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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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Although the Joffrey Ballet promoted its "all star/no star" policy, Rebecca Wright, who danced there from 1966-1975, was indisputably a star.
Wrights example is particularly valuable as policy makers and the public look to organized religion for solutions to social problems.
Crossfield said he admires the analytic approach the Wrights, who ran a bicycle shop in Ohio, took in solving the engineering problems of building an airplane.
Rampersad's edition is based on a completed typescript dating from 1937-1938, the latest version of the work that we know of, and the one that apparently Incorporates Wrights handwritten revisions on earlier drafts.
The low strength-to-weight ratio of gray cast iron limits its use on today's modern aircraft, but it was the material the Wrights used for the combustion chambers, flywheel and cylinder liners.
After posting an $8,000 loss in 1999 due to normal business expenditures incurred during that year, the Wrights turned to their customers for help.
Other dignitaries and inventors who were guests of the Wrights at Hawthorn Hill include Henry Ford, Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison.
Jansen used a technique of quick back and forth movements, about an inch in each direction, to dampen the pitch control - a technique that the Wrights themselves might have used.
However, Vargas seems to understand he must go through the Winky Wrights to get to the Ike Quarteys.
Alcoa announced today its sponsorship of Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum's centennial of flight exhibition, "The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age.
Exhibit Featuring the Authentic 1903 Wright Flyer Reproduction