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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johnson_shakinghands

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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unicorn_flyingsaucer

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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Kennedys in Dayton

October 18, 2012
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No political family has captured the national attention like the Kennedys. The family boasts numerous senators, successful businessmen, and a US President. The focus of this installment of the DDN Presidential Series is JFK and the Kennedy family. Because of their national prominence many Kennedys have visited the Miami Valley. The DDN collection contains...
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The Presidential Campaign of Governor Romney

October 3, 2012
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romney_george

Governor Mitt Romney is preparing for tonight’s first of three presidential debates to take place before the November election. Governor Romney has been in the national spotlight since 2008 when he began his first run at the Presidency. Mr. Romney is no stranger to politics as his father, George Romney, ran for the Republican...
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