Photographs & Documents
Search digital images from the Wright Brothers Collection. The images are searchable in CORE Scholar (Campus Online Repository). Materials available in CORE Scholar include:
- Over 2,000 photographs documenting the invention of powered flight and the lives of the Wright family;
- Newspapers published by the Wright Brothers, including The Midget, West Side News, and The Evening Item;
- Patent trial transcripts for the patent infringement lawsuits the Wrights filed against the Herring-Curtiss Company and Glenn H. Curtiss; and
- Homecoming celebration photographs taken in 1909 by Andrew S. Iddings (from MS-192).
Interested in requesting reproductions of images?
Information on image format, delivery, and fees is available on our Image and Media Requests page. When submitting a request for Wright Brothers images, please note the photo identifier number of the image as it appears in the keywords for that image on CORE Scholar keywords (for example ms1_16_2_8). This will ensure that you receive the correct image.
If you have questions, please contact Special Collections & Archives.
Orville Wright flying the Wright Model A Flyer over a crowd of spectators waving their hats at Tempelhof Field, Germany in 1909