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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright Orville; Dunbar, Paul Laurence; Tattler; West Side News; Evening Item; 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 1890 and continue until December 1890. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a record of Wilbur and Orville converting the West Side News into the Evening Item, and Paul Laurence Dunbar starts the Tattler. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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