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Rosie the Riveter - the Home Front during World War II (E Award Certificate - Reba Williams)


Fairchild E Award Certificate - Reba Williams Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



This certificate was awarded to Reba Ambrose, now Reba Williams, in 1943.

The official letter confering on Fairchild the Army and Navy E Award read:

WAR DEPARTMENT
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY
WASHINGTON, D. C

January 2, 1943

To the Men and Women
of the Airplane Division
Fairchild Engine & Airplane Corporation
Hagerstown, Maryland

This is to inform you that the Army and Navy are conferring upon you the Army-Navy Production Award for your fine record in the production of war equipment.
The award consists of a flag to be flown above your plant, and a lapel pin which every man and woman in your plant may wear as a symbol of high contribution to American freedom.

This award is your nation's tribute to your patriotism and to your great work in backing up our soldiers on the fighting fronts. I have full confidence that your present high achievement is indicative of what you will do in the future.

Sincerely yours,
Robert P. Patterson
Under Secretary of War





ID:
wcrr016

Creator:
Fairchild

Rights:
Reba Ambrose Williams

Date:
1943-02-07

Original Size:
26 x 29 cms

Subject:
Williams, Reba Ambrose, 1917-2010; Aircraft industry--Maryland--Hagerstown--Employees; Fairchild Aircraft Company (Hagerstown, Md.)--History

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 2004

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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