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Creators:
Thompson, Silas William (collector and probable photographer)
Dates:
circa 1944-1945
Size:
2 Prints (halftone)
86 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-32
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Unbound pages from an album documenting Silas William Thompson's participation in the United States Navy during World War II, with particular focus on the Battles of Peleliu and Angaur and his time at Base 20 Hospital. The collection includes a group portrait of Company B-8 of the Naval Hospital Corps School, views of Base 20, the invasion of Pele...

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Dates:
1951-1974
Level:
item
Size:
Film reels (2 hours 28 minutes, color silent; 5000 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1980.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot on various atolls and islands by an American who lived in Micronesia for over 20 years. Footage includes scenes of a United Nations Day Fair on Guam, mission schools, bamboo constructions, amphibious aircraft used for supplies and transportation, turtle fishing and turtle egg harvesting, throw-net fishing, tattoo designs, weaving and f...