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MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
General Carlos Garcia Velez, Cuban Minister to the United States, is on stage with other guests during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration medals ceremony held on the morning of Friday June 18, 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. General Carlos Garcia Velez's official title was Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cuba. The image shows the corner of the grandstands where the children will be dressed and organized to resemble the United States of America flag . Behind Velez is a center stage seating area. In the left background are seated spectators.
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ms192_032; Rites and ceremonies; Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio); Velez, Carlos Garcia; Spectators; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Grandstands; Medal ceremonies; Diplomats--Cuba