Information on units, annotated artwork and photography, and essays
and publications with topics such as the participation, employment, and
eventual integration of Black soldiers in different wars; the legacy of
Black women soldiers; etc. From the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
Overview, a chronology, links to recommended articles, photo gallery of briefly annotated portraits, and additional lengthier biographical profiles. Part of the official website of the United States Coast Guard.
Demographic information concerning all branches of the U.S. military, mostly comparing four time periods (FY 85, FY 95, FY 05, and FY 09) with the incorporation of many charts and tables. From the Department of Army's Office of Army Demographics. Viewable online in PDF (Portable Document Format).
Website of a nonprofit that is dedicated to educating the public about the Tuskegee Airmen. Brief Overviews of topics such as "Training", "Airmen in Combat", and "War Record" are available under a tab labeled "The Tuskegee Airmen". At the end of these overviews are links to supplementary facts and statistics or lengthy publications.
Biographical profiles with audio and video clips of interviews, photo albums, maps, and other resources. The Veterans History Project also includes many additional profiles that are not a part of the digital collection (browseable by race/ethnicity among other limiters). From the Library of Congress.
Provides almost 350 images showing African Americans and related military and social history, primarily of the Civil war era. Additional photographs from the Civil War era are available online through the Print and Photographs Division. Both resources are from the Library of Congress.
Military Makers section features brief biographical profiles of Tuskegee Airmen, high-ranking armed services officials, and military technicians, etc. Paid members gain access to full length video clips among other benefits.
Links to a few relevant publications, including: Pride, Progress, and Prospects: The Marine Corps' Efforts to Increase the Presence of African-American Officers (1970-1995) (2000); The Right to Fight: African-American Marines in World War II (1995); and Blacks in the Marine Corps (1975). The latter is a historical overview ending with the Vietnam Era. Each are viewable online in PDF (Portable Document Format).