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Following a ceremony at the White House, Washington, D.C., on June 10, 1909, to present Aero Club of America gold medals to the Wright Brothers, U.S. President William Howard Taft (center) poses on the portico with group (left to right): Assistant Secretary of War Robert Shaw Oliver, Alan R. Hawley, James C. McCoy, A. Holland Forbes, Wilbur Wright, Taft, Orville Wright, Katharine Wright, Congressman Herbert Parsons (R-NY), Charles Jerome Edwards, unidentified.

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June 10, 1909

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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