Monthly Archives: August 2015

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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New WWI Photos Online from Fred Marshall Papers

New World War I photographs are being added to our digital collections on CORE Scholar. The first batch of WWI photographs from the Fred Marshall Papers (MS-53) are now online. Among the subjects of this first batch of 27 items are … Continue reading

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Are You Running the Race to Dayton’s Amazing Aviation Places?

During my shift in the reading room yesterday, I stood up to greet a mother, an exchange student, and two young children who had come to get their Wilbear passport stamps. They were on the Wilbear Wright Race to Dayton’s … Continue reading

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