Baseball Game

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Item Details

Title

Baseball Game

Subject

Baseball
Recreation

Description

"The all American past time - Baseball game on Mindoro, 17th Tactical Recon Sqdn both officers (pilots, crews) and EM rank seemed unimportant" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Softball Diamond at Dobodura. The American Red Cross provided athletic gear as well as musical instruments. During the weeks of December, the Army 'employed Papuan natives to clear more jungle areas, construct a grass-roofed Mess Hall and screened latrines, split log benches for a movie theater, erect medical and photo-processing shacks, and even complete a ball field. For their work, the natives wanted only small quantities of Doctor Shafer's peroxide to bleach their 'fuzzy wuzzy' hairdos." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

1945

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

2010.1.494

Spatial Coverage

Mindoro, The Philippines

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill

Position: 1310 (4 views)