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Subject of:
Chief Charles Alfred Anderson Sr., American, 1907 - 1996  Search this
General Daniel James Jr., American, 1920 - 1978  Search this
Lieutenant General Daniel James III, American  Search this
Otis Air National Guard Base, American, founded 1938  Search this
United States Air Force, American, founded 1947  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 3 7/16 × 4 15/16 in. (8.8 × 12.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 3 3/16 × 4 3/4 in. (8.1 × 12 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
August 1955
A black and white photograph of Charles A. "Chief” Anderson with General Daniel "Chappie" James, Jr. and his son, Daniel James III, in front of a United States Airforce plane at Otis Air National Guard Base. Both James, Jr. and Anderson, pictured left and right respectively, are wearing fighter pilot uniforms and flight helmets with visors and masks. Behind them is a fighter plane with the partial text [US AIR FO] visible on the side of the plane. In the top left corner of the image is James III, standing in the open cockpit. He is wearing a white tee-shirt with a diamond-shaped graphic on the front. The date is printed on the left edge of the photograph, in the border. The border edge on the bottom of the photograph has been cropped. The back of the photograph is blank.
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Fatherhood  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
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Tuskegee Airmen  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Alfred Anderson, Jr. in memory of Chief C. Alfred Anderson
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No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture