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New Zealand policemen in Samoa during the Mau uprising, 1930

Reference Number: PA1-o-795-20

Photographs taken by Francis Joseph Gleeson in 1930Top left photograph (PA1-o-795-20-1) "Our home for two nights and a day at Falelatai", Upolo, Western Samoa.Top right photograph (PA1-o-795-20-2) "The faewell group at Falelatai", Upolo, Western Samoa.Centre left photograph (PA1-f-795-20-3) "Our hostesses at Falelatai", Upolo, Western Samoa.Centre right photograph (PA1-o-795-20-4) "Saleiamoa Village", Upolo, Western SamoaBottom left photograph (PA1-o-795-20-5) "Falelatai lagoon. We stripped and swam, our cloths taken across on pau paus." Upolo, Western Samoa.Bottom right photograph (PA1-o-795-20-6) "School's in at Falelatai." Group of children outside school building, Falelatai, Upolo, Western Samoa.

Key terms:
1 image, related to H Cain, T Herd, Falelatai, Sale'imoa, Samoa, Men, Samoan, School children - Samoa, Buildings - Samoa, Children, Samoan, Villages - Samoa, Women, Samoan and Police.

Part of:
Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930, Reference Number PA1-o-795 (40 digitised items)

Extent: 1 album page with 6 black & white photographic printsSilver gelatin prints. Photographs

Historical Notes: Francis Joseph Gleeson was a member of the New Zealand police force sent to Western Samoa in 1930 at the time of the Mau uprising against the New Zealand Administration. These photographs record a short stay he and his collegues made to Falelatai on the south coast of Upolo at the western end of the Island.

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