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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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In Memoriam

Paige E. Mulhollan, President 1985-1994 Paige E. Mulhollan was named WSU’s third president in 1985. He is best known for shaping Wright State’s mission as a metropolitan university dedicated to service and leadership to the Dayton metropolitan area. Wright State … Continue reading

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MS-7: Judge Lester L. Cecil Lincoln Collection

Happy President’s Day! One of the earliest collections that came to Special Collections and Archives is MS-7, the Lester L. Cecil Lincoln Collection.  Donated to Wright State University in April 1969 by Judge Lester L. Cecil, U.S. District Court of … Continue reading

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