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


The image shows an elevated view of the crowds gathering near the Court of Honor, located on Main Street between Third Street and the Soldier's Monument, during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration. In the foreground, a polar bear figure, as part of an advertisement, is above the Ahlers Fur Store which was located at the Teutonia Bank Building on the northeast corner of Market Street and Main Street. In the upper left hand corner is the Montgomery County Courthouse. A sign for the Chas. E. Underwood Confectioner Company, located at 29 and 31 North Main Street, is painted on the side of a building. Moving to the right across the top of the image is the First Baptist Church and the Soldier's Monument. This photograph was taken between 06/17/1909 and 06/18/1909.

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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_012; Horchert, Joseph A.; Advertising; Courthouses--Ohio; Horses; Court of Honor; Streets--Ohio--Dayton; Columns; Parades; Charles E. Underwood Confectioner Company (Dayton, Ohio); Signs and signboards; Streets--Ohio; Horse-drawn vehicles; Dayton--Streets; Flags--United States; Teutonia Bank Building (Dayton, Ohio); Main Street (Dayton, Ohio); Dayton--Courthouses; William H. Ahlers Fur Store (Dayton, Ohio); Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Kabierske, Henry; Carriages and carts; Private Fair Soldiers' Monument (Dayton, Ohio); First Baptist Church (Dayton, Ohio); Courthouses; Spectators


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