Governor Millard F. Caldwell viewing flag display with Martha Thornton Thomas

Governor Millard F. Caldwell viewing flag display with Martha Thornton Thomas


Image Number

  • RCK00417

Year

  • 1945

Series Title

General Note

  • Governor Millard F. Caldwell with Martha Thornton Thomas, mother of Ernest I. "Boots" Thomas Jr. (WWII hero), viewing flag display in the old capitol.
  • Boots was a member of the 40 man patrol that planted the first American flag on top of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima. The raising of a larger flag 4 hours later was immortalized by AP photographer Joe Rosenthal and used for the creation of the Iwo Jima sculpture near Arlington Cemetery in Virginia.

Rights

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: G00112.

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Governor Millard F. Caldwell viewing flag display with Martha Thornton Thomas
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Chicago Manual of Style

Kerce, Red(Benjamin L.), 1911-1964. Governor Millard F. Caldwell viewing flag display with Martha Thornton Thomas. 1945. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44456>, accessed 23 May 2018.

MLA

Kerce, Red(Benjamin L.), 1911-1964. Governor Millard F. Caldwell viewing flag display with Martha Thornton Thomas. 1945. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 23 May. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44456>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Kerce)