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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Double head and shoulders shot of Spencer Tracy in a sailor hat, from when he was in the Navy in the last days of World War I.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A Union sailor and King Neptune stand inside a sea shell that is floating on the ocean. Between them appears a decorative circle with the Union Armada in i...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors in boats going toward the docks during a drill at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon. Boat houses are seen on the shore.

Date: 1941-12-07 

Description: A tug or utility boat in the foreground and a battleship sit in Pearl Harbor with smoke rising in the background from the Japanese attack.

Date: 1945-12-25 before

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 silho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Nathan Strong Park, an recreation area set aside in 1848. The park features a Volunteer Soldiers and Sailors Monument, topped with a soldier holdi...

Date: 1941-12-07 

Description: Sailors clear the stern of the battleship USS West Virginia in berth F-6 at Pearl Harbor, most likely after it was hit by at least a few of the 7 to...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers play with a large push ball while others look on. The military buildings of the United States Naval Training Camp stand behind the spe...

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Description: Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry seated in a chair holding a sword. Perry was the commander for the United States Naval Forces during the Battle of Lake Erie....

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Plaque commemorating the passage of the 1915 Seaman's Act. (Museum object #1942.530)

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of sailors marching on the South Drill Field at the Naval Station Newport, established in 1883. In the background, a warship is in the Narragansett...

Date: 1945-04-04 

Description: Two men work together to move a box marked "Human Blood" at Buckner Bay, Okinawa, Japan. They are aboard a tank landing ship pontoon float. One man is wear...

Photograph

Navy Show

Date: 1944-01-17 

Description: A U.S. Navy sailor plays piano while another sailor leans on the piano awaiting his time to sing.

Photograph

Sailboats

Date: 1931-08-18 

Description: View across water towards sailboats with their crews reflected in the still waters of Lake Winnebago, before the start of a race at the Inland Lake Yachtin...

Photograph

Go Signal

Date: 1944-04-16 

Description: The launching office above a Pacific Fleet aircraft carrier gives the "go" signal to the pilot. This photograph is from a scrapbook compiled by Philip F. L...

Photograph

Jimmy Hanson

Date: 1944-05-12 

Description: Portrait of Boatswain mate first class Jimmy Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Hanson, 1215 Buckeye Road. The article in which the photograph appears, details...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Lewis Arms (center) poses with two navy buddies at Barbers Point Naval Air Station near Pearl Harbor.

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Description: Several groups of Naval students operate radios while an officer looks on at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio).

Date: 1943-04 after

Description: Navy personnel sitting at typewriters wearing headphone learning code, probably during World War II. The sailors are in an auditorium or gymnasium, possib...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a formation of sailors during an exhibition drill at Naval Station Newport, established in 1883. A United States flag and military buildings sta...

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