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The clippings were organized during two different periods using two different methods. The first batch was arranged by topic, while the second batch was sorted only by date. The researcher looking for information on a particular topic should check not only the topical folders but also the date-only folders to make sure he has found all related clippings.
Due to the fragility of newsprint, all of the newspaper clippings have been photocopied onto less acidic paper.
The Memorabilia series contains primarily objects that are related to the USS Houston (CA-30), the prisoner of war camps, or the USS Houston Survivors Association. The ship’s bell, the ship’s model, and two crew member uniforms are on permanent exhibit in the library.
Inscription on front: "U.S.S. Houston. Farewell Dance. Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles June 11, 1937."
Inscription on back: "USS Houston crew, Pearl Harbor 1942, [1941?], taken prior to leaving for Asiatic Station"
This photograph was taken prior to leaving for Asiatic Station.
Caption on white card: "USS Houston (CA 30) flying the flags of President Roosevelt and Admiral W. D. Leahy, Chief of Naval Operations, during Fleet Problem 20, March, 1939."
USS Houston (CA-30) with President Franklin D. Roosevelt on board in Caribbean. Inscription on back: ""Caribbean, 1939, FDR on board, Chief of Naval Ops.""