Henry Strauss and shipmate with donkey, St. Thomas, circa 1942

black-and-white photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES, Saint Thomas
circa 1942
emulsion on paper
overall: 3-1/2 x 2-1/2 in.

3 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch emulsion on paper black-and-white photograph of Henry Strauss and Nelson either side of a donkey. St. Thomas, circa 1942. The donkey has a pack box on its right side full of coconuts. From Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "Oh, that’s when we bought the green coconuts. And, ah, it’s me on the left and Nelson, the Yeoman, on the right. And the salesman is behind. "


2004.81.33

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