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BLACKS IN AVIATION PICTURES FROM NATIONAL ARCHIVES

Picture 1 -  “Howard A. Wooten, December, 1944." (NWDNS-18-T-44-K-17)

Picture 2 -  "Address of welcome to [Army Air Corps] cadets in front of Booker T. Washington
                   Monument on 8/41 the grounds of Tuskegee Institute."

Picture 3 -  "9/41- [Army Air Corps] cadets reporting to Captain B[enjamin] O. Davis, Jr.
                   commandant of cadets."  (NWDNS-111-SC-122434)

Picture 4 -  "1/42 - Capt. Benjamin Oliver Davis, Jr., of Washington, D.C., climbing into an
                   Advanced Trainer. Tuskegee,Alabama." (NWDNS-208-FS-872-3)

Picture 5 -   "Basic and advanced flying school for Negro Air Corps cadets, Tuskegee, Alabama...
                    In the center is Capt. Roy F. Morse, Air Corps... He is teaching the cadets how to
                    send and receive code." 1/42

Picture 6 -   "MAJ James Ellison, base commander, returns salute as he passes the cadets lined up
                    during review." circa 1941

 

The preceding pictures were from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).  The intent in providing these pictures is to acknowledge the historical aviation and aeronautic contributions of African-Americans during the Second World War.  No profit or gain is made from these pictures.   For further information about employing these pictures, please contact NARA directly.  Though the pictures are from NARA, the arrangement and presentation of the materials is solely the intellectual property of the ALLSTAR website.

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