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Spinks, James R., 1909-2001



  • Existence: 1909 - 2001
  • Usage: 1909 - 2001

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James Rice Spinks collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16.0021
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 278 photographs taken by an American Seabee in the Pacific during World War II. Many of the photographs document native life on the islands of New Caledonia, the Russell Islands, and Okinawa. There are images of native communities and homes, religious items, burial sites, workers, and other aspects of native life. They also document the operations of the 20th Naval Construction Battalion and various other US military units and operations. This includes photographs of construction, stevedoring, camp life, and American servicemen.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/2016