Category Archives: Wright Brothers

Happy Birthday to Orville and Katharine Wright!

“Saturday, August 19 (1905), At home. It is Orville’s and Katharine’s birthday anniversary. Called at Lorin’s at 4:30, rain.” -Milton Wright diary entry, August 19, 1905. As you can see, August 19 is a very special day for the Wright … Continue reading

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Protect the Propeller Success!!!

A big thank you to all of you who helped us reach our goal and exceed it! We raised $8,043 to support the conservation of the 1912 Wright Brothers Bent End Propeller. The propeller will be delivered back to Wright … Continue reading

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Thank You to the Wright Brothers Family Foundation!

Special Collections and Archives at Wright State University sends a big thank you to the Wright Brothers Family Foundation for their support of the Protect the Propeller Campaign. As home to the largest collection of Wright Brothers manuscripts in the … Continue reading

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