[Sailors Around a Decorated Fireplace]

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Photograph of a group of sailors around a fireplace decorated for Christmas. These decorations were placed in one of the open rooms inside the U.S.S. Texas; this picture was taken while the ship was docked at the navy yard in Brooklyn, New York.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1929.

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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. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of a group of sailors around a fireplace decorated for Christmas. These decorations were placed in one of the open rooms inside the U.S.S. Texas; this picture was taken while the ship was docked at the navy yard in Brooklyn, New York.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 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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  • 1929

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  • Feb. 18, 2016, 10:48 p.m.

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  • June 10, 2016, 5:16 p.m.

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[Sailors Around a Decorated Fireplace], photograph, 1929; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth700826/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.