EILLIETT, RADIO OPERATOR AND SCHOOLTEACHER, STANDS BESIDE WELCOME SIGN ON RONGELAP
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Online Reference Number: 0299
Place: Rongelap, Rongelap Atoll, Marshall Islands
Document Type: Black & White Photograph
Category: ARRIVAL AT RONGELAP (USN), Identified Persons, Marshall Islands, Rongelap Atoll, Rongelap Repatriation, Unidentified persons, Vehicles
Date Details: Date stamped on photo verso by U.S. Navy; may not correlate to actual date of photo.
Dimensions: 12.5mm x 10.5mm
Physical Image No.: JT0095
Collection: "Ronlap Repatriation 1957" file folders, Jack A. Tobin Photograph Collection"
Caption provided by U.S. Navy. This photo is one of a group of eleven photos that fall under the larger U.S.N. caption heading, "ARRIVAL AT RONGELAP (11 pictures of events immediately surrounding the LST's arrival at Rongelap)" To view the complete set of Navy captions (which are housed with the Repatriation photo files), click here. The sign reads: “Greetings to the people of Rongelap.” We hope that your return to this atoll of yours, will be an object of your joy and happiness: “Sadness Has Become Joy.”
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Photo record edited by Alan Vandermyden at 2011-05-05 15:32:43
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