Tuskegee Airmen collection

Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
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University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Tuskegee Airmen collection
Date (inclusive): 1934-2011, undated
Collection Number: MS 176
Creator: University of California, Riverside
Extent: 11.5 linear feet
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection contains documents, photographs, and other material regarding the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots who served in World War II as part of the Unites States Army Air Corps. Includes certificates, pamphlets, press clippings, artwork, photographs, and videocassettes related to those individuals who served in units at Tuskegee Army Air Field and those associated with the 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, and 477th Bombardment Group. Additional material pertaining to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., a non-profit organization, are included.
Languages: The collection is in English.

Access

This collection is unprocessed. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives regarding the availability of materials for research use.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Tuskegee Airmen collection (MS 176). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Collection Scope and Contents

The Tuskegee Airmen collection is 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 contains documents, photographs, and other material regarding the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots who served in World War II as part of the Unites States Army Air Corps. Includes certificates, pamphlets, press clippings, artwork, photographs, and videocassettes related to those individuals who served in units at Tuskegee Army Air Field and those associated with the 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, and 477th Bombardment Group. Additional material pertaining to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., a non-profit organization, are included.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th -- History
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd -- History
African American fighter pilots
World War, 1939-1945

Genres and Forms of Materials

Clippings (information artifacts)
Documents
Photographs