Photograph of Henry Strauss clearing jungle, February 1942
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Guadalcanal (province), Guadalcanal (island)
emulsion on paper
overall: 7-1/4 x 4-7/8 in.
Photograph; black-and-white photograph of Henry Strauss clearing jungle, February 1942; Strauss is standing in midst of dense jungle, machete in right hand with pith helmet pushed back on his head; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "That is me, cutting jungle, which we had to do to erect the beacons that we erected in order to do our triangulation and run sounding lines off of. And it was as hot as it looks." Related to 2004.81.198.