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Created by:
Major Della Hayden Raney, American, 1912-1987  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Institute, American, founded 1881  Search this
United States Army Air Force, American, 1941 - 1947  Search this
ink on paper with leather cover
H x W x D: 13 × 10 5/16 × 1 13/16 in. (33 × 26.2 × 4.6 cm)
Place depicted:
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
A scrapbook created by Della Hayden Raney, the principal chief nurse at Tuskegee Army Airfield during World War II. The scrapbook has a leather cover with the Air Force Pilot crest and a depiction of three planes flying amidst a cloud. The bottom right corner of the front of the cover has text that reads: [TUSKEGEE ARMY FLYING SCHOOL]. The interior pages contain photographs, clippings, an Association of Military Surgeons' Certificate, a signed photograph of Colonel Bousefield, head of the African American Medical Group at Tuskegee, and other ephemera connected with the Tuskegee Flying School. The back cover is blank.
African American  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Military  Search this
Nursing  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
Women  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture