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The Collection: People: Griffith Brewer

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Frank Coffyn, Walter Brookins, and Griffith Brewer in a field.Walter Brookins on Frank Coffyn's shoulders, near Griffith Brewer and Ralph Johnstone.Walter Brookins (top), Frank Coffyn (middle), and Ralph Johnstone (bottom) on each others' shoulders.
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Pioneer english balloonist and aviator, who made his first baloon flight in 1891. Brewer met Wilbur Wright in Pau, France, in 1908, and became a very close friend and supporter of the Wrights. He hade 30 trips to the U.S. to visit them, earning his pilots' license in 1914.

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