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[Otto Lilienthal glider, 1895]

[Otto Lilienthal glider, 1895]

Title based on reference print. Copy negative of a plate from a book. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

[Otto Lilienthal glider, 1895]

[Otto Lilienthal glider, 1895]

Title based on reference print. Copy negative of a plate from a book. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

[Tom Tate, son of Captain Tate's half-brother Daniel Tate, posing with a drum fish in front of 1900 Wright glider]

[Tom Tate, son of Captain Tate's half-brother Daniel Tate, posing with...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 47. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

Segelflyg på Ålleberg. Falköping, Sweden
Vy från Ålleberg. Falköping, Sweden
Remy Glider
Flygplan. Falköping, Sweden
[Left side view of glider flying as a kite, in level flight, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Left side view of glider flying as a kite, in level flight, Kitty Haw...

Title from reference print and information in: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or O... More

På platån av Ålleberg.

På platån av Ålleberg.

På platån av Ålleberg.

Segelflyg. Falköping, Sweden
[Crumpled glider wrecked by the wind on Hill of the Wreck (named after a shipwreck)]

[Crumpled glider wrecked by the wind on Hill of the Wreck (named after...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

[Left side view of the 1900 Wright glider before installation of forward horizontal control surface, flying as a kite, tipped forward; Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station and Weather Bureau buildings in background to the left]

[Left side view of the 1900 Wright glider before installation of forwa...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 47. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

Segelflygplan. Falköping, Sweden
På platån av Ålleberg.

På platån av Ålleberg.

På platån av Ålleberg.

Segelflygplan. Falköping, Sweden
[Dan Tate, at left, and Edward C. Huffaker, at right, launching the 1901 glider with either Wilbur or Orville piloting]

[Dan Tate, at left, and Edward C. Huffaker, at right, launching the 19...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 49. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

[Wright brothers rebuilding their glider in a wooden shed erected in July to serve as a workshop and to house the glider in bad weather, August, 1901; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]
[Side view of Wilbur Wright piloting a glider in level flight almost overhead, moving to left, showing bottom wing and elevator]

[Side view of Wilbur Wright piloting a glider in level flight almost o...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 50. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

[Wilbur Wright in prone position on glider just after landing, its skid marks visible behind it and, in the foreground, skid marks from a previous landing; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Wilbur Wright in prone position on glider just after landing, its ski...

Title based on reference print and information in: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 50. Attributed to Wilbur and/... More

[Orville at left wing end of upended glider, bottom view; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Orville at left wing end of upended glider, bottom view; Kitty Hawk, ...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 49. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

[1901 glider soaring, photograph from an out of focus, water-damaged negative]

[1901 glider soaring, photograph from an out of focus, water-damaged n...

Original negative is blurred. Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 49. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Or... More

[Side view of glider flying as a kite near the ground, Wilbur at left and Orville at right, glider turned forward to right and tipped downward]

[Side view of glider flying as a kite near the ground, Wilbur at left ...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

[1901 glider being flown as a kite, Wilbur at left side, Orville at right; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[1901 glider being flown as a kite, Wilbur at left side, Orville at ri...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

[Wilbur in glider turning rapidly to the left, Dan Tate running alongside; Big Kill Devil Hill]

[Wilbur in glider turning rapidly to the left, Dan Tate running alongs...

Title based on reference print and information in: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 52. Attributed to Wilbur and/... More

A Sailor helps move a replica of the 1902 Wright brothers' glider from a protective tent

A Sailor helps move a replica of the 1902 Wright brothers' glider from...

Jockey\'s Ridge State Park, N.C., (Oct. 03, 2002) Lt. Cmdr. Klas "Santa" Ohman, from aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), helps move a replica of the 1902 Wright brothers' glider from a protective tent for assembly b... More

Glider ready to take flight, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, 1902.

Glider ready to take flight, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Histori...

Two men hold the ends of the 1902 glider as one of the Wright brothers prepares for take-off on the sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, NC in the fall of 1902. The photo was taken by one of the Wright brothers and captur... More

Glider turning to right, Chanute gliding experiments
[Start of a glide; Wilbur in motion at left holding one end of glider (rebuilt with single vertical rudder), Orville lying prone in machine, and Dan Tate at right; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]
A Sailor helps move a replica of the 1902 Wright brothers' glider from a protective tent for assembly before its final flight.

A Sailor helps move a replica of the 1902 Wright brothers' glider from...

Jockey\'s Ridge State Park, N.C., (Oct. 03, 2002) Lt. Cmdr. Klas "Santa" Ohman, from aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), helps move a replica of the 1902 Wright brothers' glider from a protective tent for assembly b... More

[Side view of Dan Tate, left, and Wilbur, right, flying the 1902 glider as a kite]

[Side view of Dan Tate, left, and Wilbur, right, flying the 1902 glide...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 51. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

[Wilbur gliding to the right, bottom view of glider]

[Wilbur gliding to the right, bottom view of glider]

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 53. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

1902 Wright Brothers' Glider Tests

1902 Wright Brothers' Glider Tests

(October 10, 1902) Historic photo of the Wright brothers' third test glider being launched at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, on October 10, 1902. Wilbur Wright is at the controls, Orville Wright is at left, ... More

[Right rear view of one of the successful glides made on October 21, 1903 with the 1902 glider (one of three pictures taken on this date); Kitty Hawk camp buildings in the distance]

[Right rear view of one of the successful glides made on October 21, 1...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 56. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

[Right rear view of one of the successful glides made on October 21, 1903 with the 1902 glider (one of three pictures taken on this date); Kitty Hawk camp buildings in the distance]

[Right rear view of one of the successful glides made on October 21, 1...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 56. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

[Three-quarter right front view of Wright glider descending from Big Hill. One of four photographs of gliding activities taken on October 27, 1903, when Wilbur and Orville each made two glides]
[View of the camp at Kitty Hawk from the northeast, showing its condition at the time of Wilbur's arrival on April 10, 1908. The old 1902 building is on the left, its side walls still standing but its roof and north end gone. The remains of the 1902 glider are on the ground]

[View of the camp at Kitty Hawk from the northeast, showing its condit...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 60. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

Malcolm Allison - with glider
Malcolm Allison - with glider
Tanforan, Cal., glider meet, 29-30 Aug., 1910 - Pacific and Oakland aero clubs
[Side view from below of Orville soaring in level flight, spectators looking up at glider; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]
[Group portrait in front of glider at Kill Devil Hill. Sitting: Horace Wright, Orville Wright, and Alexander Ogilvie; standing: Lorin Wright, and group of journalists, including Van Ness Harwood of the New York World, Berges of the American News Service, Arnold Kruckman of the New York American, Mitchell of the New York Herald, and John Mitchell of the Associated Press; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Group portrait in front of glider at Kill Devil Hill. Sitting: Horace...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 117. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in L... More

[Close-up view of rudders and elevator of glider in front of the camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Close-up view of rudders and elevator of glider in front of the camp ...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 114. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy ... More

[Glider being prepared for flight by Orville and assistants; a number of reporters stand off to the right]

[Glider being prepared for flight by Orville and assistants; a number ...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 114. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy ... More

[Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 115. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in L... More

[Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 115 Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

[Front view of glider outside camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina ]

[Front view of glider outside camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carol...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 114. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy ... More

[Left rear view of glider at a high altitude; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Left rear view of glider at a high altitude; Kitty Hawk, North Caroli...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 115. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in L... More

[Left rear view of glider at a low altitude, showing the fixed vertical fin attached to a front strut; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Left rear view of glider at a low altitude, showing the fixed vertica...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 115. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in L... More

Orville Wrights Test His Glider at Kitty Hawk, NC

Orville Wrights Test His Glider at Kitty Hawk, NC

(October 24, 1911) This photograph of Orville Wright in his glider at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, was taken on October 24, 1911. His new glider broke all the previous gliding records by actually soaring and sta... More

[Right front view of glider in flight]

[Right front view of glider in flight]

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 116. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in L... More

[Glider at Kitty Hawk]

[Glider at Kitty Hawk]

Title based on reference print. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LOT 11512. Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.

[Three-quarter left rear view of glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]
[Close-up view of rudders and elevator of glider in front of the camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]
[Front view of glider in front of the camp building at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Front view of glider in front of the camp building at Kitty Hawk, Nor...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 114. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in L... More

[Kill Devil Hill, where the first gliding experiments were conducted by the Wright brothers in 1900; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Orville Wright, accompanied by his brother Lorin, his nephew Horace, and his friend Alexander Ogilvie, of England, arrived for the purpose of conducting gliding experiments with a glider resembling the 1911 powered machine but lacking its motor]

[Kill Devil Hill, where the first gliding experiments were conducted b...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 113. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy ... More

Ett skolglidplan transporteras upp till startplatsen av ett lag unga segelflygare i Tyskland 1922.

Ett skolglidplan transporteras upp till startplatsen av ett lag unga s...

Ett skolglidplan transporteras upp till startplatsen av ett lag unga segelflygare i Tyskland 1922.

Curtiss glider, 9/11/22
Curtiss glider, 9/11/22
Glider Triplane Model by Octave Chanute, with adjustable combination fore-and-aft controls

Glider Triplane Model by Octave Chanute, with adjustable combination f...

J293363 U.S. Copyright Office Photo copyrighted by Popular Aviation Pub. Co., Chicago. No copyright renewal. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. Index; BI... More

Aviation leaders plan uniform laws. Leaders in the field of aviation from all over the country met in Washington today for the National Conference on Uniform Aeronautic Regulatory Laws. Maj. Clarence M. Young, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aviation, acted as chairman of the sessions. In the photograph, left to right, seated: Capt. Frank M. Hawks, noted speed flyer and glider pilot; Maj. Young; Alfred J. Williams, former Navy speed ace, and Charles S. ("Casey") Jones, famous pilot and vice-president of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Standing: W.S.Mayo, chief aeronautical engineer of the Ford Company, and State Senator J. Griswold Webb, chairman of the New York State Aviation Commission. 12/16/30
Arthur L. Larson Fonds: W.P. 'Stevie' Stevens in flight

Arthur L. Larson Fonds: W.P. 'Stevie' Stevens in flight

W.P. 'Stevie' Stevens in flight over Lethbridge in an open #2 Primary Glider, ca. 1935-1936. The Lethbridge Gliding Club’s hand-built #2 Primary Glider achieved altitudes of 1000 feet and from 1934 to 1937 made... More

[Alfred T. Palmer, U.S. Office of War Information photographer at the U.S. Marine glider detachment training camp, Parris Island, South Carolina]
National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these images so that... More

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

National Air Races, from 1928 through 1939

Cliff Henderson Collection image. Clifford "Cliff" Henderson (1896-1984) was one of the early organizers of the National Air Races, and managed the races from 1928 through 1939. Please tag these images so that... More

Marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine lieutenants studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps lieutenant studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Preparing for take-off at the glider pilot training program, Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
A marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris island, S.C.
Marine Corps lieutenant studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps glider in flight, out of Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps gliders in flight from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine gliders being towed from Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, ready for take-off at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C. Power towing plane in background
Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.
Marine glider in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps glider in flight, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine glider pilot in training at Page Field, is watching take-offs, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine glider pilot in training at Page Field, watching take-offs, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.
Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps glider in flight over Parris Island, S.C.
A marine glider pilot in training, a lieutenant, at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
A Marine Corps glider being towed by a power plane from Page Field, at Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps glider in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps gliders in flight out of Parris Island, S.C.
Marine glider pilot at Parris Island, S.C.
Marine glider at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Corps lieutenant studying glider piloting at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine Lieutenant, glider pilot in training at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
Marine lieutenant, glider pilot in training, ready for take-off at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C.
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