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Tom Hanks & David McCullough visit the Archives

As you might have heard, the Dayton area had some famous visitors earlier this week: actor/producer/director Tom Hanks and historian David McCullough. Hanks helped dedicate the newly renovated Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures here at Wright State, and he is … Continue reading






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Katharine Wright on Books

Katharine Wright, Wilbur and Orville’s younger sister, loved to read. In honor of National Library Week, here is a quotation from Katharine about books: It does my heart good to get hold of a book that doesn’t “hit you between … Continue reading






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Archives hosts Wright relatives for special visit

Special Collections and Archives was honored to host Wright Family members Amanda Wright Lane, Stephen Wright, Duncan Jameson, and John Jameson for a special look at the Wright Brothers Collection on Friday, October 16. They spent time looking through photographs, … Continue reading






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