National Geographic : 1955 Jul
© National Geographic Society + "Lowlands, Lowlands, Away, My John!" Yankee Lad Meets a Marken Family Calling at Amsterdam, Eagle cadets toured dike guarded farms and villages as guests of Dutch citizens and the Royal Netherlands Navy. This American visi tor thought the tow-headed boy a girl: all small chil dren wear skirts on Marken Island. Kodachromes by Alan Villiers + "Oh, the Ladies of the Town, Hio!" Spakenburg Tots Find Photography Grim Only the lad wears wooden shoes, fast disappearing from the urban Netherlands scene. +Like a clipper along New York's South Street in the age of sail, Eagle in holiday dress pokes her bowsprit over Amsterdam traffic. Net is for safety at sea.