Item Identifier Number
MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
Wilbur and Orville Wright are accepting Congressional Medals from General James Allen, Chief Signal Officer and Lt. Frank P. Lahm (back to camera) of the United States Army Signal Corps during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration medals ceremony. The ceremony was held on the morning of Friday June 18, 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. In the grandstands, school children are clothed in red, white, and blue to form a United States of America flag.
Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries
Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries
Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.
Epson Expression 10000 XL
ms192_004; Allen; James; 1849-1933; Child artists; Rites and ceremonies; United States. Army--Officers; Flags--United States; Grandstands; Lahm, Frank Purdy, 1877-1963; Children performance; Performance art; Stages; Medals; Medal ceremonies; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Spectators; United States. Army; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio)