Hawai'i War Records Depository Photographs: 1941

Army Air Corps Flyers who Received DSC
  • WAR RECORD #126
  • DESCRIPTION: Army air corps flyers who received DSC for shooting down 9 Japanese planes
    L to R:1st Lt. Lewis M. Sanders, 2nd Lt. Philip M. Rasmussen, 2nd Lt. Kenneth M. Taylor, 2nd Lt. George S. Welch, 2nd Lt. Harry W. Brown [P-36 fighter Wheeler]
  • HWRD DATE: 17-Dec-41
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Army Air Corps Flyers who Received DSC
  • WAR RECORD #127
  • DESCRIPTION: Army air corps flyers who received DSC for shooting down 9 Japanese planes
    L to R: 2nd Lt. Harry W. Brown, 2nd Lt. Philip M. Rasmussen, 2nd Lt. Kenneth M. Taylor, 2nd Lt. George S. Welch, 1st Lt. Lewis M. Sanders
  • HWRD DATE: 17-Dec-41
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 17 Dec 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: AIR HEROES: Nine Japanese planes were shot down by these five young air corps officers during the raids on Oahu a week ago Sunday. Left to right they are-2nd Lt. Harry W. Brown, who bagged one Japanese plane; 2nd Lt. Philip M. Rasmmussen, one plane; 2nd Lt. Kenneth M. Taylor, two planes; 2nd Lt. George S. Welch, four planes; 1st Lt. Lewis M. Sanders, one plane. Lts. Welsh and Taylor are to receive Distinguished Service Crosses.

Hawaii Territorial Guard Group
  • WAR RECORD #137
  • DESCRIPTION: Hawaii Territorial Guard group
  • HWRD DATE: 29-Dec-41
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Hawaii Territorial Guard Group
  • WAR RECORD #139
  • DESCRIPTION: Hawaii Territorial Guard group
  • HWRD DATE: 29-Dec-41
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Attack on Oahu Damaging Automobiles
  • WAR RECORD #140
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: damage to automobiles
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
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Attack on Oahu at King and McCully Streets
  • WAR RECORD #141
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: damage by bombs at King and McCully Streets, Honolulu
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
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Attack on Oahu Damaging Private Residence
  • WAR RECORD #142
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: damage to private residence
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
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Attack on Oahu at King and McCully Streets.
  • WAR RECORD #143
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: damage at King and McCully Streets, Honolulu.
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 9 Dec 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: WHERE BLOCK BURNED: Some of the heaviest civillian damage in Sunday's air raids occurred at King and McCully Sts. where an incendiary bomb set fire to a drug store on the corner and flames spread to level a wide area before the fire department brought it under control.
  • NOTE: HWRD photo slightly different image.

Attack on Oahu Damaging Paul Goo Home
  • WAR RECORD #144
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: damage to Paul Goo Home, Liliha and Kuakini Sts.
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 7 Dec 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: PAUL GOO HOME STRUCK: Damage done by a Japanese bomb when it struck the home of Paul Goo at Liliha and Kuakini Sts. this morning in the first raid on Oahu.
  • Note: Newspaper image reverse of HWRD photo.

People at Food Store
  • WAR RECORD #145
  • DESCRIPTION:People lined up at food store (Central Market, Kaimuki)
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
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Attack on Oahu Damaging Automobiles
  • WAR RECORD #146
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: damage to automobiles
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
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Attack on Oahu at Lunalilo School
  • WAR RECORD #148
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: fire caused by incendiary bombs at Lunalilo School
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
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Attack on Oahu at King and McCully Streets
  • WAR RECORD #149
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: damage at King and McCully Streets
  • HWRD DATE: 9-Dec-41 (printed)
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 9 Dec 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: WORK OF INCENDIARY: This charred wreckage of what once was a thriving retail business district at the corner of King and McCully Sts. is all that remains after an incendiary bomb set the block on fire. Almost 20 buildings were destroyed before the fire was brought under control.

Attack on Oahu at Lunalilo School
  • WAR RECORD #150
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: scene at Lunalilo School
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
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Attack on Oahu at Lunalilo School
  • WAR RECORD #151
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: scene at Lunalilo School
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
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Attack on Oahu at King and McCully Streets
  • WAR RECORD #152
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese attack on Oahu: damage at King and McCully Streets
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
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Star-Bulletin 1st Extra, First Page
  • WAR RECORD #153
  • DESCRIPTION: 1st Extra, page 1
  • HWRD DATE: 7-Dec-41
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 7 Dec 1941

Roberts Commission Investigates Pearl Harbor Attack
  • WAR RECORD #154
  • DESCRIPTION: Roberts Commission to investigate Pearl Harbor attack
    L to R: Admiral William H. Standley, Owen D. Roberts, Joseph N. Reeves, Admiral Brig. Gen. Joseph T. McNarney, Maj. Gen. Frank R. McCoy
  • HWRD DATE: 29-Dec-41 (printed)
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 29 Dec 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE: Members of President Roosevelt's committee to investigate the Japanese attack on Oahu December 7 photographed as they returned to the Royal Hawaiian hotel where they have been staying since December 22. Left to right are Admiral William H. Standley, Associate Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts, Admiral Joseph N. Reeves, Brig. Gen. Joseph T. McNarney and Maj. Gen. Frank R. McCoy, Admiral Standley, Admiral Reeves and Gen. McCoy are retired.

Walter H. Dillingham Donates Blood
  • WAR RECORD #163
  • DESCRIPTION: Blood-plasma bank donor: Walter H. Dillingham.
  • HWRD DATE: Jul-41 ?
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Eugene Ichinose Donates Blood
  • WAR RECORD #164
  • DESCRIPTION: Blood-plasma bank donor: Eugene Ichinose
  • HWRD DATE: 22-Oct-41
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 22 Oct 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: Blood Donor . . . GIVES SUPPLY FOR "BANK": Among the first to respond to a call for blood donors issued by the Oahu citizens committee for home defense was Eugene Ichinose, shown here about to make his contribution. Anybody who needs plasma urgently may draw from Honolulu's civilian "bank," replace it later by sending in friends and relatives. The "bank" is sponsored by the American Red Cross and the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, service organizations are contributing the names of volunteer donors.

Members of Honolulu Junior Chamber of Commerce Donate Blood
  • WAR RECORD #165
  • DESCRIPTION: Blood-plasma bank donors: Four members of Honolulu Junior Chamber of Commerce
    Standing L. to R., Peter A. Hagens, Fred C. Barnett, Hart Wood, Jr.,
    Seated L. to R., Allen Watkins, Dr. John W. Devereaux, John F. Gray.
  • HWRD DATE: 14-Apr-41 (printed)
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 14 Apr 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: BLOOD BANK: Pictured are four members of the Honolulu Junior Chamber of Commerce, who are among the first to volunteer their blood toward the establishment of a blood bank for use in the event of a community disaster. The blood bank, sponsored by the public health committee of the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, will be located at the emergency hospital. The local chapter of the American Red Cross will assist in the project by obtaining and classifying blood donors. Shown above, standing, left to right, are: Peter A. Hagens, Fred C. Barnett, Hart Wood, Jr. Sitting, R. Allen Watkins, Dr. John W. Devereux, manager of the bank, and John F. Gray, field director-secretary, American Red Cross.

Donors and Nurses in Blood-plasma Bank
  • WAR RECORD #176
  • DESCRIPTION: Blood-plasma bank, interior showing donors and nurses. Pauahi Wing Ward at Queen's Hospital
  • HWRD DATE: 25-Dec-4
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Home Made Air Raid Shelter of Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Gordon
  • WAR RECORD #179
  • DESCRIPTION: Air raid shelter (covered type), home made shelter of Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Gordon, 2110 Lauulu Street, Waikiki.
  • HWRD DATE: 22-Dec-41 (printed)
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 20 Dec 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: DIGGERS FOR DEFENSE: It's a lot of hard work and you get calluses on your hands, but when you're through you've got something. This from Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Gordon of 2110 Lauulu St., Waikiki, who are pictured here in their home made bomb shelter. A trench with a heavy cover piled deep with earth did the trick.
  • NOTE: Slightly different image in newspaper.

Electrical Workers Union Buys War Bonds
  • WAR RECORD #262
  • DESCRIPTION: Electrical Workers Union buys war bonds. Local 1186, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, (AFL) has purchased $1,300 in defense bonds through the Honolulu Post Office.
    Left to right: Charles F. Washburn, treasurer of the Union; Assistant Postmaster Alexander Long.
  • HWRD DATE: 14-Nov-41 (printed)
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 14 Nov 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: UNION BUYS BONDS: As an investment for union funds and a contribution to national defense. Local 1186, International Brotherhood has purchased $1,300 in defense bonds through the Honolulu postoffice. Seated is Charles F. Washburn, treasurer of the local. Standing is Assistant Postmaster Alexander Long through whom the bonds were purchased.

Japanese Contractors' Association of Honolulu Will Buy Defense Bonds
  • WAR RECORD #263
  • DESCRIPTION: Japanese Contractors' Association of Honolulu will buy $1,000 worth of defense bonds, using money normally spent on their annual picnic.
    Left to right: John Snell, deputy administrator of the defense bond staff; Mr. Shigemoto; Thomas B. Kamioka, deputy city-county clerk, acting as interpreter; and Fred H. Kanne, collector of internal revenues, and chief administrator for the sale of bonds.
  • HWRD DATE: 4-Aug-41 (printed)
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 4 Aug 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: BUY BONDS . . . FOR NATIONAL DEFENSE: Osuke Shigemoto, president of the Japanese Contractors' Association of Honolulu, second from the left, has announced the association will apply to the purchase of U.S. defense savings bonds the $1,000 which the 100 members normally spend on their annual picnic. The employes of the group also will be asked to buy bonds on a salary allotment plan. He is shown confering with defense bond officials. Left to right, John Snell, deputy administrator of the defense bond staff; Mr. Shigemoto, THomas B. Kamioka, deputy city-county clerk, acting as interpreter, and Fred H. Kanne, collector of internal revenues, and chief administrator for the sale of bonds. Offices are in the Alexander Young Bldg.

Defense Bond Staff Opens Headquarters in Alexander Young Building
  • WAR RECORD #264
  • DESCRIPTION: Defense bond staff opens headquarters in Alexander Young Building.
    Left to right: Fred H. Kanne, territorial administrator; Mrs. Marjorie Barber-Hite, temporary secretary; John Snell, deputy administrator.
  • HWRD DATE: 15-Jul-41 (printed)
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 15 Jul 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: Mr. Kanne, Mrs. Barger-Hite, Mr. Snell SNELL NAMED TO AID IN SALE OF DEFENSE BONDS. The first step in the organization of a program for the sale of defense savings bonds throughout the territory began today with the opening of defense bonds headquarters in the Alexander Young building.

William R. Vinacke Buys First U.S. Defense Savings Bond in Honolulu
  • WAR RECORD #265
  • DESCRIPTION: William R. Vinacke buys the first U.S. defense savings bond on first day they are on sale in Honolulu.
    Left to right: William R. Vinacke; Cummins K. Mahoe, special clerk in postal savings department, Honolulu Post Office; Albert P. Lino, Postmaster.
  • HWRD DATE: 3-May-41 (printed)
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 3 May 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: BUYS FIRST BOND: William R. Vinache, left, is congratulated by postmaster Albert P. Lino, as he purchased Thursday morning the first U.S. defense savings bond from Cummins K. Mahoe, special clerk in the postal savings department. Honolulu residents bought $6,000 worth of bonds the first day.

Civilians Seek Transportation to Mainland
  • WAR RECORD #342
  • DESCRIPTION: Evacuation group. Civilians crowd steamship office seeking transportation to the mainland.
  • HWRD DATE: 31-Dec-41
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Civilians Seek Steamship Transportation to Mainland
  • WAR RECORD #343
  • DESCRIPTION: Evacuation group. Civilians crowd steamship office seeking transportation to the mainland.
  • HWRD DATE: 31-Dec-4
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Gasoline Rationing
  • WAR RECORD #390
  • DESCRIPTION: Gasoline rationing. Honolulu motorists lined up outside the City Hall to obtain gasoline rationing coupons now being issued by the city-county treasurer's office under the direction of military authorities. Under the rationing system, automobile owners are given coupons entitling them to purchase 10 gallons of gasoline monthly.
  • HWRD DATE: 17-Dec-41 (printed
  • NEWSPAPER: SB
  • NEWSPAPER PUBL DATE: 17 Dec 1941
  • NEWSPAPER CAPTION: LINING UP FOR GAS: Part of the large crowd of Honolulu motorists lined up outside the city hall this week to obtain gasoline rationing coupons now being issued by the city-county treasurer's office under the direction of military authorities. Under the rationing system, automobile owners are given coupons entitling them to purchase 10 gallons of gasoline monthly.

Gasoline Rationing
  • WAR RECORD #391
  • DESCRIPTION: Gasoline rationing. Honolulu motorists lined up outside th City Hall to obtain gasoline rationing coupons now being issued by the city-county treasurer's office under the direction of military authorities. Under the rationing system, automobile owners are given coupons entitling them to purchase 10 gallons of gasoline monthly.
  • HWRD DATE: 17-Dec-41
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Gasoline Rationing
  • WAR RECORD #392
  • DESCRIPTION: Gasoline rationing. Honolulu motorists lined up outside th City Hall to obtain gasoline rationing coupons now being issued by the city-county treasurer's office under the direction of military authorities. Under the rationing system, automobile owners are given coupons entitling them to purchase 10 gallons of gasoline monthly.
  • HWRD DATE: 17-Dec-41
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Recreation Group.
  • WAR RECORD #586
  • DESCRIPTION: Recreation Group.
  • HWRD DATE: 29-Dec-41
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Red Cross Station Wagon.
  • WAR RECORD #597
  • DESCRIPTION: Red Cross Station Wagon.
  • HWRD DATE: 8-Dec-41
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Red Cross Surgical Dressing Class.
  • WAR RECORD #598
  • DESCRIPTION: Red Cross Surgical Dressing Class.
  • HWRD DATE: 8-Dec-41
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Salvage--Aluminum Drive.
  • WAR RECORD #649
  • DESCRIPTION: Salvage--Aluminum Drive. For U.S. planes: Honolulu's public and private schools are making their contributions today to the city's aluminum drive. Pictured is Barbara Mosher with part of the heap of aluminum given by students of Kapalama School.
  • HWRD DATE: 26-Sep-41 (printed)
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Salvage--Aluminum Drive.
  • WAR RECORD #650
  • DESCRIPTION: Salvage--Aluminum Drive. For U.S. planes: Students from Kapalama school shown here with part of the heap of aluminum as their contribution to the city's aluminum drive.
  • HWRD DATE: 26-Sep-41
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Aluminum For Defense.
  • WAR RECORD #694
  • DESCRIPTION: Aluminum For Defense. Mayor Petrie and Boy Scout officials stand before the Palace square bin which was filled to the top with thousands of aluminum articles donated by homes, schools, and clubs last week. Left to right: Mayor Petrie, Scout Executive Fred B. Forbes, Regional Scout Executive Raymond O. Hanson, and Scout Commissioner Wade Warren Thayer.
  • HWRD DATE: 4-Oct-41 (Printed)
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USO entertainment committee.
  • WAR RECORD #716
  • DESCRIPTION: It is emergency work now instead of entertainment programs for enlisted men for the USO entertainment committee. Among members of the committee who are now engaged in various defense duties are above, left to right, Miss Nell Findley, Mrs. Peyton Harrison, Chaplain W.A. Maguire, USN; George R. Carter and Col. Wm. W. Jenna, USA.
  • HWRD DATE: 13-Dec-41 (Printed)
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Mrs. Mikahala Crockett secretary at the Board of Water Supply.
  • WAR RECORD #821
  • DESCRIPTION: Blackout Patrol warden's armband is worn by Mrs. Mikahala Crockett secretary at the Board of Water Supply.
  • HWRD DATE: 17-May-41
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