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Creator

C. H. Claudy

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_33_49

Creation Date

9-17-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Sitting in the Wright Model A Flyer prior to take-off are Lt. Thomas E. Selfridge and Orville Wright. Mechanic Charlie Taylor is untying the safety rope. Caption below photograph, "Selfridge in, Wright getting in, Taylor untying safety rope." 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

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Date Digital

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_33_49; Military Demonstrations; C.H. Claudy's Fort Myer Album; Photograph albums; Wright Model A Flyer; Military bases; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Selfridge, Thomas Etholen, 1882-1908; Taylor, Charles E., 1868-1956; Spectators; Launch rail

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