Portrait of Blanding siblings in Newark, N.Y.

Portrait of Blanding siblings in Newark, N.Y.


Image Number

  • MSC4724

Year

  • 1885

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Albert H. Blanding, age nine. Elizabeth N. Blanding, age seven. John W. Blanding, age five."

Rights

    Biography Note

  • Albert H. Blanding was born in Iowa in 1876 and moved to Florida at the age of two. In 1899 he was commissioned Captain in the Florida National Guard. He became the ranking National Guard officer, commanding the Second Florida Infantry in the Mexican Punitive Expedition of 1916-17. Colonel Blanding commanded several brigades as a brigadier general in World War I. He was later appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as Chief of the National Guard to head the War Department's National Guard Bureau in Washington. Camp Blanding, located near Starke, was named in his honor. He retired in 1940 after 41 years of military service with the rank of Honorary Lieutenant General and served on the State Selective Service Board during World War II. Albert H. Blanding died on December 26, 1970.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Portrait of Blanding siblings in Newark, N.Y.
Portrait of Blanding siblings in Newark, N.Y.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Blanding siblings in Newark, N.Y. 1885. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/340004>, accessed 24 May 2019.

MLA

Portrait of Blanding siblings in Newark, N.Y. 1885. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/340004>.

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(State Archives of Florida)