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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Kitty Hawk (North Carolina); Chanute, Octave, 1832-1910
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 1900 and continue until December 1900. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a record of Wilburn and Orville leaving to go to Kitty Hawk and conducting experiments, which the researcher might find of interest. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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