Snapshot Following the "Goodwill Flight"

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Dale L. White, Sr. (left) and Chauncey E. Spencer (right) with Enoch P. Waters, Jr. (editor of the Chicago Defender newspaper) following the completion of their roundtrip flight from Chicago to Washington, D. C., sponsored by the National Airmen's Association and the Chicago Defender in 1939. White and Spencer hoped to make the case for African American participation in flight training, both civilian and military.

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