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Laying Footing for First Building

Men are working on building a floor for the first building
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Robert Charles Haun; 1956; Unframed Dimensions 9H X 11W
Accession #: 88-192-AS
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The commissioning ceremonies began at 1000 on 4 January 1956. By 2200 the same day, under midnight sun, the Seabees had begun plowing the first footings for their home for the upcoming winter of 1956. The red flags on split bamboo poles mark future building locations.

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