Found 2 collections related to United States. Air Force

Gilliam, Beverly
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4408
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from Beverly Gilliam, a Special Services librarian for the United States Air Force, written from Korea (1953 to 1955) and London (1956 to 1958) to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Matthews; to colleagues at the Aguilar Branch of the New York Public... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 567
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The all-Black 99th Pursuit Squadron was created by the U.S. Army in 1941, with the proviso that the pilots would be strictly segregated. The airfield at Tuskegee, Alabama, was chosen as their training site, thus they became known as the Tuskegee... more