Climbing for Coconuts
An indigenous man climbs a coconut palm to harvest coconuts on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). His feet are tied together with a cloth to help him grip the trunk and he is holding a machete in his interlaced fingers.
Image ID: 99587
Creation Date: 1943-08-24
Creator Name: Doyle, Robert
Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Original Format Type: negative, duplicate
Original Format Number: M99-114, box 8, roll 7, neg 708
Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches
Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal during World War II, covering the experiences of Wisconsin troops in the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division, an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. The "Red Arrow" Division consisted mainly of soldiers from Wisconsin and Michigan.
Clothing and dress
Implements, utensils, etc.
Military art and science
World War, 1939-1945
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