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Island Woman with Typewriter



Island Woman with Typewriter
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Title: Island Woman with Typewriter
Description: An indigenous woman wearing a grass shirt sits on a carved boat with Robert Doyle on the shore of Kiriwina Island in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). She is using Robert's typewriter and he is holding the emerging typewritten copy.

Image ID: 99591
Creation
Date:
August 24, 1943 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
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.
Subjects: Hats
Uniforms
Typewriters
Boats and boating
Ocean
Seashore
World War, 1939-1945
Hairstyles
Men
Outdoor photography
Women
Jewelry
Clothing and dress
Pacific Islanders
Military camps
Islands
 

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