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Smith (Ralph) collection on the Tuskegee Airmen
MS 159  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen
    Date (inclusive): circa 1985-2009
    Collection Number: MS 159
    Creator: Smith, Ralph W.
    Extent: 4.75 linear feet
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: The Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen 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 press clippings, posters, videocassettes, and commemoratives regarding the Tuskegee Airmen and Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. that were collected by Colonel Ralph Smith (USAF-Ret).
    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

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen (MS 159). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    The Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen 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 press clippings, posters, videocassettes, and commemoratives regarding the Tuskegee Airmen and Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. that were collected by Colonel Ralph Smith (USAF-Ret).

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
    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)
    Posters
    Videocassettes