Monthly Archives: August 2012

Some of My Favorite Photos from the Collection

In the almost two years we have been processing the DDN collection, the same few photos always seem to surface. They have become a very familiar site around the office as they are used both for displays and as talking … Continue reading

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Second Battle of Bull Run

The Second Battle of Bull Run, also known as Second Manassas, began on Thursday, ¬†August 28, 1862, when Confederate forces under “Stonewall” Jackson attacked Union forces moving along Warrenton Turnpike just outside Gainesville, Virginia, near the farm of John Brawner.¬† … Continue reading

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President Richard Nixon in Dayton

It’s election season so I thought it fitting to revisit past presidential campaign stops in the Miami Valley. From now until November the DDN blog will highlight visits by Presidents FDR through HW Bush. The first of the series in … Continue reading

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