Lisa Powell

Staff photographer for Cox Media Group Ohio.

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Here is the unseen history at one of the country’s first African-American museums
 Only a small percentage of any museum’s collection is out for public view. The rest is a set of unseen intrigues with some of the juiciest bits. The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce is no different. “One percent (on display) is a very good number for many museums and probably for us as well,&rdquo...

Posted: 3 days ago

Only a small percentage of any museum’s collection is out for public view. The rest is a set of unseen intrigues with some of the juiciest bits. The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce is no different. “One percent (on display) is a very good number for many museums and probably for us as well,&rdquo...
5 things to know about the world’s first airport in Dayton
 Following the Wright brothers’ first flights at Kitty Hawk, N.C. in 1903, the duo needed space back home in Dayton to continue work on their flying machine. Huffman Prairie Flying Field fit the bill and became the site of innovation on the world’s first practical airplane. Here are five things to know about the historic field...

Posted: 3 days ago

Following the Wright brothers’ first flights at Kitty Hawk, N.C. in 1903, the duo needed space back home in Dayton to continue work on their flying machine. Huffman Prairie Flying Field fit the bill and became the site of innovation on the world’s first practical airplane. Here are five things to know about the historic field...
Did you know: There’s a hidden piece of history buried within the Dayton Art Institute
 Julia Shaw Carnell, the benefactor of the Dayton Art Museum, sealed her gift to the city during a cornerstone laying ceremony May 21, 1928. Hundreds of spectators seated around the partially constructed building and looking down from a perch above watched as a block of sandstone attached to heavy chains was carefully lowered over a time capsule...

Posted: 4 days ago

Julia Shaw Carnell, the benefactor of the Dayton Art Museum, sealed her gift to the city during a cornerstone laying ceremony May 21, 1928. Hundreds of spectators seated around the partially constructed building and looking down from a perch above watched as a block of sandstone attached to heavy chains was carefully lowered over a time capsule...
9 movies filmed in the Dayton area
"True Nature," an independent film, is being shot in Dayton at the Hook Estate, the home of film producer Beth Duke. The film, which is part drama and part supernatural thriller, features "Law and Order" actress Carolyn McCormick. It is being directed by Patrick Steele.  Staff photo by Lisa Powell

Posted: 8 days ago

"True Nature," an independent film, is being shot in Dayton at the Hook Estate, the home of film producer Beth Duke. The film, which is part drama and part supernatural thriller, features "Law and Order" actress Carolyn McCormick. It is being directed by Patrick Steele. Staff photo by Lisa Powell
7 things to know about James Cox, Ohio’s last governor from Dayton
 James M. Cox is the last Ohio governor with ties to the Miami Valley. As today’s governor’s race heats up, two local candidates, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and  Attorney General Mike DeWine have a chance at filling that void in the Ohio Statehouse.  Cox, who had a long career in politics and journalism, died 60 years ago. To...

Posted: 9 days ago

James M. Cox is the last Ohio governor with ties to the Miami Valley. As today’s governor’s race heats up, two local candidates, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and Attorney General Mike DeWine have a chance at filling that void in the Ohio Statehouse.  Cox, who had a long career in politics and journalism, died 60 years ago. To...