Wright Brothers Collection - Original Bid of Wright Brothers for Military Airplane, 1911, Box 1
About the Project
This collection from the Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur, consists mainly of correspondence between the brothers and the following people: J.W. See; Ralph H. Upson; Henry Ford; Ernest Jones; Frank Coffyn; O.G. Simmons; C.R. Peterkin; Otto Mallery; Maynard; and Lester Gardner. Also included are sketches, an NAA letter signed by witnesses: Etheridge, Dough and Moore attesting to the 1903 flight, and the Wright Brothers' original bid for the military contract. Help us transcribe these materials to learn more about these famous brothers and their role in the development of flight and history of aeronautics.