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White River Junction, Vermont in the Future. 1911 Postcard
White River Junction, Vermont in the Future. 1911 Postcard




Willimantic Thread Factory, Painting by Julian Alden Weir, 1893
Willimantic Thread Factory, Painting by Julian Alden Weir, 1893


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external image Weave_Room%2C_Amoskeag_Manufacturing_Company.jpgWiley and Russell Tap & Die Co., 1897--A Virtual Reality Project from the Museum of Our Industrial Heritage recreates a factory for cutting machine threads, making possible mass production of items like screws, nuts and bolts.

The Era of Industrial Ascendency 1861-1945 Provides an overview of changes in national politics using the state of Pennsylvania as a case study.

Multimedia.pngFor historical photographs of one of New England's most famous mills, see Amoskeag Millyard, Manchester, New Hampshire.


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The Wright Brothers and the Beginnings of the Age of Aviation

The Wright Brothers from the National Air and Space Museum

primary_sources.PNGThe Inventive Wright Brothers Primary Source: Teacher's Guide from the Library of Congress

Wright Brothers Flyer II, 1904
Wright Brothers Flyer II, 1904

game_icon.svg.pngGo here for a simulation of the Wright Brothers first flights from the Open University.

Wright Brothers' Flying Machine: The First Reporter from Nova profiles A. I. Root, aviation's first journalist.

Connecticut Proclaims Gustave Whitehead Flew Before the Wright Brothers. Scientific American (June 13, 2013).

Wilbur & Orville Wright: A Reissue of a Chronology Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Orville Wright from NASA (September 2003).