Wright-Patterson AFB

December 11, 2012
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Wright-Patterson AFB

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has long been a center of research and development. For years, the base was the center of both theoretical research and flight test for the Air Force. Even though flight testing is today conducted at Edwards Air Force Base in California, much research and experimentation continue to take place here...
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World War II Pictures

December 7, 2012
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World War II Pictures

Within the DDN collection, there are a number of folders containing pictures that cover various campaigns of the Second World War. These pictures were used in the newspaper for stories and often times still have the original captions still attached to them. I decided to pick a couple of themes and post some pictures...
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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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