Major Montgomery portrait and with children, Yokohama Christian School for the Blind, Japan

Album, Photograph

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.205

Description: Front of page: black-and-white glossy. Portrait of Major George Montgomery from the legs upward. Montgomery is standing outside at the top of a small hill, and there is a building behind him. He is wearing a U.S. military uniform, and is slightly smiling. Reverse of page: black-and-white glossy. Major Montgomery stands in a grassy area with a group of six schoolchildren. The children are in a row on a slightly elevated area of land and are facing toward the camera. Montgomery, at far left, is standing with his left foot on the elevated land, while his other foot is on ground at a lower level. He is holding the hand of one child, while, in his left arm, he holds another child who is standing on Montgomery's left leg, above his bent knee. Part of a photo album, pages 13 and 14 of 86.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 6.25" (h) x 4.5" (w) - 4.5" x 6.25"

Photographer: Not identified

History/Provenance: Received with John Milton Society for the Blind (JMS) records from the American Foundation for the Blind.

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Subjects: Japan School children Schools for the blind and visually impaired Soldiers