Category Archives: Wright Brothers

CBS Sunday Morning films David McCullough in the Archives

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






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Wrights, Dickens, and Bulldogs

What do the Wright family, Charles Dickens, and the Fairview High School Bulldogs have in common? Well, to be perfectly honest, we’re not entirely sure either! But let’s back up… A few days ago, we received a reference question inquiring … Continue reading






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Will the ‘real’ First Flight Photo please stand up?

You’re probably already familiar with the following photograph… Arguably one of the most famous photographs in the world, the above photo is widely recognizable as “the” First Flight photograph. Its silhouette has even become the logo of Wright State University … Continue reading






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