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[Wilbur and Orville Wright at homecoming celebration]
Photograph of Wilbur Wright (left) and Orville Wright (right) at a homecoming celebration at the Dayton Fairgrounds, Ohio, June 1909. Inscription on album page: "Homecoming celebration. Dayton Fairgrounds. June 1909."Item from the William Preston…

[Wilbur Wright piloting Wright Type A]
Photograph of a Wright (Co) Type A aircraft, piloted by Wilbur Wright, during its flight past the Statue of Liberty (not pictured), New York City, New York, September 29, 1909. A canoe is attached to the aircraft in case of a water…

[King Alfonso XIII and Wilbur Wright with aircraft]
Photograph of King Alfonso XIII of Spain (left) and Wilbur Wright (right) seated in a Wright aircraft, Paris, France, February 1909.Inscription on album page: "King Alphonso [Alfonso] of Spain – Wilbur Wright. At Paris, France. Feb – 1909."Item from…

[William Preston Mayfield Wright Brothers photograph album]
Photograph album of aviation photographer William Preston Mayfield, containing fifty (50) silver gelatin prints related to Wilbur and Orville Wright, circa 1909-1930s. The photographs feature the Wright Brothers, Wright aircraft, and other aviators.…

[Letter to Frederick Eppelsheimer from Orville Wright, April 7, 1915]
Letter to Frederick Eppelsheimer of the New York Herald from Orville Wright, April 7, 1915. Discusses the use of pendulums in providing lateral stabilization for aircraft and the conditions necessary for soaring or hovering flight. Also mentions the…
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