Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission.
Vintage photos of:
Okinawa. Here we see my neighbor Jim monkeying around with his pal Fritz. Jim was, at this time, a buck private in the U.S. Army. Shortly after this, he would join the action in Korea. Fritz stayed behind. Ask Jim today, and he would not recommend a monkey as a pet. Fritz could get pretty nasty if he didn't have his way. View full size.