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


Bishop Milton Wright and Orville Wright arriving for the medals ceremony at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration held on the morning of Friday June 18, 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Bishop Milton and Orville are entering the stage area through a gate in a fence along the racetrack. Five horse drawn carriages are lined up in front of the fence and stage area. In the background, there is large crowd and soldiers from the Second and Third Regiments of the Ohio National Guard are standing in formation.

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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_014; Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio); United States. Army; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Soldiers; Spectators; Carriages and carts; Church of the United Brethren in Christ; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Ohio. Army National Guard; Horses; Ohio--Militia; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Rites and ceremonies; Medal ceremonies


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