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The Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers

documents the Wright brothers' lives and their work that led to the world's first powered, controlled, and sustained flight. Nearly 50,000 digital images are provided—diaries, scrapbooks, drawings, photos, and more. Learn about the Wright brothers' boyhoods and early business ventures. See the famous glass-plate negative of the "First Flight" at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903. Read letters and diaries in which they recount the work leading up to that day. (Library of Congress)

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[Patent, 22 May 1906]. Wilbur and Orville Wright Papers. Subject File: Patents-- By Wright Brothers--USA-- filed 23 March 1903, patented 22 May 1906. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.

Patent on the flying machine

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