Series IV: Photographs
Scope and Contents note
Series IV. Photographs includes images of Benney taken primarily during his travels in Saipan, Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Many of these photographs were taken while he was working as a war artist-correspondent in the Pacific during World War II and show Benney, in uniform, drawing soldiers in hospitals and in the field. Another series of portraits show Benney in Cuba while on assignment for The American Sugar Refining Company, posed with sugarcane cutters.