Libraries

Wright State receives grant to digitize local program featuring prominent civil rights figures

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.” Continue reading

The Wright brothers’ mechanician

Charles “Charlie” Taylor, the Wrights’ mechanician, designed and built the engine used during the first successful flight. Continue reading

University Libraries to host screening, talk on Paul Laurence Dunbar documentary

“Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask” will be screened on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. in 441 Dunbar Library and on Webex. Continue reading

Wright State University Libraries to celebrate legacy of Paul Laurence Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar: 150 commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Dayton poet’s birth with a series of film, poetry, art and music events. Continue reading

‘Undesign the Redline’ exhibits highlight Black History Month at Wright State University

“Undesign the Redline” is on display on the second floor of Dunbar Library during February. Continue reading

Historic photo collection of Rike’s holiday window displays housed in Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives

Rike’s donated the photos to the Special Collections and Archives in 1988. Continue reading

Knit knack

Free scarves, hats and other winter accessories were provided to Wright State students at the sixth annual Scarf Frenzy. Continue reading

From the Stacks: 150 years of Paul Laurence Dunbar

The University Libraries will host several events into 2022 to celebrate 150 years of the life and work of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Continue reading

Flight maneuver

Wright State’s Dunbar Library named Ohio college library with the most unique feature

Dunbar Library was recognized by Ohio.org for the replica 1903 Wright Flyer that hangs in the atrium. Continue reading

A woman’s crusade

Martha McClellan Brown and Ohio’s roots in the temperance movement

From the Stacks: A look at the Martha McClellan Brown collection in the University Libraries Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading