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Happy Birthday, Orville (and Katharine)!

Did you know that Orville Wright and his younger sister Katharine share the same birthday? They were both born in Dayton, Ohio, on August 19th: Orville in 1871 and Katharine in 1874. Orville and Katharine would have shared many birthday … Continue reading






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All Wright Brothers Newspapers Now Online

We are pleased to announce that the much-anticipated digitization of the Wright Brothers Newspapers has been completed! All existing issues are now available online in CORE Scholar, Wright State University’s Campus Online Repository. The Wright Brothers operated a printing business … Continue reading






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Archives Interview on WYSO Sunday, May 24

Dawne Dewey, Head of Special Collections & Archives, was recently interviewed by WYSO’s Jerry Kenney for his radio show WYSO Weekend. The interview centers on our Wright Brothers Collection and David McCullough’s new book, The Wright Brothers. The segment will air this … Continue reading






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