Dale White and Chauncey Spencer Complete Goodwill Flight

Chauncey Spencer and Dale White complete a demonstration flight from Chicago to New York to Washington, D.C. in 1939. At the nation’s capital, Spencer met with Harry S. Truman, then a senator from Missouri, and other political leaders to advocate an end to racial exclusion in aviation.

In May 1939, Dale L. White and Chauncey E. Spencer flew from Chicago to Washington, D.C. to further the cause of black aviation.