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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...


Sailors in a Bar

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Two sailors and two women are seated at a table smoking cigarettes and drinking beer, while another woman stands playing an accordion for them. Around the...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Crew of the U.S.S. Franklin watching a vaudeville performance from their hangar deck. The performance took place just seven days after the ship was...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the Block House, the Pennsylvania Soldiers' and Sailors' Home. Men sit on benches along both sides of a path leading to the house, on which...

Date: 1952-06-17 

Description: Mrs. Mary Ellen Fletcher used an inheritance to fly her mother and father in-laws from Birmingham, England to Madison to witness their sons graduation from...

Date: 1957-11 

Description: Uniformed sailors gathered on the deck of the U.S.S. Wisconsin during decommissioning ceremonies.


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....

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of sailors during land training on boat hauling at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon. Military buildings stand behind the men.


Civil War Monument

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Civil War Monument on Cape Cod Canal, erected by the town of Bourne in 1914. The text reads, "In memory of the soldiers and sailors who served i...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Patriotic image of a sailor holding the Union flag in his left hand and a sword in his right. His left foot rests on an anchor. The caption below reads, "T...


Description: Lewis Arms sits on a motorcycle, probably at Barbers Point Naval Air Station near Pearl Harbor.


Building Dedication

Date: 1992-04 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey speaking at the podium at the dedication of the new Naval Reserve building. Three naval officers, a man in a suit, and three sail...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Copy from small tintype taken in 1902 by Alexander Krueger. August Krueger (with cigar and hat) and Charles Goetsch (with cigar and no hat) pose with a gro...

Date: 1951-12-04 

Description: Navy Radioman Burton Fischer is shown on a cot as he donates blood during a blood drive for naval reservists from the naval reserve training center. At lef...

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Vice-Admiral Marc A. Mitscher sitting at the dining room table waiting for breakfast to be served to him, his wife Frances Smalley Mitscher (left), and mot...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Conrad Petersen (1924-2013) in his navy dress blues uniform. He was a U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign, 1943-1946. His parent...

Date: 1941-12-07 

Description: The remains of the USS Cassin and the USS Downes floating in front of the USS Pennsylvania in dock at Pearl Harbor. On the left is th...


U.S.S. Wisconsin

Date: 1957 

Description: View of the U.S.S. Wisconsin docked during decommissioning ceremonies in preparation for its final cruise. A number of sailors can be seen on deck.


USS Wisconsin

Date: 1947-06-21 

Description: USS Wisconsin conducting a training cruise fueling at sea.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: "Terrific Engagement between the 'Monitor' and 'Merrimac.'" Battle scene of the Civil War battle produced by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Smal...

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