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[U.S. Army 4th Cavalry in Hawaii photograph album]


Snapshots documenting a comprehensive variety of activities and events pertaining to the U.S. Army's 4th Cavalry while they were stationed on Oahu, Hawaii Territory, during the first world war. Subjects include military maneuvers; scenes of various units performing characteristic activities; individual soldiers; military buildings; military parades in Honolulu in 1914 and 1915; the Schofield Barracks "county fair" of 1914; a swimming competition featuring Duke Kahanamoku (from a distance) in a couple photographs; and a few images of motion picture stuntman Cilff Bowes high diving. A few parade scenes include African American soldiers of the 25th Infantry. Identified locations depicted include Honolulu, Haleiwa, Waialua and Wahiawa. Also includes a few non-Hawaii images depicting Native Americans at Fort Apache, Arizona; the Rio Grande River from Arizona; and San Antonio, Texas


1914 (issued)


Soldiers -- Hawaii -- Photographs
African American soldiers -- Hawaii -- Photographs
World War, 1914-1918 -- Hawaii
Militaires noirs américains -- Hawaii -- Photographies
Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918 -- Hawaii
African American soldiers
Hawaii -- Photographs
Honolulu (Hawaii) -- Photographs
Hawaii -- Photographies
Honolulu (Hawaii) -- Photographies
Hawaii -- Honolulu
United States. -- Army. -- Cavalry, 4th -- Photographs
United States. -- Army. -- Infantry Division, 25th -- Photographs
United States. -- Army. -- Cavalry, 4th
United States. -- Army. -- Infantry Division, 25th
Kahanamoku, Duke -- 1890-1968 -- Photographs
Kahanamoku, Duke -- 1890-1968


Title devised by cataloger.
Photographers' initials written in negative of many images: E.W. photo, and E.T.Z. photo.
Many photographs include captions written in negative.
Loose and laid in photographs rehoused to folder (PIC).
Among loose photographs are unsent postcards written to "Annie" from her sweetheart "Ed."
Suede album cover illustrated on front by tooled image of surfer riding a wave at Waikiki Beach, with Diamond Head in background, and text: Aloha from Hawaii.
Numerous prints are postcard format.
Purchase ; From Maggs Bros. ; 2018.
First organized in 1855, the 4th Cavalry of the United States Army served at the Schofield Barracks on Oahu from 1913 to 1919, where they were charged with protecting U.S. interests during World War I, when Germany had colonial outposts in New Guinea and Samoa. For short spans before and after the war, the 4th was scheduled along the U.S.-Mexican border.
[U.S. Army 4th Cavalry in Hawaii photograph album, BANC PIC 2018.051, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

approximately 200 photographs in 1 album and 1 folder : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; sheets chiefly 9 x 14 cm (postcard format), album 26 x 21 cm