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Carlson (H. Leroy) Collection of Photographs from New Guinea and the Philippine Islands
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Description
A collection of 447 photographs and other material related to the U.S. Navy in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II.
Background
H. (Harry) Leroy Carlson (1906-1963) was born in Illinois and was living in Sacramento, California when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1943. He served in the Navy Seabees during World War II, spending part of his time in New Guinea and the Philippines. After the war, he and his wife, Fern Anderegg Carlson, and their son, Allen (born 1943), re-located to Lake Tahoe, where Carlson worked as a commercial photographer. He died at age 57, in Sacramento.
Extent
4.42 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at the Huntington Library for more information.