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


Members of the Dayton Fire Department, along with fire apparatus, are marching in the fire department parade during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration. The parade is heading south on Main Street from the Soldier's Monument to Fifth Street. The first apparatus is a combination wagon and the remainder cannot be identified. The line of firefighters extends back to the Soldier's Monument. Soldiers from the Second and Third Regiment of the Ohio National Guard are standing in the street waiting to be reviewed after the fire exhibition. Lining the side of street are spectators watching the exhibition. Behind the spectators are a number of Dayton businesses including the Jacobs Business College at the northeast corner of Second Street and Main Street, G. W. Shroyer and Co. Sporting Goods Store at 106 North Main Street, W. N. Artz Furniture Store at 110 and 112 North Main Street, King Brothers and Company at 128, 130, and 132 North Main Street, and Green, Green and Co. Bakery at 136 North Main Street. In the background is the corner of Steele High School and the Soldier's Monument.

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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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Epson Expression 10000 XL


ms192_130; Jacobs Business College (Dayton, Ohio); Spectators; Private Fair Soldiers' Monument (Dayton, Ohio); Green; Green and Company Bakery (Dayton, Ohio); Steele High School (Dayton, Ohio); Miami-Jacobs Career College (Dayton, Ohio); G. W. Shroyer Sporting Goods and Automobile Store (Dayton, Ohio); Ohio--Militia; Flags--United States; Horchert, Joseph A.; Kabierske, Henry; King Brothers and Company (Dayton, Ohio); Court of Honor; Advertising; Soldiers; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Signs and signboards; Ohio. Army National Guard; Parades; Marching; Artz Furniture Store (Dayton, Ohio); Columns


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