Author Archives: scastudent

Candid Photographs in the Archives

As the 1800s came to a close, cameras, increasingly portable and affordable, enabled people to document their personal adventures. Candid snapshots show how people interacted with their world–for example, through details of how they dressed for everyday activities. The archives … Continue reading

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WWII Charity Sewing with the Dayton Area Red Cross (MS-121)

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many people, including members of our campus community, have banded together to sew much-needed face masks. These collaborations reflect large-scale sewing efforts documented in the archives. During World War II, the Dayton Area Chapter of the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Processing the Charles Horn Papers

My name is Anna Helmig and I am a graduate student in the Wright State Public History Program. This past summer, I had the privilege of working Wright State‚Äôs Special Collections and Archives to process the Charles F. Horn Papers … Continue reading

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