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General Correspondence: Brewer, Griffith, 1936.

[Detail] General Correspondence: Brewer, Griffith, 1936. 1946


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The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers at the Library of Congress document the lives of the Wright Brothers and their work to develop the first powered and controlled aircraft. Included within this collection are their scrapbooks, images of their activities, diaries, drawings and letters from a variety of people including their mentor Octave Chanute, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, and Alexander Graham Bell.

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  • Development of the Industrial United States, 1876-1915
  • Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930

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