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Wright family; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Diaries; Daily life; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Haskell, Katharine Wright, 1874-1929
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 1917 and continue until April 2, 1917. Wright records a variety of information regarding his travels, family history, and expenditures. Of particular note, though this diary includes a record of Orville establishing the Wright Aeronautical Laboratory and more. The diary ends on April 3rd because Bishop Milton Wright died on that day at the age of 88. View the transcript of the Milton Wright diaries.
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