Monthly Archives: December 2017

Season’s Greetings from the Miami Valley

Diaries offer a wonderful way to glimpse an individual’s thoughts and feelings on a specific day in time. Let us take a walk through history with the words and writing of Miami Valley residents, some at home and one away, … Continue reading

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December 17, 1903: “Success Four Flights…”

At 10:35 a.m. on December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers achieved the impossible, the first powered flight. On the first attempt, Orville would fly a distance of 120 feet in 12 seconds. The brothers would go on to make 3 … Continue reading

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Winter Break Closure, December 23, 2017-January 1, 2018

Special Collections & Archives will be closed December 23, 2017-January 1st, 2018, for Wright State University’s winter break. The reading room will re-open Tuesday, January 2, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. The hours for the week of January 2-5, 2017, will be … Continue reading

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