Category Archives: SC&A

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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Celebrating the First Flight: The Early Years

The five year anniversary of the First Flight was a quiet affair for the Wright family. In December 1908, Wilbur was flying in France, while Orville was at home in Dayton recuperating from injuries sustained in September airplane accident at … Continue reading

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