[Five Photographs of a U.S.S. Texas Christmas Party]

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Five photographs of a Christmas party aboard the U.S.S. Texas. Santa Claus is seen giving gifts in the top left picture. On the top right there is a picture of a Christmas celebration taking place, below is a photo of Christmas decorations looking like the inside of a decorated house. The bottom two pictures show a circus theme as there is a clown and a pet monkey among the crowd.

Physical Description

5 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 19 cm., or smaller, on sheet 25 x 19 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. January 25, 1936.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 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 59 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Five photographs of a Christmas party aboard the U.S.S. Texas. Santa Claus is seen giving gifts in the top left picture. On the top right there is a picture of a Christmas celebration taking place, below is a photo of Christmas decorations looking like the inside of a decorated house. The bottom two pictures show a circus theme as there is a clown and a pet monkey among the crowd.

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5 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 19 cm., or smaller, on sheet 25 x 19 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

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.

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Creation Date

  • January 25, 1936

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 18, 2016, 10:48 p.m.

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  • April 13, 2016, 11:46 a.m.

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[Five Photographs of a U.S.S. Texas Christmas Party], photograph, January 25, 1936; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth700694/: accessed February 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.