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midpacific_volume10_issue5-excerpt.pdf
Personal account of Judge Henry E Cooper, owner of Palmyra at the time, from his time on Palmyra hosting several scientists studying plant and animal life. Includes two photographs and a variety of detail on their daily routines and the reactions of…

Date: 1915-11

Flying-2-1921.pdf
In the late 1910's and early 1920's, the United States had very little in the way of military aircraft. In an effort to convince both the public and officials there was value in investing in these aircraft, a series of aerial surveys and bombing…

Date: 1921-02

PotP-2-1925.pdf
In 1925, the Pan-Pacific Union was looking for a place to use as an international safe zone, where various countries and groups could meet to discuss international issues. This article describes a plan put forth by the then owner of Palmyra, Leslie…

Date: 1925-2

Sailor holding crab.jpg
This image comes from a 1925 issue of Paradise of the Pacific magazine, which also contained an article on Palmyra being a possible site for international conferences of the Pan-Pacific Union (read it here). There's little information beyond the…

Date: 1925-2

Honolulu Magazine-Jan 1984.pdf
This very detailed and honest account retells Palmyra's history from the perspective of its longest standing and last private owners, the Fullard-Leo's. Much of it explains the pitfalls of owning and managing a remote Pacific island, wanted by…

Date: 1984-01

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