Tag Archives: Ohio history

The Blizzard of ’78

If you were anywhere in the Miami Valley in 1978, you most likely remember very well what you were (or were not) doing 34 years ago today! On January 26-27, 1978, the region was hit with a major blizzard, one … 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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Special Collections & Archives

One hundred years ago, Dayton was the cradle of American invention.  While walking downtown you were likely to meet the creative minds behind the first practical airplane, the automobile self-starter, automatic cash registers, and the pop top — inventions that … Continue reading

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