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Archives hosts Wright Brothers Newspaper Open House

We hosted a special open house on Tuesday, September 29, to celebrate the digitization of the Wright Brothers Newspapers Digital Archive project, completed earlier this year. Attendees at the open house were invited to discover the history of the Wright … Continue reading






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Join us at Wright Brothers Day, Oct. 8

Join us in the Student Union Atrium tomorrow, Thursday, October 8, from 11:00-2:00 for the Wright State’s fifth annual Wright Brothers Day. We will have an exhibit of materials from the Wright Brothers Collection. The event, organized by the Wright … Continue reading






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Selfridge Crash Described in New Acquisition

On this day — September 17 — in 1908, Lt. Thomas Selfridge became the first person to die in a powered airplane crash. He was the passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, who was demonstrating the Wright Flyer … Continue reading






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