Portrait Gallery

Elizabeth Black's family discovered copies of about 100 portraits in her collection. WQED is working to find the surviving veterans or descendants who might be interested in these keepsake portraits drawn by Elizabeth during WW2. Please share this page with veterans organizations or others who might help WQED connect these sketches with appreciative families. Watch for new portraits and corrected info as we receive it.

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Elmer Supe
Cincinnati, Ohio
Date of Portrait: 05/26/1944
Portrait provided by family
Roger L. Swain Jr. (possible ID)
Danville, VA
Date of Portrait: 09/01/1944
Contact Pending
James "Jimmy" Swope
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Portrait: 10/19/1944
Johnnie B. Tanner (KIA)
Malden, MO
Date of Portrait: 11/25/1944
Chester Thomas
, Hometown Unconfirmed
Date of Portrait: 10/20/1944
Walter A. Tofel
Irvington, NJ
Date of Portrait: 01/29/1945
Contact Pending
Alfred J. Turner
East Chicago, IN
Date of Portrait: 10/19/1944
Contact Pending
Herbert L. "Jerry" VanHorn
Detroit, MI
Date of Portrait: 11/24/1944
Ralph J. Ventry
Niagara Falls, NY
Date of Portrait: 02/05/1945
Contact Pending
Howard G. Waldman
Fords, NJ
Date of Portrait: 05/12/1944
Portrait provided by family
Mary Louise Weller Chapman
Oriskany, NY
Date of Portrait: 02/05/1944
James W. Wilkie (KIA)
Gloucester City, NJ
Date of Portrait: 01/28/1945