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Natives in front of large thatch-roofed building

Natives in front of large thatch-roofed building

Fijians appear to be playing a spear throwing game in front of a house; probably a chief's house. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commissi... more

Native men posed with mounds of food, including six giant turtles

Native men posed with mounds of food, including six giant turtles

Appears to be Fijian; food includes kavas and yams. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Natives in front of thatch-roofed buildings

Natives in front of thatch-roofed buildings

May be a Fijian coastal village; the buildings are houses. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

A picturesque holiday ceremony, the "fan" dance, Fiji Islands

A picturesque holiday ceremony, the "fan" dance, Fiji Islands

Stereograph shows participants, wearing traditional clothing, in the ceremonial "meke" fan dance, carrying fans, with large buildings and spectators in the background. H69605 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from i... more

Coronation ceremonies at Suva - delivering King Edward's message, Fiji Islands

Coronation ceremonies at Suva - delivering King Edward's message, Fiji...

Stereograph shows a military officer reading King Edward's message to a large group of westerners and Fijians, on the occasion of his coronation. H69312 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 8105. U-86615... more

The "guard of honor" before tappa cloth mat - hand-woven from tree bark, Fiji Islands

The "guard of honor" before tappa cloth mat - hand-woven from tree bar...

Stereograph shows men standing guard on one side of a large piece of tappa cloth spread out on the ground; Fijians sitting on the ground in front of thatched roof buildings in the background.

Preparing the pit of white-hot stones for the bare feet of the "fire-walkers", Fiji Islands

Preparing the pit of white-hot stones for the bare feet of the "fire-w...

Stereograph shows men with long poles arranging hot stones in a pit for "fire-walking" act, as spectators watch from above. H69308 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 8105. U-86615. Copyright, 1906 [i.e... more

Cannibal Tom (80 years old), the last relic of Fiji cannibalism -- Fiji Islands

Cannibal Tom (80 years old), the last relic of Fiji cannibalism -- Fij...

Stereograph shows an old man standing in front of lush vegetation, holding a long pole and a machette. H69311 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 8107. U-86621. Copyright, 1906 [i.e., 1905], by Underwoo... more

Bau, the resting place of famous King "Cakabau" and former capital of the Fiji Islands

Bau, the resting place of famous King "Cakabau" and former capital of ...

Stereograph shows a cluster of thatched-roof buildings, the location of the burial place of King Ratu Seru Epenisa Cakobau. H69309 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 8104. U-86616. Copyright, 1906 [i.e... more

Natives in festal costume ready to begin the "fan" dance, Fiji Islands

Natives in festal costume ready to begin the "fan" dance, Fiji Islands

Stereograph shows men wearing traditional clothing, lined up for the national "meke" fan dance. H74596 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 8101. U-86618. Copyright, 1906, by Underwood & Underwood.

Grove of the famous "traveller" tree - an avenue at the Vice-regal residence, Suva, Fiji Islands

Grove of the famous "traveller" tree - an avenue at the Vice-regal res...

Stereograph shows three men standing on roadway boardered by large plants. H74599 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 8102. U-86624. Copyright, 1906, by Underwood & Underwood.

Drinking yaquona, the national beverage - celebrating King Edward's coronation, Fiji Islands

Drinking yaquona, the national beverage - celebrating King Edward's co...

Stereograph shows Fijians seated on the ground during ceremonial drinking of the national beverage, yaquona; westerners stand in the background in front of thatched roof buildings. H74598 U.S. Copyright Office.... more

The "meke" or national dance, a part of all great Fiji ceremonies, Fiji Islands

The "meke" or national dance, a part of all great Fiji ceremonies, Fij...

Stereograph shows participants in the ceremonial "meke" mens club dance, carrying large mace-like clubs. H74597 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 8099. U-86620. Copyright, 1906, by Underwood & Underwood.

Primitive manufacturing - natives making pottery, Fiji Islands

Primitive manufacturing - natives making pottery, Fiji Islands

Stereograph shows four women sitting on the banks of a river making pottery. H74595 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 8106. U-86613. Copyright, 1906, by Underwood & Underwood.

A feast day in the Fiji Islands -- gaily bedecked natives just beginning the national dance

A feast day in the Fiji Islands -- gaily bedecked natives just beginni...

Stereograph shows men wearing traditional clothing, lined up for the national dance, some carrying clubs and some holding fans.

Native grass house with protected roof, near Suva, Fiji Islands

Native grass house with protected roof, near Suva, Fiji Islands

Stereograph shows a man standing next to a native hut in Fiji. H120695 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 15914. Copyright by Keystone View Company.

Typical natives of the Fiji Islands, Suva

Typical natives of the Fiji Islands, Suva

Stereograph shows two male Fijians standing among lush vegetation in Fiji. H120694 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 15913. Copyright by Keystone View Company.

View north from a hilltop near Suva, Fiji Islands

View north from a hilltop near Suva, Fiji Islands

Stereograph shows a man standing next to a native hut in Fiji. J238831 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 20528. Copyright by Keystone View Company.

Fiji.

Fiji.

"Base 800204 (A00359) 3-87." Relief shown by shading. Includes location map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Rashmin Harrian (center), a Junior from Vacaville High School, get an opportunity to try the BA-22 simulated parachute drop, with the assistance of US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Thomas Prado (left), and USAF A1C David Colquitt, both assigned to the 60th Equipment Maintenance Squadron (EMS) during her Education to Career Day visit at Travis Air Force Base (AFB), California (CA)

Rashmin Harrian (center), a Junior from Vacaville High School, get an ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Travis Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ms. Kristina Cilia, CIV Release Stat... more

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First Class Crystal Lamonda, a life support technician from the 62nd Operations Support Squadron, performs a 30-day inspection on a BA-22 parachute at McChord Air Force Base, Wash., on Nov. 5, 2004. Periodical inspections must be done on all flight equipment at 30, 90, and 120-day intervals. (USAF photo by Kevin J. Tosh Jr., CIV) (Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN First Class Crystal Lamonda, a life support tech...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mcchord Air Force Base State: Washington (WA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Kevin Tosh Jr., CIV Release Status:... more

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Carmeran Miguel, a survival equipment apprentice from the 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron, uses a sewing machine while repairing the harness zipper of BA-22 parachute at Kadena Air Base, Japan on Dec. 13, 2004. (PHOTO by Chiaki Iramina, CIV) ( Released)

U.S. Air Force AIRMAN 1ST Class Carmeran Miguel, a survival equipment ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: Chiaki Iramina, CIV Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

Artifacts in B &A Caboose Museum

Artifacts in B &A Caboose Museum

The Frenchville Historical Society maintains the museum located in the caboose.

Army Reserve Lt. Col. Vicki Argueta, Equal Opportunity

Army Reserve Lt. Col. Vicki Argueta, Equal Opportunity

Army Reserve Lt. Col. Vicki Argueta, Equal Opportunity Advisor, 85th Support Command, speaks with Frank Stern, Holocaust survivor, during a Holocaust observance coordinated by Argueta at the command headquarter... more

A U.S. Army Reserve Soldier monitors a cell phone during

A U.S. Army Reserve Soldier monitors a cell phone during

A U.S. Army Reserve Soldier monitors a cell phone during a live broadcast of primary marksmanship instruction for a battle assembly in Belle Chasse, Louisiana October 25, 2020. The 377th Theater Sustainment co... more

U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Adam Morrison, commanding officer

U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Adam Morrison, commanding officer

U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Adam Morrison, commanding officer of the USCGC Stone (WMSL 758), talks with members of the Brazilian navy on the Stone's flight deck near Salvador, Brazil, on Feb. 10, 2021. Morrison shar... more

Amulet of a Ba LACMA 50.22.19

Amulet of a Ba LACMA 50.22.19

Wikimedia Commons image page ( http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amulet_of_a_Ba_LACMA_50.22.19.jpg ) .Description..Title.Amulet of a Ba..Description..: Egypt, Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 B.C..: Jewelry and Ad... more

U.S. Navy and British Royal Navy service members, receive

U.S. Navy and British Royal Navy service members, receive

U.S. Navy and British Royal Navy service members, receive instruction prior to participating in simulated casualty training during an exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 21, 2017. U.S. Navy and British Royal N... more

A Logistic Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) makes

A Logistic Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) makes

A Logistic Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) makes its way down Onslow beach during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 was an annual training exercise which was designed... more

Father Matt Foley, fourth from the left, parish pastor

Father Matt Foley, fourth from the left, parish pastor

Father Matt Foley, fourth from the left, parish pastor for St. James Catholic Church, in Arlington Heights, Illinois, pauses for a photo with local Soldiers, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Comma... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) is staged prior

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) is staged prior

A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) is staged prior to loading during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 19, 2017. The LCAC was utilized during Bold Alligator 17, an annual training exercise which w... more

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit 2, load

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit 2, load

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit 2, load a Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo 5 Ton (LARCV) onto Landing Craft Utility 1645 (LCU-1645) during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 23, 2017. T... more

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Kelly, 2nd Law Enforcement

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Kelly, 2nd Law Enforcement

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Kelly, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, demonstrates military working dog techniques during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C... more

Maj. Rebecca Spohr, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army

Maj. Rebecca Spohr, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army

Maj. Rebecca Spohr, assigned to the 85th U.S. Army Reserve Support Command, pauses for a photo with Swiper, the mascot of the Chicago Bandits softball team, before the Bandits home game vs. the United States Sp... more

Two Soldiers take aim at targets on the Engagement

Two Soldiers take aim at targets on the Engagement

Two Soldiers take aim at targets on the Engagement Skills Trainer II during a 377th Theater Sustainment Command battle assembly in Belle Chasse, Louisiana October 25, 2020. The 377th TSC used the EST II as par... more

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit 2, load

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit 2, load

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit 2, load a Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo 5 Ton (LARCV) onto Landing Craft Utility 1645 (LCU-1645) during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 23, 2017. T... more

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jessica Floreal, Food Service

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jessica Floreal, Food Service

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jessica Floreal, Food Service Company, Headquarters Regiment, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, prepared evening chow during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 24, 2017. Floreal pa... more

Spc. Ladey Omani, currently serving as a unit supply

Spc. Ladey Omani, currently serving as a unit supply

Spc. Ladey Omani, currently serving as a unit supply specialist for the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, pulls a 90-pound weight during training on the Army Combat Fitness Test in Belle Chasse, Louisiana Octo... more

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Craft, Assault

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Craft, Assault

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Craft, Assault Craft Unit Four, adjusts the windshield wipers on a Landing Craft Air Cushion during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 19, 2017. Craft partic... more

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Rayquane Forte, 2nd Transportation

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Rayquane Forte, 2nd Transportation

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Rayquane Forte, 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, addresses Marines during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 2... more

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Brandon Strong, Food Service

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Brandon Strong, Food Service

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Brandon Strong, Food Service Company, Headquarters Regiment, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, pours from a can of green beans during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 24, 2017. S... more

A U.S. Marine with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,

A U.S. Marine with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,

A U.S. Marine with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, holds the G Company colors as they arrive back on Onslow beach during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 25, 2017. The Ma... more

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Kelly, right, 2nd Law

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Kelly, right, 2nd Law

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kevin Kelly, right, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF), and Sgt. Allen Ament, left, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, Headquarters Grou... more

Lt. Col. Samuel Bates tosses a 10-pound medicine ball

Lt. Col. Samuel Bates tosses a 10-pound medicine ball

Lt. Col. Samuel Bates tosses a 10-pound medicine ball backwards overhead as part of the Standing Power Throw event during the Army Combat Fitness Test in Belle Chasse, Louisiana October 25, 2020. Soldiers took... more

Staff Sgt. James Andrews assists a Soldier during primary

Staff Sgt. James Andrews assists a Soldier during primary

Staff Sgt. James Andrews assists a Soldier during primary marksmanship instruction at a battle assembly in Belle Chasse, Louisiana October 25, 2020. The 377th TSC conducted its first hybrid battle assembly of t... more

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Boyd A. Miller, left, Headquarters

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Boyd A. Miller, left, Headquarters

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Boyd A. Miller, left, Headquarters Regiment (HQ REG), 2nd Marine Logistics Group (2D MLG), II Marine Expeditionary Force (II MEF), discusses the loading and offloading of a Landing Craft ... more

Pvt. Trinity Beckford carries two 40-pound kettle bells

Pvt. Trinity Beckford carries two 40-pound kettle bells

Pvt. Trinity Beckford carries two 40-pound kettle bells as part of the Army Combat Fitness Test as Sgt. Latiria Stewart observes during training on the ACFT in Belle Chasse, Louisiana October 25, 2020. Soldier... more

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Omar Hermacillo, 2nd

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Omar Hermacillo, 2nd

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Omar Hermacillo, 2nd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, directs a Panhard Véhicule Blindé Léger, a light armored vehicle, ont... more

Spc. Brian Hartman, a generator mechanic assigned to

Spc. Brian Hartman, a generator mechanic assigned to

Spc. Brian Hartman, a generator mechanic assigned to the 377th Theater Sustainment Command, aims at a target during primary marksmanship instruction in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, October 25, 2020. The 377th TSC ... more

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit Force, prepare

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit Force, prepare

U.S. Navy sailors, with Assault Craft Unit Force, prepare a Landing Craft Air Cushion for offloading during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 19, 2017. The sailors participated in Bold Alligator 1... more

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Shear, Assault

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Shear, Assault

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Shear, Assault Craft Unit Four, attaches a gear rig shackle to the hitch of a tank during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 20, 2017. Shear participated in ... more

U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,

U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,

U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, prepare AAV-P7/ A1 assault amphibious vehicles to be loaded during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 20, 2017. The Marine... more

U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,

U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment,

U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, prepare AAV-P7/ A1 assault amphibious vehicles to be loaded during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 20, 2017. The Marine... more

An AAV-P7/A1 assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) splashes

An AAV-P7/A1 assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) splashes

An AAV-P7/A1 assault amphibious vehicle (AAV) splashes into the water prior to loading onto the USS Dunston Hall during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 20, 2017. The AAV was used during Bold All... more