Category Archives: SC&A

Archives Closed Sept. 7 for Labor Day

Special Collections & Archives will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015, in observance of Labor Day. We will re-open again on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, for our regular hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can check our hours for … Continue reading






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Happy Birthday, Orville (and Katharine)!

Did you know that Orville Wright and his younger sister Katharine share the same birthday? They were both born in Dayton, Ohio, on August 19th: Orville in 1871 and Katharine in 1874. Orville and Katharine would have shared many birthday … Continue reading






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Are You Running the Race to Dayton’s Amazing Aviation Places?

During my shift in the reading room yesterday, I stood up to greet a mother, an exchange student, and two young children who had come to get their Wilbear passport stamps. They were on the Wilbear Wright Race to Dayton’s … Continue reading






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