• The Naval Hospital in the foreground and Susana Hospital in background in Hagatna.

Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)/Anne Hattori
  • A health awareness parade in Hagåtña.

Pedro C. Sanchez/Anne Hattori
  • Chamorro patients at Cuion "Leper Colony" Philippines. Maria Roberto, one of the Chamorro women taken to Culion, was the first Chief Native Nurse for the Guam Naval Hospital before contracting Hansen's Disease (leprosy) in the mid-1920s. 

Antonio Unpingco/Anne Hattori
  • Juan Ulloa Unpingco, grandfather of Legislative Speaker Antonio Unpingco, was sequestered in 1907 and placed in the Leper Colony.  Juan's wife continued to visit him at the colony despite laws that prohibited such interactions.

Kerr 1912, case 17/Anne Perez Hattori
  • Spare interior of the native ward in the naval hospital.

Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)/Anne Hattori
  • Women washing and drying clothes at the Hagatna river during the US Naval Era.

Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)/Anne Hattori
  • Ypao Leper Colony at Tumon, Guam. Photo courtesy of Dr. Anne Hattori from the Don Farrell collection.
  • Dr. Ramon Sablan at work in the dispensary.

Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)/Anne Hattori
  • Women hulling rice in mestisa.

Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)/Anne Hattori
  • Schoolchildren lining up for annual hookworm treatment, 1900-1940.

Pedro C. Sanchez/Anne Hattori
  • Mother and daughters weaving.

Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC)/Anne Hattori
  • The navy government's insular patrol, 1925-1927.

National Archives/Anne Hattori
  • Mending their Talaya. Photo from the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Original Susana Hospital structure, circa 1905. Photo from the Rockefeller Archive Center courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Chamorro native nurses, circa 1930. Photo from the Smithsonian Institution courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Chamorro native nurses, circa 1910-1920.  Maria Roberto was in the Navy's Native Nurses program, employed at the Naval hospital from 1914 - 1924. She was also the first Chief Native Nurse, which entailed working with the Navy nurses and to supervise the training of the Chamorro nursing students. Photo from the Smithsonian Institution courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Chamorro pattera, 1902. Photo from the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Dr. Ramon Sablan, the first Chamorro medical doctor. Photo from the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Photograph of first US Marines on Guam, 1899. Photo from the National Archives courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Schoolchildren lined up for a fingernail and cleanliness inspection. Photo from Don Farrell courtesy Anne Hattori.
  • Street scene in Umatac (Humåtak) village, early 1900s. Photo from the Rockefeller Archive Center courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Josef Matinez Ada (grandfather of former Guam Governor Joseph Ada) and his son, Juan Ada (father of former Guam Senator Tom Ada), at work in the Ada Soap Factory. Photo from the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Josef Matinez Ada and his son, Juan Ada, at work in the Ada Soap Factory. Photo from the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Susana Hospital, 1930s. Photo from the Rockefeller Archive Center courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Members of a Chamorro family infected by hookworms. Photo from the Rockefeller Archive Center courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Women wash their clothes in the Hatåtña (Agana) River. Photo from the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Arial view of the navy hospital in Hagåtña (Agana). Photo from the Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC) courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Poster for Nasarinu, Nasarinu was about those afflicted with leprosy and confined to Ipao's Leper Colony in the early 1900's. Poster from Peter R. Onedera courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Chamorro patients at Culion Leper Colony, Philippines. Photo from Antonio Unpingco courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Cartoon in the Guam News Letter, July 1912, as reprinted from US newspapers courtesy of Anne Hattori.
  • Typical housing structure at the Lancho (ranch). Photo from the Rockefeller Archive Center courtesy of Anne Hattori.

​Note: Collection from her book Colonial Dis-Ease: US Navy Health Policies and the Chamorros of Guam, 1898-1941. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2004. If you wish to use content from this collection for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair use as defined by law, you must request and receive written permission from Dr. Anne Perez Hattori.