That's exactly what happened yesterday evening (Thursday, Sept. 25) when I found myself high in the lovely fall sky over Dayton's most historic area—the West Third Street corridor where the Wright brothers invented the airplane and started America's aviation industry.Read more
One of the most enigmatic pictures in Wright State University's collection of Wright Company photographs is one of a woman at a large table, sewing fabric for a Wright Flyer. The picture is interesting I included it in my book. Her name was Ida Holdgreve, but for decades little else was known about her.
Today we know a lot more about one of the world's first female aircraft manufacturing workers, thanks to a reader who attended my book launch at Books & Co back in June.Read more