Monthly Archives: July 2017

The World at War: Across the Atlantic, Summer 1917

By June 1917, the first Americans were on their way to France and the War. One of those traveling across the Atlantic Ocean was Yellow Springs native and Antioch College graduate Alice Carr, a nurse serving with the American Red … Continue reading

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Flying Boats, Part IV: “The Catalina”

By Kyle Thede, former SC&A intern and recent graduate of the Wright State University Public History program. Long before Henry Kaiser ever spoke with Howard Hughes about the possibility of building a giant transatlantic cargo craft, flying boats were playing … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

While Special Collections & Archives is closed Tuesday in of observance of Independence Day, here are several diary entries from a variety of individuals, soldiers and civilians, at home or away, describing their thoughts and observations on July 4th from … Continue reading

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