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Monthly Archives: February 2013
Have you taken the time to explore Dunbar recently? No, we’re not talking about Wright State’s Dunbar Library—although we’d encourage that also—but its namesake: Paul Laurence Dunbar, a Dayton native and one of the first nationally recognized African American poets. You … Continue reading
On this day 110 years ago – February 12-13, 1903 — Wilbur and Orville Wright, along with their mechanic Charles Taylor, completed and began testing the 1903 motor. The motor’s body and frame cracked during the tests, and it was determined … Continue reading