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Poems from the Past in Honor of National Poetry Month: Dayton’s Own Paul Laurence Dunbar

Voices from the past speak to us through autograph albums, letters, and diaries. In honor of National Poetry Month, we’ll be sharing poems and sayings found in our collections. In Honor of Spring  Poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar  Born in … Continue reading

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Dunbar site reviewed in Journal of American History

We learned via social media today that a review of the Paul Laurence Dunbar section of the Special Collections & Archives web site has been published in the December 2015 issue of the Journal of American History, in the Digital History Reviews section. … Continue reading

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Explore Dunbar

Have you taken the time to explore Dunbar recently? No, we’re not talking about Wright State’s Dunbar Library—although we’d encourage that also—but its namesake: Paul Laurence Dunbar, a Dayton native and one of the first nationally recognized African American poets.  You … Continue reading

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