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Guess Who (Round 2)

February 3, 2011
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In case you were wondering, last week’s Guess Who was none other than Orville Wright, one of Dayton’s aviation pioneers. In keeping with the basketball theme, this week’s contest features a local basketball player who was an NCAA All-American at Miami University and NBA standout. He played for Miami from 1982-86 and averaged 24.3...
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Guess Who?

January 24, 2011
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Guess Who?

A fun addition of this blog is that every Monday we post a picture of a famous Daytonian that we find in the collection and you can guess who they are. The winner will be the first person to correctly identify the person in the photo, post your responses in the comment section below....
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DDN Collection Arrives at WSU

January 10, 2011
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DDN Collection Arrives at WSU

The DDN Collection was stored in the basement of the Medical Sciences building when it arrived on WSU’s main campus. The filing cabinets and record storage boxes took up   seven rooms and any extra space we had around the office.  We placed the cabinets in separate rooms based on their contents; which include subject...
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Dayton Daily News Archive at Wright State University Libraries Special Collections & Archives

January 7, 2011
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DDN Archive move to Wright State

EXTRA! EXTRA! WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES RECEIVE ARCHIVES OF DAYTON DAILY NEWS… WILL UNDERGO BASIC PROCESSING WITH A GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS AND RECORDS COMMISSION… The story of a city is drafted in the myriad experiences of its citizens; it is forged on the face of its architecture and geography. It is...
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