An exhibition saluting the Tuskegee Airmen will be on display at the Round Rock Public Library. The Charles Alfred "Chief" Anderson and The Tuskegee Airmen traveling exhibit, â€śPreserving the History of Pioneer Aviatorsâ€ť is in collaboration with the Sweet Home Baptist Church and the Friends of the Round Rock Public Library.
The public is invited to view artifacts, equipment and photographs related to the history of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first all African-American U.S. Army Air Corps Unit formed during World War II. The exhibit will be on display February 21-24, 2008 during regular library hours.
In addition to the exhibit, Ruby D. Archie, the exhibit curator, will be offering a series of presentations:
- Curator's presentation of the exhibit:
- 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 & 22
- 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23
- 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24
- An historical bus tour on February 16, 2008 departing at 10 a.m. from the Sweet Home Baptist Church, Round Rock
- A special ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the library co-sponsored by X-Students of Old Hopewell, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Pi Omega Zeta Chapter, and Charlies Angels Home Care Assistants LLC.
The Tuskegee Airmen exhibit is free and appropriate for all ages. The Round Rock Public Library is located at 216 E. Main Street in downtown Round Rock.