The collection consists of medals and
other records from Walter Crenshaw, who served as the administrative assistant to the
provost marshal at the Tuskegee Army Air Field during the Second World War. Items in the
collection include Crenshaw's pay and physical fitness records, a Tuskegee Army Airfield
yearbook, a Thanksgiving menu, and three medals Crenshaw received related to his
Walter Crenshaw Jr. was born on October 27, 1909, and was raised in Alabama. He attended
the Tuskegee Institute in 1927, and one year later transferred to Alabama State University.
In 1940, Crenshaw married Zelma Whatley, and the two eventually had five children.
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