National Geographic July 1940
The Celebes: New Man’s Land of the Indies
The dense jungles of the Celebes ( Sulawesi) are a haven for hundreds of colonists, who leave overpopulated Java for the nearby wilderness island.
Greenland from 1898 to Now: Captain Bob, Who Went North with Peary, Tells of 42 Years of Exploration in the Orphan Island of New Aerial and Naval Interest
Capt. Robert Bartlett, who first explored Greenland in 1898 with Adm. Robert Peary, describes his experiences on more than 30 voyages to the largest island in the world.
Old Masters in a New National Gallery
Washington, D. C. prepares for the grand opening of the National Gallery of Art, a museum, now nearing completion, whose five and a half acres of exhibit halls, will house works by artists such as Goya, Raphael, and Rembrandt.
Behind the News in Singapore
Guarding Britain’s trade routes from its perch at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, the British colony of Singapore exports vital products to the United States, including rubber, tin, and quinine.
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