Princeton University Library Catalog

[Album of fifty-one photographs of Hawaii and Wheeler Air Field].

Format:
Manuscript
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Hawaii : s.n., 1934?]
Description:
24 leaves : photographs
Summary note:
Album of fifty-one original photographs, primarily composed of silver-gelatin prints, with a few color images. The album opens with eight photographs of military and aviation maps of the islands, followed by about a dozen of Wheeler Field, then several of planes in the air. There are four photos featuring Item 65, the record-breaking Australian aviator Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith, who stopped in Hawaii on his way from Australia to Oakland, California. Also included are two photographs of Franklin D. Roosevelt's visit to Hawaii in 1934, one showing the cruiser U.S.S. Houston arriving at Honolulu, escorted by sea and air craft, the other of him in the back seat of an open automobile shaking hands with soldiers. There photographs are mainly shots of beaches, Diamond Head, buildings in Honolulu, and etc. Many of the photographs are stamped on the verso: “This photograph not to be published without authority of the assistant chief of staff, G-2. Hawaiian department. Fort Shafter T.H. If authority is granted credit line must read: photo by eleventh photo section A.C. Wheeler Field. T.H.
Binding note:
Silver gelatin prints set loose in corner mounts on black leaves.
Source acquisition:
Purchase, 2016. AM 2017-78.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Photograph albums 20th century.
  • Ariel photographs 20th century.
  • Military maps 20th century.
Other views:
Staff view