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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Aero Club of America; Wright School of Aviation; Hawthorne Hill
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 1910 and continue until December 1910. 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 establishing the Wright School of Aviation, the brothers being issued aviator license by the Aero Club of America, the purchase of property for Hawthorne Hill, and more. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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