IV.B.3. Public Appearances at end
Oversized Material

Oversized boxes are numbered consecutively by size of box. Within each box, materials are identified by the subseries and folder title to which they are related. Items marked as [loose] are too large to be placed in a folder and are therefore placed in the box without enclosure.


Box  Folder 

158 1

Diplomas - The Infantry School (U.S. Army) - June 16, 1938

II.C.11. Directorate of Operations, Headquarters, USAF
2

Newsclippings

II.C.20. US Strike Command
3

Awards and Honors - 1969 - September 22 - Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand

4

Official Duties - Visit to - MEAFSA (September 1968)

III.A.1. Cleveland, Director of Public Safety
5

Resignation

III.A.3. US DOT, Assistant Secretary of Transportation
6

Newsclippings - 1972

7

Resignation

III.B.2. Private Life - Awards and Honors
8

1978 - November 4 - Order of the Sword

9

Keys to Cities/Honorary Citizenships

III.B.11. Private Life - Commemoratives/Memorials
10

Portraits - Diefenbach (Bob A. Diefenbach, 1992)

III.B.13. Department of Defense
11

Commissary Reform

III.B.14. Private Life - Exhibits
12

Harris Bank - Tuskegee Airmen (poster)

III.B.17. Private Life - Politics
13

1984 Election - Mondale - Democratic Party of Virginia Convention

III.B.18. Private Life - Public Appearances

Appearances by Date

14

1992 - March 18 - Barrett Elementary School (Arlington, VA)

15

1993 - January 21 - Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Middle School (Compton, CA)


159 18x22x3 Box
II.C.18. United Nations Command/US Forces Korea
[loose]

Change of Assignment (presentation album: United Nations Command - Eighth United States Army)


160 18x22x3 Box
II.C.19. Thirteenth Air Force
[loose]

Change of Assignment (presentation scrapbook: Memoir - Lieutenant General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. - Commander, Thirteenth Air Force - Clark Air Base, Republic of the Philippines - August 1967-July 1968)


161 16x20x1 Box
II.C.8. Godman Field
[loose]

Interviews - Information Please (January 14, 1946) - recording by WAVE (Louisville, KY) (acetate audio discs; disc 2 broken)

II.C.9. Lockbourne AFB
[loose]

Interviews - Skylanders (June 10, 1948; WRFD) (acetate audio discs)


162 20x24x3 Box
II.A. General Military Records
1

Diplomas - United States Military Academy (June 12, 1936)

II.C.9. Lockbourne AFB
2

Official Duties - Personnel - Farewell from Lockbourne AFB Civilian Employees

II.C.18. United Nations Command/US Forces Korea
3

Official Duties - Photos - Miscellaneous

II.C.20. US Strike Command
4

Miscellaneous

III.A.3. US DOT, Assistant Secretary of Transportation
5

Appointment to Position

6

Resignation

III.B.2. Private Life - Awards and Honors
7

1992 - February 20 - Langley Medal

III.B.5. Private Life - Boards and Commissions
8

National Defense University Foundation

III.B.9. Private Life - Clubs and Organizations

Tuskegee Airmen

Commemoratives and Memorials

9

52d Anniversary (Howard University; October 21, 1993)

10

Artwork

11

Le Grone

III.B.11. Private Life - Commemoratives/Memorials
12

Portraits

III.B.12. Private Life - Correspondence
13

Correspondence by Date - July-December 1977

III.B.18. Private Life - Public Appearances

Appearances by Date

1992

14

February 16 - Pittsburgh (PA) Federal Executive Board

15

February 29-March 1 - Eglin AFB, FL

16

1992 Miscellaneous

1993

17

May 7-8 - Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick AFB, FL


163 20x24x3 Box
II.C.6. 99th Fighter Squadron
1-2

Newsclippings (2 folders)

II.C.8. Godman Field
3

Newsclippings

II.C.9. Lockbourne AFB
4

Newsclippings

5

Travel - 1949 - Virgin Islands

II.C.11. Directorate of Operations, Headquarters, USAF
6

Social - Liberian Independence (Embassy Parties)

7

Travel - 1952 May-Jun - South America - Documents

II.C.12. 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing
8

General

9

Agatha (Los Angeles)

10

Newsclippings - Checker-Tail (wing newspaper)

II.C.13. Headquarters, FEAF
11

Official Duties - Personnel - Integration

12

Promotion to Brigadier General (October 27, 1954) - Newsclippings

13

Social - 1955 May 23 - Naomi Home Benefit

II.C.14. Air Task Force 13 (Provisional)

Newsclippings

14

1955

15

1956

16

1957

Newsclippings - Ramjet (Ramstein AB Newspaper)

II.C.16. Headquarters, USAF Europe

Newsclippings

18

1958

19

1960

II.C.17. Programs and Requirements, Headquarters, USAF
20

Newsclippings

21

Official Duties - Personnel - Reserve Officers Training Corps - Colby College

II.C.18. United Nations Command/US Forces Korea
22

Newsclippings

II.C.19. Thirteenth Air Force

Newsclippings

23

1967

24

1968

II.C.20. US Strike Command
25

Civil Rights

Newsclippings

26

1968

27

1969


164 20x24x3 Box
1

Official Duties - Arrival (August 1, 1968)

2

Maneuvers - BRASS STRIKE III

Visit to

3

MEAFSA (September 1968)

4

Asmara, Eritrea (September 1968)

5

MEAFSA (June 10-27, 1969)

6

Abidjan, Ivory Coast (June 13-15, 1969)

II.C.21. Military Retirement
7

Newsclippings

III.A.1. Cleveland, Director of Public Safety
8-12

Newsclippings (5 folders)

Resignation - Public Response - Letters

13

D-E-F

14

Anonymous

III.A.2. US DOT - Director of Civil Aviation Security
15

Correspondence - September-December 1970

16

Newsclippings

III.A.3. US DOT, Assistant Secretary of Transportation

Newsclippings

17

1971

18

1972

19

1973

20

1975


165 20x24x3 Box
III.A.4. US DOT - Special Assistant
1

Correspondence - 1977-1981

Newsclippings

2

1976

3

1977

4

1979

III.B.2. Private Life - Awards and Honors
5

1992 - September 26 - Lifetime Achievement Award (Congressional Black Caucus Foundation)

III.B.5. Private Life - Boards and Commissions

President's Commission on Campus Unrest

6

Kent State

7

Newsclippings (Loose)

8

President's Commission on Military Compensation - Newsclippings - 1978

III.B.9. Private Life - Clubs and Organizations

Tuskegee Airmen

9

Commemorations and Memorials - Artwork - "Black Americans in Flight"

10

History - Proctor Material - material sent by Bernard S. Proctor, May 24, 1993

11

Newsclippings

III.B.11. Private Life - Commemoratives/Memorials
12

International Forest of Friendship

III.B.12. Private Life - Correspondence
13

January-June 1980

14

March 1992

III.B.13. Private Life - Department of Defense

Personnel Issues

15

Service Academy Honor Codes

United States Military Academy

16

Pelosi Case

III.B.16. Private Life - Newsclippings
17

1972-1973

18

1977

19

1978

20

1979

21

1980

22

1982

23

1983

24

1984

25

1987

26

1988

27

1989

28

1990

29

1991

30

1992


166 20x24x3 Box
1

1993

III.B.17. Private Life - Politics
2

Lake County [OH] Republican Organization

White House

3

Nixon Administration - Memoranda

4

Ford Administration

5

1980 Election - Reagan, Ronald W.

6

1984 Election - Mondale, Walter F. - Democratic Party of Virginia Convention

III.B.18. Private Life - Public Appearances

1987

7

May 21 - National Air and Space Museum - Lindbergh Lecture

8

September 18-20 - Festival of Flight (Wright-Patterson AFB, OH) - Newsclippings

9

1991 - July 27-28 - Budweiser Air and Water Show (Chicago, IL)

10

1992 - February 4 - Westinghouse Electronic Systems Group (Baltimore, MD)

1993

11

January 21 - General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Middle School (Compton, CA) - Black History Month

12

February 7 - Atlanta History Center (Atlanta, GA) - Livingston Lecture

III.B.19. Private Life - Travel
13

Taiwan

IV.B.2. Autobiography - Newsclippings and Tear Sheets
14

Undated & January 1991

15

February 1991

16

March 1991 and subsequent

17

Reviews of Book to August 1991


167 20x24x3 Box
I. Education and Civilian Life
1

Central High School, Cleveland, OH

II.C.8. Godman Field
2

Godman Field (general)

II.C.10. Air War College
3

Air War College (general)

II.C.14. Air Task Force 13 (Provisional)
4

Awards and Honors - 1957 - April 2 - Cloud and Banner (Medal)

II.C.16. Headquarters, USAF Europe
5

Miscellaneous

II.C.18. United Nations Command/US Forces Korea
6

Awards (general)

7

Personal - Golf

III.B.1. Private Life (General)
8

Death of Benjamin O. Davis, Sr - Condolence Letters

III.B.5. Private Life - Boards and Commissions
9

American Battle Monument Commission

10

President's Commission on Campus Unrest

11

United States Air Force Academy (Board of Visitors)

III.B.9. Private Life - Clubs and Organizations
12

Tuskegee Airmen

III.B.11. Private Life - Commemoratives/Memorials
13

Calendars

III.B.20. Private Life - Miscellaneous
14

Miscellaneous Posters

IV.B.3. Autobiography - Public Appearances
15

Publicity


168 8x25x8 Box
II.C.9. Lockbourne AFB
[loose]

Photos (large rolled panoramic photograph; see NASM 9A00800)


Other Oversize Locations: Flat Files


24x36 II.C.9. Lockbourne AFB
1

Official Duties - Visit to Liberia

III.B.11. Private Life - Commemoratives/Memorials
2

Portraits

III.B.18. Private Life - Public Appearances
3

1986 - May 31 - Gathering of Eagles V

4

1990 - March - United States Military Academy - Black History Month

5

1992 - June 10 - Gathering of Eagles IX


36x48 III.B.18. Private Life - Public Appearances
1

1992 Miscellaneous


131 10x13x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Photo Album (1936-1938)

[loose]

Photo Album (1938-1941)


132 11x13x3 Box
II.C.21. Military Retirement
[loose]

Presentation Album (Newsclippings)


133 11x13x3 Box
II.C.21. Military Retirement
[loose]

Presentation Album (Photos)


134 12x15x3 Box
II.A. General Military Records
1

Commissions

Cadet, USMA - July 1, 1932

Second Lieutenant (Infantry) - June 12, 1936 (to rank from June 12, 1936)

First Lieutenant (Infantry) - June 12, 1939 (to rank from June 12, 1939)

First Lieutenant (Air Corps) - May 28, 1942 (to rank from June 12, 1939)

Captain (Army, temporary) - October 1, 1940 (to rank from September 9, 1940)

Major (Air Corps, temporary) - May 13, 1942 (to rank from March 1, 1942; notice of temporary appointment)

Lieutenant Colonel (Air Corps, temporary) - May 23, 1942 (to rank from March 1, 1942; notice of temporary appointment)

Captain (Air Corps) - June 12, 1946 (to rank from June 12, 1946)

Lieutenant Colonel (USAF) - January 27, 1949 (to rank from July 1, 1948)

Colonel (USAF) - July 27, 1950 (to rank from July 27, 1950)

Brigadier General (USAF) - October 27, 1954 (to rank from October 12, 1954)

Major General (USAF) - June 30, 1959 (to rank from October 8, 1954)

Brigadier General (USAF, Regular) - May 16, 1960 (to rank from March 8, 1958)

Major General (USAF, Regular) - January 30, 1962 (to rank from September 13, 1955)

Lieutenant General (USAF) - April 30, 1965 (to rank from April 30, 1965)

Citations

2

Distinguished Service Medal (March 26, 1957)

3

Legion of Merit (First Oak Leaf Cluster; June 30, 1961)

4

Legion of Merit (Second Oak Leaf Cluster; April 19, 1965)

5

Distinguished Service Medal (July 31, 1967)

6

Air Medal (Fifth Oak Leaf Cluster; July 25, 1968)

7

Distinguished Service Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster; January 31, 1970) [presentation folder disposed of due to vinyl deterioration]

8

Certificate of Retirement (February 1, 1970)


135 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 1 (through 1936)


136 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 2 (1937-1940)


137 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 3 (1941-1942)


138 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 4 (1943)


139 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 5 (1944)


140 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 6 (1945)


141 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 7 (1946)


142 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 8 (1947)

1

Loose scrapbook pages No. 1 (1942-1945)

2

Loose scrapbook pages No. 2 (1943-1946)

3

Loose scrapbook pages No. 3 (1943-1947)

4

Loose scrapbook pages No. 4 (1945)


143 12x15x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Photo Album (1942-1943)

[loose]

Photo Album (1943)

[loose]

Photo Album (1945)


144 12x15x3 Box
II.C.9. Lockbourne AFB
1

Official Duties - Photos

II.C.13. Headquarters, FEAF
2

Personal - Photos ("Green" Album)


145 12x15x3 Box
II.C.14. Air Task Force 13 (Provisional)
[loose]

Change of Assignment and Departure from Taiwan - Correspondence

1

Official Duties - Ceremonies and Presentation - "Double Ten Day" (October 10, 1956; "The Gallant Air Force Pictorial")

[loose]

Personal - Photos (Blue Album (birthday party))

2

Miscellaneous - Portrait of Davis (by Armin, 1957)

II.C.15. Twelfth Air Force
3

Newsclippings - Müncher Illustrierte

Miscellaneous - Aerial Photos

4

France

5

Germany

6

Italy

7

Miscellaneous Europe

II.C.16. Headquarters, USAF Europe
8

Newsclippings

9

Official Duties - Photos

10

Portraits


146 12x15x3 Box
II.C.18. United Nations Command/US Forces Korea
1

Newsclippings

[loose]

Official Duties - Visit to - ROK 1st Marine Division (September 1965; album)

II.C.19. Thirteenth Air Force
2

Newsclippings

Official Duties - Visit to - Indonesia and Australia (June 1968)

3

Photos (Benjamin)

4

Photos (Agatha)

5

Miscellaneous


147 12x15x3 Box
II.C.20. US Strike Command
1

Awards and Honors - Miscellaneous

2

Newsclippings

[loose]

Official Duties - Visit to - MEAFSA - Uganda (September 1968; Photo Album)

III.A.1. Cleveland, Director of Public Safety
3

Awards and Honors

4

Ceremonies and Presentations - Clevelander Handicap (July 11, 1970)

III.A.3. US DOT, Assistant Secretary of Transportation
5

Awards and Honors

6

Photos - Autographed


148 12x15x3 Box
III.A.4. US Dept. of Transportation, Special Assistant
[loose]

National Maximum Speed Limit (Resource Notebook, c.1979/1980)


149 12x15x3 Box
III.B.1. Private Life (General)
1

Photos

III.B.2. Private Life - Awards and Honors
2

1973 - May 24 - Citation and Testimonial (Massachusetts Committee of Catholics, Protestants and Jews; Boston, MA)

3

1978 - October 6 - Falcon Foundation Tribute

4

Honorary Degrees - Daemon College (Amherst, NY; May 9, 1992)

5

Miscellaneous Awards from Clubs and Organizations

III.B.3. Private Life - Awards and Honors (Benjamin O. Davis, Sr.)
6

Miscellaneous

III.B.5. Private Life - Boards and Commissions
7

American Battle Monuments Commission

President's Commission on Campus Unrest

8

Kent State

9

Photos

III.B.9. Private Life - Clubs and Organizations
10

369th Veterans' Association (Reception Album; June 14, 1975)

11

Tuskegee Airmen - Commemoratives and Memorials - Artwork


150 12x15x1 Box
III.B.11. Private Life - Commemoratives/Memorials
1

Portraits - Mitchell (Briar Lee Mitchell, 1993)

2

Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Aerospace Technical High School

III.B.12. Private Life - Correspondence
3

Correspondence by Date - January-September 1991

III.B.18. Private Life - Public Appearances

Appearances by Date

4

1991 - November 13 - Martin Luther King Memorial Library (Washington, DC)

5

1992 - January 30 - NARA National Audiovisual Center

6

1992 Miscellaneous

7

1993 - January 20 - Monrovia High School (Monrovia, CA)

III.B.20. Private Life - Miscellaneous
8

Miscellaneous

IV.B.3. Autobiography - Public Appearances
9

Publicity


151 15x19x3 Box
II.B. Scrapbooks and Photo Albums
[loose]

Scrapbook No. 9 (1948)

[loose]

Scrapbook No. 10 (1949)


152 15x19x3 Box
II.C.7. 332d Fighter Group
[loose]

Bond Rally, National Smelting Co, Cleveland, OH (October 10, 1943; phonograph records)


153 15x19x3 Box
II.C.8. Godman Field
[loose]

Interviews - Information Please (January 14, 1946) (phonograph records)


154 15x19x1 Box
II.C.9. Lockbourne AFB
1

Newsclippings

2

Official Duties - Base Nursery

II.C.13. Headquarters, FEAF
3

Social - Invitations Scrapbook


155 15x19x3 Box
II.C.14. Air Task Force 13 (Provisional)
[loose]

Social - Invitations Received (scrapbook)


156 15x19x3 Box
II.C.18. United Nations Command/US Forces Korea
[loose]

Official Duties - Photos - ROK Tiger Division, Vietnam (2 albums)


157 15x19x3 Box
III.B.18. Private Life - Public Appearances
[loose]

Appearances by Date - 1972 - July 14 - Empire States Military Academy (Presentation Album)

IV.B.2. Autobiography - Newsclippings and Tear Sheets
1

Newsclippings


158 15x22x2 Box
II.A. General Military Records

IV.B.3. Public Appearances at end
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