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U.S.S. Wisconsin Christmas Menu

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DESCRIPTION

Menu for the 1945 Christmas dinner on the U.S.S. Wisconsin in the form of a holiday greeting card, with a profile of a Santa head in which the silhouette of the ship sails against a cloud-filled sky. A Badger dressed in a sailor suit stands against Santa's gloved hand. "Merry Christmas" is printed in silver type with a 3-D effect, with silver stars and a red and green background.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 99835

Creation Date: 1945-12-25 before

Creator Name: Unknown

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Collection Name: U.S.S. Wisconsin collection, 1897-1899, 1917, 1943-1988

Genre: Print

Original Format Type: manuscript

Original Format Number: M89-387

Original Dimensions: 7 x 5.25 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The inside front cover of the card reads, "The Commanding Officer and Officers of the U.S.S. Wisconsin extend sincerest wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year".

SUBJECTS

Animals

Badgers

Christmas

Dinners and dining

Ephemera

Food industry and trade

Food service

Greeting cards

Holidays

Intellectual life

Manners and customs

Military art and science

Military uniforms

Naval history

Sailors

Santa Claus

Warships

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