The Resource Wings of opportunity : the Wright brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910 : America's first civilian flying school and the city that capitalized on it, Julie Hedgepeth Williams, (electronic resource)

Wings of opportunity : the Wright brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910 : America's first civilian flying school and the city that capitalized on it, Julie Hedgepeth Williams, (electronic resource)

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Wings of opportunity : the Wright brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910 : America's first civilian flying school and the city that capitalized on it
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Wings of opportunity
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the Wright brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910 : America's first civilian flying school and the city that capitalized on it
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Julie Hedgepeth Williams
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eng
Summary
In 1910, Orville and Wilbur Wright opened the first US civilian flight school in Montgomery, Alabama. The Wright Brothers hoped to find a climate warmer and more hospitable to flying than their company base of snowy Dayton, Ohio, even as forward-thinking Montgomerians heralded the school as a way to rise above the shadow of the Civil War. Author Julie Hedgepeth Williams chronicles the short life of this flight school as seen mainly through the eyes of the Alabama press, whose reporting and sometimes mis-reporting "reflected the misconceptions, hopes, dreams, and fears about aviation in 1910, painting a picture of a time when flight was untested, unsteady, and unavailable to most people."
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Midwest
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Williams, Julie Hedgepeth
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629.132/52071076147
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Wright, Wilbur
  • Wright, Orville
  • Flight schools
  • Flight training
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Wings of opportunity : the Wright brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910 : America's first civilian flying school and the city that capitalized on it, Julie Hedgepeth Williams, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource
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9781603060936
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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12168864
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Wings of opportunity : the Wright brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910 : America's first civilian flying school and the city that capitalized on it, Julie Hedgepeth Williams, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781603060936
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12168864
Publisher number
MWT12168864
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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