The collection consists of medals and other records from Walter Crenshaw, who served as the administrative assistant to the
provost marshall 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 service.
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
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