Scott W. Lucas with Streator Sailors

Title

Scott W. Lucas with Streator Sailors

Subject

Lucas, Scott Wike, 1892-1968
United States. Congress. Senate
World War (1939-1945)
Illinois--Streator
United States. Navy
Sailors
Bradach, Edward
Wargo, Louis
Teyshak, Joseph

Description

Senator Scott W. Lucas meets with Edward Bradach, Louis Wargo, and Joseph Teyshak, three navy servicemen who survived the sinking of the U.S.S. Lexington during the Battle of the Coral Sea in World War II.

The message on the front of the photograph states, "Three Streator Heroes who survived the sinking of the Air Craft Carrier 'Lexington' in the battle of the 'Coral Sea.' Photograph taken at 4th of July celebration in Streator - while boys were on furlough."

Creator

McDonald, H.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

401418
Scott W. Lucas Collection

Original Format

n.d.
tinted photograph
color
1

Physical Dimensions

28 x 36 cm

Citation

McDonald, H., “Scott W. Lucas with Streator Sailors,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 20, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21195.