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Some Background on the Dayton Daily News Archive

March 1, 2011
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Some Background on the Dayton Daily News Archive

The Dayton Daily News was purchased and given its current name by James M. Cox (1870-1957) in 1898. Active in both the media and political worlds, Cox was a U.S. Representative from Ohio (1909-13), the 46th (1913-15) and 48th (1917-21) Governor of Ohio, and the Democratic candidate for President of the United States in...
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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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