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Grant received to Digitize Local Civil Rights Interview Program Videos

We are pleased to announce that Special Collections and Archives has been awarded a grant by the Ohio Historic Records Advisory Board (OHRAB) to preserve and make available video recordings of the local civil rights program “Like It Is.” The … Continue reading

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President Lyndon Baines Johnson in Dayton

The next Commander in Chief in our Presidential Series is the 36th POTUS, President Lyndon Baines Johnson. President Johnson is described as one the most politically astute and canny politicians of the 20th century. He began his political career in … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Movement

The African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968) refers to the movement aimed at outlawing racial discrimination and restoring voting rights to African-Americans. The movement was characterized by major campaigns of civil resistance. Between 1955 and 1968, acts of nonviolent protests produced … Continue reading

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