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Columbus Dispatch Collection

Columbus Dispatch in full image from August 19, 2017 to current, or full text from 1985 to current. Blog and web-edition articles also available. Email, print, download, or cite articles easily.

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The Dayton Room - Local History + Genealogy

The Dayton RoomTHE DAYTON ROOM at the Main Library, houses more than 200 years of historical materials about Dayton, Montgomery County and the Miami Valley area. The Collection includes books, photographs, pamphlets, magazines, newspapers, maps, manuscripts, postcards, videos and more. Many of our historic images can also be found in Dayton Remembers, our online digital image database. Flatbed and cradle scanners in The Dayton Room are available to help you digitize your own family documents, photos and history. The Dayton Room is located on the 2nd Floor of the Main Library.

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