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Horace A. Bohannon oral history interview

Horace A. Bohannon oral history interview

Descriptive Summary

Title: Horace A. Bohannon oral history interview
Creator: Bohannon, Horace A.
Creator: Onkst, David
Inclusive Dates: 1989 June 16
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.8 Linear Feet 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2854
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Horace A. Bohannon (1922- ), fighter pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, worked for the Southern Regional Council after the war, resided in Atlanta, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an oral history interview with Horace A. Bohannon by David Onkst. Topics discussed include Bohannon's World War II experiences with the Tuskegee Airmen; African American veterans and the G.I. Bill; the Georgia Veteran's League and the relationship between African Americans and whites; the Southern Regional Council (SRC) and its policy on segregation, its veterans service project, and Dr. Henry Mitchell's involvement with the SRC; and the United States Employment Service.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Horace A. Bohannon oral history interview, ms2854, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American soldiers -- Georgia
African American veterans -- Georgia
Georgia Veterans League
Mitchell, Henry H.
Oral histories (document genres)
Segregation -- Georgia.
Southern Regional Council
United States. Army
United States. Veterans Employment Service
Veterans -- Employment -- Georgia.
Veterans -- Georgia -- Societies, etc.
World War, 1939-1945.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related audiovisual materials from this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archive:

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Interview index and notes, 1989 June 16