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New Collection: Charles F. Horn Papers

By Anna Helmig, History graduate student (Public History concentration) We are pleased to announce that a new manuscript collection, MS-629: Charles F. Horn Papers, has been arranged and described and is now available for research! Charles F. Horn had a … 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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Finding Family in the Archive

The following post was written by public history graduate student and Dayton Daily News Archive student worker Marcus Manchester, who stumbled upon some fascinating stories about a family member while working with the files of the DDN Archive: A few … Continue reading

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