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- Episode 3 of “In the Archives: Paul Laurence Dunbar”
- New Collection: Dayton Chamber Music Society Records
- New Collection: Clothes That Work Collection
- New and Updated Collections Available for Research, August 2019
- New Collection: Rose Mary Lawson Shaker Research Collection
- Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society Meeting, Monday, September 9, 7pm
- New Collection: American Association of University Women, Xenia, Ohio, Records
- New Collection: Friendship Force of Dayton Records
- Happy Birthday Orville and Katharine!
- New and Updated Collections Available for Research, July 2019
Daily Archives: February 16, 2012
The African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968) refers to the movement aimed at outlawing racial discrimination and restoring voting rights to African-Americans. The movement was characterized by major campaigns of civil resistance. Between 1955 and 1968, acts of nonviolent protests produced … Continue reading
On February 16, 1862, William wrote a short letter to his mother from Camp Wood, Kentucky. In the letter he reports that they only traveled 16 miles before they were ordered to return to camp. He also notes that the … Continue reading
On February 16, 1862, the Army of Ohio, while camped at Upton Station, Kentucky, received news that General Grant’s army had captured Fort Henry. No longer needed, the Army of Ohio returned to Camp Wood, Kentucky.