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Photograph Album of Seventh Day Adventist Missions in South Pacific (Manuscript Collection #1297)

Photograph album (1932) documents stops in Caribbean, Panama Canal, and many Southern Pacific locations such as Pago Pago, Moorea, Tahiti, Fiji, Aruba, Australia, New Zealand, and Bali. Photographs depict housing, local life and customs, cremation ceremonies, animals, and Seventh Day Adventist Missions.

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Missionary Diaries Collection (Manuscript Collection #1027)

Diaries (1938-1950) of an anonymous Englishwoman written during part of her time as an Anglican missionary in Kenya and Rhodesia. The content of the journals consists primarily of the author’s reflections and ideas regarding Christianity. She briefly reflects upon the events of World War II. Also included are to-do lists, logs of her time spent in prayer, and notations regarding travels, and the anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths of f...

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Papua New Guinea Collection (Manuscript Collection #1155)

This collection contains an album (ca. 1930) of seventy-eight photographs and postcards taken by an unknown German missionary while working in the Malolo area of Papua New Guinea.

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Tourist 1895 Photograph Album of Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. (Manuscript Collection #1304)

This photograph album documents the typical tourist sites in 1895 in Washington, D.C., such as the White House, the Capitol Building, the Peterson House (where President Lincoln died), the Washington Monument, and the “new post office.” Other photographs depict camping trips (with separate camps for men and women) and hiking in Virginia (Great Falls, Rock Creek, Colonial Beach), and at Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. July Fourth celebrat...

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U.S. Army Soldier's ca. 1949 Photograph Album (Manuscript Collection #1307)

Photograph album depicting the life of an unnamed U.S. soldier in 1949 and probably in the early 1950s. Apparently a motorcycle enthusiast, many photographs depict young men and women racing and doing tricks with their motorcycles. Mixed in with shots of trips to the beach and the zoo, Christmas celebrations, and pictures of girls are pictures of his army training and subsequent duty in Paris, France. Paris shots include scenes at the b...

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U.S. Army Soldier's 1946 Photograph Album of Berlin, Germany (Manuscript Collection #1306)

This photograph album belonged to Hawaii native Joe Naiwai who served with “A” Company, 3110th Signal Service Battalion in Berlin, Germany, in 1946. Images are a combination of picture postcards, commercial photographs, and amateur photographs depicting tourist spots, ruins, abandoned war debris, life on the base, and candid shots with fellow soldiers, foreign troops, and German locals.

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Korean War U.S. Navy Seaman Photograph Album (Manuscript Collection #1305)

Photograph album documenting the travels (1951) of the USS Sieverling through stops in Pearl Harbor, Midway, Japan, and probably Hong Kong, participation in the Taiwan Strait Patrol, and bombardments near Songjin, North Korea. Photographs depict not only the activities of the sailors, but also activities of the local people. Also included are photographs of other U.S. Navy ships, and small boats carrying surrendering North Koreans.

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Photograph Album of North Carolina College for Women Student (Manuscript Collection #1318)

A photograph album kept by a North Carolina girl in the Sandhills region from 1914 to 1921. For at least 1914 and 1915 she was a student at North Carolina College for Women in Greensboro, North Carolina. The album documents her life at NCCW and her home life including May Day fetes in Carthage in 1914 and 1920 and in Oxford in 1921, boating, hiking, driving and dancing. World War I shows a minor presence with an advertisement enticing y...