Monthly Archives: November 2013

Dunbar Library is still Fabulous at 40

40 years ago today was a noteworthy day in the early history of the university. The dedication of the university’s new academic library- later to be re-named the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library- and the inauguration of Wright State’s 2nd university … Continue reading

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Remembering John F. Kennedy

Fifty years ago today, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas. It has been one of the defining moments of national tragedy in our nation’s history that … Continue reading

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Lookout Valley and the 61st OVI

The 61st OVI arrived at Bridgeport, Alabama, with the XII Corps, on October 1, 1863.  On October 27 the regiment began moving toward Chattanooga, Tennessee to assist in opening communications for the city by way of the Tennessee River.  On the night of … Continue reading

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