Historical Flashback: The power of Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University)

Historical Flashback: The power of Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University)

Tuskegee Univeristy
Dilemma X would like to share these historical newspaper articles on the famous Tuskegee University.
Tuskegee University was founded in 1881 and is located in Tuskegee, Alabama.

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1900
Tuskegee Institute -Tuskegee University 1900

1903
Tuskegee Institute -Tuskegee University 1903

1903
Tuskegee Institute -Tuskegee University 1903

1909
Tuskegee Institute -Tuskegee University 1909

1912
Tuskegee Institute -Tuskegee University 1912

1912
Tuskegee Institute -Tuskegee University 1912

1915
Tuskegee Institute -Tuskegee University 1915

1933
Tuskegee Institute -Tuskegee University 1933

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Tuskegee Airmen
Tuskegee Airmen

Tuskegee Airmen

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October 28, 1935
Fredrick D. Patterson takes office as Tuskegee’s 3rd President
Tuskegee will remain a technical and agricultural institution

April 11, 1941
Tuskegee Board of Trustees appropriates money for the purchase
and development of airfield to train pilots

July 26, 1941
Tuskegee moves aggressively to train pilots and developed airports that
will become military bases for the Tuskegee Airmen

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August 30, 1941
Tuskegee will have African Americans build
Tuskegee Army Airfield (Sharpe Field) for the Tuskegee Airmen

September 5, 1941
Tuskegee Institute will lease land for the construct houses for Tuskegee Airmen families

September 5, 1941
Tuskegee Institute and the Tuskegee Airmen

December 27, 1941
Tuskegee Institute and the Tuskegee Airmen and the British

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Tuskegee Army Air Field/Sharpe Field and Moton Field
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Tuskegee Airmen
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Tuskegee Army Air Field/Sharpe Field
All primary/advanced/operational flight training of the Tuskegee Airmen was done at Tuskegee Army Air Field/Sharpe Field took place at Sharpe Field. The last advanced pilot training class graduated in 1946 and for a while Sharpe Field remained open as a civilian airport before closing around 1970-71.


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Moton Field
Moton Field was where basic flight training was done and is located 5.8 NM Southeast of TAAF/Sharpe Field.
Tuskegee Airmen reunions are held at Moton Field.

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Tuskegee Map

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Tuskegee Founder Louis Adams

Tuskegee George W Campbell

Tuskegee Founding President Booker T Washington

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One Comment on “Historical Flashback: The power of Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University)”

  1. Richard K Dozier Says:

    Excellent …wonderful needs to be much more widely well known

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