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Last Respects Portrait Mar 2019

Last Respects Portrait

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A photograph from a newspaper of soldiers attending Major Raoul Lufbery's grave. Text below the document "LAST RESPECTS. Gen. Clarence Edwards, commanding the 26th division at the foot of the grave of Maj. Raoul Lufbery near Toul."


The Lafayette Escadrille, John Knox Mar 2019

The Lafayette Escadrille, John Knox

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article about Major Raoul Lufbery's time as a member of the La Fayette Escadrille, which was a U.S. flying unit under French command at the time.


Luftbery, With Engine Stopped Eludes Four Hostile Airplanes Mar 2019

Luftbery, With Engine Stopped Eludes Four Hostile Airplanes

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A short newspaper article about Raoul Lufbery escaping enemy planes with his engine stopping from a punctured gas pipe.


Maj. Lufbery American Air King Killed Mar 2019

Maj. Lufbery American Air King Killed

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article detailing the death of Major Raoul Lufbery. The article also details his record number of enemy kills during his career.


Lufbery Vanquished In A Battle With Huge German Plane Mar 2019

Lufbery Vanquished In A Battle With Huge German Plane

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article detailing Major Raoul Lufbery's final skirmish with the German Army. The article includes interviews with Lufbery's family.


Hagerstown Man Was With Famous Ace Six Months On French Battle Front Mar 2019

Hagerstown Man Was With Famous Ace Six Months On French Battle Front

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article profiling the relationship of the "only recruited man who was a pallbearer at the funeral of Raoul Lufbery". Maximilian Bono was a soldier of orderly that was assigned to Major Lufbery as a personal servant.


Exploits Of America's Fist Air Ace, Michael Hull Mar 2019

Exploits Of America's Fist Air Ace, Michael Hull

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article complete with official U.S. Air Force photos profiling Major Raoul Lufbery as a decorated pilot and flying ace.


The Sky Raiders, Paul Whelton Mar 2019

The Sky Raiders, Paul Whelton

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article about Major Raoul Lufbery's exploits as a fighter pilot for the United States Army. Of note, this includes the "Roll of Honor" which is a list of pilots killed in action. Major Lufbery is one of the pilots on this list.


Lufbery Off To Front In Air Service, Gervais Raoul Lufbery Mar 2019

Lufbery Off To Front In Air Service, Gervais Raoul Lufbery

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article that published some of Major Raoul Lufbery's autobiographical writing discussing how he enlisted for war as well as how his career began.


Has Wallingford Forgotten? Major Raoul Lufbery: America's First Flying Ace Of World War I Mar 2019

Has Wallingford Forgotten? Major Raoul Lufbery: America's First Flying Ace Of World War I

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article detailing the life and career of ace fighter pilot Major Raoul Lufbery. Several photographs are included from across his life.


Lufbery, 'American Ace' Writes Of His Pleasure Flying For Gen. Pershing, Gervais Raoul Lufbery Mar 2019

Lufbery, 'American Ace' Writes Of His Pleasure Flying For Gen. Pershing, Gervais Raoul Lufbery

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article publishing a letter written by Major Raoul Lufbery to a friend. The article also included information about his life and career as a pilot.


Lufbery Cut Leave To Fly To His Death Mar 2019

Lufbery Cut Leave To Fly To His Death

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A multi-part newspaper article about Major Raoul Lufbery final aerial dogfight, his life childhood and early life, and his enlistment in the army.


On The Eve Of His Last Flight Mar 2019

On The Eve Of His Last Flight

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article originally from The Harvard Bulletin publishing a letter from Lieutenant Kenneth P. Culbert, a pilot who died shortly after Lufbery was shot down. In Culbert's letter to Professor C.T. Copeland he described his final evening as well as what it was like to attend Major Lufbery.


French 'Ace' Like Story Hero Mar 2019

French 'Ace' Like Story Hero

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper story about the life and travels of Major Raoul Lufbery spanning from his birth in France to an American father and French Mother, to becoming an ace pilot.


Brisbane's Editorial On Lufbery Mar 2019

Brisbane's Editorial On Lufbery

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper editorial that was originally published in the Washington Times, detailing the story of Raoul Lufbery from his childhood in Connecticut through the end of his life as an ace pilot.


American Wins Thrilling Duel High In The Air Mar 2019

American Wins Thrilling Duel High In The Air

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article about Raoul Lufbery winning an aerial duel with a German adversary. Raoul Lufbery is listed here as "George R. Lufbery".


Editorial Of The Day Mar 2019

Editorial Of The Day

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A short newspaper article discussing Major Raoul Lufbery's life, exploits, and recent death.


Major Raoul Lufbery Predicts Big Battles Between Air Fleets Mar 2019

Major Raoul Lufbery Predicts Big Battles Between Air Fleets

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A two page newspaper article interviewing Raoul Lufbery where he discusses his predictions for the end of the war. He specifically highlights the growing importance of airplanes. "aviation in all [the Armed Forces] branches will undoubtedly play it's big role, and certainly a larger role than ever before..."


American Flyer Brings Down His 12th Enemy Plane Mar 2019

American Flyer Brings Down His 12th Enemy Plane

Raoul Lufbery Newspapers

A newspaper article discussing the twelfth German plane that Raoul Lufbery shot out of the sky.


Women Demand That No Labor Legislation Be Enacted Which Would Violate Your Constitutional Right To Contract For Your Labor On The Same Terms As Men Feb 2019

Women Demand That No Labor Legislation Be Enacted Which Would Violate Your Constitutional Right To Contract For Your Labor On The Same Terms As Men

Ruth Herr Papers (MS-91)

A flyer arguing for women to have the right to work and the same minimum wages as men.


Why The Equal Rights Amendment? Feb 2019

Why The Equal Rights Amendment?

Ruth Herr Papers (MS-91)

A booklet detailing "sixty points of ineqaulity" against women in the United States. The author argues in favor of a federal amendment to the United States Constitution calling for equal rights for men and women.


The Menace Of The Interstate Compact Feb 2019

The Menace Of The Interstate Compact

Ruth Herr Papers (MS-91)

A booklet warning of the possibility for support for an interstate labor compact from some potential political candidates. This labor compact would in effiect establish a minimum wage law for women only.


Proposed Amendments To The Constitution And By-Laws Of The National Woman's Party Feb 2019

Proposed Amendments To The Constitution And By-Laws Of The National Woman's Party

Ruth Herr Papers (MS-91)

A draft of proposed amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws of the National Woman's Party from the Third Congressional Disctrict. This draft includes several hand written notes editing the document. Also included are what appear to be a short statement regarding outlining the efforts of various Republicans officials and encouraging voters to vote for the Republicans in power


The Married Teacher In The Dayton Schools Feb 2019

The Married Teacher In The Dayton Schools

Ruth Herr Papers (MS-91)

A booklet outlining the reasoning and the need for married teachers to be permitted to teach in Dayton Schools.


Speech "Liberation? Equal Rights Is The Better Term" Feb 2019

Speech "Liberation? Equal Rights Is The Better Term"

Ruth Herr Papers (MS-91)

Draft of a speech from Ruth Herr discussing the need for women to have both equal rights and equal pay for their efforts.


Mike Cusack, Former Director Of Athletics, Wright State University, Dan Abrahamowicz, Mike Cusack Oct 2018

Mike Cusack, Former Director Of Athletics, Wright State University, Dan Abrahamowicz, Mike Cusack

Wright State University Retirees Association Oral History Project

Dan Abrahamowicz interviewed Mike Cusack on October 15, 2018 about his time as former director of athletics at Wright State University. In the interview Cusack discusses his early life, education, his time at Wright State University, and more.


Donna Schlagheck, Professor Emerita From The Department Of Political Science, Men's Basketball, Wright State University, Dan Abrahamowicz, Donna Schlagheck Sep 2018

Donna Schlagheck, Professor Emerita From The Department Of Political Science, Men's Basketball, Wright State University, Dan Abrahamowicz, Donna Schlagheck

Wright State University Retirees Association Oral History Project

Dan Abrahamowicz interviewed Donna Schlagheck on September 21, 2018 about her time as a professor in the Political Science Department at Wright State University. In the interview Schlagheck discusses her early life, her education, her work in the Political Science Department and more.


“María Llena Eres De Gracia” Y Una Desconocida: La Fortaleza Del Espíritu Humano, Yaakov Oliveira Aug 2018

“María Llena Eres De Gracia” Y Una Desconocida: La Fortaleza Del Espíritu Humano, Yaakov Oliveira

Best Integrated Writing

The compassion for, and understanding of, The Other, without bias, is the most revealing attribute of this paper. Given that immigration, and undocumented people constantly coming to the US, has become a national issue, it is inspiring to see that there still are ways of evaluating the problematic--with objectivity--yet with admiration. This writer is capable of seeing with the inner eyes, perceiving the colloquialisms of the Spanish language, the traits of the culture, and the emotion of both narratives that he is comparing. At the end of the day, film and art remain as the bridge between cultures.


The Bello Chavez Family: A Reflection Of Health In The Mexican American Community Through A Family Nursing Assessment, Vanessa Bello Chavez Aug 2018

The Bello Chavez Family: A Reflection Of Health In The Mexican American Community Through A Family Nursing Assessment, Vanessa Bello Chavez

Best Integrated Writing

Vanessa Bello Chavez provides an in-depth, personal look into the health problems that affect Hispanic families across the United States. The writing takes a personal view and makes it relatable to all.


Mary Kenton, University Honors Program, Wright State University, Dan Abrahamowicz, Mary Kenton Jul 2018

Mary Kenton, University Honors Program, Wright State University, Dan Abrahamowicz, Mary Kenton

Wright State University Retirees Association Oral History Project

Dan Abrahamowicz interviewed Mary Kenton on July 2, 2018 about her time as Senior Associate Director for the University’s Honor Program. In the interview Kenton discusses her early life, attending Wright State University, her work in the University Honor's Program and more.