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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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Will the ‘real’ First Flight Photo please stand up?

You’re probably already familiar with the following photograph… Arguably one of the most famous photographs in the world, the above photo is widely recognizable as “the” First Flight photograph. Its silhouette has even become the logo of Wright State University … Continue reading

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