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Frederick D. Smith appointment to first lieutenant, Army Air Forces, Tuskegee Institute

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2109

Scope and Contents note

A Southeast Army Air Forces Training Center appointment to first lieutenant for Smith, a Tuskegee Airman.

Dates

  • 1944 December 29

Language of Materials note

Materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical note

Frederick D. Smith (1917-2001) was born in Kansas. During World War Two he joined the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African American pilots. After the war he attended Hastings College of the Law. He became the first African American attorney for the San Francisco's Public Defenders Office. In 1974 he became Chief Attorney under Public Defender, Robert Nico.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 Certificate)

Abstract

A Southeast Army Air Forces Training Center appointment to first lieutenant for Smith, a Tuskegee Airman.

Provenance

Purchase from Bolerium Books, 2006.

General

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Processed by

Rosanne Rumstay, 2008.

Source

Title
Guide to the Frederick D. Smith appointment to first lieutenant, Army Air Forces, Tuskegee Institute.
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Author
Jon Fuller
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

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