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This collection contains scans of two letters from A/C Ellis J. Bagley, USAAF to his cousin Mary Harrison while training with the Tuskegee Airmen during the Second World War. Also included is one scan of a letter signed by twenty of the Tuskegee Airmen on the subject of racial discrimination and violation of expressed war department policies, original located at the National Archives.
Second Lieutenant, Airman Cadet Ellis Jerome Bagley, United States Army Air Force (12/12/1922 - 4/13/1999) was born in Harlem in the burrough of Manhattan, New York, New York. He attended New York City Public Schools and graduated from Townsend Harris High School in Manhattan in 1939. He went on to City College and majored in Accounting but dropped out after two years.
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