III.B.1. General III.B.3.  Awards and Honors (Benjamin O. Davis, Sr)
Subseries III.B.2.
Awards and Honors

This subseries consists of items relating to awards given to Davis after his retirement from the USAF. Materials are arranged chronologically by date of award.


Box  Folder 

62 1 1972 - March 17 - Castle Award (Benjamin F. Castle Award; West Point Society of the District of Columbia)
2 1973 - May 24 - Citation and Testimonial (Massachusetts Committee of Catholics, Protestants and Jews; Boston, MA) (see also oversized, Box 149)
1978
3

July 20 - National Aviation Hall of Fame (Dayton, OH)

4

October 6 - Falcon Foundation Tribute (Officers' Club, USAF Academy, Colorado Springs, CO) (see also oversized, Box 149)

5

November 4 - Order of the Sword (Noncommissioned Officers of Tactical Air Command, USAF) (see also oversized, Box 158)

6

Endorsements

7 1980 - November 14 - Distinguished Achievement Award (Tuskegee Airmen, Inc)

8

Acceptance Speech

9 1986 - November 7 - Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame

10

Acceptance Speech

11 1987 - August 22 - Lifetime Achievement Award (Organization of Black Airline Pilots)

12

Acceptance Speech

1991
13

February 22 - Living Legend Award (Second Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church)

14

March 7 - Lifetime Achievement Award (National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters)


63 1

Certificate

2

August 30 - Western Reserve Aviation Hall of Fame (Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, OH)

3

October 12 - Spurgeon H. Burruss Award (Ninety-Second Infantry Division World War II Association)

4

October 29 - Elder Statesman of Aviation (National Aeronautic Association)

1992
5

February 11 - Tuskegee Airmen Tribute (East Coast Chapter, Officers' Club, Bolling AFB, DC)

6

February 20 - Langley Medal (Smithsonian Institution) (see also oversized, Box 162)

7

February 23 - Lifetime Achievement Award (Dale City (VA) Christian Church)

8

June 9 - Bethune-DuBois Fund Award (The Bethune-DuBois Fund)

9

August 15 - Tuskegee Airmen Hall of Fame (Tuskegee Airmen, Inc)

10

September 26 - Lifetime Achievement Award (Congressional Black Caucus Foundation) (see also oversized, Box 165)

11

December 18 - Outstanding Award (Pigskin Club of Washington [DC])

1993
12

November 13 - Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame (Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society)

13 Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Day (various cities)
14 Certificates of Appreciation
Honorary Degrees (see also oversized, Box 149)
15

State University of New York (Old Westbury, NY; May 17, 1992)


64 1

Wilberforce University (Wilberforce, OH; June 13, 1946)

2 Keys to Cities/Honorary Citizenships (see also oversized, Box 158)
-- Awards and Honors (see oversized, Box 149)

III.B.1. General III.B.3.  Awards and Honors (Benjamin O. Davis, Sr)
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