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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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Rest in Peace: Milton Wright, November 17, 1828-April 3, 1917

One hundred years ago today, Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville Wright, died in his sleep at Hawthorn Hill, the family home he shared with his son Orville and daughter Katharine. He was 88. Milton’s passing was described in … 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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