Category Archives: Local History

Reflections on Processing the Charles Horn Papers

My name is Anna Helmig and I am a graduate student in the Wright State Public History Program. This past summer, I had the privilege of working Wright State‚Äôs Special Collections and Archives to process the Charles F. Horn Papers … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Local History, Public History, SC&A | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Reflections on Processing the Charles Horn Papers

McLin Family Photos

Last Fall, we received a donation from former Dayton mayor Rhine McLin of materials pertaining to her father, C. J. McLin, Jr. (some of which are currently on display in our reading room), as well as several large scrapbooks, which … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Local History, SC&A | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on McLin Family Photos

Digital Spotlight: Miami County Manumission Record, 1834

In 1804, the Ohio General Assembly enacted the Ohio Black Codes to govern black and mulatto people living in the state. Under these Codes, free blacks and mulattos were required to register at their local court, proving they were free … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Local History, SC&A | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Digital Spotlight: Miami County Manumission Record, 1834