10 in HIGH x 8 in WIDE
(25.40 cm HIGH x 20.32 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers.

Image is a head-shot of Tangee Alvarez, wife of Everett Alvarez, a Vietnam prisoner-or-war. There are two captions pasted on the back of the image that read: a) Tangee Alvarez waited a long time. -October 11, 1972 b) Tangee Alvareez, married despite divorce. "I am very proud to once have been his wife." -Feb. 20, 1973. The captions are referring to her divorce from POW husband in 1973- after waiting many years for his return.

Everett Alvarez was the longest held POW during the Vietnam War- of any POW in any American war.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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