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Creator

Wright Brothers

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_15_5_20

Creation Date

8-1-1901

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

The wreck of the Chanute-Huffaker 1901 glider, "the thousand dollar beauty", near Kill Devil Hills. This glider had uprights made of cardboard tubing. It was destroyed in a heavy rain shower.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Image

Media Type

Photographic print, black and white

Permissions

Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.

Date Digital

9-7-2000

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_15_5_20; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; Huffaker, Edward C.; Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910; Gliders; Wrecks; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.); Sand dunes; Sand hills; Wing spars; Wing ribs

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