Willa Beatrice Brown, a 31-year-old Negro American, serves her country by training pilots for the U.S. Army Air Forces.

Original Caption: "Willa Beatrice Brown, a 31-year-old Negro American, serves her country by training pilots for the U.S. Army Air Forces. She is the first Negro woman to receive a commission as a lieutenant in the U.S. Civil Air Patrol.", ca. 1941 - ca. 1945

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier:208-FS-793-1

 

From:Series: Feature Story Illustrations, compiled 1942 - 1946

 

Created By:Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. Picture Division. (1942 - 1945)

 

Production Date:ca. 1941 - ca. 1945

 

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=535717

 

Repository: NARA's Still Picture Records Section, National Archives at College Park (College Park, MD)

 

 

 

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted

Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

 

 

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Taken circa 1941