Visit the Test of Medal: Charles J. Shaw and the Montford Point Marines at the Bowers Museum honoring Mr. Shaw. He was the first Black drill instructor to train an integrated platoon of Marines and an important member of the African American community in Santa Ana, CA. Included in this display are a variety of Shaw’s personal possessions from his time in the Marines, various medals and patches, and most remarkably, his Congressional Gold Medal and Certificate.
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