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A Journey of 4.5 Million Miles Began with 120 Feet

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” -Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher, 6th-5th c. BC Or, a journey of more than 4.5 million miles through space in 2002 began with a flight of 120 feet on the … Continue reading






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New Exhibit highlights Wright Brothers Newspapers

We are pleased to announce the recent installation of a┬ánew exhibit in the lobby of Dunbar Library: Wright Brothers Print the News! The exhibit presents highlights from the printing business of Orville and Wilbur Wright, which they operated from 1889 … Continue reading






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Fun with Wil and Orv

I was very excited to learn that two of my great nephews wanted to be Wilbur and Orville Wright for Halloween. They paid me a visit in Special Collections and Archives last week with their moms and siblings. Here are … Continue reading






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