Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 75,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Unknown [Flight chart]

Order a pdf of this item here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.056 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Document Date: no date Pagination: 2 p. ; 28.6 x 21.2 cm.

Summary of Content: A handwritten chart with several columns: check points, "M.h. / CH," distance in miles, ETA, ATA, and marks. The chart is filled out with various flights executed by LeRoi Williams to check points such as Dadeville, Summerville, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and Atlanta.

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

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

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican American TroopsAir Force

Sub Era: World War II

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources