Philip A Tibbs, son of Tuskegee Airman Howard Arthur Tibbs, recounts his father’s story as an African-American crew member and aviator during World War II using letters, music and photographs from his mother’s collection. These first-hand accounts tell the story of Howard Tibbs’ experiences during this challenging time in history.

Philip Tibbs is the third son of Howard Arthur & Betty (nee Clark) Tibbs. His father, Howard Tibbs, is the posthumous recipient of the US Congressional Gold Medal (Bronze Replica) awarded by the US Capitol in March 2007.

A Q&A will follow the presentation.

This lecture is FREE with Museum admission.

Photographs provided by Philip Tibbs and the Estate of Howard Arthur Tibbs.

All photographs and or images of the P.A. Tibbs collection are copyright protected by US and other international laws and remain the property of the P. A./H.A. Tibbs Estate. Reproduction by any means without the express written/electronic permission of the owner/and or assigns is prohibited.