Archive for January, 2013

Finding Family in the Archive

January 25, 2013
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The following post was written by public history graduate student and Dayton Daily News Archive student worker Marcus Manchester, who stumbled upon some fascinating stories about a family member while working with the files of the DDN Archive: A few weeks ago, I was filing something away, and I came across a folder of...
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Fairfield – Osborn – Fairborn

January 23, 2013
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Before there was Fairborn, Ohio, there were the neighboring towns of Fairfield and Osborn. The town of Osborn was located in the area more recently occupied by a gravel pit and the Skyborn drive-in theatre, just off OH-235. After the 1913 Flood, the Miami Conservancy District developed a series of dams for flood prevention, one of...
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Sledding

January 11, 2013
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Snow is an annual fact of life in the Miami Valley. Here are some great photos of people enjoying winter weather to the fullest! More information can be found in these resources at Wright State University Special Collections & Archives: Dayton Daily News Archive: Seasons–Winter; Sledding; Sleigh; Accidents–Sledding; Weather–Snow.  
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