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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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TDIH 1915: Lusitania sunk by German U-Boats

On Friday, May 7, 1915, the German U-Boat U-20 torpedoed the British passenger liner R.M.S. Lusitania, 11 miles off the southern coast of Ireland. The Lusitania had departed New York on May 1 with nearly 2,000 passengers aboard and was headed for Liverpool on its usual route. The … Continue reading






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Wright Brothers Collection featured in CBS Sunday Morning

Wright State University’s Special Collections and Archives and its Wright Brothers Collection were featured in an interview with author David McCullough that aired on CBS Sunday Morning May 3. The piece called the Wright Brothers’ lives “a symbol of the power of … Continue reading






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