After hours of study at the Air Corps Technical School at Chanute Field, the day for graduating came. On the 13th of November, 1936 Keith B. MacDonald received his certificate of graduation from Air Corps Technical School in Airplane Mechanics
He also received a card showing all the classes he had taken, the hours and his grades. This was signed by Major James B. Carroll, Air Corps.
He was given a SATISFACTORY and he excelled in instruments, propellers, and construction as indicated by his grades.
- General conduct: excellent
- Industry: satisfactory
- Workmanship and theory: good
- Resourcefulness: satisfactory
- Reliable: does not require supervision.
- A well qualified airplane mechanic.
Keith is 2nd from the left in the front row.
On the backside of this photograph are the names and signatures of his classmates, their home and station:
It reads Front Row – L to R:
- Geo. Kettleband, 3 Jillson St., Prov. Rd, Boston
- Keith B. MacDonald, Barksdale, LA
- Louis Castro, 384 Davis Ave, West Brighton, S.I. N.Y., Langley, VA
- Benny Dodyk, R#1 Utica, Mich, Maxwell Field
- Leo Clingler, R.R. 2 Lebanon, Ind, Brooks Field
- R.A. Dunbar, March – Plaino, Illinois, 625 East North St.
- Robt Seward, 19 Adams St., Fair Haven, Vt., Kelly
- G. F. [Tate], Chanute, Salt Lake City, Utah
Back Row – L to R:
- Joseph F. [Iasobuzio], 413 Lincoln Rd., Bklyn, N.Y., Mitchell
- Ray E. Boyer, Selinsgrove, PA, Randolph
- Charles W. Burke, Hamilton, Virginia, Bolling Field, D.C.
- John F. Clingar, March, Detroit, 94 Tuxedo
- Maurice C. Unger, 1475 E. 11th, St., Cleveland, Ohio, Langley
- Alfred Harris, 2626 Emmet St., Chicago, Ill., Randolph
- Lawrence Ainsworth, 1002 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, Az, Kelly
Here is the less formal graduation photo which I suspect was his idea: