John F. Brown, Jr.

One of 58 postcards in the series: Oklahoma Historical Society Photograph Collection available on this site.

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Photograph of young boy standing with legs wide apart, holding a stickball stick in each hand, feather in hair, three horizontal stripes of paint on each cheek, loin-cloth and neck cloth. Boy is identified as John F. Brown, Jr.(son of Lewis Carl Brown and Golda Donaghey), born August 27, 1921; grandson of Governor John Frippo Brown (1842 - 1919)- the last principal chief of the Seminole Nation before Oklahoma Statehood and the great-grandson of Chief John Jumper (1820 - 1896), also grand-nephew of Alice Brown Davis, first woman chief of the Seminole Nation. John F. Brown, Jr. enlisted as a ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1925~.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Historical Society Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 118 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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Photograph of young boy standing with legs wide apart, holding a stickball stick in each hand, feather in hair, three horizontal stripes of paint on each cheek, loin-cloth and neck cloth. Boy is identified as John F. Brown, Jr.(son of Lewis Carl Brown and Golda Donaghey), born August 27, 1921; grandson of Governor John Frippo Brown (1842 - 1919)- the last principal chief of the Seminole Nation before Oklahoma Statehood and the great-grandson of Chief John Jumper (1820 - 1896), also grand-nephew of Alice Brown Davis, first woman chief of the Seminole Nation. John F. Brown, Jr. enlisted as a member of the Oklahoma National Guard in 1938, served in the 45th Division, and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1940. Sergeant Brown died in action in Sicilia, Italy, July12,1943; received the Order of the Purple Heart (See Oklahoma War Memorial WWII, Part III, page 147).

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1 photograph : b&w; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Oklahoma Historical Society Photography Collection

These photographs document individual portraits, street scenes, and pictures of landmarks and buildings taken between 1890 and 1920 across the state of Oklahoma.

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  • 1925~

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  • Nov. 12, 2013, 8:12 a.m.

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John F. Brown, Jr., postcard, 1925~; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc231461/: accessed October 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.