Author Archives: Lisa Rickey

Summer Hours 2022

Beginning on Monday, May 2, 2022, Special Collections & Archives is open to researchers for its summer hours schedule of Tuesday-Friday, 12pm to 4pm. We plan to resume our normal/extended hours when Fall semester starts again in August. Visit our … Continue reading

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Celebrating 150 Years of Paul Laurence Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar was born on June 27, 1872, in Dayton, Ohio. He was was one of the first African American literary figures to gain national critical acclaim. On May 2, 1992, Wright State University’s main library was renamed “Dunbar … Continue reading

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Garlow’s Blizzard of 1978 Photos

Bill Garlow was a photographer with the Dayton Journal-Herald from 1964 until the newspaper merged with the Dayton Daily News, and then continued with the DDN until his retirement, about 2006. Over his more than 40-year career, he captured hundreds … Continue reading

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