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Mother’s Day

May 8, 2012
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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and celebrating motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, yet most commonly in March, April, or May. It complements Father’s Day, the celebration honoring fathers. The United States celebrates Mother’s Day on...
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Parks, Fairs and Festivals

August 26, 2011
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Summer is the time for outdoor activities. Dayton and its metropolitan area boast an impressive array of parks, gardens and reserves for public enjoyment in warm weather. Dayton’s parks have provided much-appreciated sites for recreation and relaxation for over a century. They are managed by a diverse array of organizations – Five Rivers MetroParks,...
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Baseball in Dayton

May 24, 2011
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Baseball is called America’s pastime, and Dayton is not an exception to the rule. The onset of spring brings families to the diamond all across the Miami Valley. Dayton is home to the Dayton Dragons, and before them, the Ducks. The region is also home to many Major league all-stars; including Roger Clemens, Mike...
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Dayton Industries and Inventors

May 17, 2011
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Delco Delco was the automotive electronics design and manufacturing subsidiary of General Motors. The company was founded in Dayton by Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958) and Colonel Edward A. Deeds (1874-1960) in 1909 (originally with NCR, in 1915 Deeds left that company to devote himself fulltime to the new enterprise). Delco’s name was formed from...
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Theater in Dayton

March 24, 2011
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Winter in Dayton has never been a time to stay at home. The thriving theater venues in town are a great place to escape the winter blues and enjoy first-rate performing arts. Dayton is fortunate to have a strong tradition of support for the arts. For instance, many of the city’s suburbs and small...
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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 their contents; which include subject...
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Dayton Daily News Archive at Wright State University Libraries Special Collections & Archives

January 7, 2011
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DDN Archive move to Wright State

EXTRA! EXTRA! WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES RECEIVE ARCHIVES OF DAYTON DAILY NEWS… WILL UNDERGO BASIC PROCESSING WITH A GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS AND RECORDS COMMISSION… The story of a city is drafted in the myriad experiences of its citizens; it is forged on the face of its architecture and geography. It is...
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