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Item Identifier Number

ms1_24_8_15

Creation Date

2-20-1947

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Orville Wright holding a magnesium chair during a tour of the Magnesium Show at Wright Field. Left to right: Richard D. Taylor, President of the Magnesium Association; Orville Wright; and Major General Benjamin W. Chidlaw, Deputy Commanding General of Engineering. The Magnesium Show was co-sponsored by the AAF, Army Ground Forces, Navy and the Magnesium Corporation of America. The show demonstrated many different uses for magnesium commercially, as well as uses by the Armed Services.

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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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 T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_24_8_15; Military Air Fields; Wright Field (Ohio); Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Magnesium Show (Dayton, Ohio); Magnesium Association (U.S.); Chidlaw, Benjamin Wiley, 1900-1977; Taylor, Richard D.

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