The Impact of the Fathers Hanhe in Dayton through the Lens of the 1875 Dayton Atlas
The story of two Catholic priests, brothers Charles and John Hahne, and their impact on the Dayton region in the 1800s.
Home Economics and the African American Experience
What was the experience of Black women in home economics programs during the early 20th century like?
German Immigration & Dayton Breweries
What are the reasons German Immigrants were able to dominate in the brewing industries? What had caused there to be so many German Immigrants in the Dayton area?
- Dayton Breweries started to take off with Germans:
- Germans had the economy booming with their lager.
- Families were able to hold their own and provide for their families.
- Discrimination occurred during World War I, World War II, and the Prohibition, which had caused most of the breweries to shut down.
- Breweries starting to make a huge comeback in Dayton.
17th-Century Pastry Mold: Linking the Past and the Future
Pastry molds similar to the 17th-century mold studied were used in central Europe for religious celebrations, education and sometimes just for decoration.
- Oldest known molds date back 4,500 years.
- Carved by goldsmiths in 1600s and later in the 1700s by Gingerbread Master baker apprentices
- Most artists are unknown because some bakers only created the one mold required to become a Master Baker and molds were unsigned.
- Most doughs must be dried 24 hours prior to baking in order to maintain their designs. The cookies taste better as they age.
- Several museums have pastry mold collections.
The New-Student Orientation Experience at the University of Dayton during the 1950s and '60s
Poster discusses new-student orientation in different eras and addresses the tradition of freshman beanies.
This collection contains projects by students in the Library mini-course UDI 204 and other programs.
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