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Winter in the Miami Valley, Part II: Skiing

December 22, 2017
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While you may not associate skiing with the Miami Valley, many local residents take to the outdoors on snowy days to hit the slopes or test the cardio with some cross country skiing. The Dayton Daily News and Journal Herald photographers documented Miami Valley skiers outside enjoying the snow. Did anyone...
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The Dayton Air Show in Pictures

May 31, 2017
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The Dayton Air Show in Pictures

Who has attended the Dayton Air Show? The air show, originally known as the Dayton Air Fair, started in July 1975. Highlights from the first Air Fair included the husband and wife stunt team of Bob and Pat Wagner and Harold Johnson, who would later serve as mayor of Moraine, Ohio....
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I Wonder if Main Street Has Changed?

May 12, 2017
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Curious how your community has or has not changed over time? Doing research on a historic home or building? Or maybe you are just curious whether your hometown has appeared in the newspaper at one  time or another? The Dayton Daily News Archive (MS-458) has photograph and newspaper clipping files for...
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With Spring Comes Track and Field

April 20, 2017
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Any track and field athletes out there? Remember the huge invitationals, relays, and district meets at Welcome Stadium? For those of us with the “track bug” we look forward to, and often count the days until, spring arrives and the outdoor track season begins. The Miami Valley has a very strong...
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Beatlemania in the U.S.A.

February 9, 2014
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Beatlemania in the U.S.A.

Fifty years ago today, the Beatles made their U.S. debut on T.V.’s The Ed Sullivan Show.   On February 9, 1964, the English pop group was seen by 73 million television viewers and “Beatlemania,” which had been building momentum since the group released its first U.S. single, began in earnest.   The Beatles spent...
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Finding Family in the Archive

January 25, 2013
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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 weeks ago, I was filing something away, and I came across...
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