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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life; Wright, Susan Koerner, 1831-1889 Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; West Side News; Death; Newspapers
Bishop Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville Wright, regularly recorded entries in his diary from 1857 until his death in 1917. This diary’s entries began on January 1889 and continue until December 1889. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a record of Orville Wright begins the publication of the West Side News, and Susan Koerner Wright dies at the age of 58 on July 4th. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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