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Happy Birthday Wright State

September 26, 2011
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Happy Birthday Wright State University! This September celebrates the 44th anniversary of Wright State’s founding. Initially founded in 1964, Wright State University was the Dayton branch campus of both Miami University and Ohio State University (Miami-OSU at Dayton). The young campus had only 3,203 students registered for classes taught by 55 faculty members. In...
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Coach Ralph Underhill

September 9, 2011
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Former Wright State men’s basketball coach, Ralph Underhill, died Thursday morning at 2 a.m. at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Underhill coached the Raiders for 18 seasons, from 1978-1996. During his tenure he led the Raiders to a record of 356-162; averaging 19 wins a season and 80 points per game. Underhill’s Raiders were an...
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Graduation in Dayton

June 14, 2011
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It’s that time of the year! May and June are known as the season of graduation – when most students leave high school or college and move on to another stage in their lives. Here’s a quick history of graduation ceremonies to ponder while you listen to “Pomp and Circumstance” at your next graduation...
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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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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 in the comment section below....
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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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