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Josh Sanford as a Child | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Josh Sanford as a Child

Josh Sanford as a Child | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Portrait of Josh Sanford in Native American dress as a child. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native American pilot to serve in China. Sanford eventually reached the rank of Captain, won the Fly Cross Award, and took part in at least 74 combat missions. Sanford's mother was a member of the Winnebago Tribe while Sanford's father was a member of the Seneca Tribe.
DESCRIPTION
Portrait of Josh Sanford in Native American dress as a child. Sanford served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and is credited with being the only Native American pilot to serve in China. Sanford eventually reached the rank of Captain, won the Fly Cross Award, and took part in at least 74 combat missions. Sanford's mother was a member of the Winnebago Tribe while Sanford's father was a member of the Seneca Tribe.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:106690
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Elroy
County:Juneau
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Hillsboro Historical Society
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:digital file
Original Format Number:1407000020
Original Dimensions:2544 X 3294 pixels
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Scan provided by Alan Picha of the Hillsboro Historical Soceity.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Seneca Indians
Winnebago Indians
Children
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography

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