du puy :
photographs from hawaii, 1932
William Atherton Du Puy : Photographs from Hawaii and Its Race
Although the text has the barest mention of
surf-riding, there are three relevant photographs.
William Atherton Du
Py was Executive Assistant to the Secretary of the US
Department of the Interior.
The book canvases elements of the racial
problems in Hawaii along with general overview of the
islands illustrated with numerous photographs.
The islands, which change only some 25 degrees between summer
and winter extremes, offer relief from the heat of the continent
in the one season and from the cold of its winter in the other.
The possibilities this situation offers in such matters as
sports is obvious.
Bathing and those frolics in the water that revolve about
surfboards and outrigger canoes present themselves every day in
This Might Be Any Day
in the Year
Riding the Surf Board
A Bit of the Old Life
Du Puy, William Atherton:
Hawaii and Its Race Problem
US Department of the Interior
Government Printing Office, Washington,
Geoff Cater (2018) : William Atherton Du Puy : Hawaii and Its Race Problem, 1932.