United States Naval Fleet in Provincetown, MA

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1934

Location Note

Album 283

GUSN

GUSN-316356

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

battleships
admirals
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 283

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 7 1/2 x 5 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2016

Reference Code

PC009.283

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Provincetown (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Governor Joseph B. Ely
Rear Admiral Edward H. Campbell

Subjects

Military

Descriptive Terms

Provincetown, MA
United States Naval Fleet
USS Indianapolis

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Album 283