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Guide to the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Los Angeles Chapter records
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Description
The Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Los Angeles Chapter records are contained within the Tuskegee Airmen Archive. This archive consists of material related to those individuals who served at Tuskegee Army Air Field, and its predecessors, as well as material pertaining to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., a non-profit organization.



This collection is comprised of minutes, financial statements, programs, correspondence, photographs, and other material regarding the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (TAI) Los Angeles Chapter. Material regarding other TAI chapters and the national organization are also contained in this collection and include guidelines and reports related to the TAI Scholarship Fund, minutes from Board of Directors and membership meetings, and souvenir programs from TAI national conventions. Additional material pertaining to the history of the Tuskegee Airmen is also present in this collection and includes biographical information on several Tuskegee Airmen as well as newspaper clippings and publications highlighting their accomplishments.
Background
Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. (TAI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the accomplishments and perpetuating the legacy of the African Americans that served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Additionally, this organization introduces young people to aviation and science as well as provides scholarships and awards to individuals, groups, and organizations that exemplify the spirit of TAI. In February of 1974, Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Western Region was formed as a non-profit California corporation and was later renamed to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Los Angeles Chapter in the August of 1977.
Extent
7.5 linear feet (6 record storage boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
This collection is open for research; access to some portions of this collection may be restricted.