Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Bill & Mabel @ Pouiki, Hawaii - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

Mabel Hughes, Captain James C. Hughes' wife, and their young son, Bill, are enjoying time on the sand in Pouiki, Hawaii. Bill would be about three years old at this time. After Captain Hughes' assignment at Motor Transport School, Camp Holabird, Maryland, he had applied for a position in the Regular Army. He was accepted in September 1920 and assigned to a post at Ft. Lewis, Washington as a Battery Commander of the 13th Field Artillery. In October he was transferred to the Battery Commander Headquarters for the 13th Field Artillery at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hughes and wife, Mabel, along with the children moved to Hawaii and remained there until September of 1923. A full biography of James Clark Hughes is available at the link below to Kansapedia.

Creator: Hughes, James Clark, 1888-1964
Date: [Date unknown]

Bookbag Share Print

Item Number: 315015
Call Number: James C. Hughes Collection, negative 445A
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 315015

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.