Monthly Archives: August 2013

Archives welcomed Experts from the Chinese Terracotta Warriors Museum

Earlier this month, two experts from the Museum of Terracotta Soldiers and Horses of Shi-Huang-Di near Xi’an, China, visited Wright State University. As part of their itinerary on August 13, Vice Curator Wang Mingsheng and Chief Chemist Rong Bo visited the Archives, … Continue reading

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Early Aviators: Korn Brothers of Jackson Center

In 1908, the Korn brothers—Edward (b. 1888) and Milton (b. 1889)—became interested in flying machines. They found a way to cut down the size of the family farm and establish the first airport in Ohio near Jackson Center in Shelby … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: ‘First in Flight’ film showing on Aug. 16

A special showing of the 30-minute American Film Institute movie, “First in Flight,” examining the Wright brothers’ relationship and the impact of Wilbur’s death, will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, from noon-1:00 on the Dunbar Library 4th floor, room 441. … Continue reading

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