Horace A. Bohannon oral history interview

Horace A. Bohannon oral history interview

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Bohannon, Horace A.
Creator: Onkst, David
Title: Horace A. Bohannon oral history interview
Dates: 1989 June 16
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms2854

Biographical/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 Note

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.

Index Terms

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

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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


Conditions Governing Access note

The original audio cassettes have been transferred and digital copies are available for research.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Interview index and notes, 1989 June 16
har_ms_2854_0001Tape 1, side A, 1989
har_ms_2854_0002Tape 1, side B, 1989
har_ms_2854_0003Tape 2, side A, 1989
har_ms_2854_0004Tape 2, side B, 1989
har_ms_2854_0005Tape 3, side A, 1989