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Members of the Nation's first Negro Navigation Cadets visited City Hall as guests of Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia this afternoon. 02/16/1944


Members of the Nation's first Negro Navigation Cadets visited City Hall as guests of Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia this afternoon.

Members of the Nation's first Negro Navigation Cadets, who will receive their commissions in the Army Air Forces on February 26th, visited City Hall as guests of Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia this afternoon. They are shown on the steps of City Hall as the mayor greeted their commanding officer, Maj. Galen B. Price. 02/16/1944 (NWDNS-208-PU-113M-26; National Archives Identifier: 535936); Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau.(12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945); Records of the Office of War Information, 1926 - 1951; Record Group 208; National Archives.

Members of the Nation's first Negro Navigation Cadets, who will receive their commissions in the Army Air Forces on February 26th, visited City Hall as guests of Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia this afternoon. They are shown on the steps of City Hall as the mayor greeted their commanding officer, Maj. Galen B. Price. 02/16/1944
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