Ralph Smith collection on the Tuskegee Airmen

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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

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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