Post-War Years

Images of Quonsets from the 50s and 60s.  These structures were still widely used during this time.  Thanks to my father, Lowell Boothe, for his photographs. 

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Saipan

Navy Hill housing area. We lived in this house a short time.

Saipan

Our house for almost four years.

Saipan

Intermediate School. This later became Hopwood Junior High.

Saipan

Intermediate School. Agriculture classroom

Saipan

Corner of Navy Hill Road and Middle Road

Saipan

Lower Base fire station. "Typhoon shelter" can be partially seen on the sign. All the Quonsets on Lower Base were destroyed by Typhoon Jean in 1968.

Chuuk

High School.

Chuuk

High School office

Chuuk

I attended school in this building for a while.

Chuuk

Chuuk

Chuuk

Chuuk

Large quonsets of the Truk Trading Company are visible here.

Chuuk

Interior view of the Truk Trading Company main store.

Trust Territory Archive Photo Collection, Pacific Collection, UH Library

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