Browse Items (20 total)

One black and white photo of a native suspension bridge over the Markham River at Lae, New Guinea.

One black and white photo of a native New Guinean cutting Kuni grass at the American camp at Nadzab, New Guinea. An operations tent and other structures are visible in the background.

This photo appears in the photo collections of many different…

One black and white photo of native New Guinean women along the road leading to the American camp at Nadzab, New Guinea.

This photo appears in the photo collections of many different 43rd BG members. The film was most likely kept in the…

One black and white photo of Joe Greenwell, a close friend of Sgt. Gordon F. Bavor, on a native-built suspension bridge over the Markham River.

One black and white photo of a row of native huts on Owi Island, NEI. Similar structures, most comprised of bound branches and thatched roofs, were common all over the island.

One black and white photo of a native trader at the American camp at Owi Island, NEI. Natives and Americans frequently interacted on Owi.

One black and white photo of native fishermen on the beach at Owi Island, NEI.

While the hand written caption on the back of the photo (also viewable) reads, "Native fishermen beach at Owi Isld NE 1943," the photo could not have been taken until…

One black and white photo of a least one dozen native huts in New Guinea. The huts are elevated on large posts and have a platform outside the front entrance. A group of natives are visible standing on one such platform.

One black and white photo of a native New Guinean Canoe flying the Dutch flag.

Hand-written caption on back:

"Natives in a hand made dug out canoe. They paddle 100 miles or more between islands. They're flying the Dutch flag."

One black and white photo of a native New Guinean with a machete.