Wright, Wilbur; Berg, Edith; Wright (Co) Type A, 1908-1909 European Tour. photograph

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Collection Item Summary:

One-half left front view of Wilbur Wright (right) at the controls of his Wright Type A with Mrs. [Edith] Hart O. Berg seated beside him (left) as a passenger. Mrs. Berg became Wilbur's first woman passenger when they flew for 2 minutes at Auvours, France, October 7, 1908. Mrs. Berg smiles for the camera.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes
  • Women in aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

October 7, 1908

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00181453

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