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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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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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Young Scholar Visits Wright State: Annabelle in the Archives

Special Collections and Archives gets all kinds of researchers. They include lawyers, scholars, genealogists, aerospace medicine experts, the news media, historians, students, filmmakers, archaeologists, authors, celebrities, and government officials. This summer we had a special researcher from New York. Annabelle, … Continue reading

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