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MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
Bishop Milton Wright is delivering the invocation at the medal ceremony during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration held on the morning of Friday June 18, 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Wilbur and Orville are standing behind the Bishop. Ivonette and Leontine Wright, the daughters of Lorin Wright, are seated on the stage behind Wilbur Wright. Milton Wright, the son of Lorin Wright, is standing to the right of Orville. Walking to the back of the stage is a member of the Heidelberg Celebration Band carrying a cornet. In the grandstands, school children are clothed in red, white, and blue to form the United States of America flag.
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ms192_022; Stages; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Rites and ceremonies; Heidelberg Celebration Band; Spectators; Invocation; Flags--United States; Children performance; Medal ceremonies; Bands (Music); Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio); Performance art; Cornet; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Grandstands; Wright, Milton, 1892-1961; Church of the United Brethren in Christ; Child artists; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Miller, Ivonette Wright, 1896-1995; Jameson, Leontine Wright, 1898-1977