[Postcard of Navy Ships in San Francisco Bay]

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Postcard of The Fleet at Anchor. The color image is an artist rendering of San Francisco Bay with U.S. Battleships at anchor. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is in the background along with a skyline. The text on the back reads, "The Fleet at Anchor in San Francisco Bay is always an interesting sight. These immense fighting ships however appear insignificant in size to the new $65,000,000 Bridge which connects San Francisco with Oakland, Berkley, Alameda and other East Bay Cities, establishing a great Metropolitan Area with rapid transit service, and direct entrance to San Francisco from all points North."

Physical Description

1 postcard : color ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Stanley A. Piltz Company Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 49 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Housed within the Fielder House, a two-story community landmark built in 1914 and one of the earliest brick homes in Arlington. Originally called The Cemetery Society at its founding in 1887, its mission has been to gather and preserve historical materials relating to the founding and growth of the city.

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Description

Postcard of The Fleet at Anchor. The color image is an artist rendering of San Francisco Bay with U.S. Battleships at anchor. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is in the background along with a skyline. The text on the back reads, "The Fleet at Anchor in San Francisco Bay is always an interesting sight. These immense fighting ships however appear insignificant in size to the new $65,000,000 Bridge which connects San Francisco with Oakland, Berkley, Alameda and other East Bay Cities, establishing a great Metropolitan Area with rapid transit service, and direct entrance to San Francisco from all points North."

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1 postcard : color ; 9 x 14 cm.

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War II Collection of Arlington, Texas

These materials explore World War II from the perspective of a small town and the North Texas Agricultural College at its heart.

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 8, 2013, 7:16 a.m.

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Stanley A. Piltz Company. [Postcard of Navy Ships in San Francisco Bay], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth349034/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.