Archive for July, 2011

Guess Who (Round 4)

July 27, 2011
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Guess Who (Round 4)

Congratulations to Leah Miller who correctly guessed that the Dayton celebrity was Martin Sheen. In keeping with our aviation theme, let’s move on to round 4. Our next mystery person  graduated from Purdue University in 1955 with a bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering. He was a Naval aviator from 1949-1952 and flew 78...
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Dayton Air Show

July 27, 2011
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Dayton Air Show

In keeping with its history as the birthplace of aviation, each year, Dayton hosts a spectacular air show. The Dayton Air Show, first held in 1974, is recognized as one of the country’s premier aviation events. The Air Show takes place in mid-July each year at the Dayton International Airport. This celebration of Dayton’s...
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200 Boxes Processed!

July 13, 2011
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Last week we processed the 200th record storage box of the collection. The last names of A-G from the Personality Files are integrated and ready for permanent placement on the shelves.  The time and effort required to complete the 200 boxes speaks to the volume of this collection; it is massive. We estimate that,...
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