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100 Years Ago Today: Wrights move into Hawthorn Hill

One hundred years ago today, the Wrights moved into their new Oakwood mansion Hawthorn Hill. Bishop Milton Wright wrote in his diary, April 28, 1914: We moved from 7 Hawthorn Street, Dayton, Ohio, to Hawthorn Hill, Harmon Ave., Oakwood, Ohio. … Continue reading

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Orville, Katharine, & Mr. Jung’s Law

If you’ve been following us on Facebook or Twitter, you have probably noticed the posts containing passages from Bishop Milton Wright’s diaries, 100-years-ago-today style. The passages are very short and usually comprise the entirety of that day’s diary entry. (Very … Continue reading

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Katharine Wright’s Legacy

Special Collections and Archives in the Wright State University Libraries holds one of the most complete collections of Wright Brothers material in the world. This collection documents the story of the invention of powered flight by two brothers from Dayton, … Continue reading

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