WB. Wright Brothers Related Collections
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Collection of 8 digital prints from a January 1905 publication dedicated to apiology (beekeeping), includes article about the Wright Brothers. The magazine was created, publisher, and edited by Amos Ives Root, who also wrote the article on the Wrights.
Contains receipts from the Wright Brothers' bicycle shop, copies of the Westside News, copy of a Wright stock certificate, and postcards sent by Katharine Wright to Glenn Osborn.
Frank Hamburger witnessed the Wright Brothers' first flight in Dayton. Collection contains several photographs of Hamburger as well as newspaper clippings recounting his involvement with the Wrights.
Consists of 11 letters and postcards written by Bishop Milton Wright, father of the Wright Brothers, to his nephew Charles Harris who lived in Iowa. Letters date from 1901 thru 1916 and cover a variety of subjects including Orville and Wilbur's flying experiments, travels to Europe, family matters, and a description of Wilbur's death and funeral in 1912.
Papers consist of mainly correspondence from Katharine Wright (1874-1929) to her future husband, Henry J. Haskell. Letters cover a variety of personal matters including the opposition to her impending marriage by her brother, Orville Wright. Other subjects discussed include Oberlin College, the Kansas City Star, the Wright patent challenge, and Katharine's ideas about women's rights.
Reprinted undated photo of Henry Harry Haskell, Katharine Wright's husband.
Collection consists of negatives with accompanying contact prints, taken by Andrew S. Iddings, of the June 17-18, 1909 Dayton Homecoming Celebration to honor Orville and Wilbur Wright for their achievements in flight. In addition to members of the Wright family, other notable figures in the photographs are Ohio Governor Judson Harmon, Dayton Mayor Edward E. Burkhardt, General James Allen, and Lt. Frank Lahm.
Correspondence and information concerning Jones' effort in creating a Wright Brothers exhibit for the 1934 World's Fair in Chicago.