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Aviation Maintenance Technician Day

Today is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day, a day of recognition, observed on May 24, that recognizes the efforts of aviation maintenance professionals. The date was chosen in honor of the Wright Brothers’ mechanic Charles Taylor, with whose birthday it coincides. … Continue reading






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Archives Interview on WYSO Sunday, May 24

Dawne Dewey, Head of Special Collections & Archives, was recently interviewed by WYSO’s Jerry Kenney for his radio show WYSO Weekend. The interview centers on our Wright Brothers Collection and David McCullough’s new book, The Wright Brothers. The segment will air this … Continue reading






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Special Collections and Dayton Metro Library Partner to Create Wright Brothers Newspapers Digital Archive

Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University Libraries and the Dayton Metro Library have partnered to create an online archive of the most complete run of Wright Brothers’ newspapers available to date. Both the Dayton Metro Library and … Continue reading






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