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MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
This double exposed image is of the Dayton Fire Department parade during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration. On the right is the back end of the Heidelberg's Celebration Band. The sixty piece band, directed by John V. Lytle, was the lead band for each of the parades and events at the celebration. Following the band is Fire Chief Frank B. Ramby riding in a horse drawn carriage. 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 Geo. C. Albert's Cigar Store at 20 North Main Street, Anderton and Son Jewelry Store at 18 North Main Street, John C. Good Drug Store at 16 North Main Street, Benjamin F. Hershey Law Offices at 14 North Main Street, Adolph Grossman Photography at 12 North Main Street, Montgomery County Mutual Insurance Company at 12 North Main Street, Francis M. Thompson Law Offices at room 10, 12 North Main Street, E. Grant Koontz Real Estate Offices, and the J. S. Horner Piano Store at 10 North Main Street. The second exposure is the top of a building, a flag, and the sky.
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ms192_154; Montgomery County Mutual Insurance Company (Dayton, Ohio); Photographic techniques; Firefighting equipment; Fire departments--Officials and employees; Advertising; Kabierske, Henry; Ohio. Army National Guard; Dayton Fire Department (Ohio); Parades; Fire fighters; Benjamin F. Hershey Law Offices (Dayton, Ohio); Soldiers; Flags--United States; Ramby; Frank B.; Marching bands; Marching; J. S. Horner Piano Store (Dayton, Ohio); Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Photography--Special effects; Columns; John C. Good Drug Company (Dayton, Ohio); Geo. C. Albert's Cigar Store (Dayton, Ohio); Bands (Music); Musical instruments; E. Grant Koontz Real Estate (Dayton, Ohio); Horchert, Joseph A.; Heidelberg Celebration Band; Horse-drawn vehicles; Anderton and Son Jewelry Store (Dayton, Ohio); Signs and signboards; Carriages and carts; Spectators; Francis M. Thompson Law Offices (Dayton, Ohio); Horses; Fire departments--Equipment and supplies; Kramer; Voit and Company (Dayton, Ohio); Adolph Grossman Photographer (Dayton, Ohio); Ohio--Militia