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


The image shows an overhead view of Main Street, looking south, taken during the 1909 Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration. Downtown buildings, spectators, street cars, and automobiles can be seen along Main Street. In the center of image is the Reibold Building (located between 4th street and 5th street) with a large spotlight on its roof. In a window on the side of the building is a sign for Charles H. Kumler Lawyer located at 809 Reibold Building. Other signs that can be identified are for the Rike-Kumler Co. at the southwest corner of 4th Street and Main, Marwick's Cloak House at 123 South Main, A. L. Bowersox Photos at 137 South Main, and Forster, Hegman and Co. at the northwest corner of Main and 5th Street. The building in the lower left corner of the image with the steeple is the United States Government building and Post Office.

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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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Photographic Negative


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Epson Expression 10000 XL


ms192_092; Streets--Ohio; Railroad cars; Carriages and carts; Automobiles; United States. Post Office Dept.--Buildings--Ohio--Dayton; Dayton (Ohio) Wright Brothers Homecoming Celebration -- 1909; Horse-drawn vehicles; Forster; Hegman and Company (Dayton, Ohio); Spectators; Charles H. Kumler Law Offices (Dayton, Ohio); Advertising; Horses; Signs and signboards; A. L. Bowersox Photography (Dayton, Ohio); Rike-Kumler Company (Dayton, Ohio); Marwick's Cloak House (Dayton, Ohio); Motor vehicles; Main Street (Dayton, Ohio); Reibold Building (Dayton, Ohio); Streets--Ohio--Dayton; Flags--United States; Dayton--Streets


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