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April 2, 1917: the Miami Valley Prepares for War

On the evening of April 2, 1917, one hundred years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson addressed a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany. The Senate and House passed the resolution in the following days with Wilson signing … Continue reading






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75 Years Ago Today: Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While Hawaii seemed like a world away in 1941, the Miami Valley would be greatly impacted by the events of December 7th. Alice Griffith Carr, a Yellow Springs native, … Continue reading






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New Exhibits highlight Original Artifacts & More

We have two new exhibits of original historic artifacts currently on display in our reading room and a fresh exhibit on the first floor of Dunbar Library! One new exhibit in our reading room highlights artifacts from the Jewish Federation of Greater … Continue reading






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