World War II

Speaker offers program on history of Tuskegee Airmen

Ron Spriggs, a Lexington-based historian and curator of a traveling exhibit on the Tuskegee Airmen, offers speaking engagements for school assemblies in which he will present the oral history of the Tuskegee Airmen during Black History Month and throughout the year. The Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American military pilots who fought in World War II and their support personnel, [...]

By |2017-01-11T11:10:42-05:00January 12, 2017|

National WWII Museum hosting summer institute

Applications are open for The National WWII Museum Summer Teacher Institute, a professional learning opportunity for high school social studies teachers that includes a week-long seminar at the museum in New Orleans in July 2017 and a trip to Normandy, France, in July 2018. The program focuses on strategies for teaching about World War II in Europe. The lead scholar [...]

By |2017-01-04T11:10:53-05:00January 5, 2017|

Speaker offering program on Tuskegee Airmen

Ron Spriggs, a speaker and oral historian of the Tuskegee Airmen, offers year-round speaking engagements for school assemblies of up to 500 students per session. Spriggs focuses on two main areas that parallel the national Tuskegee Airmen organization: sustaining the legacy and history of the airmen through student lectures, speaking engagements and exhibitions; and creating programs and experiences for students [...]

By |2017-01-11T11:11:01-05:00January 21, 2016|
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