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TDIH 1915: Lusitania sunk by German U-Boats

On Friday, May 7, 1915, the German U-Boat U-20 torpedoed the British passenger liner R.M.S. Lusitania, 11 miles off the southern coast of Ireland. The Lusitania had departed New York on May 1 with nearly 2,000 passengers aboard and was headed for Liverpool on its usual route. The … Continue reading

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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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New World War I Exhibits

We are pleased to announce the installation of several new exhibits focused on World War I throughout the Dunbar Library. Three of the exhibits can be seen on the first floor, near the circulation area: One exhibit pertains to Raoul … Continue reading

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