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Item Identifier Number

ms1_31_65

Creation Date

9-24-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Wilbur Wright standing to give his famous "parrot speech." Wilbur was asked to speak at a dinner given in his honor at the Aero Club de la Sarthe for establishing new world flying records on Sept. 21. When asked to say a few words, Wilbur remarked, "I know of only one bird, the parrot, that talks, and he can't fly very high."

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_31_65; Oversize Photographs; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Dinners and dining; Aero Club de la Sarthe; Speeches, addresses, etc.; After-dinner speeches

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