Oshkosh 5th War Bond Drive

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Record 673/959
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Collection Getchel
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Description Gelatin print of Mr. & Mrs. Michael Erban, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, who had five sons in the service.
Year Range from 1944
Event World War II
Year range to 1944
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 11653
Notes Image showing Mr. & Mrs. Michael Erban, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, who had five sons in the service, Walter, John, Robert, and Elmer. Another son Eddie played for the Oshkosh All Stars and later was accepted into the marines.

John was killed on June 5, 1944, at Wake island, Netherland Indies (New Guinea) and Richard, who was killed on October 25, 1944, at Mount Grande, Italy.

The Erban's are pictured with Mrs. Leulla Gogolewski, buying 5th War Loan Bonds. The image was dated June 16, 1944.

Object ID p2005.24.9
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Erban, Eddie
Erban, Richard E.
Erban, Michael
Gogolewski, Leulla
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects World War II
War bonds & funds
Title Oshkosh 5th War Bond Drive
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