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Poems from the Past in Honor of National Poetry Month

Voices from the past speak to us through autograph albums, letters, and diaries. In honor of National Poetry Month, we’ll be sharing poems and sayings found in our collections. Katharine Wright Autograph Album, 1882 Katharine Wright, the younger sister of … Continue reading






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New novel Maiden Flight celebrates the “Wright sister”

The love letters of Katharine Wright—Wilbur and Orville’s sister—form the basis for this true-to-life love story In 1926 at age 52, Katharine Wright made the decision to leave her home in Dayton, Ohio—and more importantly her world-famous and intensely possessive … Continue reading






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Katharine Wright on Books

Katharine Wright, Wilbur and Orville’s younger sister, loved to read. In honor of National Library Week, here is a quotation from Katharine about books: It does my heart good to get hold of a book that doesn’t “hit you between … Continue reading






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