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Apr 5, 2023
Photos documenting the locations of telephone poles and lines in Dayton and rural Montgomery County in 1923 provide snapshots in time, often depicting major road intersections and the surrounding land and buildings.
Oct 10, 2022
From the Stacks: Learn about Dayton entrepreneur Ermal Fraze, who designed the pull-off tab and push-in and fold-back tab on aluminum cans.
Oct 7, 2022
Wright Brothers Day featured innovative research and demonstrations from Wright State faculty and students and local organizations.
Sep 30, 2022
Wright Brothers Day takes place Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Atrium.
May 26, 2022
Thanks to a grant from the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board, Wright State's Special Collections and Archives will digitize videocassettes of the weekly television program, “Like It Is.”
May 5, 2022
Charles “Charlie” Taylor, the Wrights’ mechanician, designed and built the engine used during the first successful flight.
Dec 8, 2021
Rike’s donated the photos to the Special Collections and Archives in 1988.
Sep 21, 2021
The University Libraries will host several events into 2022 to celebrate 150 years of the life and work of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Apr 21, 2021
From the Stacks: A look at the Martha McClellan Brown collection in the University Libraries Special Collections and Archives.
Mar 10, 2021
Special Collections and Archives will use the grant to prepare the Wright Brothers Collection for the Ohio Digital Network and the Digital Public Library of America.