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Lorenz Publishing Company’s Female Editor

By Sarah Allison, archives student worker & Public History graduate student The Lorenz Publishing Company has been a Dayton staple since its creation in 1890 by the founder, E.S. Lorenz. The idea for his own publishing company came in 1889 … Continue reading

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Dr. Joshua Martin: Pioneer Physician of the Miami Valley

By Sarah Allison, archives student worker & Public History graduate student Imagine a time without anesthesia, where unnecessary amputations happened every day, and the common cold could kill you. Modern era physicians don’t have to worry because of the results … Continue reading

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A Gift From Rike’s Means So Much More: The Million in December Campaign of 1922

By Sarah Allison, archives student worker & Public History graduate student The Rike-Kumler Co. held it’s “A Million in December” campaign December 1st, 1922, at its downtown Dayton location. It was a feat that had not been matched in the … Continue reading

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