• Created Date
  • 1949
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  • Images documenting the 1949 Bikini Resurvey Project.Caption in scrapbook: Others had been thereLong before Crossroads, Bikini's simple people had buried, in a little cemetery near the lagoon, the bodies of chiefs and their wives and their children -- and had marked the graves with plain headstones cut to special shapes. The cemetery still stands by the lagoon, its white fence sagging, in places, but still outlining what had been a sacred soil.... more
    Images documenting the 1949 Bikini Resurvey Project.Caption in scrapbook: Others had been thereLong before Crossroads, Bikini's simple people had buried, in a little cemetery near the lagoon, the bodies of chiefs and their wives and their children -- and had marked the graves with plain headstones cut to special shapes. The cemetery still stands by the lagoon, its white fence sagging, in places, but still outlining what had been a sacred soil.Radiological Survey of Bikini, Eniwetok and Likiep Atolls Scrapbook, p. 46. less
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL at 100-250 dpi in JPEG format, saved at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007