Cast iron glue pot. Animal hide glue was melted in the small pot while hot water was poured into the larger pot. The hot water kept the glue in a liquid state. This type of glue was very common during the 19th through the early 20th centuries.
Handicraft; Brooms & brushes; Tents; Pulleys; Cooking utensils; Men
Man standing under a large outdoor tent making brooms. Broom-making materials can be seen around him and a pulley system is pictured at left. At left rear is a large black pot with a wooden spit for cooking.
Letter to his family dated Nov. 26, 1967, begins, "At 9:30 this morning seven of us hopped aboard the truck to take us to the outer edge of the perimeter. We were going for a 3 click (3,000 meters) patrol outside the camp." On his first patrol he...