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Two Kiriwina Island Children

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DESCRIPTION

View looking up at an upset indigenous toddler wearing a banner around his middle with "1944" pasted on it. He is holding a pair of sunglasses and standing next to a young indigenous girl wearing a grass shirt. Image taken on Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 99589

Creation Date: 1943-08-28 

Creator Name: Doyle, Robert

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Collection Name: Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: M99-114, box 8, roll 7, neg 711

Original Dimensions: 2.375 x 2.375 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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.

Robert Doyle later used the image of the little boy in his 1944 "Happy Days!" postcard. See Image ID: 100932.

SUBJECTS

Botany

Children

Clothing and dress

Foliage

Hairstyles

Islands

Land

Military art and science

Military camps

Nudity

Outdoor photography

Pacific Islanders

Persons

Portrait photography

Signs and symbols

Sunglasses

Trees

World War, 1939-1945

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