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MS-192: Andrew S. Iddings Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration Collection
Wilbur, Orville, and Bishop Milton Wright are with Edward Burkhart, Mayor of Dayton, during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration medals ceremony held on the morning of Friday June 18, 1909 at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. To the left of Mayor Burkhart is an unidentified man followed by Ed Ellis, a member of the Ten Dayton Boys Club, who were invited to sit on the stage as distinguished guests of the Wright family during the ceremony. On the far right of the image is Lorin Wright.
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ms192_053; Medal ceremonies; Mayors--Ohio--Dayton; Ten Dayton Boys; Wright; Orville; 1871-1948; Montgomery County Fairgrounds (Ohio); Burkhart; Edward E.; 1872-1926; Wright; Wilbur; 1867-1912; Wright; Lorin; 1862-1939; Wright; Milton; 1828-1917; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Ellis; Edgar W.; 1864-1951; Church of the United Brethren in Christ