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Wright, Orville. [photograph]

Photographer:
Hollinger  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Orville 1871-1948  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
12/7/1906
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Local number:
NASM-00181115
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_370207

Wright, Orville and Wilbur

Collection Creator:
Jones, Ernest La Rue, 1883-1955  Search this
Container:
Box 20, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Ernest Jones Aeronautical Collection, NASM.XXXX.0096, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ernest Jones Aeronautical Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0096-ref181

Wright, Orville; Wright, Wilbur. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1909
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
NASM-181213
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380641

Wright, Wilbur; Wright, Orville. [digital image]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Digital images
Date:
1909
Local number:
NASM-NAM-A-43056-A
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_382720

Wright (Brothers) 1903 Flyer; Wright, Orville. [photograph]

Photographer:
Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Local number:
NASM-00100349
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_383478

Wright, Orville; Wright, Wilbur; Wright Brothers, General. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
11/1/1935
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Local number:
NASM-00181264
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Wright/ McCook Field Still Photograph Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_383525

Wright Brothers, Dayton (OH) Life, Cycle Shop; Wright, Orville. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Orville 1871-1948  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1897
Topic:
Aeronautics - History  Search this
Local number:
NASM-00181357
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389670

Wright (Brothers) 1901 Glider (No.2); Wright, Orville. [photograph]

Photographer:
Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Local number:
NASM-00100271
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_384635

Wright 1903 Flyer (First Flight); Wright, Orville; Wright, Wilbur. [photograph]

Photographer:
John T. Daniels (Kill Devil Hills Lifesaving Station crewmember)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
North Carolina
Date:
12/17/1903
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Local number:
NASM-00100353
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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National Air and Space Museum Cataloged Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380213

Dayton Wright DH-4 Family; Rinehart, Howard Max; Wright, Orville. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Orville 1871-1948  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
5/14/1918
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Military  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Biplanes  Search this
Local number:
NASM-00033591
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_389891

Correspondence between Wrights and Mr. C. R. Peterkin

Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1909
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Wright Brothers Collection, NASM.XXXX.0376, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wright Brothers Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0376-ref520
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Fred Wiseman Scrapbook

Creator:
Wiseman, Fred, 1875-1961  Search this
Names:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
Wiseman-Peters (Fred Wiseman and J. W. Peters) (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Extent:
0.59 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Tickets
Correspondence
Clippings
Date:
1909-1968
bulk [ca. 1910s, 1950s]
Summary:
Fred Wiseman, along with J. W. Peters and D.C. Prentiss, built a biplane named the Wiseman-Peters. During July 1910, both Peters and Wiseman flew the Wiseman-Peters and the following year Wiseman entered the 1911 Aviation Meet at Selfridge Field, Michigan. On February 17, 1911, Wiseman made the first airplane-carried mail flight officially sanctioned by any local U.S. post office and made available to the public when he carried mail, a bundle of newspapers and a sack of groceries from Petaluma, CA, to Santa Rosa, CA. After the 1911 season, Wiseman gave up flying.

This collection consists of a large scrapbook. Inside the scrapbook are newspaper clippings, correspondence, 1st Day Covers, race tickets, and photographs chronicling both Wiseman's automobile and aviation careers.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a large scrapbook. Inside the scrapbook are newspaper clippings, correspondence, 1st Day Covers, race tickets, and photographs chronicling both Wiseman's automobile and aviation careers.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
Materials are in the order the donor attached them to the scrapbook. Correspondence is often located within the envelope that is attached to the scrapbook. Some materials are loose and have been left in the arrangement in which they were found, unless a portion of a newspaper article could be matched to its other parts.
Biographical / Historical:
Fred Wiseman (1875-1961) was born in Santa Rosa, California, and after attending local schools he engaged in both the bicycle and automotive businesses. Wiseman won considerable fame racing Stoddard-Dayton cars on the West Coast as well as in the Chicago area. He became interested in aviation after attending the Wright brothers' homecoming celebration in 1909 and the first Los Angeles aviation meet at Dominguez Field in 1910.

After these two events, Wiseman was convinced he wanted to learn to fly and so he returned to his home in Santa Rosa and persuaded Ben Noonan to put up $10,000 to build a plane. Wiseman, along with J. W. Peters and D.C. Prentiss, built a biplane named the Wiseman-Peters. During July 1910, both Peters and Wiseman flew the Wiseman-Peters and the following year Wiseman entered the 1911 Aviation Meet at Selfridge Field, Michigan.

On February 17, 1911, Wiseman made the first airplane-carried mail flight officially sanctioned by any local U.S. post office and made available to the public when he carried mail, a bundle of newspapers and a sack of groceries from Petaluma, CA, to Santa Rosa, CA. (The first air mail flight sanctioned by the U.S. Post Office in Washington, D.C., took place on September 23, 1911, when Earle Ovington carried mail from Garden City, Long Island, to Mineola; and the first continuously scheduled U.S. air mail service began on May 15, 1918, with routes between Washington, Philadelphia, and New York.)

During 1911, Wiseman had an active season of exhibition work, including flying for one week at the California State Fair. However, after this season Wiseman gave up flying because he thought there was no future in it. He sold his plane and returned to the automobile business. He later worked for Standard Oil Company of California. Wiseman was a member of the Early Birds of Aviation, an organization of pilots who flew solo in an aircraft prior to December 17, 1916.

Weldon Cooke, another pioneer aviator from California, bought and modified the Wiseman-Peters aircraft, renaming it the Wiseman-Cooke. Cooke flew the Wiseman-Cooke for exhibition and air mail flights. The Wiseman-Cooke aircraft is currently part of the Smithsonian Institution's collections.
Provenance:
No donor information, Gift?, unknown, XXXX-0618, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Automobile racing  Search this
Air mail service  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Airplane racing  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics -- 1903-1916  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Wiseman-Peters #2 Biplane (1910)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Tickets
Correspondence
Clippings
Citation:
Fred Wiseman Scrapbook, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0618, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0618
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0618
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Other Aviation Organizations

Collection Creator:
Studenski, Paul, 1887-1961  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Paul Studenski Collection, Acc. 1989-0012, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Paul Studenski Collection
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0012-ref24
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Orville Wright

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Orville 1871-1948  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Inventors  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Standard number:
A-32497 or A32497
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10318

Events, 1909, Fort Myer (Va), Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) Trials; Wright, Orville. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1909
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Local number:
NASM-A-1006-B
Restrictions & Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
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National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_365319

Wright, Wilbur; Wright, Orville; Events, 1910, USA, New York (NY), Long Island, Belmont Park International Aviation Tournament. [photograph]

Photographer:
Cole & Co  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
October 1910
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Local number:
NASM-90-9558
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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William J. Hammer Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_368269

Wright 1904 Flyer II; Wright, Orville & Wilbur; Wright Bros, Test Sites, Huffman Prairie/Simms Station (OH). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
May 1904
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Local number:
NASM-00100402
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Videodisc Imagery Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_370484

Events, 1909, Fort Myer (Va), Wright (Co) Type A Military (Signal Corps No. 1) Trials; Wright, Orville; Lahm, Frank Purdy (Lt). [photograph]

Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957  Search this
Subject:
Lahm, Frank P  Search this
Wright, Orville  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
7/27/1909
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Propulsion systems  Search this
Local number:
NASM-CHC5-C
Restrictions & Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
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Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_365342

Fragment, Propeller, Wright

Manufacturer:
Orville Wright  Search this
Wilbur Wright  Search this
Materials:
Wood
Dimensions:
3-D (Fragment): 11 × 1 × 1cm (4 5/16 × 3/8 × 3/8 in.)
2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Tag): 5.3 × 9.5cm (2 1/16 × 3 3/4 in.)
Type:
MEMORABILIA-People
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1908
Credit Line:
Gift of Sue Hersman.
Inventory Number:
A19990071000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19990071000
Additional Online Media:

Taft, William Howard (President); Wright, Katharine; Wright, Orville; Wright, Wilbur; Hawley, Alan R.; McCoy, James Comly; Forbes, A. Holland; Edwards, Charles Jerome. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
June 10, 1909
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
NASM-A-38831
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
See more items in:
National Air Museum Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393348

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