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"Local residents carrying drinking water from Army Purification unit in large bamboo tubes" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Purified Water. At Parai, Hill also documented two alert young men patiently catching drinking water from a leaky Corps of Engineers…
"Biak native filling his bamboo water carrying tube at a hose leak at a military fresh water source on Biak, Netherlands, New Guinea"
"Local native man poses with fishing bow and arrow aboard large outrigger boat. Biak - New Guinea" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Fishing Arrow. Standing on his canoe, a Biak fisherman demonstrates how he draws his bow and sights his fishing arrow."…
"Native homes on stilts over the bay waters"
"Native homes - on stilts over the water - Soldier's laundry hanging on walk-way railings"
"Native homes on stilts over the water. Outrigger canoe with at least 10 people going by" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Homes at Parai. 'Off limits' for soldiers, Hill and Casey hitchhiked down the coast to Parai on August 23. In his letter, Hill…
"Local people dance - "Sing Sing" to celebrate Dutch Queen Wilamina's Birthday - Gov't supplied crepe paper head gear" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Queen Wilhelmina's Birthday Party. In 1944, Biak was part of the Netherlands East Indies, a Dutch colony…
"Local people at a "Sing Sing" to celebrate Dutch Queen Wilamina's Birthday - Gov't supplied crepe paper hats"
"Native people of Dutch New Guinea celebrating Netherlands Queen Wilamina's Birthday - crepe paper hats supplied by Gov't""
"A native mother with child in a sling on her back - Participants in a "sing sing" celebrating Dutch New Guinea Queen Wilamina's Birthday. Crepe paper hats were supplied by Gov't. Biak is in Dutch New Guinea"
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