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Wright

1. Frank Lloyd. 1869--1959, US architect, whose designs include the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo (1916), the Guggenheim Museum, New York (1943), and many private houses. His "organic architecture" sought a close relationship between buildings and their natural surroundings
2. Joseph, known as Wright of Derby. 1734--97, British painter, noted for his paintings of industrial and scientific subjects, esp The Orrery (?1765) and The Air Pump (1768)
3. Joseph. 1855--1930, British philologist; editor of The English Dialect Dictionary (1898--1905)
4. Judith (Arundel). 1915--2000, Australian poet, critic, and conservationist. Her collections of poetry include The Moving Image (1946), Woman to Man (1949), and A Human Pattern (1990)
5. Richard. 1908--60, US Black novelist and short-story writer, best known for the novel Native Son (1940)
6. Wilbur (1867--1912) and his brother, Orville (1871--1948), US aviation pioneers, who designed and flew the first powered aircraft (1903)
7. William, known as Billy. 1924--94, English footballer: winner of 105 caps
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Later Wright served as the ballet master for Twyla Tharp's company, director of both the Adelphi University and Joffrey/New School dance programs, and artistic director of ABT's summer training intensives.
In 1866, the Wright family walked 200 miles from Cuthbert to Atlanta to enroll their children in the Storrs School, a school for freedmen established by northern missionaries.
With precise data from the wind tunnel, the next glider soared around the dunes near Kitty Hawk in the sum met and fall of 1902, It allowed the Wrights to refine their theories about controlling aircraft, in part by bending the wings and using a tail rudder.
The 82-year-old aviation icon was at NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Friday to talk about his historic flight as well as his work with an organization trying to re-create the Wright Brothers' first flight.
The novel, which Wright began perhaps as early as 1933 and which he continued to compose and revise until 1937, (1) simply seems inconsistent with our image of what a Wright text of the 1930s, a decade which saw the publication of Wright's radical poetry and the short-story collection Uncle Tom's Children, should do or be.
AFS' CMI took part in replicating history in July when it cast three components for the 4-cylinder engine that will power a remake of the aircraft built by the Wright Brothers for their historic first flight.
For Calvert and Lee Wright, of Wright Solutions Inc.
DAYTON, Ohio -- In recognition of Orville Wright's 135th birthday and National Aviation Day, NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) announced today that it is donating Hawthorn Hill, the historic home built in Dayton for the Wright brothers, to the Wright Family Foundation, an affiliate of The Dayton Foundation.
Mike Jansen's first attempt at flying - in a computerized aircraft simulator - the 1903 Wright Flyer ended much the same way as Wilbur Wright's first attempt.
Vargas (17-0, with 17 knockouts) defends his title against Wright, the No.
The Pittsburgh Reduction Company, now Alcoa, supplied aluminum for the Wright brothers' famous 1903 plane, the Wright Flyer.
This will be the final tour stop before the historic re-enactment on the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight on Dec.