Category Archives: Collections

What Were You Doing on the Day of the First Flight?

Today marks the 113th anniversary of the first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The events of that historic day, December 17, 1903, are well recorded, including Orville Wright’s observations in his diary. Orville closed the entry with the mention … Continue reading






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Now Available for Research: Judith Ezekiel “Feminism in the Heartland” Research Collection (MS-507)

We are pleased to announce that the Judith Ezekiel “Feminism in the Heartland” Research Collection (MS-507) is now available for research. The collection consists of materials created and collected by Judith Ezekiel in the course of her research to complete her … Continue reading






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McCullough’s “The Wright Brothers” chosen for Big Read

Have you heard? David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers has been chosen for the 2017 Big Read in the Miami Valley! We’re excited that even more people will now be checking out this wonderful book and learning more about the lives and … Continue reading






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