Wings Ceremony

Item

Title

Wings Ceremony

Description

A black and white photograph of Russell McPherson Jr. receiving his wings from SFTS school at Uplands. RCAF official photograph label located in bottom right corner.

Stamped Royal Canadian Air Force Photograph Crown Copyright on reverse.

Newspaper clipping details of the event depicted in photograph.

Date

c. 1939-1941

Identifier

010.148.006

Medium

Photograph

Provenance

Russell McPherson Jr. was one of 22 Americans to receive wings that day. Gov. H. H. Lehman of New York is the gentleman pinning the wings onto Russell McPherson Jr. The Governor's son also received his wings that day.

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