Henry Strauss with rifle standing in canoe, Guadalcanal, circa 1942
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Guadalcanal (province), Guadalcanal (island)
overall: 2 x 3-1/4 in
Negative; black-and-white film negative of Henry Strauss with rifle, standing in the bow of a canoe, Guadalcanal, circa 1942. Henry Strauss, 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 2004.81.64 and 2004.81.86.