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No.1-A
 Helen Wright, age 12, niece of the Wright brothers, and Leontine Wright.

Title:Helen Wright, age 12, niece of the Wright brothers, and Leontine Wright.

 

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No.2-A
Lester, Willie and Paul Henderson, neighbors of Wilbur and Orville Wright in Dayton, Ohio.

Title:Lester, Willie and Paul Henderson, neighbors of Wilbur and Orville Wright in Dayton, Ohio.

 

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No.3-A
 Lifesaving crew at practice in the ocean, distant view.

Title:Lifesaving crew at practice in the ocean, distant view.

 

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No.4-A
 Closeup view of the Wright brothers' tent at Kitty Hawk, a half mile from Captain Tate's home.

Title:Closeup view of the Wright brothers' tent at Kitty Hawk, a half mile from Captain Tate's home.

 

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No.5-A
 Hill between Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hill.

Title:Hill between Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hill.

 

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 View of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, photographed by the Wright brothers in the vicinity of their 1900 camp, where they conducted their first gliding experiments in October.

Title:View of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, photographed by the Wright brothers in the vicinity of their 1900 camp, where they conducted their first gliding experiments in October.

 

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 View of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, photographed by the Wright brothers in the vicinity of their 1900 camp, where they conducted their first gliding experiments in October .

Title:View of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, photographed by the Wright brothers in the vicinity of their 1900 camp, where they conducted their first gliding experiments in October.

 

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No.8-A
 Camp at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:Camp at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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 View of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, which includes the bay, photographed by the Wright brothers in the vicinity of their 1900 camp, where they conducted their first gliding experiments in October.

Title:View of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, which includes the bay, photographed by the Wright brothers in the vicinity of their 1900 camp, where they conducted their first gliding experiments in October.

 

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No.10-A
 Kill Devil Hill

Title:Kill Devil Hill

 

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No.11-A
 Kitty Hawk Bay viewed from the Wright brothers' 1900 camp

Title:Kitty Hawk Bay viewed from the Wright brothers' 1900 camp

 

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 Kitty Hawk Bay viewed from the Wright brothers' 1900 camp.

Title:Kitty Hawk Bay viewed from the Wright brothers' 1900 camp.

 

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No.13-A
 Katharine Wright and friend Harriet Silliman, half length, smiling and facing each other

Title:Katharine Wright and friend Harriet Silliman, half length, smiling and facing each other

 

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No.14-A
 Kill Devil Hill, view from the back side

Title:Kill Devil Hill, view from the back side

 

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No.15-A
 Wilbur Wright in prone position on glider just after landing, its skid marks visible behind it and, in the foreground, skid marks from a previous landing; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:Wilbur Wright in prone position on glider just after landing, its skid marks visible behind it and, in the foreground, skid marks from a previous landing; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.16-A
 1901 glider being flown as a kite, Wilbur at left side, Orville at right; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:1901 glider being flown as a kite, Wilbur at left side, Orville at right; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.17-A
 Wilbur Wright gliding, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:Wilbur Wright gliding, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.18-A
 Wright brothers rebuilding their glider in a wooden shed erected in July to serve as a workshop and to house the glider in bad weather, August 1901; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:Wright brothers rebuilding their glider in a wooden shed erected in July to serve as a workshop and to house the glider in bad weather, August 1901; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.19-A
 Orville at left wing end of upended glider, bottom view; KittyHawk, North Carolina

Title:Orville at left wing end of upended glider, bottom view; KittyHawk, North Carolina

 

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No.20-A
 Kill Devil Hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:Kill Devil Hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.21-A
 Distant view of the Wright brothers' camp at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:Distant view of the Wright brothers' camp at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.22-A
 Close-up view of the Wright brothers' camp at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:Close-up view of the Wright brothers' camp at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.23-A
 View from the top of Kill Devil Hill; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:View from the top of Kill Devil Hill; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.24-A
 Lorin Wright, brother of Wilbur and Orville, seated holding his children, Horace, Ivonette, and Leontine.

Title:Lorin Wright, brother of Wilbur and Orville, seated holding his children, Horace, Ivonette, and Leontine.

 

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No.25-A
 Sand crab; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Title:Sand crab; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

 

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No.26-A
 Side view of glider flying as a kite near the ground, Wilbur at left and Orville at right, glider turned forward to right and tipped downward.

Title:Side view of glider flying as a kite near the ground, Wilbur at left and Orville at right, glider turned forward to right and tipped downward.

 

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No.27-A
 Visitors and fellow campers in the Wrights' work shed at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Left to right: Octave Chanute, Orville Wright, and Edward C. Huffaker seated at left and Wilbur Wright standing.

Title:Visitors and fellow campers in the Wrights' work shed at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Left to right: Octave Chanute, Orville Wright, and Edward C. Huffaker seated at left and Wilbur Wright standing.

 

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No.28-A
 Side view of Wilbur Wright piloting a glider in level flight almost overhead, moving to left, showing bottom wing and elevator.

Title:Side view of Wilbur Wright piloting a glider in level flight almost overhead, moving to left, showing bottom wing and elevator.

 

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No.29-A
 Wilbur with visitors and fellow campers in front of the Wrights' work shed at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Left to right: Edward C. Huffaker and Octave Chanute seated, Wilbur Wright standing, and George Spratt sitting on ground.

Title:Wilbur with visitors and fellow campers in front of the Wrights' work shed at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Left to right: Edward C. Huffaker and Octave Chanute seated, Wilbur Wright standing, and George Spratt sitting on ground.

 

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No.30-A
 Dan Tate, at left, and Edward C. Huffaker, at right, launching the1901 glider with either Wilbur or Orville piloting.

Title:Dan Tate, at left, and Edward C. Huffaker, at right, launching the1901 glider with either Wilbur or Orville piloting.

 

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