Author Archives: Lisa Rickey

Exploring STEMM in the Archives

When you think of “STEMM” — Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, & Medicine — what is the first thing that comes to mind? Okay, we admit we’re betting it probably wasn’t Special Collections & Archives. Isn’t the Archives full of old … Continue reading






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All Wright Brothers Newspapers Now Online

We are pleased to announce that the much-anticipated digitization of the Wright Brothers Newspapers has been completed! All existing issues are now available online in CORE Scholar, Wright State University’s Campus Online Repository. The Wright Brothers operated a printing business … Continue reading






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“Eat baked potatoes freely” & other Dietary Advice from 1917

We have many extraordinary, unique items here in Special Collections & Archives, some of which are widely and universally recognized as great treasures for researchers. But we also have many interesting items that, while they may not document the great achievements of mankind, … Continue reading






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