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Creator

Rupert E. West

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_23_7_17

Creation Date

5-21-1927

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Captain William J. Tate and Elijah Baum standing near a scrap wood marker at the site of the first flight. Typed note on back, "Capt. W. J. Tate and Elijah Baum standing near the first marker ever erected on the spot from which the first airplane flight was made. Marker erected by W. J. Tate, Elijah Baum, and Rupert E. West." This photograph is attributed to Rupert E. West, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

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

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Date Digital

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_23_7_17; Museums and Memorials; Historical markers; Historic sites; Tate, William J., 1869-1953; Baum, Elijah; Wood; Driftwood

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