Category Archives: Aviation

TDIH 1914: Orville Wright nearly drowns

On August 20, 1914, Orville Wright and student pilot U.S. Navy Lt. Kenneth Whiting were trying out a modified Wright Model G Aeroboat on the Great Miami River in Dayton. Orville was at the controls and 30 feet in the air … Continue reading

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Kenneth Whiting, pioneer naval aviator

If you have been following the snippets of Bishop Milton Wright’s diary that we’ve been posting on Twitter and Facebook, you may have noticed the relatively frequent mention of one “Lieut. Whiting” in several entries in the summer of 1914: … Continue reading

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91st Observation Squadron WWI Photos now online

We are pleased to announce that the entirety of the 91st Observation Squadron, American Expeditionary Force, Photographs (MS-293) is now available online in CORE Scholar. This collection is just one of several World War I collections we hope to share online in … Continue reading

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