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    • Tarnak Canal

    • Sheep; Shepherds; Automobiles; Canals; International agricultural assistance;
    • Sheep drinking water from the Tarnak Canal. A teal-colored American car is in the background. Lyman Wilbur captioned this photo "End of the Tarnak Canal, Afghanistan."
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Foreign visitors;
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen headquarters in Afghanistan, in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene, women are...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Cakes; Snails
    • At the Afghanistan headquarters of the Morrison-Knudsen Company in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene is a cake made...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Foreign visitors; Labor housing;
    • At the Morrison-Knudsen Afghanistan headquarters, in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene, women are having tea while...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Waiters;
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen headquarters in Afghanistan, in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene waiters pose...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Children; Foreign visitors; Strollers (Baby carriages);
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen Afghanistan headquarters in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene some of the M-K...
    • Lyman and Henrietta Wilbur

    • Station wagons; Automobiles; Foreign visitors;
    • Lyman and Henrietta Wilbur (left and front) pose for a picture while on a tour with T.Y. Johnston (behind) and an Afghan driver (right). The group is visiting the Morrison-Knudsen construction projects in Afghanistan. They are driving a yellow...
    • Kajakai Dam

    • Dams; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • Standing on a service road above the Kajakai dam site, T.Y. Johnston (left), an Afghan M-K employee (right), Henrietta Wilbur (center), and other members of the tour, pose for a photo. Below them is the Helmand River.
    • Kajakai camp

    • Labor housing; Kajakai Dam (Afghanistan);
    • M-K visitors are given a tour of the camp where the Kajakai Dam construction crew lived while working on the project. Lyman Wilbur captioned this photo "Kajakai camp."
    • Kabul lumber yard

    • Lumberyards; Lumber; Children;
    • Three school aged boys in a scene Lyman Wilbur called "Kabul Lumber yard." One difficulty Morrison-Knudsen engineers faced in countries like Afghanistan was the lack of lumber for construction projects. Two solutions to this problem were to limit...
    • Inspecting a canal

    • Canals; Irrigation; Mosques; International agricultural assistance;
    • An American, presumably from Morrison-Knudsen, inspecting a canal in Afghanistan. Lyman Wilbur did not identify the building in the background, perhaps a mosque. See also photo AFG 039.

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