Dobodura Hut Sleeping Quarters 1

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Item Details

Title

Dobodura Hut Sleeping Quarters 1

Subject

Islands
Military life

Description

"Thatched home of the Photo Crew of 3rd Attack Group - at river's edge, just below The Photo Lab. Dobodura is in the Buna and Gona villages on the N.E. coast of New Guinea" From "Darkroom Soldier": "3rd Attack Group Quarters. On the back of this photo, Hill told Martha, 'This is our home. Twenty of us sleep here. It's about twice as long as it is wide. Vines twining in the foreground are natural.' The photo also bears the censor's stamp, 'Passed by Army Examiner 19831." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Anonymous

Date

1943

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.073

Spatial Coverage

Dobodura, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

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