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A Pilot Lights the Way: A Tribute to Jesse Leroy Brown: First African American Aviator & Blacks in Aviation

Posted on: Sep 9, 2009 @ 12:36:13 pm

This exhibit pays tribute to the tremendous contribution to aviation made by Ensign Jesse Leroy Brown, the first African American Naval Aviator, and highlights the importance of his accomplishments to the success of future black aviators. It includes photographs, images, and artifacts. The exhibit will be on display September 7 - 30 on the second (main) floor of the Library. Hosted by the Zora Neale Hurston Institute for Documentary Studies.

Scheduled screenings of a documentary are in Library Room 223: Monday 9/14 10:00 A.M. - 12 noon; Wednesday 9/16 10:00 A.M. - 12 noon; Monday 9/ 21 10:00 A.M. - 12 noon; Tuesday 9/ 22 930 A.M - 11:30 A. M. & 1:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.; Tuesday 9/29 9:30 A.M.- 11:30 A. M. & 1:30 P.M.- 3:30 P. M.


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