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Alice Carr, WWI Red Cross Nurse

Alice Griffith Carr was born in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in 1887, the youngest daughter of William and Mary (Ladley) Carr.  Her maternal grandfather, Rev. D. F. Ladley, was among the founders of Antioch College, and her father was the founder … Continue reading






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Happy Mother’s Day

Tucked away in both our local history and our aviation collections are some wonderful stories of mothers from the past. If you have been following our postings on the Patterson brothers during the Civil War, you already know that most … Continue reading






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To Vote But Not to Drink

MS-147: The Papers of Martha McClellan Brown and Rev. William Kennedy Brown highlight the life and work of Martha McClellan Brown. As an organizer, editor, and popular platform speaker, Martha McClellan Brown was a prominent and important figure in the … Continue reading






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