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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Floods--Ohio--Dayton--1910-1920
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 1913 and continue until December 1913. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, this diary includes a record of Orville testing an automatic stabilizer at Huffman Prairie, the Great Dayton Flood in March of 1913, and more. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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