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MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection


The image shows an overhead view of the Court of Honor along North Main Street in Dayton, Ohio during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration. Crowds are walking between the sculptures and columns that line the edge of the street. In the foreground, a polar bear can be seen, as part of the advertisement, above the Ahlers Fur store located at the Teutonia Bank Building on the northeast corner of Market Street and Main Street. The building on the far left of the image, located at the Southwest corner of Third Street and Main Street, housed the Phillips House Co. And the offices for Geo. F. Merry Optician. The Montgomery County Courthouse is in the center of the image near a sign for the Chas. E. Underwood Confectioners located at 29 and 31 North Main Street. The building with the steeple, near the upper right corner, is the First Baptist Church. The large building located in the upper right corner of the image is the Harbour Apartments located at 245 North Main Street.

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Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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Photographic Negative


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Epson Expression 10000 XL


ms192_110; Streets--Ohio; Dayton--Courthouses; Teutonia Bank Building (Dayton, Ohio); William H. Ahlers Fur Store (Dayton, Ohio); Court of Honor; Courthouses--Ohio; Advertising; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Geo. F. Merry Optician (Dayton, Ohio); Spectators; Main Street (Dayton, Ohio); Flags--United States; Streets--Ohio--Dayton; Horchert, Joseph A.; Dayton--Streets; Signs and signboards; Parades; Phillips House Co. (Dayton, Ohio); Kabierske, Henry; Horse-drawn vehicles; Courthouses; First Baptist Church (Dayton, Ohio); Private Fair Soldiers' Monument (Dayton, Ohio); Carriages and carts; Columns; Charles E. Underwood Confectioner Company (Dayton, Ohio); Horse


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