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Scrapbook, circa 1941-1949

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Author: Caywood, James W., 1923-1995
Issued Date: circa 1941
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10288/25605
Citation: James W. Caywood Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: Scrapbook pertaining to James W. Caywood's service in the United States Navy during World War II while in Hawaii as part of the 26th Special Naval Construction Battalion. The bulk of the scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, songs, and drawings kept by Caywood while serving in Hawaii. Some of the photographs document the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and depict Caywood and other African-American sailors in everyday life on the island, as well as local Hawaiian women. Newspaper material includes clippings mentioning work done by the Seabees and copies of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin issues announcing the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt's death, and the surrender of Germany and Japan.
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