The Wayne A. Forde Photo Collection 1940-1941

Last Updated on 07 November 2011 | Written by ASHPO

This Gallery presents 59 black and white photographs from the Wayne A. Forde Photo Collection from 1940-1941. Wayne A. Forde, U.S.N., received the military good conduct medal in the village of Faga'alu, American Samoa in June 1941. His photo series is a collection of Samoan cultural scenes, panoramic views of the island of Tutuila, American Samoa, as well as several military photographs. The captions for each photograph are based on narratives written on the backs of the photographs. This collection is made possible through the courtesy of the Jean P. Haydon Museum in American Samoa.

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Wayne A. Forde Photo Collection

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