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Item Identifier Number

ms1_25_3_12

Creation Date

12-17-1947

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Members of Air Service Post Number 501 of the American Legion pose with a scroll made for presentation to Orville Wright. Holding the scroll is Lt. General George E. Stratemeyer. On the extreme left is Sergeant at Arms Frances S. Jones. The scroll reads "The Members and Guests of Air Service Post #50 of the American Legion gathered together on December 17, 1947 at the Wings Club, New York City, wish to express to Orville Wright their sincere admiration and esteem on this forty-fourth anniversary of the first successful power-driven man-carrying flight in history."

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

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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

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_25_3_12; Orville Wright and Groups; Stratemeyer, George E., 1890-1969; Scrolls; American Legion

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