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Baseball is in the Air, Dayton Daily News Living Legends, November 17th

November 9, 2016
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Baseball is in the Air, Dayton Daily News Living Legends, November 17th

While Opening Day is roughly 143 days away (who is counting, right?), you can still get your baseball fix next Thursday night, November 17, when long-time sports writer Hal McCoy will speak as part of the  7th annual Dayton Daily News Living Legends series. The event will take place in the Endeavor Room...
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Hal McCoy to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on November 17

November 3, 2016
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Hal McCoy to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on November 17

Join us from 6:30-9pm on Thursday, November 17th, for the 7th annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive as we honor sports writer Hal McCoy in the Endeavor Room of the Wright State Student Union. The doors open at 6:30pm and the program starts at 7pm. The event...
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DDN Archives Materials Requested for “Carol” Film

January 26, 2016
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Wright State University President David Hopkins recently shared some interesting Wright State connections to the Academy Award-nominated film Carol (2015), starring Cate Blanchett. Among these connections are that the film’s production manager, Karri O’Reilly, is a 1994 WSU grad. Another 20 WSU grads and students also worked on the movie,...
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Laura Bischoff to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on May 29

May 13, 2015
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Laura Bischoff to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on May 29

Please join us for the 6th Annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture, featuring Dayton Daily News investigative reporter Laura Bischoff, on Friday, May 29. This event is free & open to the public and will take place on the 4th floor of the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library,...
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Dale Huffman draws crowd for Living Legends on July 18

July 22, 2014
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Dale Huffman draws crowd for Living Legends on July 18

A crowd of approximately 150 people attended our fifth annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture on Friday, July 18, 2014. This year’s honoree was DDN columnist Dale Huffman, who has been sharing good news and happy stories from around Dayton since 1968. He has written for the Dayton Daily News...
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Dale Huffman to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on July 18

July 9, 2014
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Dale Huffman to speak at Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News on July 18

Please join us for the 5th Annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture, featuring Dayton Daily News columnist Dale Huffman, on Friday, July 18, from 6:30-9:00 p.m. This event is free & open to the public and will take place on the 4th floor of the Paul...
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Collection Update

November 23, 2011
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The last month has been very busy with the DDN collection. Our Public History graduate student, Misti Spillman, has been hard at work integrating the Personality Collection files. Thanks to her help, we have 300 record storage boxes of names finalized.  We are currently working on the “K” names...
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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...
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Guess Who?

January 24, 2011
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Guess Who?

A fun addition of this blog is that every Monday we post a picture of a famous Daytonian that we find in the collection and you can guess who they are. The winner will be the first person to correctly identify the person in the photo, post your responses...
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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...
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