[Scrapbook Page: U.S.S. Texas Scenes]

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Photographs of various scenes on board the U.S.S. Texas. The first photo is of an airplane flying off of the ship, with a handwritten note that says "One of the planes just as it was fired from the catapult aboard ship." The second photo is of men in Navy uniforms standing in rows at attention on the deck of the ship, with a handwritten note that says "Bedding inspection aboard ship." The third photo is of men in Navy uniforms loading guns mounted on the side of the ship, with a handwritten note that says "Getting ready to fire anti-aircraft ... continued below

Physical Description

4 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm., on sheet 18 x 27 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Battleship Texas State Historic Site Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 21 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photographs of various scenes on board the U.S.S. Texas. The first photo is of an airplane flying off of the ship, with a handwritten note that says "One of the planes just as it was fired from the catapult aboard ship." The second photo is of men in Navy uniforms standing in rows at attention on the deck of the ship, with a handwritten note that says "Bedding inspection aboard ship." The third photo is of men in Navy uniforms loading guns mounted on the side of the ship, with a handwritten note that says "Getting ready to fire anti-aircraft guns aboard ship." The fourth picture is of large waves taken from the deck of the ship, with a handwritten note that says, "Rough weather."

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4 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 15 cm., on sheet 18 x 27 cm.

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Battleship Texas State Historic Site Photograph Collection

These photographs depict the evolution of the famous Battleship Texas, including its technology and appearance over time, how she contributed to war efforts, and the lives of the men who served on the ship.

Rescuing Texas History, 2014

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 19, 2014, 11:07 p.m.

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  • Jan. 16, 2015, 1:23 p.m.

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[Scrapbook Page: U.S.S. Texas Scenes], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth556528/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.