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


Wilbur and Orville Wright are accepting the State of Ohio medal from Governor Judson Harmon during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration medals ceremony held on the morning of Friday June 18, 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Ivonette and Leontine Wright, the daughters of Lorin Wright, are seated behind Wilbur. Next to the two girls on the right side is Katharine Wright, Lorin Wright's wife, Ivonette Stokes Wright, Lorin Wright, and Horace Wright, the son of Lorin Wright. School children are clothed in red, white, and blue forming the United States of America flag in the grandstands. On the right side of the image, a large crowd of observers can be seen.

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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_036; Rites and ceremonies; Wright, Horace, 1901-1988; Medal ceremonies; Grandstands; Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio); Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Harmon, Judson, 1846-1927; Performance art; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Children performance; Jameson, Leontine Wright, 1898-1977; Miller, Ivonette Wright, 1896-1995; Haskell, Katharine Wright; 1874-1929; Stages; Child artists; Wright; Ivonette Stokes; 1865-1940; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Governors--Ohio; Flags--United States; Spectators; Medals


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