Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Archie F. Williams: The Joy of Flying: Olympic Gold, Air Force Colonel and Teacher

Interviewee(s):
Williams, Archie F.
Interviewer(s):
Morris, Gabrielle
Title:
Archie F. Williams: The Joy of Flying: Olympic Gold, Air Force Colonel and Teacher
Abstract:
Family, boyhood in Oakland; UC Berkeley, 1935-1939: athletic programs, Coach Brutus Hamilton, social life, pilot training; 1936 Olympics, Berlin: preliminary competition, track events, fellow gold medalists; Army Air Corps, 1941-1945, Tuskegee Airmen; Air Force instructor, weather officer, 1945-1965; teaching and coaching in Marin Co., 1965-1987; race relations.
Subject area(s):
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1992
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11011866
Rights:
Williams, Archie F. "Archie F. Williams: The Joy of Flying: Olympic Gold, Air Force Colonel and Teacher." Interview by Gabrielle Morris in 1992. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1993.