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Monthly Archives: May 2011
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. … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
As with any collection, the processing archivist needs to be mindful of preservation concerns. Luckily the DDN collection was maintained with some degree of professional standards. Collections that are not maintained by a trained archivist are often full of staples, … Continue reading