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Works by McClelland Barclay in the Navy Art Collection

"Heroes of the South Seas" sketches: WAR CORRESPONDENTS

 

George Thomas Folster, War Correspondent, U.S. Army
McClelland Barclay
Conté crayon on paper, ca. 1943
85-236-Z

 

 

accreditted [sic] May 1942 to S.W. Pacific Area - was assistant director Fahnestock South Seas Expedition to American Museum of Natural History to Feb. 1, 1940 - Jan 15, 1941. Visited a great number of South Sea Islands where battles are now taking place. Made first news broadcast from Australia to U.S. on world wide hookup.

 

Vern Haugland, War Correspondent
McClelland Barclay
Conté crayon on paper, ca. 1943
85-236-AD

 

 

Vern Haugland - War Correspondent - Asso. Press - Los Angeles - Cal. age 35 - Born Minnesotta [sic] - Bailed out of B26 - fastest medium bomber Martin Marauder over Northeastern New Guinea Aug 7, 1942.

"Ran into storm at nite [sic]. Were out of gas. 8 bailed out - 2 never returned. I had never even seen a parachute before. They had to show me how to put it on. I was first officer rank to bail out and the last to return to civilization, lost 43 days in high elevations of mountains, worked my way to sea level into Tropical country. From soaking cold and wet - started raining 4 pm every day - to steaming hot in lower lands. Weighed 165 at the start, when they found me weighed 80 lbs. Found a native village who[se] natives took me to another native village where white missionary, Church of England, cared for me. Native gave me yams, bannanas [sic] and a little bit of wild pig, and one very green orange to eat."


MEDICAL PERSONNEL

CAPT (MC) Joseph J.A. McMullin
McClelland Barclay
Conté crayon on paper, ca.1943
85-236-AL

 

 

Capt. (MC) Joseph J.A. McMullin USN - Philadelphia - now commanding officer Naval Hospital Pearl Harbor Aiea Heights

 

LT Willa Lucille Hook, Army Nurse Corps
McClelland Barclay
Conté crayon on paper, ca. 1943
85-236-AE

 

 

Lt. Willa Lucille Hook - ANC - joined US Army 1939

 

 

LT Margaret Wheeler, Army Nurse Corps
McClelland Barclay
Conté crayon on paper, ca. 1943
85-236-AU

 

 

Johns Hopkins - volunteered for Foreign duty - Hometown - Gainesville Fla.

 

 

Mary K. Browne, American Red Cross
McClelland Barclay
Conté crayon on paper, ca. 1943
85-236-L

 

 

Mary K. Browne - Cleveland Ohio - Tennis champion for 3 years - Twice Captain Wightman Cup Team - golf champion also American Red Cross - Supervisor of Clubs and Rest areas, Brisbane Australia June 18, 1942 arrived in Australia - among first Red Cross arrivals

[Editor's Note: Mary Kendall Browne (1891-1971) was the first American female professional tennis player. In 1957, she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.]


USO CAMP SHOW ENTERTAINERS

(Alyce) Marie Louis
McClelland Barclay
Conté crayon on paper, ca. 1943
85-236-AI

 

 

Alyce Marie Louis - 69073- Height 5'6" - Weight 118 - Hair Auburn
Father Portuguese, touch of French
Mother Portuguese
Age 18 - Singer - born Hawaii

 

Jackie Tatum
McClelland Barclay
Conté crayon on paper, ca. 1943
85-236-AS

 

 

Marion Leinaola Jackie Tatum - 734673
RED WHITE AND BLUE REVIEW
height 5' 7 1/2" - Weight 115
Father - English, Irish, French
Mother - Hawaiian, Chinese, Spanish
Born Hawaii - age 18 - Likes dancing (first), swimming

 

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Online Exhibits that feature McClelland Barclay's work

Recruiting Posters for Women from World War II -- The WAVES
Navy Art Gallery exhibit: The Normandy Invasion

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17 May 2005