Finchhaffen Mosquito Abatement 3

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Item Details

Title

Finchhaffen Mosquito Abatement 3

Subject

Native peoples
Military life
Military uniforms
Casey, Bob Mata Moto
Tryk, Howard

Description

"Sgt Bob Casey, Mata, Moto, M/Sgt Tryk. Ice cubes - strange new things to local citizens #3 filter" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Ice Cube Friends. Mata and Moto, two boys from the Finschhafen area hired by the Army to spray for mosquitos, pose with Sgt Bob Casey (left) and M/Sgt Howard Tryk, head of Communications section (right). The occasion is the discovery of ice cubes -- Mata's and Moto's first contact with the frozen stuff. Hill also documents here what he noted for Martha -- the influence of European clothing." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

4/26/1944

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

2010.1.193

Spatial Coverage

Finchhaffen, New Guinea

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill