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Group Portrait of Young Women

Group Portrait of Young Women
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Title: Group Portrait of Young Women
Description: A group of six young indigenous women posed seated on the ground. They are wearing grass skirts and flowers in their hair. The woman in front is holding a knife. The location is near Milne Bay, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Image ID: 100009
December 8, 1943 
Doyle, Robert
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
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.
Subjects: Flowers
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Clothing and dress
Implements, utensils, etc.
Pacific Islanders

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