Category Archives: Aviation

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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New WWI Photos Online from Fred Marshall Papers

New World War I photographs are being added to our digital collections on CORE Scholar. The first batch of WWI photographs from the Fred Marshall Papers (MS-53) are now online. Among the subjects of this first batch of 27 items are … Continue reading






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McCullough inspires crowd of 800+ at Dayton Book Launch

The Dayton launch of David McCullough’s new book, The Wright Brothers, took place last night at Kettering Middle School. If you weren’t there, you missed a great event! After a great introduction by Amanda Wright Lane, great grandniece of the … Continue reading






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