Battleship Texas State Historic Site Photograph Collection - 483 Matching Results

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[5" Gun Crew Manning "E" Gun]

Description: Photograph of a 5" gun crew manning Gun 16 during S.B.B.P. in October 1929. This is one of the ship's long guns, and it takes a large crew to adequately manage it, there is even a stripe painted on the deck that the crew operates around; most of the men in this photo are standing and watching the crew.
Date: October 1929
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[A Band Concert on the U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of a band concert being held on the deck of the U.S.S. Texas. The band is grouped together in a tightly bunched group of chairs while those not in the band are either laying on the deck, leaning on the railing, or walking by the performance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[The Commander-in-Chief Presenting Awards]

Description: Photograph of the Commander-in-Chief presenting award belts to the All-Navy Champions at Balboa Stadium in San Diego, California. The officers are wearing their white naval uniforms, and the athletes behind them are either not wearing a shirt or are wearing dirty sweatshirts.
Date: February 9, 1929
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

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

Description: 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.
Date: January 25, 1936
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Four Sailors and a Woman]

Description: Photograph of three sailors standing with a civilian woman for a picture. All of the sailors are wearing their white naval uniforms but the sailor on the left is holding a beer bottle in his hand.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[A Group Photograph of a Small Band]

Description: Photograph of a thirteen-man band holding their instruments. Five of the men are seated on the ground, and the other eight are standing behind them; this band has four saxophones, trombones, trumpets, tubas, and a guitar all included.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[A Group Photograph of Navy Officers]

Description: Photograph of a group of naval officers on board the U.S.S. Texas. All of the men are wearing their uniforms, though two of them are wearing dark uniforms instead of white ones; three of the men are sitting and six of them are standing in the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Group Photograph of the U.S.S. Texas Band]

Description: Photograph of the U.S.S. Texas band with their instruments and music sheets in front of them; they appear to be getting ready to perform. Their conductor is standing off the to front left of the photograph and all of the members are wearing their white naval uniforms; more sailors are standing in the far back but are not holding instruments.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Group Photograph of U.S.S. Texas Officers]

Description: Group photograph of naval officers of the U.S.S. Texas. All together there are five rows of officers in this picture. Two rows of men are sitting down and the other three rows are standing. Two sailors are seen looking out from the tower in the middle of the ship. Both guns are covered up by a tarp.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Men of the 2nd Division at Christmas Time]

Description: Photograph of a group of sailors celebrating Christmas; these decorations were put up inside one of the open rooms inside the U.S.S. Texas. The back of the photo says: "Some of the 2nd Division at Xmas Time." These sailors are gathered around one sailor who is playing a banjo.
Date: December 1923
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

The Ole Fireside

Description: Photograph of a Christmas decoration scene from December, 1924; these decorations were put up inside of the U.S.S. Texas and this fireplace is not made out of actual brick. The title of the photo reads "The Old Fireside."
Date: December 1924
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department