Collection Item Summary:
William J. Powell (standing, holding wing section framework) teaches an evening class on aeronautics to a packed room of black students in Los Angeles, presumably as sponsored by his organization Craftsmen of Black Wings, Inc.; circa late 1930s. Original "Craftsmen Aero-News" caption reads: PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S NEW DEAL MADE THIS PICTURE POSSIBLE. AIRCRAFT CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION- -LIEUT. WILLIAM J. POWELL, INSTRUCTOR.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Blacks in Aviation and Space Science