Collection consists of two photograph albums documenting Alice Weber's work and travels to California, Japan (specifically Okinawa), Hawaii, China and Guam from 1945-1948. The images depict base housing and facilities, Weber's co-workers, aircraft, sheet metal shops, historic sites, agriculture (including cane, pineapple and coffee cultivation in Hawaii), native people, cities, and other subjects.
Scope and Contents:
Two photograph albums, captioned (in some instances with brief descriptions, locations, and dates), documenting Alice Weber's travels to California, Okinawa, Japan, Hawaii, China and Guam, from 1945-1948.. The images depict such things as base housing and facilities in Hawaii, Weber's co-workers, aircraft, sheet metal shops, historic sites, agriculture (including cane, pineapple and coffee cultivation in Hawaii), native people, cities, and other subjects. There is also a printed booklet titled First Air Division, 1947. The booklet describes Okinawa and was written and compiled by Captain Robert F. Meritt, staff public information officer for the United States Air Force. Many of the line illustrations in the booklet were drawn by McFadden of the Daily Okinawan.
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Alice Weber worked in a civilian capacity on a military base in Okinawa, Japan. Her work was connected to sheet metal. Her work and travels took her to California, Japan, Hawaii, China, and Guam.
Materials in the Archives Center
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A.R. Van Tassell Photograph Albums, 1900-1956 (AC1015)
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Hawaii Series, ca. 1724-1977 (AC0060)
Collection donated by Ruth Masters on December 31, 2008.
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