Samuel P. Langley Gold Medal for Aerodromics Search this
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
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The first Samuel P. Langley Medals for Aerodromics were awarded to Wilbur and Orville Wright in 1909. One of these medals is pictured here with both the front and back of the medal shown. The Langley Medal is in honor of Secretary Langley, third Secretary of the Smithsonian (1887-1906), and pioneer in the field of aerial navigation.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 66, Folder: 7