SIC 18 - Swains 4-67

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The 7 black-and-white photographs document field work completed on Swains Island, April 1967. One photograph by Frank Smith shows the Jennings House. Three photographs by R. Chandler show a pile of coconuts, the grave sites of Eli Hutchinson Jennings and Malia Jennings, and a native hut. Three photographs by unknown photographers show a forested view of a lagoon, a trail through the forest, and a view of treetops with an unidentified bird in flight. The images have captions on the reverse side that list some or all of the following information: location, date, description, photographer, and negative numbers (211B-213B, 305, 311, 302, 974).

Date Range


Start Date

Mar 31, 1967

End Date

Mar 31, 1967

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Plants
  • Botany
  • Ornithology


  • Swains Island
  • American Samoa


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU000245

Collection name

National Museum of Natural History, Pacific Ocean Biological Survey Program, records, circa 1961-1973, with data from 1923

Physical Description

7 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 229 Folder 17