Kalaupapa Peninsula, Molokai, Hawaii 1980

Childs, Iraphne R. (1980) Kalaupapa Peninsula, Molokai, Hawaii 1980. [Image]

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Abstract

From 1866 Kalaupapa Peninsula, at the base of the high sea cliffs on the north coast of Molokai, was the site of total isolation for victims of Hansen's Disease (leprosy) and has been a national park since 1980. This image shows the small settlement and hospital where a small community of residents still chooses to live.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: peninsulas; leprosy
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
Location:
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
United StatesHawaiiMolokaiKalaupapa Peninsula
URI: http://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au/id/eprint/199
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