Correspondence between Ada Young and her daughter “Kikik”   Save
Correspondence between Ada Young and her daughter “Kikik”
Description: A hand-written letter to Ada Young from her daughter “Kikik,” informing Ada about her school “Retreat”. Kikik’s father, Col. Charles Young was the first African American to reach the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army. In 1918, after being forced into retirement, due to health concerns, he rode on horseback from Wilberforce, Ohio to Washington D.C. to prove his physical fitness for duty. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Page1
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Correspondence between Ada Young and her daughter “Kikik”