Coast Guardsman posing with his dog

Gift of the Scanlan Family

Photograph. Lieutenant (junior grade) John C. Crawford sitting on a beach with a black dog. Official caption on reverse: "3052. From: Public Relations Division / U.S. Coast Guard / Washington, D.C. LIBERTY HOUND ON RESTRICTION. 'Barney,' mascot of a Coast Guard-manned craft in the Southwest Pacific, is on restriction for the duration for taking unauthorized liberty in an Australian port. He is also under $500 bond to the Australian government. Posing with his master, Lieut. (jg) John C. Crawford, of Charlottesville, Va., 'Barney' looks like he might be plotting to 'go over the hill' again, when the opportunity comes." Location unknown. No date

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Items from the service of John J. Scanlan Jr., who served in the United States Coast Guard. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts, Scanlan worked for a newspaper prior to joining the Coast Guard. During the war, he acquired photographs published by the Public Relations Division of the United States Coast Guard. The collection consists of photographs from most of the theaters of operations and depict life in the field and aboard a ship for Coast Guardsmen and Marines. Also included is a satirical piece of military correspondence. See collection 2012.321 for more items from the collection subject.
Pacific Islands
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Mascots--Pacific Islands
Dogs of war--Pacific Islands