James Robinson

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Record 232/959
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Collection Winnebago County Historical Commission
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of James Robinson.
Year Range from 1941
Event World War II
Year range to 1942
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view of Corporal James Robinson. He is a summer khaki shirt and garrison cap.
James Robinson was born in Winona, MN on August 17, 1920, the son of Francis Robinson. The family moved to Waupaca, WI. His father moved to Oshkosh, WI with his two younger sisters and James remained in Waupaca, living with his aunt Nellie Paulson. He joined the Wisconsin National Guard on September 10, 1940 and was a member of the anti-tank company. He was transferred to the Engineers and was fighting in Europe when he was killed in action on September 19, 1944.
Object ID P2005.20.58
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Robinson, James
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects Portrait photographs
World War II
United States Army
European Theater of Operations
Title James Robinson
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