The collection consists of materials
documenting the professional, political, and social life of Tuskegee Airman Charles W.
Ledbetter, who later served in the Inland Empire as a journalist for the
and was involved in local politics. Materials in the collection include
photographs, news clippings, original writings, military patches, Tuskegee Airman toys and
replicas, and various awards. The collection also contains Ledbetter's aircraft mechanic
uniform, as well as two Taekwondo uniforms used by Ledbetter.
Copyright for a portion of materials in the collection has been assigned to the University
of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives.
Additional materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title
17, U.S.C.). Please contact Special Collections & University Archives for more