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Unknown Certificate of Competency No. 17943-40

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.013 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Hampton, Virginia Type: Printed document signed Date: 30 June 1940 Pagination: 1 p. ; 20 x 26.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Document certifying LeRoi S. Williams as a Private Pilot , lists the courses and hours required for certification, and signed by Robert N. Niuray (Chairman of Authority), W.E. Carter (Ground School), and Charles W. Barclay (President of Flight School). The flight school is most likely the Hampton Institute, which LeRoi attended around this time.

People: Williams, LeRoi S. (1919-1943)

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PilotAirplanesAfrican American History

Sub Era: World War II

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