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United States Naval Fleet in Provincetown, MA

Description

Small 8 x 5 1/2 inch album with 19 black and white photographs, mostly 3x 5 inches. Album documents welcoming of the naval fleet to Provincetown and the official ceremony on Navy Day, July 14, 1934. First page of album says" United States Naval Fleet in Provincetown, MA July 12-1934-August 12, 1934. Governor Joseph B. Ely officially welcoming Fleet to Massachusetts waters July 13, 1934. Rear Admiral Edward H. Campbell, commanding. compliments of William J. Fitzgerald." Features Governor and Mrs. Jospeh B. Ely and Rear Admiral Campbell. Very nice quality with calligraphy labelling the photographs. Many taken on the USS Indianapolis, which famously sank in 1945.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1934
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
2016
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 7 1/2 x 5 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 283
GUSN
316356
Reference Code
PC009.283

Record details

Other People
Governor Joseph B. Ely
Rear Admiral Edward H. Campbell
Descriptive Terms
Provincetown, MA
USS Indianapolis
United States Naval Fleet
admirals
battleships
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photograph albums
Subjects
Military
Places
Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Album 283

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