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Celebrating the First Flight: The Early Years

The five year anniversary of the First Flight was a quiet affair for the Wright family. In December 1908, Wilbur was flying in France, while Orville was at home in Dayton recuperating from injuries sustained in September airplane accident at … Continue reading

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Winter Break Closure, December 24, 2020-January 3, 2021

Special Collections & Archives will be closed December 24, 2020-January 3, 2021, for Wright State University‚Äôs winter break. Staff will be available via email and phone beginning again on Monday, January 4, and research appointments can be scheduled starting Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Break, November 26-29, 2020

Special Collections & Archives will be closed Thursday, November 26-Sunday, November 29, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen for research appointments on Tuesday, December 1. Please see our visiting page for information on scheduling an appointment. If you have … Continue reading

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