bishop Milton Wright wrote in his diary, April 28, 1914: We moved from 7 Hawthorn Street, Dayton, Ohio, to Hawthorn Hill, Harmon Ave., Oakwood, Ohio. … Continue reading

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