Category Archives: Aviation

“Alas, that he must fly on Sunday!”

On Sunday, March 14, 1915, Bishop Milton Wright wrote the following lines in his daily diary: …Lincoln Beachy fell 7,000 ft to his death in San Francisco Bay, to-day, in his second flight, on a monoplane. Alas, that he must … Continue reading






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First Flight Photo runner-up in Ohio Memory Madness

For the past few weeks, the Wright Brothers’ First Flight Photograph has been competing in the Ohio History Connection’s third annual Ohio Memory Madness tournament – a bracket of sixty-four historical events from across the state all that competed for the unique … Continue reading






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CBS Sunday Morning films David McCullough in the Archives

Today was another exciting day in Special Collections & Archives! Historian David McCullough and a crew from CBS Sunday Morning visited us  this morning to film portions of an interview set to air on May 3rd. The segment centers on Mr. … Continue reading






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