An image of the African American members of the US Army Corps of Engineers that worked on the Alaska-Canada Highway Project. Some say there achievements were as great as the "Buffalo Soldiers" and "Tuskegee Airmen". Their success went a long way towards desegregating the military.
Forgotten Facts About the Blacks Who Built the Alaska Highway
An image of Mayme Clayton from 1973. She started her collection of African American history in her garage and grew it into the largest private collection of African-American works in the United States. In 2006, the Culver City council voted to allow Mayme’s collection to be housed at the former courthouse on Overland Boulevard. It would be called the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum.
Preserving African-American History: The Legacy of Mayme A. Clayton