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A white P-80 pilot standing next to a plane and speaking to African American Marcus H. Ray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, as four other African American men look on and listen, Army Air Forces Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio

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A white P-80 pilot standing next to a plane and speaking to African American Marcus H. Ray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, as four other African American men look on and listen, Army Air Forces Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio

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Title
A white P-80 pilot standing next to a plane and speaking to African American Marcus H. Ray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, as four other African American men look on and listen, Army Air Forces Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
Names
United States. Army (Sponsor)
Collection

Military

Post-World War II Activity

U.S. Army training centers and military bases

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1946-08-01
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Armed Forces -- United States
Military bases -- United States
Dayton (Ohio)
African American men
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio)
Shooting Star (Jet fighter plane)
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Caption on back: "On a recent tour of the Army Air Force's Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio, Marcus H. Ray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, found that integration of white and Negro civilian workers at the field had been accomplished without fanfare. Above a P-80 pilot tells Mr. Ray about the Air Force's newest plane. Left to right: Al Dunmore, Ohio editor of the Pittsburgh Courier; Chauncey Spencer, Racial Relations Advisor at Wright Field; the P-80 pilot and Mr. Ray; Leon Taylor, Ohio representative of the Associated Negro Press and Jake Gaitor, instructor at Wilberforce University. 8-1-46."
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b5b2ab60-c645-012f-67d1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1946: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "A white P-80 pilot standing next to a plane and speaking to African American Marcus H. Ray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, as four other African American men look on and listen, Army Air Forces Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1946. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "A white P-80 pilot standing next to a plane and speaking to African American Marcus H. Ray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, as four other African American men look on and listen, Army Air Forces Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 30, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1946). A white P-80 pilot standing next to a plane and speaking to African American Marcus H. Ray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, as four other African American men look on and listen, Army Air Forces Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f9eb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A white P-80 pilot standing next to a plane and speaking to African American Marcus H. Ray, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, as four other African American men look on and listen, Army Air Forces Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio