The Week in Roosevelt History: February 15-21

February 19, 1942: The Tuskegee Airmen, the Army Air Corps’ all African American 100th Pursuit Squadron was activated at Tuskegee Institute.

Eleanor Roosevelt at the Tuskegee Institute.
March 29, 1941
FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx 48-22:3724(138)


Did you know…..

  • On February 15, 1933, there was an assassination attempt on then President-Elect Roosevelt in Miami, FL.