Marine Corps barrage balloons, Parris Island, 1942.
From the Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Parris Island. Marine Corps barrage balloons. Up she goes. A barrage
balloon takes to the air under the capable handling of a Marine
Corps ground crew at Parris Island, South Carolina. Special marine
units assigned to the work have made the balloon barrage an effective
method of preventing enemy air attacks on important locations.
CALL NUMBER: LC-USE6- D-004722 [P&P]
REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USE6-D-004722 (b&w film neg.)
MEDIUM: 1 negative : safety ; 5 x 7 inches or smaller.
CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1942 May.
CREATOR: Palmer, Alfred T., photographer.
RELATED NAMES: United States. Office of Emergency Management.
NOTES: Title and other information from caption card.
Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches).
LOT 1822 (Location of corresponding print.)
Use electronic surrogate.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture
Division. Washington Division; 1944.
Film copy on SIS roll 31, frame 570.
SUBJECTS: United States--South Carolina--Beaufort County--Parris
FORMAT: Safety film negatives.
COLLECTION: Farm Security Administration - Office of War
Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress)
REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints & Photographs
Division Washington, DC 20540
DIGITAL ID: (intermediary roll film) fsa 8b03383
CARD #: oem2002003380/PP
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