Monthly Archives: February 2019

Celebrating African-Americans Who Helped Shape WSU

In 1991, Alyce Earl Jenkins of the College of Education produced an interview series regarding the African-American experience at WSU, titled Profiles of African-Americans: Their Role in Shaping Wright State University. At Special Collections & Archives we have the original … Continue reading

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Digital Spotlight: Miami County Manumission Record, 1834

In 1804, the Ohio General Assembly enacted the Ohio Black Codes to govern black and mulatto people living in the state. Under these Codes, free blacks and mulattos were required to register at their local court, proving they were free … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: C. J. McLin, Jr., Materials

We are pleased to announce a new exhibit about Clarence Josef “C.J.” McLin, Jr., is now on display in our reading room. The majority of the exhibit comes from the recently donated State Representative Clarence Josef “C.J.” McLin, Jr., Papers (MS-640). … Continue reading

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