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Description: Surviving crew members of the USS "Franklin" watch an amateur vaudeville on their hanger deck, seven says after their disaster. The USS "Franklin" had mane...
Description: A group of Naval students learn to use hacksaws in a machine shop at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio).
Description: General view of Port Moresby Harbor from road, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). A jeep is on the road on the left. Several soldiers are near a sh...
Description: A U.S. Navy sailor plays piano while another sailor leans on the piano awaiting his time to sing.
Description: A lithograph of 100 Union Army and Navy officers and Abraham Lincoln.
Description: Engagement photograph of Doris E. Neff and David V. Gibson Jr. He is in a Army Air Force uniform.
Date: 1860 after
Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...
Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...
Description: Crew of four aboard a Higgins boat, also known as a LCVP, which stands for "Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel." Their names, left to right, are Fireman 1st...
Description: Lieut. Albert L. David shows his wife, Georgia, the souvenirs he brought from the capture of the German U-505 underseas craft. He stood two days and nights...
Description: View across water of the Senta III, owned by Ernst Schmidt of Black Point Estate, competes in the Class A Regatta at Pewaukee Lake. The skipper is B...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Two rows of sailors hold flags during a semaphore drill at the United States Navy Camp Wissahickon.
Description: The batter swings at an exhibition baseball game on a Naval Base on Kwajalein Island of the Marshall Islands in the South Pacific. Both teams had Big Leagu...
Description: A view of sailors seated around a boxing ring, watching a match at a United States Naval Training Camp.
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...
Description: Navy cooks and bakers assist demonstration by Chef Carson Gulley, UW residence hall chef.
Date: 1945-05 ca.
Description: Group photograph of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and his staff at CinCPac/CinCPOA Advanced Headquarters on Guam. Admiral Nimitz is 9th from the left in...
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...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Lewis Arms (center) poses with two navy buddies at Barbers Point Naval Air Station near Pearl Harbor.
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...
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