Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Black Student Union Records
David Y. Thomas Collection
Collection of printed booklets and pamphlets on the race relations.
Eldridge Williams papers
This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of a retired African American lieutenant colonel, and one of the Tuskegee Airmen, as he discusses his experiences during WWII and the Korean War.
Clarence J. Inniss papers
These papers relate to Clarence J. Inniss, an African American corporal who served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. The collection consists of an oral history interview transcript, a map, discharge papers, and photographs.
Coleridge Augustus Jemmott papers
Coleridge Augustus Jemmott was an African American soldier in the United States Army, "I" company, 22nd Quartermaster Regiment. He served in Italy and North Africa as a sergeant, transporting the "Anizio Annie" cannon, from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains photographs and ephemera from Jemmott's war years. There are sixty black-and-white photographs of Jemmott with his unit in North Africa and Italy. There is also a menu from a Casablanca restaurant, Port of Leghorn entry card, newspaper clippings, and a North African Theater uniform patch.
Russell Garvin Typescript
Typescript of "The Free Negro in Florida Before the Civil War" by Russell Garvin, 36 pages.
The Voice of the Clergy
Robert C. and Juanita Watson papers
This World War II collection relates to Robert C. Watson, an African American soldier who served in the Navy during World War II. It contains a page of the roll call from the 316th Port Company with Robert C. Watson's name. There are also news articles and comics from the base. There are photographs of Robert C. Watson's unit and his Veteran's questionnaire. There is also an article he wrote about his experience as a black man who appeared white in the Navy.