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Daily Archives: February 2, 2012
Mayor Robert Clayton Henry
Robert Clayton Henry was the mayor of Springfield, Ohio from 1966 to 1968 and was the first African American mayor of an American city. In 1961 he was elected to Springfield’s commission until 1966, when he was appointed mayor. He … Continue reading
Posted in DDN and Dayton Tagged Black History Month, Robert Henry, Springfield 3 Comments
Ladies and Gentlemen…
48 years ago this month 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 … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, Local History, SC&A Tagged 1964, Beatlemania, Beatles, Cincinnati Ohio, Music, photographs, pop culture, popular culture 1 Comment