Tag Archives: Black History Month

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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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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James H. McGee, Dayton’s First African-American Mayor

James H. McGee (1918-2006) was Dayton’s first African American mayor, serving in that capacity from 1970 to 1981. At the time he was appointed to the office in 1970, he was one of the first black major city mayors in … Continue reading

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