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Training aircraft used by Tuskegee Institute

Issued by:
Boeing Corporation, American, founded 1916  Search this
Used by:
Tuskegee Institute, American, founded 1881  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Maycie Herrington, American, 1918 - 2016  Search this
Paul Adams, American, 1920 - 2013  Search this
Charles E. McGee, American, 1919 - 2022  Search this
Nancy Leftenant-Colon, American, born 1920  Search this
Wilbur Mason, American, 1924 - 2016  Search this
Samuel Wesley Henderson, American, 1921 - 2016  Search this
Cyril O. Bryon, American, 1920 - 2015  Search this
George M. Boyd, American, 1926 - 2018  Search this
William J. Childs, American, 1923 - 2013  Search this
Alexander Jefferson, American, 1921 - 2022  Search this
Leroy Eley, American, 1927 - 2012  Search this
Oliver Goodall, American, 1922 - 2010  Search this
Charles Lane, American, 1925 - 2013  Search this
Thurston Gaines Jr., American, 1922 - 2016  Search this
Lee Archer Jr., American, 1919 - 2010  Search this
Earl Martin, American, 1924 - 2019  Search this
Franklin J. Macon, American, 1923 - 2020  Search this
Rusty Burns, American, 1925 - 2022  Search this
Asa D. Herring Jr., American, 1926 - 2022  Search this
James E. Randall, American, 1926 - 2019  Search this
William H. Holloman III, American, 1924 - 2010  Search this
Robert Holts, American, 1924 - 2021  Search this
Leonard Hall, American, 1926 - 2013  Search this
James Harvey, American, born 1923  Search this
Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, American, 1922 - 2016  Search this
Samuel C. Hunter Jr., American, 1919 - 2013  Search this
Leo R. Gray, American, 1924 - 2016  Search this
Quentin Smith, American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Created by:
Oscar C. Gadson Jr., American, 1919 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
steel, aluminum, copper alloy, wood, polyester, rubber, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2011.82.1): 114 × 386 × 300 in. (289.6 × 980.4 × 762 cm)
H x W x D (2011.82.2 baggage claim door): 21 1/2 × 30 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (54.6 × 78.1 × 7 cm)
Type:
training aircraft
Date:
ca. 1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.82.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Transportation Vehicles
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e994f4e9-bef9-41b4-86d9-a2b0ce43f9fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.82.1-.2
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Distinguished Service Cross and ribbon issued to Lewis Broadus

Manufactured by:
Graco Awards Manufacturing, Inc., American, 1981 - 2011  Search this
Designed by:
J. Andre Smith, American, 1880 - 1959  Search this
Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Received by:
Lewis Cunningham Broadus, American, 1875 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
bronze on metal with ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 9/16 × 1 3/4 × 1/4 in. (9 × 4.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
Tomball, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
Awarded 1906; issued 2006
Topic:
African American  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Military  Search this
Spanish-American War, 1898  Search this
World War I  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Lewis Broadus Family
Object number:
2007.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53db58e7d-1dc1-4263-ab7d-6e7571a6f261
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.4.1
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Distinguished Service Cross medal ribbon bar issued to Lewis Broadus

Manufactured by:
Graco Awards Manufacturing, Inc., American, 1981 - 2011  Search this
Ballou Company, American, 1942 - 2009  Search this
Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Received by:
Lewis Cunningham Broadus, American, 1875 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
metal and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D (abc): 1 7/16 × 7/16 × 1/2 in. (3.7 × 1.1 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (a): 1 3/8 × 3/8 × 1/2 in. (3.5 × 0.9 × 1.2 cm)
H x W x D (bc): 7/16 × 7/16 × 9/16 in. (1.1 × 1.1 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
Tomball, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
East Providence, Rhode Island, United States, North and Central America
Date:
Awarded 1906; issued 2006
Topic:
African American  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Military  Search this
Spanish-American War, 1898  Search this
World War I  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Lewis Broadus Family
Object number:
2007.4.2abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a64f62c3-2125-4431-93d8-6d36f389c4f3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.4.2abc
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Distinguished Service Cross medal pin issued to Lewis Broadus

Created by:
J. Andre Smith, American, 1880 - 1959  Search this
Received by:
Lewis Cunningham Broadus, American, 1875 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
metal and paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D (ab): 3/8 × 9/16 × 3/8 in. (0.9 × 1.5 × 0.9 cm)
H x W x D (a): 1/8 × 9/16 × 3/8 in. (0.3 × 1.5 × 0.9 cm)
H x W x D (b): 3/8 × 3/8 × 3/16 in. (0.9 × 0.9 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
Tomball, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
Awarded 1906; issued 2006
Topic:
African American  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Military  Search this
Spanish-American War, 1898  Search this
World War I  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Lewis Broadus Family
Object number:
2007.4.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5718fb5b1-0389-429e-a78f-22cec69b135a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.4.3ab
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Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal

Commissioned by:
United States Department of the Treasury, American, founded 1789  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Created by:
United States Mint, American, founded 1792  Search this
Medium:
gold
Dimensions:
2 15/16 × 2 15/16 × 3/16 in. (7.5 × 7.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
2007
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2007.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ef531fd7-f0f5-4aa1-adf0-a009298e0190
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.8
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American Campaign service medal awarded to Lorenzo DuFau

Manufactured by:
United States Navy, American, founded 1775  Search this
Owned by:
Lorenzo A. DuFau, American, 1920 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
metal and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 2 3/16 × 3/16 in. (7.6 × 5.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Race relations  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lorenzo A. DuFau
Object number:
2009.5.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59d17c393-77fc-48bc-9258-e04ae39e1f98
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.5.2
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World War II Victory service medal awarded to Lorenzo DuFau

Manufactured by:
United States Navy, American, founded 1775  Search this
Owned by:
Lorenzo A. DuFau, American, 1920 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
metal and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 1 7/16 × 3/16 in. (7.6 × 3.7 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Race relations  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lorenzo A. DuFau
Object number:
2009.5.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5188a4a9d-759b-4d33-a26e-41f1b976ea86
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.5.3
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European African Middle Eastern Campaign service medal awarded to Lorenzo DuFau

Manufactured by:
United States Navy, American, founded 1775  Search this
Owned by:
Lorenzo A. DuFau, American, 1920 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
metal and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 1 7/16 × 1/4 in. (7.6 × 3.7 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Race relations  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lorenzo A. DuFau
Object number:
2009.5.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c4663ad1-1abe-4fb3-a4f5-23ef011f845f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.5.4
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Insignia shoulder patch for the 92nd Infantry Division

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
92d Infantry Division, American, 1917 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
thread and cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 x 2 1/2 in. (7.6 x 6.4 cm)
Type:
insignias
Date:
1917-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.155.219
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd553eda312-4b3e-414a-9673-204dfe1a884b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.155.219

Pillow sham with Tuskegee Flying School poem

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Institute, American, founded 1881  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
silk (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W (Without Fringe): 17 × 17 in. (43.2 × 43.2 cm)
H x W x D (With Fringe): 19 3/4 × 19 1/4 × 1/2 in. (50.2 × 48.9 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
pillow shams
Place depicted:
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941-1946
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.57
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cf17c0b5-0cbb-44c9-b6df-e98bc6dda7f8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.57

Purple Heart medal awarded posthumously to Tuskegee Airman 2d Lt. James McCullin

Issued by:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Received by:
Second Lieutenant James L. McCullin, American, 1919 - 1943  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
99th Pursuit Squadron, American, 1941 - 1949  Search this
Medium:
cardboard , paper, metal and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W (Medal): 3 × 1 3/8 × 3/16 in. (7.6 × 3.5 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (Closed): 1 x 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (2.5 x 8.9 x 16.5 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 7 x 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (17.8 x 8.9 x 16.5 cm)
Type:
cases (containers)
medals
Date:
after 1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the McCullin Family, in memory of Second Lieutenant James L. McCullin
Object number:
2013.52.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50b99ef9d-6b1d-4f6b-8154-036ca7a3874e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.52.3ab
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Aircraft observer badge owned by Fenton B. Sands

Manufactured by:
American Emblem Company, American  Search this
Issued by:
United States Air Force, American, founded 1947  Search this
Owned by:
Dr. Fenton B. Sands, American, 1918 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7/8 × 3 3/16 × 1/2 in. (2.2 × 8.1 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
insignias
Place made:
Utica, Oneida County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1942-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Sands Family
Object number:
2014.7.14
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58f78df0c-6b05-4bb2-a215-c525f896d445
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.7.14
Online Media:

Bombadier wings owned by Fenton B. Sands

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Issued by:
United States Air Force, American, founded 1947  Search this
Owned by:
Dr. Fenton B. Sands, American, 1918 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 × 3 1/16 × 5/16 in. (2.5 × 7.8 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
insignias
Date:
1942-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Sands Family
Object number:
2014.7.15
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58fcd242a-53b2-4395-85e4-e8313de3332b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.7.15
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Navigator wings owned by Fenton B. Sands

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Issued by:
United States Air Force, American, founded 1947  Search this
Owned by:
Dr. Fenton B. Sands, American, 1918 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13/16 × 3 1/16 × 5/16 in. (2.1 × 7.8 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
insignias
Date:
1942-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Sands Family
Object number:
2014.7.16
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57628b11a-4e76-40c6-8a0a-b7972b56d344
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.7.16
Online Media:

Montford Point Marines Congressional Gold Medal

Commissioned by:
United States Congress, American, founded 1789  Search this
Created by:
United States Mint, American, founded 1792  Search this
Subject of:
51st Marine Defense Battalion, American, founded 1942  Search this
52nd Marine Defense Battalion, American, founded 1943  Search this
Medium:
Medal: gold;
Sleeve: velvet;
Box: cherry wood, velvet
Dimensions:
Diameter (medal): 3 × 3/16 in. (7.6 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (velvet case for medal): 3 7/8 × 5 × 3/16 in. (9.8 × 12.7 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (wooden case for medal): 3 × 6 1/8 × 5 in. (7.6 × 15.6 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
medals
Place depicted:
Jacksonville, Onslow County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2011
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Montford Point Marines  Search this
Segregation  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.237ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd520e7ed2b-6ca0-4f06-bdc9-19b398a03a8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.237ab

U.S. Army Certificate of Service issued to Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood

Created by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Subject of:
Lt. Colonel Charles J. Blackwood Sr., American, 1896 - 1982  Search this
Signed by:
Major General Charles Hartwell Bonesteel Jr., American, 1885 - 1964  Search this
John C. Cook  Search this
Isabel Gromer  Search this
Medium:
ink, pressure-sensitive tape, and metal on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 5/16 × 8 7/16 in. (28.8 × 21.5 cm)
Type:
certificates
Place printed:
Fort Benning, Chattahoochee County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, United States, North and Central America
Date:
June 12, 1944; May 24,1946
Topic:
African American  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Military  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Beverly J. Blackwood in memory of Charles J. Blackwood, Sr.
Object number:
2018.13.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59b2ea67f-ef6c-4974-9681-f02104aceee4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.13.7
Online Media:

Keep Us Flying!

Title:
Poster for war bonds depicting Tuskegee Airman Robert W. Diez
Created by:
Betsy Graves Reyneau, American, 1888 - 1964  Search this
Commissioned by:
United States Department of the Treasury, American, founded 1789  Search this
Printed by:
United States Government Publishing Office, American, founded 1860  Search this
Subject of:
Robert W. Diez, American, 1919 - 1992  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 27 9/16 x 19 11/16 in. (70 x 50 cm)
Type:
posters
Date:
1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Design  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.168
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dc14fc22-9f48-42c3-be13-2182c7e2d0af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.168

Replica of Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal issued to Dr. William Brown

Created by:
United States Mint, American, founded 1792  Search this
Received by:
Dr. William Neal Brown, American, 1919 - 2009  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy, metal, velvet, silk (textile), paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
Diameter (medal): 3 x 1/4 in. (7.6 x 0.6 cm)
2012.127.1b (velvet box): 1 3/16 x 5 x 5 in. (3 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)
2012.127.1c (cardboard box): 1 5/16 x 5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (3.3 x 13.7 x 13.7 cm)
Type:
medallions (medals)
Date:
2007
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Suzanne Zimmer, Long Time Partner of Dr. William Neal Brown
Object number:
2012.127.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
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American flag flown over the Capitol in honor of Dr. William Neal Brown

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. William Neal Brown, American, 1919 - 2009  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Medium:
cotton (fiber) and polyester with wood, glass and metal
Dimensions:
2012.127.2a (flag): 7 x 14 x 2 in. (17.8 x 35.6 x 5.1 cm)
2012.127.2b (display case): 13 x 19 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (33 x 49.5 x 9.5 cm)
Type:
flags
Date:
2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Suzanne Zimmer, Long Time Partner of Dr. William Neal Brown
Object number:
2012.127.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Tuskegee Airman flight jacket worn by Lt. Col. Woodrow W. Crockett

Manufactured by:
Aero Leather Clothing Co., American  Search this
Worn by:
Woodrow W. Crockett, American, 1918 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
100th Fighter Squadron, American, 1942 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
leather, cloth, metal, paint
Dimensions:
H x W (Laid Flat): 26 1/4 x 24 in. (66.7 x 61 cm)
Waist: 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm)
Chest (Across Shoulders): 18 1/2 in. (47 cm)
Inseam (Arm - shoulder to cuff): 24 in. (61 cm)
On Form: 30 x 33 x 15 1/2 in. (76.2 x 83.8 x 39.4 cm)
Type:
bomber jackets
Place made:
Beacon, Dutchess County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1942
Topic:
African American  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Military  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lt. Col. Woodrow W. Crockett
Object number:
2012.43.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fc87178e-cd01-4bca-87aa-b6fb9e85fcb1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.43.1
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