Henry Strauss with rifle standing in canoe, Guadalcanal, circa 1942
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Guadalcanal (province), Guadalcanal (island)
emulsion on paper
overall: 2 x 3-1/4 in.
2 x 3 1/4 inch emulsion on paper black-and-white photograph of Henry Strauss with rifle, standing in the bow of a canoe, Guadalcanal, circa 1942. Henry Strss, shirtless with helmet on, is standing in a canoe in a river in Guadalcanal. Another sailor is standing in the stern with a canoe paddle in hand. From Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "Oh, that’s me. That’s surveying. We were going up a little river on Guadalcanal. And it was after Guadalcanal was relatively safe." Related to 2004.81.86 and 2004.81.197.