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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948
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 1909 and continue until December 1909. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a record of several flights performed by the Wright Brothers, the Homecoming Celebration in Dayton where Milton delivers the invocation. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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