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Faculty Scholarship

Our scholarship examines – at local, national and international levels – how events have shaped the times in which we live. 

We invite you to enjoy this virtual exhibit of our work.

A Letter to W.E.B. Du Bois

In 1930, W.E.B. Du Bois, the great civil rights leader, scholar and author, wrote to the University of Dayton to ask for information on African American enrollment. Du Bois was gathering information for an article about higher education in The Crisis, the magazine of the NAACP. This video explores the University of Dayton's response.


Department of History

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