Tag Archives: Orville Wright

Vote for the First Flight Photo in Ohio Memory Madness!

The Ohio History Connection’s Ohio Memory Madness Kicks Off Tuesday, March 17  In the spirit and fun of college basketball’s March Madness, the Ohio History Connection and Wright State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives, invite you to participate in … Continue reading

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President Taft presents Medals to Wright Brothers, 1909

On June 10, 1909, U.S. President William Howard Taft presented Wilbur and Orville Wright with the Aero Club of America gold medals in the East Room of the White House, before an assembly of over 1,000 people. The above photograph … 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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