Cedarville University Through the Years

December 6, 2012
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I have only had a short time to go through the Dayton Daily News Archive, but Bill found a folder of my Alma Mater, Cedarville University.  At the time it was Cedarville College, and it was fascinating to go through and look at the pictures and to see how much the school has changed...
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President Truman in Dayton

November 19, 2012
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The final installment of the DDN Presidential Series is the 33rd President of the United States, Harry Truman. President Truman’s legacy has gone through an evolution since he left office in 1953. His approval rating was in the low 20% (in some polls, even lower than Nixon when he left office). However in the...
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Final Stages of the Project

November 19, 2012
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Final Stages of the Project

The goal of the NHPRC grant was to have the DDN Collection minimally processed  by the end of 2012. I am happy to say that we will meet that deadline as we are finalizing the project. The database is complete with only a few touchups needed. All the boxes are processed and we are...
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President Lyndon Baines Johnson in Dayton

October 29, 2012
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The next Commander in Chief in our Presidential Series is the 36th POTUS, President Lyndon Baines Johnson. President Johnson is described as one the most politically astute and canny politicians of the 20th century. He began his political career in his home state of Texas, running for the House as a New Deal Democrat....
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UFOs, Unicorns and other spooky things

October 29, 2012
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Late October is filled with thoughts of ghouls and goblins. Last year we published photos of trick-or-treaters and Halloween costumes. This year we looked for photos and stories related to mythical creatures and aliens. We actually found quite a lot of material. Of course UFOs are a very big topic in Dayton because of...
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