Collection Item Summary:
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. Both look to the left. Note Mrs. Berg's skirt tied with cord below the knees.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Air pilots
- Women in aeronautics