Oral Histories

Ten men, five seated and five standing
Members of the Annual Club of Ten Dayton Boys, c. 1910.  Rear, from left to right: Frank Gilbert, Edgar Ellis, Wilbur Wright, William Andrews, Lorin Wright.  Seated, from left to right: Charles Olinger, Reuchlin Wright, Wilbur Landis, Joseph Boyd.  (Click for a larger photo).

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Park staff have conducted oral history interviews since 1995 to document the lives of the Wright brothers and Paul Laurence Dunbar, the neighborhoods and historic structures related to their careers, and the creation, development, and administration of Dayton's national park. This webpage is dedicated to providing public access to these sources for research and educational purposes.
 
Interviews
All interview documents are in PDF format, file sizes listed next to names

Susan Wright (87 kb)

Last updated: August 16, 2016

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