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MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
Orville Wright is 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. Wilbur and Bishop Milton Wright are seated on the stage in the front row. Leontine Wright the daughter of Lorin Wright is behind Wilbur. Katharine Wright and Ivonette Stokes Wright are seated behind Bishop Milton. In the grandstands, school children are clothed in red, white, and blue to form a United States of America flag in the grandstands.
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ms192_052; Spectators; Haskell, Katharine Wright, 1874-1929; Rites and ceremonies; Wright, Ivonette Stokes, 1865-1940; Stages; Medal ceremonies; Grandstands; Church of the United Brethren in Christ; Medals; Child artists; Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio); Performance art; Flags--United States; Governors--Ohio; Jameson, Leontine Wright, 1898-1977; Harmon, Judson, 1846-1927; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Children performance; Miller, Ivonette Wright, 1896-1995; Wright, Milton, 1828-1917; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948