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


A double exposed image of the medals ceremony during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. The first exposure shows Wilbur Wright at the medals ceremony walking up the path to the stage. The second exposure shows Wilbur, Orville, and Bishop Milton Wright on the stage during the ceremony. In the grandstands, school children are clothed in red, white, and blue to form a United States of America Flag. The right side of the image shows Wilbur arriving and a line of horse drawn carriages. To the left of the carriages are soldiers from the Second and Third Regiments of the Ohio National Guard and the crowd that witnessed the event.

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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_155; Carriages and carts; Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio); Photography--Special effects; Wright; Orville; 1871-1948; United States. Army; Medal ceremonies; Children performance; Ohio. Army National Guard; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Rites and ceremonies; Ohio--Militia; Photographic techniques; Grandstands; Flags--United States; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Soldiers


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