|1931 (JAMES) MARVIN CRAIG
Marvin Craig wrote a series of articles about his life. These are a fascinating read, not only because they tell of his life, but they capture a snapshot of life as it was in the pre-WWII era growing up in Hawaii. Provided as courtesy of his son, Bruce Craig. Enjoy!
Explanation and justification for all that follows
- A Member of the Craig Family
This is where I fit into things as a member of the family
- The Day of Infamy
An accounting of the events surrounding and following December 7, 1941
- WWII Notes to Sarah
Written in October 1997 to help understand the war years
- The Pasture
The grassy, wooded play area where boyhood fantasy and play were realized
The north side of Oahu, where the Craigs had their beach house, and many a summer was spent
- Domestic Help
Those unique people who were a part of our household for many years
- The Rain-Drain Mortar
A boyhood project in a "weapon of war"
- The Realistic Exhaust
A boyhood project in realism
Lessons were learned, character and leadership developed, and bonding fellowship established
- Dancing & Dates
Mrs. Moots' influence on dancing: then and now
- Dastardly Deeds
We were all "naughty." So was I.
- Choices & What ifs
It is always strange and interesting how we make decisions
- Fun & Games
Remembering the toys and games before electronic devices.
- The Pineapple Fields
Time off from school for the War effort: work and play
- Navy Days