Tag Archives: African Americans

Grant received to Digitize Local Civil Rights Interview Program Videos

We are pleased to announce that Special Collections and Archives has been awarded a grant by the Ohio Historic Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) to preserve and make available video recordings of the local civil rights program “Like It Is.” The … Continue reading

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McLin Family Photos

Last Fall, we received a donation from former Dayton mayor Rhine McLin of materials pertaining to her father, C. J. McLin, Jr. (some of which are currently on display in our reading room), as well as several large scrapbooks, which … 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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