President Clinton in Dayton

September 21, 2012
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The third President in our series is the 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton. President Clinton is one of the youngest to ever hold the office and he was the first of the Baby Boomer generation to win the Presidency. He is known as a “New” Democrat in that he advocate...
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President George H.W. Bush in Dayton

September 14, 2012
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bush_athobartarenathumbs

The second installment of the DDN Archive Presidential series is the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush. President Bush was no stranger to Buckeye State as he visited Ohio numerous times while VP under Ronald Reagan. He also campaigned heavily here during both his 1988 and 1992 campaigns for the presidency....
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Victory over Japan (V-J) Day in Dayton

September 4, 2012
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Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day) is the name chosen for the anniversary of the Allied victory of the Empire of Japan during WWII. The Japanese agreed to surrender in August of 1945 and the official documents were signed the first week of September. One of the most famous pictures of WWII, the sailor...
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Some of My Favorite Photos from the Collection

August 31, 2012
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In the almost two years we have been processing the DDN collection, the same few photos always seem to surface. They have become a very familiar site around the office as they are used both for displays and as talking points when describing the collection. These photos aren’t of world leaders or famous events,...
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President Richard Nixon in Dayton

August 24, 2012
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It’s election season so I thought it fitting to revisit past presidential campaign stops in the Miami Valley. From now until November the DDN blog will highlight visits by Presidents FDR through HW Bush. The first of the series in Richard Nixon. Many remember Nixon from his turbulent stint as president from 1969-1974. However...
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