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Bradshaw, Gary. Wilbur and Orville Wright (1996, July 26). College Park, MD: University of Maryland. Retrieved November 20, 2001 from the World Wide Web:
This is a personal website on Wright Brothers History.

Online Exhibits: Wright Brothers. Dearborn, MI (1995): Henry Ford Museum and Greenwich Village. Retrieved November 20, 2001 from the World Wide Web:
An online version of the Henry Ford Museum which features interactive web exhibitions.

Andrews, Alfred S. The Andrews, Clapp, Stokes, Wright, and Van Cleve Genealogies (1975).
This is a self-published genealogy collection of several families including the Wrights. There were 300 copies made of this book that contains articles, diary entries, biographies, photographs, and other historical items. This book was made available to NASA Glenn Research Center by Wright descendent Mrs.Sandy Scherler.

Crouch, Tom. The Biship's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright (New York: W.W. Norton & Company Inc, 1989).
This book is a comprehensive biography of the Wright Brothers.

Levy, Cesar. Aeronautics: Orville & Wilbur Wright (1995). Miami, FL: Florida International University. Retrieved November 20, 2001 from the World Wide Web:

Engler, Nick. The Wright Story. West Milton, OH:Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company & Museum of Pioneer Aviation. Retrieved December 10, 2001 from the World Wide Web: .
An extensive online virtual Wright Brothers Museum.

Gates, Bill. Time 100: Scientists and Thinkers -- The Wright Brothers (1999). New York, NY: TIME Magazine and Retrieved December 10, 2001 from the World Wide Web:
" is the daily online component of TIME magazine. is updated several times a day with analysis of the day's news, plus photo essays, columnists, and features like Innovators of the 21st Century, Person of the Week and Pearl Harbor: The History, the Pictures, the Movie. You'll also find selected articles from the current issue as well as TIME magazine archives since 1985."


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