Tag Archives: Wright Brothers

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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Happy Birthday and Happy National Aviation Day!

Not only is August 19th the birthday of siblings Orville and Katharine Wright, but it is also National Aviation Day! Orville was born on August 19, 1871, while his sister Katharine arrived on August 19, 1874. National Aviation Day was … Continue reading

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Special Collections & Archives Reading Room Temporary Closure

Dunbar Library and the SC&A reading room are closed temporarily for the safety of staff and patrons. The University Libraries blog has information on available services and will be updated frequently. While the reading room might be closed, archivists are … Continue reading

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