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Category Archives: Wright Brothers
Grant Supports Conservation of Wright Brothers Artifacts – See the Results!
Last fall, Special Collections & Archives received a LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) Conservation grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), awarded by the State Library of Ohio to fund treatment for items in the … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, Conservation, Grant funding, Preservation, SC&A, Wright Brothers Tagged Birdflight, conservation treatment, Ft. Myer album, grant, IMLS, Laura Moeller, Lilienthal, LSTA Grant, Orville Wright's address book, State Library of Ohio, Wright brothers collection, Wright family album Comments Off on Grant Supports Conservation of Wright Brothers Artifacts – See the Results!
Happy Birthday Orville and Katharine!
Did you know Wright siblings Orville and Katharine share a birthday? August 19th marks a very special day for the Wright family with not one, but two birthdays. Orville was born in 1871 and then Katharine followed in 1874. On … Continue reading
Posted in Aviation, SC&A, Wright Brothers Tagged Birthdays, Bishop Milton Wright, Katharine Wright, MS-1, Orville Wright, Wright family 2 Comments
“That’s One Small Step…” Space Collections at SC&A
On July 20, 1969, the world was transfixed as Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. started their descent to the Moon surface in the Lunar Module “Eagle.” The third member of the Apollo 11 Mission, Michael Collins, orbited … Continue reading
Posted in Aviation, Collections, Dayton Daily News, SC&A, Wright Brothers Tagged apollo 11, astronauts, Moon Landing, MS-458, NASA, Neil Armstrong, Wapakoneta Comments Off on “That’s One Small Step…” Space Collections at SC&A