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Creator

C. H. Claudy

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_33_31

Creation Date

9-9-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Wright Model A Flyer, piloted by Orville Wright, taking off with Lt. Frank P. Lahm as a passenger. Caption beside photograph, "Start of 57 1/2 minute flight, Sept 9, 1908. Breeze was 4 mi. per hr. from the north, blowing down track. 'It" dipped into the grass for 100 yards before rising." Also, note beside photograph, "Picture made in 1/1000 second. Shows 'It' just leaving rail." C. H. Claudy Ft. Myer photograph album. This photograph is attributed to C. H. Claudy, Washington, D.C.

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

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_33_31; Military Demonstrations; Military bases; Wright Model A Flyer; Launch rail; Photograph albums; Buildings; Dwellings; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Airplanes--Takeoff; Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Wooden-frame buildings; C.H. Claudy's Fort Myer Album

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