The Wright Brothers Collection of Wright State University Special Collections and
Archives at Dayton, Ohio, is one of the most complete collections of Wright material
in the world. It includes the Wrights’ own technical and personal library, thousands
of photographs, letters, diaries, financial records, genealogical files, awards,
certificates, medals, albums, recordings, and technical drawings documenting the
invention of the airplane and the lives of the Wright family.
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park: The Wright Cycle Company, The
Wright Brothers Aviation Center at Dayton History at Carillon Park, the Huffman Prairie
Flying Field and Interpretetive Center on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and the
Paul Laurence Dunbar House. National Park Service.
How We Made the First Flight, by Orville Wright. Orville Wright’s own account of
the first powered, sustained, controlled flight. Compiled by aero-web.org from the
Aviation Education Clearinghouse of the Federal Aviation Commission.
The Dream of Flight. A Library of Congress Special Presentation Commemorating the
Centennial of Flight. An online pictorial and text display of the history of flight
including a timeline and selected illustrations from the Library of Congress collections.