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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Chicago (Illinois); World Columbian Exposition
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 1893 and continue until December 1893. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a record of the Wilbur and Orville attending the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago, which the researcher might find of interest. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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