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New Exhibit: Phil Donahue’s Dayton Connection

Who hasn’t heard of Phil Donahue? Did you know that Phil Donahue has a pretty significant connection to Dayton, Ohio? The Phil Donahue Show, which revolutionized daytime television with its unique format, premiered on Dayton’s WLWD-TV in November 1967 and was … Continue reading

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Public History Symposium: March 14

Please join us on March 14 for our Public History Graduate Symposium “Wright in Your Own Backyard,” which will take place from 9:00-3:30 at the Wright State University Student Union Endeavor Room. The symposium will be a thought-provoking day of … Continue reading

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100-Year-Old Dayton Newspaper Advertisements

This past weekend, Dawne Dewey, Head of Special Collections & Archives, led a Friends of the Libraries workshop on “History through Newspapers,” in which participants learned to research and relive local history through old newspapers in the Archives’ collection. (You can … Continue reading

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