Hidden Images of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk
When the world learned that Wilbur and Orville Wright had performed man’s first powered, controlled flights at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903, that sleepy village became an international landmark. In addition to recording their first flight in one of the twentieth century’s most famous photographs, the Wrights took hundreds of other images of the windswept clime and the people they met on North Carolina’s coast. Historian Larry Tise uses their photographs to reveal people, places and events nowhere else recorded. Join Tise for a guided tour of the Wright brothers’ Outer Banks encampment between 1900 and 1911.
The History Press
: 9781467142434
: The History Press
: 03/18/2019
: North Carolina
: 274 Black And White
: 168
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Dr. Larry E. Tise, a native Carolinian, is an author and historian living and working in both Philadelphia and North Carolina. His bachelor and divinity degrees are from Duke University and his PhD from the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill. He is past director of the North Carolina Division of Archives and History and Wilbur and Orville Wright Distinguished Professor at East Carolina University. For more of his Wright brothers’ research, visit www.WorldAloft.org.
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