Mary F. Howard Papers, 1933-1987 (bulk 1943-1945)

(Manuscript Collection #391)

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Series 1 :
Manuscript Materials
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Red Cross Adventure, 1941-1961, by Mary Ferebee Howard [Draft #3] (ca. 1987) Typescript memoir. 1 item. 166 p. Note: Memoir later published as: No Drums, No Trumpets focusing on her service with the American Red Cross in the South Pacific during World War II.
    • Folder b
      Red Cross Adventure, 1941-1961 [Draft #1] by Mary Ferebee Howard (ca. 1980) Typescript manuscript. 1 item. 54 p. Note: for her memoir, No Drums, No Trumpets detailing her time serving with the American Red Cross in the South Pacific during World War II.
    • Folder c
      Red Cross Adventure, 1941-1961 [Draft #2] by Mary Ferebee Howard (ca. 1980) Edited Photocopy Typescript. 1 item. 100 p. Note: for her memoir, No Drums, No Trumpets detailing her time serving with the American Red Cross in the South Pacific during World War II.
    • Folder d
      Invitations to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's First Presidential Inauguration Events, 1933; Invitation to Party from President of Nicaragua, 1939 (1933, 1939) Printed. Ephemera. 6 items. 25 p.
    • Folder e
      World War II South Pacific publications (1943-1944) Mimeographs, Printed, Clippings. 10 items. 28 p. Note: Publications of USS MCGOWAN (DD-678) News Press, South Pacific Daily News, XII ASCAP [Air Force Service Command Asiatic Press] Daily Mirror, 37
    • Folder f
      Malaria Warning Illustrated Calendar (June - November 1944) Printed. Monthly calendars published by the Malaria & Epidemic Disease Control, South Pacific. 6 items. 6 p. Note: See also Malaria Warning Poster #391.2.os.1.1
    • Folder g
      Poetry and Prose from the South Pacific, by Mary Howard Ferebee, Francis Flint, and Ernie Pyle (ca. 1943-1944) Typescripts. 3 items. 4 p. Note: Written on Red Cross stationery.
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      American Red Cross South Pacific Base Club Event Invitations (1943-1944) Printed, Typescripts, Mimeographs, Original art, Photographic prints, Ephemera, Etc. 36 items. 76 p. Note: Invitations and programs from various club openings and parties on bases within the Solomon Islands during World War II.
    • Folder b
      American Red Cross in South Pacific: Pictorial Story of the A. R. C. . . . Cover design: St. Barclay Rubincam; Illustrations & Layout by Pvt. Chas. R. Protas; Reproduced by Navy V-Mail Station of New Caledonia; Photographs by Army Signal Corps; Passed by Army & Navy Censors (ca. 1943) Photographic print. 1 item. 14 p.
    • Folder c
      World War II South Pacific publications (1943-1944) Mimeographs, Printed, Clippings. 10 items. 28 p. Note: Publications of USS MCGOWAN (DD-678) News Press, South Pacific Daily News, XII ASCAP [Air Force Service Command Asiatic Press] Daily Mirror, 3766th Ditch Dodgers Doins [3766th Quartermaster Truck Company Newsletter], Island Times, Gizmo, Barnes Herald [Signal USAFISPA / SOS Engineers], Radio Reporter [APO 709, Forward Area], Daily News South Pacific.
    • Folder d
      Red Cross Venture: Mary F. Howard's memoir tells of life in the South Pacific During World War II, by Karen Edmiston, ECU Report Vol. 19, no. 1 (July 1987) Photocopy clipping. 1 item. 9 p. Note: Stamped: "University Archives and Record Center. . . . (28 July 1987); Includes excerpts from Red Cross Adventure in #392.1.a; See also original clipping: #391.2.os.1.3
    • Folder e
      Reader's Digest, The, Vol. 49, no. 292 (August 1946) Periodical. 1 item. 89 p.
    • Folder f
      South Pacific Photographs P-391/1 - P-391/49 (1943-1944) Photographic prints. Black & White. Various sizes. Note: Photos of American Red Cross social events, chow, and everyday life. 49 items. 49 p.
      • P-391/1 (1015) American Red Cross nurse in Army chow line, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #1)
      • P-391/2 (1016) American Red Cross nurse dining with Army soldiers, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #2)
      • P-391/3 (1018) American officer in pith helmet supervises unloading of canoes and barges; caption on verso: "Natives help Sea Bees [Construction Battalion] unload on Guadalcanal 709", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #3)
      • P-391/4 (1017) Caption on verso: "Kanaka -- Anywhere, Sopac [South Pacific]", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #4)
      • P-391/5 (1014) American Red Cross nurse in Army chow line, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #5)
      • P-391/6 (1022) Bar / Restaurant in thatched building, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #6)
      • P-391/7 Mary Howard surrounded by soldiers Caption on verso: "M. Howard - F. Fluth - J. Worth - Harrington - Ames", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #7)
      • P-391/8 Mary Howard portrait; Caption on verso: "Mary F. Howard Guadalcanal 1943", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #8)
      • P-391/10 USO Tap dancer performs for soldiers and Red Cross volunteers, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #9)
      • P-391/10 Army officer, with soldiers and Red Cross volunteers & Army band, speaks to audience, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #10)
      • P-391/11 Mary F. Howard, speaks with soldiers in thatched dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #11)
      • P-391/12 Mary F. Howard, speaks dining with soldiers in dining hall, Captioned on verso: "Howard - 6th Marine AAA [unit?] APO 709", South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #12)
      • P-391/13 Mary F. Howard on steps of building "C", Captioned on verso: "Tontoutia Air Strip -- New Cal [Caledonia] Sopac", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x .5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #13)
      • P-391/14 Interior scene of thatched dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #14)
      • P-391/15 Mary F. Howard playing dice game with soldier in dining hall, Captioned on verso: "Howard - 3rd Aviation Eng." South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #15)
      • P-391/16 Mary F. Howard posed with servicemen in dining hall, including African-American cook, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #16)
      • P-391/17 Mary F. Howard with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers in chow line; captioned on verso: "VDI" South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #17)
      • P-391/18 Mary F. Howard dancing with servicemen in dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #18)
      • P-391/19 Mary F. Howard in swimsuit with shirtless servicemen on beach under palm trees, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.25" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #19)
      • P-391/20 Mary F. Howard with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers army camp; captioned on verso: "4th Special Naval C. B. [Construction Battalion] Just Boys. U.S.N. Photo. April 24, 1944" South Pacific (1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #20)
      • P-391/21 Mary F. Howard with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers army camp; captioned on verso: "Howard" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #21)
      • P-391/22 Statue of Catholic priest on pedestal in jungle clearing; captioned on verso: "[APO] 709 - Mission priest" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #22)
      • P-391/23 Mary F. Howard with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers in dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #23)
      • P-391/24 Mary F. Howard with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers in dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #24)
      • P-391/25 Mary F. Howard with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers in dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #25)
      • P-391/26 Topless native girls in grass skirts picking coconuts; captioned on verso: "Native girls - (very good looking) Solomon [Islands]" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #26)
      • P-391/27 Mary F. Howard with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers in dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #27)
      • P-391/28 Mary F. Howard dancing with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers at a party in a dining hall; captioned on verso: "June 12, 1944 APO 709", South Pacific (12 June 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #28)
      • P-391/29 Topless native girl in cloth skirt; captioned on verso: "709 Native girl - Savo Island - age about 12" Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #29)
      • P-391/30 Mary F. Howard with 4 servicemen and 1 Red Cross volunteer in a dining hall, South Pacific (12 June 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #30)
      • P-391/31 Mary F. Howard with 4 servicemen at a party; captioned on verso: "M. Howard - F. Flint - J. Worth - Harrington - Ames" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #31)
      • P-391/32 Mary F. Howard with numerous servicemen and Red Cross volunteers dancing at a party; captioned on verso: "Part of the huge crowd cutting a rug. There were over 250 people present, including 100 girls (Red Cross & nurses) and many attractive ones" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #32)
      • P-391/33 Mary F. Howard with several servicemen and 5 Red Cross volunteers at a party, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #33)
      • P-391/34 Mary F. Howard dancing with a serviceman and 5 Red Cross volunteers at a party, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #34)
      • P-391/35 Mary F. Howard dining with servicemen and Red Cross volunteers at a party, captioned on verso: "Opening club at Service Command 709" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #35)
      • P-391/36 Congregation of natives praying and a church made of grass and thatch, captioned on verso: "Mission at Cape Esperance, Guadalcanal" Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #36)
      • P-391/37 Quartet of nurses perform with a band, captioned on verso: "A nurse quartet doing their bit for posterity. The leis are made of the Red Ginger flowers" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #37)
      • P-391/38 Sextet of servicemen perform led by a man in a flowered shirt, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #38)
      • P-391/39 Servicemen dancing with Red Cross volunteers at a party in a dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 2.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #39)
      • P-391/40 Servicemen dining with Red Cross volunteers in a dining hall; captioned on verso: "4th Special N. C. B. [Naval Construction Battalion] Eating Chow, U. S. N. Photo. April 29, 1944" South Pacific (29 April 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #40)
      • P-391/41 Wreckage of Japanese equipment; captioned on verso: "709" South Pacific (29 April 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #41)
      • P-391/42 Mary F. Howard with Red Cross volunteers and servicemen exiting a grass and thatch church; captioned on verso: "Howard" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.75" x 2.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #42)
      • P-391/43 Wreckage of a Japanese troop transport; captioned on verso: "709" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #43)
      • P-391/44 Mary F. Howard and other Red Cross volunteers dancing with servicemen; band in background; captioned on verso: "M. Howard - F. Flint - J. Worth - Bullard" South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #44)
      • P-391/45 Red Cross volunteers and servicemen in a chow line in a dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #45)
      • P-391/46 Grass and thatched church; captioned on verso: "Chapel built by natives on Guadalcanal -- in memory of Marines and Army killed", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #46)
      • P-391/47 View of Florida Island seen from Guadalcanal; captioned on verso: "Florida's 709 - Florida from Guadalcanal", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #47)
      • P-391/48 Australian Army ceremony awarding a medal to a native on Guadalcanal; captioned on verso: "Australians award natives for good work, Guadalcanal", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.25" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #48)
      • P-391/49 Military cemetery, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.25" x 2.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #49)
    • Folder g
      South Pacific Photographs P-391/50 - P-391/99 (1943-1944) Photographic prints. Black & White. Various sizes. Photos of American Red Cross social events, chow, and everyday life; 49 items. 49 p.
      • P-391/50 American servicemen in dining hall, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #1)
      • P-391/51 Mary F. Howard with American servicemen in dining hall; captioned on verso: "Howard", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #2)
      • P-391/52 Mary F. Howard with American servicemen, Red Cross volunteers and natives in forest; captioned on verso: "Brit, Gen, Doris, me and friends Canal [Guadalcanal] 1944", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #3)
      • P-391/53 Unidentified American Marine in pith helmet, Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #4)
      • P-391/54 Mary F. Howard leaning against a palm tree next to a tent; captioned on verso: "June '43, just arrived So. Pac. Mary Howard 1943", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (June 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 4" x 2.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #5)
      • P-391/55 Mary F. Howard dining with American servicemen in a mess hall, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #6)
      • P-391/56 (1013) Wreckage of Japanese troop ship; captioned on verso: "Japanese troopship sunk off coast of Guadalcanal during invasion", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #7)
      • P-391/57 (1012) American servicemen in club house; captioned on verso: "905th Eng. [Engineers?] APO 709", South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #8)
      • P-391/58 (0876) American servicemen and Red Cross volunteers chatting in front of officers' mess, H. & S. Battalion, 4th Marines; captioned on verso: "Rusty Wieland - Nancy Harrington - Carol Stroud - Guadalcanal - 4th Marines", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #9)
      • P-391/59 (1011) African-American service jazz band performs in dining hall with palm tree; captioned on verso: "811 Eng. [Engineers?] band APO 709 - Howard", South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #10)
      • P-391/60 (1009) American servicemen examine the wreckage of a Japanese bomber, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal; captioned on verso: "709 Jap plane on Henderson Field Guadalcanal 1944", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #11)
      • P-391/61 (1010) American servicemen observe the unloading of an LST [Landing Ship Tank] on Treasury Island; captioned on verso: "L. S. T. unloading at landing on Treasury Island - 1932 - Oct.", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (October 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #12)
      • P-391/62 (1024) Two costumed African-American servicemen demonstrate the jitterbug dance in front of an African-American jazz band, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p. Note: one dancer is dressed as a woman.  (item #13)
      • P-391/63 (1020) Tin roofed building with sign: "Solomon Island Art Show June 1 - June 14", Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 2.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #14)
      • P-391/64 (1023) Costume party in a tent with Red Cross volunteers and servicemen; captioned on verso: "M. Howard (2) - F. Flint - J. Worth - Harrington - Ames - Bullard - Monaghan - Fox - one 8 x 10 for publicity - please what are the 2 boys names in the foreground?" South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #15)
      • P-391/65 (1019) American serviceman in shorts wades across an inlet at low tide; captioned on verso: "709", South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #16)
      • P-391/66 (0877) Wreckage of Japanese ships beached; captioned on verso: "good shot! 709", South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #17)
      • P-391/67 (1021) Line of Red Cross volunteers and servicemen waiting to enter building marked "4th Spec. Only"; captioned on verso: "4th Special Naval C. B. [Construction Battalion] sweating out chow line. U. S. N. Photo.", South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #18)
      • P-391/68 Burning ship off Treasury Island; captioned on verso: "The slot - Guadalcanal '44", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (28 October 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #19)
      • P-391/69 Native canoe floating in the shallows; captioned on verso: "In front of our quarters 709", South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #20)
      • P-391/70 American servicemen swimming in the sea; captioned on verso: "Guadalcanal - 1944", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #21)
      • P-391/71 Vacant road on Guadalcanal; captioned on verso: "Guadalcanal - road - anywhere '44", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #22)
      • P-391/72 Banyan tree; captioned on verso: "Banyan tree", South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #23)
      • P-391/73 Aerial view of wrecked Japanese ship; captioned on verso: "709", South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #24)
      • P-391/74 Aerial view of wrecked Japanese ship; captioned on verso: "709", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #25)
      • P-391/75 Jungle view; captioned on verso: "Behind our quarters Guadalcanal '44", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #26)
      • P-391/76 Aerial view of B-17 bomber in flight; captioned on verso: "B17 - 709", South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #27)
      • P-391/77 Abandoned Japanese anti-aircraft cannon; captioned on verso: "Japanese gun 709", South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #28)
      • P-391/78 View of Florida Islands from Guadalcanal; captioned on verso: "Guadalcanal - 1944 towards - Florida Islands", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #29)
      • P-391/79 American servicemen examining Japanese wreckage on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal; captioned on verso: "Henderson Field 709", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #30)
      • P-391/80 Topless native girl in cloth skirt leaning against palm tree; captioned on verso: "[Stewart ?] Island native girl - about 10 -", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #31)
      • P-391/81 Jungle view with stream; captioned on verso: "Anywhere - 709", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #32)
      • P-391/82 Seaside view from one island to another; captioned on verso: "709", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #33)
      • P-391/83 Red Cross volunteers Mary F. Howard and Mary Lou in male service uniforms beneath a sign on tree: "American Red Cross in New Caledonia"; captioned on verso: "Mary Lou / Mary", New Caledonia, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 2.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #34)
      • P-391/84 Jungle view with stream; captioned on verso: "APO - 709 Looking east from our hut - ", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #35)
      • P-391/85 Beached Japanese ship and wreckage; captioned on verso: "That's All - 709", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #36)
      • P-391/86 Shirtless American servicemen cooking luau-style; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.25" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #37)
      • P-391/87 American soldiers dancing with American Red Cross volunteers in a dining hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #38)
      • P-391/88 American servicemen and Red Cross volunteers eating meal in dining hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #39)
      • P-391/89 American servicemen and Red Cross volunteers in conversation, standing, in dining hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #40)
      • P-391/90 American servicemen and Red Cross volunteers marching toward camera, outdoors; captioned on verso: "Howard", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #41)
      • P-391/91 American serviceman prepares Red Cross volunteer for a boxing match, outdoors; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 2" x 1.75" 1 item. 1 p. Note: print glued to paper.  (item #42)
      • P-391/92 American serviceman prepares Red Cross volunteer for a boxing match, outdoors; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.25" x 1.5" 1 item. 1 p. Note: print glued to paper.  (item #43)
      • P-391/93 Red Cross volunteer rests on wooden crate after boxing match, outdoors; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 2.25" x 1.75" 1 item. 1 p. Note: print glued to paper.  (item #44)
      • P-391/94 American servicemen and Red Cross volunteers dancing in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.75" x 2.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #45)
      • P-391/95 Red Cross volunteers boxing, American serviceman refereeing, outdoors; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 1.5" x 1.75" 1 item. 1 p. Note: print glued to paper.  (item #46)
      • P-391/96 Red Cross volunteer eating, American serviceman drinking Coke, outdoors, after boxing match; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 2" x 1.5" 1 item. 1 p. Note: print glued to paper.  (item #47)
      • P-391/97 Red Cross volunteer and American servicemen eating, outdoors, after boxing match; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 2" x 1.5" 1 item. 1 p. Note: print glued to paper.  (item #48)
      • P-391/98 American servicemen and Red Cross volunteers playing life-sized board game [?] outdoors, night; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #49)
      • P-391/99 Mary F. Howard in civilian dress flanked by 6 American servicemen, indoors; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #50)
    • Folder h
      South Pacific Photographs P-391/100 - P-391/145 (1943-1944) Photographic prints. Black & White. Various sizes. Photos of American Red Cross social events, chow, and everyday life; 45 items. 45 p.
      • P-391/100 Mary F. Howard and two other Red Cross volunteers, with three American servicemen, hold cake with Red Cross icing reading "4th Special Naval Construction Battalion", outdoors; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 1.5" x 1.75" 1 item. 1 p. Note: One of two images on a contact sheet with P-391/101.  (item #1)
      • P-391/101 Mary F. Howard and two other Red Cross volunteers, with three American servicemen, hold cake with Red Cross icing reading "4th Special Naval Construction Battalion", outdoors; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 1.5" x 1.75" 1 item. 1 p. Note: One of two images on a contact sheet with P-391/100.  (item #2)
      • P-391/102 Red Cross volunteers dancing with American servicemen, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 1.5" x 1.75" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #3)
      • P-391/103 Red Cross volunteers with American sailors, in mess hall; captioned on verso: "6th photo"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #4)
      • P-391/104 Red Cross volunteers dining with American sailors, in mess hall; Coke bottles on table; captioned on verso: "Howard"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.25" x 3.25" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #5)
      • P-391/105 Red Cross volunteers dining with American marines, in mess hall; captioned on verso: "Official Marine Corps Photograph / Not For Release Or Publication Unless [Illegible] Competent Official Authority"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #6)
      • P-391/106 Red Cross volunteers with American marines, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4" x 2.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #7)
      • P-391/107 Red Cross volunteers with American servicemen, in mess hall; captioned on verso: "Howard"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #8)
      • P-391/108 Red Cross volunteers dancing with American servicemen, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #9)
      • P-391/109 Red Cross volunteer dining with American servicemen, seated in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.25" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #10)
      • P-391/110 Red Cross volunteers dining with American servicemen, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4.75" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #11)
      • P-391/111 Red Cross volunteers seated with American servicemen, in mess hall; captioned on verso: "4th Special Naval C. B. [Construction Battalion] Making Plans Wreck Hall [i.e.. Recreation Hall] U. S. N. Photo April 29, 1944 Guad"; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, South Pacific (29 April 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4.25" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #12)
      • P-391/112 Red Cross volunteers dine with American servicemen, mess trays on laps, in mess hall; captioned on verso: "Chow time - Opening night. Pretty? I believe that's Mugford in the corner or is it?"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #13)
      • P-391/113 Red Cross volunteers dancing with American servicemen, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3" 1 item. 1 p.   (item #14)
      • P-391/114 Mary F. Howard in swimsuit with shirtless servicemen on beach under palm trees, Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1943) Photographic print. Black & White. 3.5" x 2.5" 1 item. 1 p. Note: Same image as P-391/19  (item #15)
      • P-391/115 Audience of American servicemen stands outside tents, listening to American Red Cross volunteers speak; captioned on verso: "Howard", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #16)
      • P-391/116 Red Cross volunteers entertaining American Army officers in mess hall; captioned on verso: "The General and his party at our club opening shin-dig.", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #17)
      • P-391/117 Red Cross volunteers entertaining American Army officers in mess hall; captioned on verso: "The bar seems to be a popular spot.", Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #18)
      • P-391/118 Red Cross volunteers and American servicemen at a prayer service outside a thatched building; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #19)
      • P-391/119 Red Cross volunteers and American servicemen in "chow" line in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.25" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #20)
      • P-391/120 Red Cross volunteer and an American servicemen dance, observed by seated servicemen, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #21)
      • P-391/121 American servicemen (11) pose, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #22)
      • P-391/122 American sergeant "cuts into" dancing Red Cross volunteer dancing with another serviceman, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #23)
      • P-391/123 Mary F. Howard "jitterbugging" with serviceman, in mess hall; captioned on verso: "Jitter bug - Howard"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #24)
      • P-391/124 Mary F. Howard in "chow" line with serviceman, in mess hall; captioned on verso: "Chow Line 17th Photo Unit 709 - 1944 May"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (May 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #25)
      • P-391/125 Red Cross volunteers dance with serviceman, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #26)
      • P-391/126 Serviceman, in mess hall, observing Red Cross volunteers [out of camera shot] expectantly; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #27)
      • P-391/127 Red Cross volunteers and Servicemen wait for the next dance to begin; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #28)
      • P-391/128 Red Cross volunteers and Servicemen dining, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #29)
      • P-391/129 Wrecked Japanese bomber; captioned on verso: "709"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #30)
      • P-391/130 Red Cross volunteers and Servicemen dancing, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #31)
      • P-391/131 Aerial view of a combat loaded LST 969 [Landing Ship Tank] at sea; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1945) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #32)
      • P-391/132 Grass and thatched buildings by the sea; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #33)
      • P-391/133 4th Marines [Regiment]: Corregidor - Bataan - Mariveles - Olacapo - Shanghai - Dominican - Midway - Makin -Tulagi - Guadalcanal - Bougainville - Guam: Into the Rising Sun, [by] Frederick ? Greenberg, '44; captioned on verso: "Semper Fidelis / The Torch Club cordially invites you / to attend a dance commemorating / the 169th Birthday of the Marine Corps / Friday November 10, 1944. / From 1800 to 2300 hours / Buffet Supper - 1600 / Transport furnished"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #34)
      • P-391/134 Wrecked Japanese troopship; captioned on verso: "709"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #35)
      • P-391/135 Swimming Party with 5 Red Cross volunteers and 15 servicemen in swimming suits; captioned on verso: "Howard"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #36)
      • P-391/136 N. A. B. [Naval Amphibious Base] Jazz Band with lead singer in performance, in airplane hangar?; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #37)
      • P-391/137 Sea view of Ironbottom Sound from Cape Esperance, Guadalcanal, with native pier in foreground and wrecked Japanese ship on reef in middle distance and Savo Island in the distance; captioned on verso: "Iron bottom Bay 709 '44"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #38)
      • P-391/138 Aerial view of Native Village; captioned on verso: "709"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #39)
      • P-391/139 Elevation view of American military building with sign: "Radio City / Guadalcanal / The Mosquito Network" with mosquito logo; captioned on verso: "Mosquitoe [sic] network"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #40)
      • P-391/140 Jungle and River View, Guadalcanal; captioned on verso: "A little shi am that is a branch of the Milimbu River - Guadalcanal"; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #41)
      • P-391/141 Red Cross volunteers and American servicemen observing a performance [?]; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #42)
      • P-391/142 Wrecked Japanese Troopship off Kokumbona, Guadalcanal; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.5" x 3.5" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #43)
      • P-391/143 American servicemen's jazz band performs in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #44)
      • P-391/144 Red Cross volunteers and American servicemen's examine a cut of meat, at the bar, in mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 5" x 3.75" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #45)
      • P-391/145 African-American servicemen's jazz band of the 481st T.C. [Transportation Company] perform in a mess hall; Solomon Islands, South Pacific (ca. 1944) Photographic print. Black & White. 4.75" x 4" 1 item. 1 p.  (item #46)
    • Folder i
      Envelopes (ca. 1944) Ephemera. 3 items. 3 p.
Series 2 :
Oversized Materials
Oversize Folder os1
This is a Malaria Zone: Don't Bathe Out of Doors, Etc. (Publication info) Poster. 17" x 14" 1 item. 1 p. Note: Malaria warning poster transferred from #391.1.d.01 for conservation reasons.
Oversize Folder os2
Yank: The Army Weekly: American Flyers Describe Life in a Nazi Prison, Vol. 2, no. 30 (14 January 1944) Periodical. 10.5" x 14.25" 1 item. 12 p. Note: Article, entitled Behind the Lines" includes photograph of Mary Howard at her Red Cross canteen (p. 12).
Oversize Folder os3
Red Cross Venture: Mary F. Howard's memoir tells of life in the South Pacific During World War II, by Karen Edmiston, ECU Report Vol. 19, no. 1 (July 1987) Clipping. 11.5" x 16" 1 item. 9 p. Note: Stamped: "University Archives and Record Center. . . . (28 July 1987); Includes excerpts from Red Cross Adventure in #392.1.a; See also photocopy clipping: #391.2.d
Oversize Folder os4
Our New Navy Titan Roars [Gun Tests of U.S.S. NORTH CAROLINA] Daily Mirror, New York, NY Vol. 18, no. 63 (4 September 1941), pp. 18-19, 36. Clipping. 11.5" x 15" 1 item. 9 p.
Oversize Folder os5
New Zealand Herald, The, Auckland, NZ Vol. 81, no. 24,858 (1 April 1944) Printed. 19" x 16" 1 item. 5 p.

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