Archive for February 2nd, 2012

Mayor Robert Clayton Henry

February 2, 2012
By

Robert Clayton Henry was the mayor of Springfield, Ohio from 1966 to 1968 and was the first African American mayor of an American city.  In 1961 he was elected to Springfield’s commission until 1966, when he was appointed mayor. He only served one term and refused to run for re-election so he could pursue...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in DDN and Dayton | 2 Comments »

Welcome

Wright State University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives welcomes you to our Dayton Daily News Archive blog. We are excited to share selections from the DDN Archive with you!

For more information:
* Visit our website
* Email us
* Visit us on the fourth floor of Dunbar Library

facebook twitter

Follow me on Twitter