ORIGINAL - AFRICAN AMERICAN ACE JOHN C. ROBINSON FATHER OF THE TUSKEGEE AIRMAN PHOTO c1935. PHOTOGRAPH SHOWING AFRICAN AMERICAN ACE JOHN C. ROBINSON " NICKNAMED " FATHER OF THE TUSKEGEE AIRMAN ASSISTING THE FIRST WOMEN AVIA.
EMEBETE IN ETHIOPIA AND THE CONTINENT OF AFRICA IN THE CAPITOL CITY OF ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABABA. DIMENSIONS OF OUTER PHOTO: 6 5/8" x 8 1/2". THIS IMAGE IS LIGHTLY SEPIA TONED AND VERY WELL FOCUSED WITH VERY GOOD CONTRAST.ON THE REVERSE OF THIS ORIGINAL NEWS SERVICE PHOTOGRAPH ARE THE DESCRIPTIONS, DATES AND OTHER SPECIFICATIONS OF THE IMAGE. CONDITION IS VERY FINE WITH SOME WAX PENCIL MARKS NOT AFFECTING THE IMAGE. THIS IS NOT A COPY OR A REPRODUCTION IN ANY WAY. 1954 was an American aviator and activist who was. Hailed as the "Brown Condor" for his service in the Imperial Ethiopian Air Force against Fascist Italy. Robinson pushed for equal opportunities for African-Americans during his early career, and was able to open his own eponymous aviation school in addition to initiating a program for black pilots at his college, the Tuskegee Institute. Robinson's achievements as an aviator were in stark contrast to the limited opportunities for most African-Americans in aviation careers, and were an important factor in reducing racially based prohibitions in the United States. Robinson is sometimes referred to as the "Father of the Tuskegee Airmen" for inspiring this all-black group of pilots who served in the United States Army Air Forces following the United States' entry into World War II. The item "AFRICAN AMERICAN ACE JOHN C. ROBINSON FATHER OF THE TUSKEGEE AIRMAN PHOTO c1935" is in sale since Monday, November 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Photographs". The seller is "topcat2001565758590" and is located in New York, New York.
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