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Box 2

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Contains 105 Results:

Mrs. Claud B. Hammill christens the USS Houston (CL-81) at launching ceremony, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 4, Item: 1
Dates: Other: 1943
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains black & white and color photographic prints, including some oversize and panoramic prints. The photographs are arranged into sub-series by general subject. Within each sub-series, the photographs are in alphabetical order according to the subjects of the individual photograph. Some of the photographs are copies of prints from institutions such as the National Archives or the U.S. Naval Institute. Box 4 includes a binder of photographs taken by a...

USS Houston (CL-81) launching ceremony, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 5, Item: 1-2
Dates: Other: 1943
Scope and Contents

Caption on card: "Norfolk, Va., 19 June, 1943-- The new cruiser, Houston, slides down the ways at the Newport News Ship Building and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va., at her launching, 19 June 1943. The sponsor was Mrs. Claude Hammill, of Houston, Texas."

Mrs. Claud Hammill christens the new USS Houston (CL-81) during launching ceremony, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6, Item: 1
Dates: Other: 1943
Scope and Contents Caption on card: "Norfolk, Va., 19 June 1943-- Mrs. Claude Hammill, of Houston, Texas, smashes a bottle of champagne against the bow of the new cruiser, Houston, as the ship starts down the ways at her launching 19 June 1943 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va. In the picture reading from the extreme left are Senator Tom Connally, of Texas; Governor Coke Stevenson, of Texas; Jesse Jones, Secretary of Commerce; Mayor Otis Massey, of Houston; Lieutenant...

USS Houston (CL-81) launching ceremony, Governor Coke Stevenson of Texas at the microphone, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6, Item: 2
Dates: Other: 1943
Scope and Contents

Caption on card: "Norfolk, Va., 19 June 1943-- Governor Coke Stevenson, of Texas, speaks at the launching ceremonies of the launching of the new cruiser Houston 19 June 1943, at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va. In the background near the flag is the sponsor (white hat), Mrs. Claude Hammill, of Houston, Tex. On the left of the speaker with his hat off is Senator Tom Connally, of Texas, and Lt. (jg) Cyril Best, (ChC), USNR."

USS Houston (CL-81) launching ceremony, Jesse Jones at center. To the left of Jones is Senator Tom Connally of Texas and behind Jones, tipping his hat, is Governor Coke Stevenson of Texas, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6, Item: 3
Dates: Other: 1943
Scope and Contents

Caption on card: "Norfolk, Va., 19 June 1943-- Jesse Jones, Secretary of Commerce, is shown speaking at the launching of the new cruiser Houston 19 June 1943 at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va. To the left of Mr. Jones is Senator Tom Connally, of Texas. Back of him tipping his hat is Governor Coke Stevenson, of Texas. The sponsor was Mrs. Claude Hammill, also of Houston."

USS Houston (CL-81) launching ceremony, Mayor Otis Massey of Houston, Texas at the microphone, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6, Item: 4
Dates: Other: 1943
Scope and Contents Caption on card: "Norfolk, Va., 19 June 1943-- Otis Massey, Mayor of Houston, Tex., is shown at the microphone speaking at the launching of the new cruiser, Houston, 19 June 1943, at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va. Behind him is Governor Coke Stevenson, of Texas, and to the speaker's right is Senator Tom Connally, of Texas. In the right foreground is Lieutenant Commander Wilson Starbuck, USNR, Public Relations Officer of the Fifth Naval District, and Rear...

USS Houston (CL-81) launching ceremony, Mayor Otis Massey of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Claud Hammill, sponsor, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6, Item: 5
Dates: Other: 1943
Scope and Contents

Caption on card: "Norfolk, Va., 19 June, 1943-- Mayor Otis Massey of Houston, Texas, pins orchids on Mrs. Claude Hammill, sponsor, at the launching of the new cruiser Houston at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Va. The launching took place 19 June 1943."

USS Houston (CL-81) launching ceremony, Mrs. Claud Hammill christens the new cruiser, Houston, Newport News, Virginia, 1943

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 6, Item: 6
Dates: Other: 1943
Scope and Contents

Caption on card: "Norfolk, Va., 19 June 1943-- Mrs. Claude Hammill, of Houston, Texas, christens the new cruiser, Houston at the ship's launching at the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co., Newport News, Va., 19 June 1943."

Capt. William Baggaley, undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 40
Dates: Other: undated
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains black & white and color photographic prints, including some oversize and panoramic prints. The photographs are arranged into sub-series by general subject. Within each sub-series, the photographs are in alphabetical order according to the subjects of the individual photograph. Some of the photographs are copies of prints from institutions such as the National Archives or the U.S. Naval Institute. Box 4 includes a binder of photographs taken by a...

Capt. Guy E. Baker, undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 41
Dates: Other: undated
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains black & white and color photographic prints, including some oversize and panoramic prints. The photographs are arranged into sub-series by general subject. Within each sub-series, the photographs are in alphabetical order according to the subjects of the individual photograph. Some of the photographs are copies of prints from institutions such as the National Archives or the U.S. Naval Institute. Box 4 includes a binder of photographs taken by a...

Thomas F. Ball, undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 42
Dates: Other: undated
Scope and Contents

Caption on white card: "Ball, Thomas F., original chairman , Cruiser Houston Committee"

George N. Barker (2 copies), undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 43
Dates: Other: undated
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains black & white and color photographic prints, including some oversize and panoramic prints. The photographs are arranged into sub-series by general subject. Within each sub-series, the photographs are in alphabetical order according to the subjects of the individual photograph. Some of the photographs are copies of prints from institutions such as the National Archives or the U.S. Naval Institute. Box 4 includes a binder of photographs taken by a...

William C. Batchelor, Jr., undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 44
Dates: Other: undated
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains black & white and color photographic prints, including some oversize and panoramic prints. The photographs are arranged into sub-series by general subject. Within each sub-series, the photographs are in alphabetical order according to the subjects of the individual photograph. Some of the photographs are copies of prints from institutions such as the National Archives or the U.S. Naval Institute. Box 4 includes a binder of photographs taken by a...

Capt. W.W. Behrens (CL-81) [Naval History Division, Office of Chief of Naval Operations], undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 45
Dates: Other: undated
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains black & white and color photographic prints, including some oversize and panoramic prints. The photographs are arranged into sub-series by general subject. Within each sub-series, the photographs are in alphabetical order according to the subjects of the individual photograph. Some of the photographs are copies of prints from institutions such as the National Archives or the U.S. Naval Institute. Box 4 includes a binder of photographs taken by a...

William A. Bernrieder and Marvin Robinson, photocopy, 1993

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 46
Dates: Other: 1993
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains black & white and color photographic prints, including some oversize and panoramic prints. The photographs are arranged into sub-series by general subject. Within each sub-series, the photographs are in alphabetical order according to the subjects of the individual photograph. Some of the photographs are copies of prints from institutions such as the National Archives or the U.S. Naval Institute. Box 4 includes a binder of photographs taken by a...