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Creators:
United States. Department of Agriculture
Brandes, E. W. (Elmer Walker)), b. 1891
Peck, Richard K.
Dates:
1929
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent, 35mm)
116 Photographs (Lantern slides)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1982.07
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film made by the United States Department of Agriculture during an expedition to locate disease resistant varieties of sugar cane in the Territory of Papua and Mandated Territory of New Guinea. Footage was shot during 57 flights in what was ostensibly the first European exploration of sites in the interior. Locations and documentation includ...