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50 Years Ago: Remembering the Kent State Shootings

In looking back at the Kent State tragedy of May 4, 1970, when four students engaged in protest of the Vietnam War were shot and killed by members of the Ohio National Guard, it seems appropriate to reflect on the … Continue reading

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Celebrating The Boonshoft School of Medicine’s 1st Graduates

Happy anniversary to the inaugural class of the Boonshoft School of Medicine, who this year are celebrating their 40th anniversary. After the establishment of the new school by the Ohio legislature in 1973, the charter class of medical students began … Continue reading

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Dayton Music History Project

Interested in some history of the early rock scene in Dayton? Special Collections & Archives has been interviewing a group of local musicians for our Dayton Music History Project as we begin to investigate the many layers of popular music … Continue reading

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