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RAC55 Plaque

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Dublin Core

Title

RAC55 Plaque

Description

Mounted inside the Roanoke Regional Airport terminal is a plaque placed in the airport as a tribute to those aviation pioneers and advocates who had the vision and fortitude to make air service a reality in the Roanoke area. The names upon the plaque are: W. Clayton Lemon, Frank C. Reynolds, Robert T. Garst, Roy Richardson, Charles L. Hale, Dr. J. Hugh Bailey, George "Buddy" Childress, Leonard I. Hylton, Harry Economy, Marvin Turner, Wesley V. Hillman, Martha A. Woodrum Zillhardt, Clifton A. Woodrum, Robert J. Dunahoe, Jr., Marshall L. Harris, George H. Mason, Paul W. Kesler, Jr., J.E. "Jumbo" Owens, T.E. "Boots" Frantz, N.C. "Cris" Carper, William H. Cook, Trout Grissom, William E. Brightwell and Eugene S. Sweeney.

Date

2013

Contributor

Courtesy of Mike Ewen

Identifier

RAC55

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Original Format

digital tiff

Citation

“RAC55 Plaque,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed December 5, 2021, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/RAC55.