Jennings Randolph: Stars in His Eyes


Photograph, Jennings Randolph with Judge Robert Maxwell, James McCartney, Donald Whitehead, General Chuck Yeager, Paul Jenkins, Paul Garber, G. J. “Jack” King, General E. R. Quesada, 20 June 1975. Yeager, born in Myra, Lincoln County, was the first pilot to exceed Mach 1 in level flight on 14 October 1947. Garber, who had worked at the Smithsonian Institution since 1920, became the first curator of its National Air Museum in 1946 and the first curator of the National Air and Space Museum when it opened in 1976. He is the namesake of the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration and Storage Facility at Dulles Airport. Jennings Randolph Collection, West Virginia State Archives



Jennings Randolph: Stars in His Eyes

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