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MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Orville Wright holding a magnesium chair during a tour of the Magnesium Show at Wright Field. Left to right: Richard D. Taylor, President of the Magnesium Association; Orville Wright; and Major General Benjamin W. Chidlaw, Deputy Commanding General of Engineering. The Magnesium Show was co-sponsored by the AAF, Army Ground Forces, Navy and the Magnesium Corporation of America. The show demonstrated many different uses for magnesium commercially, as well as uses by the Armed Services.
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ms1_24_8_15; Military Air Fields; Wright Field (Ohio); Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Magnesium Show (Dayton, Ohio); Magnesium Association (U.S.); Chidlaw, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Wiley), 1900-1977; Taylor, Richard D.