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[Photograph of Russell Lee Pendlebury on the U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of Russell Lee Pendlebury standing on the deck of the U.S.S. Texas. Behind Pendlebury are both gun turrets of the ship; one on top of the other. Pendlebury is leaning against a large spool bolted to the deck.
Date: 1946
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Russell Lee Pendlebury on the U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of Russell Lee Pendlebury standing below the large guns of the U.S.S. Texas. Both the upper and lower gun turrets are seen in this photograph. Pendlebury is standing between three different spools on the deck of the ship.
Date: 1946
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Herman Stoner on the Guns of the Ship]

Description: Photograph of Herman Stoner standing on top of one of the guns on the U.S.S. Texas. At this time the ship was docked at port. More ships are docked in the background at the front of the ship.
Date: March 1946
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Herman Stoner by the U.S.S. Texas' Guns]

Description: Photograph of Herman Stoner standing on board the U.S.S. Texas. He is standing by the large guns of the ship. The photograph says he is "standing by turret 1."
Date: March 1946
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Herman Stoner Walking on the U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of Herman Stoner walking on the deck of the U.S.S. Texas. The back of the photo reads: "Just a big sap of a sailor that loves you very much. Walking down the bow of ship, love Herman Stoner."
Date: 1946
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Lieutenant H. W. Phillips]

Description: Photograph of Lieutenant H. W. Phillips standing in front of a chain-link fence. He is holding a cigarette in his left hand, and wearing a heavy overcoat.
Date: April 1944
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Two Navy Officers Shaking Hands]

Description: Photograph of two U.S. Navy admirals shaking hands in front of the "Administrative Office Amphibious Training Command Pacific Fleet." Admiral I. H. Doylen is relieving Admiral P. H. Fisher of his command. Both men are wearing their black dress uniforms.
Date: March 26, 1948
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of a Naval Awards Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of three major U.S. Navy officers in San Francisco, California. The photo says that these men are gathered together for a "presentation of Distinguished Service Medal to Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz." Nimitz is standing with (left to right) "Mrs. Nimitz, Admiral King, Admiral Halsey, and Mary Nimitz." Nimitz is seen shaking hands with Admiral King.
Date: May 7, 1944
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Two Officers Aboard the U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of two naval officers aboard the U.S.S. Texas. According to the photo this is "CTC Gonzales and Air Officer." The two men are sitting on a small vent on the deck.
Date: 1945
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of a Boxing Match Aboard Ship]

Description: Photograph of a boxing match taking place, the back of the photo says this fight took place "somewhere in Pacific." This action shot shows the boxer on the right delivering a punch while the one on the left is attempting to cover himself and block the punch. There is a large number of sailors that came out to watch this fight take place.
Date: February 10, 1945
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of a U.S.S. Texas Ship Party in 1945]

Description: Photograph of a U.S.S. Texas ship party taking place at Lakewood Country Club in Long Beach California on October 23, 1945. One of the higher ranking officers is seated front and center with his wife to the right; people in the front few rows are mostly seated.
Date: October 23, 1945
Creator: Morrell
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Admiral King Being Made Four Stars]

Description: Photograph of sailors aboard the U.S.S. Texas watching Admiral King being made a Four-Star Admiral. All of the sailors present are in their white uniforms and lined up in orderly lines. There are also three other battleships in the water behind this one.
Date: February 1941
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Band #9 on the U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of Band #9 just recently out of the U.S. Navy School of Music. In this picture the band is divided into three rows of men, the front row is kneeling and the top two are standing; the officer of the band is seated in the middle on the front row. This picture was taken in May 1940, on the U.S.S. Texas and the names of the men are written on the back in order from left to right.
Date: May 1940
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of a U.S.S. Texas Ship Party in 1945]

Description: Photograph of a U.S.S. Texas ship party at the Lakewood Country Club in Long Beach, California in 1945. Two officers are seated next to a civilian woman front and center of the group.
Date: October 22, 1945
Creator: Morrell
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Admiral Bryant and Captain Baker]

Description: Photograph of Rear Admiral Carleton Bryant standing with Captain Charles Baker on board the U.S.S. Texas in the New York Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. According to the photo, the large shell between the men was one that "penetrated the ship off Cherbourg." Both men are wearing their black dress uniforms, with the ship's large guns looming overhead.
Date: October 12, 1944
Creator: United States. Navy.
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[A Discussion of Military Strategy in the Pacific]

Description: Photograph of Chester Nimitz pointing to a map of the Pacific Ocean in front of General Douglas MacArthur, President Franklin Roosevelt, and Admiral William Leahy. The men are discussing strategy in the Pacific theater according to the photograph.
Date: [1943..1945]
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Close-Up of a Sailor at Okinawa]

Description: Photograph of a sailor from close range. The back of the photo says that this was "taken at Okinawa Ryuku Islands Buckner Bay." Also written on the back is "Beat, but happy its now almost over."
Date: September 1945
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Four Sailors on the U.S.S. Texas]

Description: Photograph of four sailors standing on board the U.S.S. Texas. This photo was taken in Algiers in Africa during 1944. The other sailors behind these four are performing exercises.
Date: 1944
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Four Sailors Working with a Gun]

Description: Photograph of four sailors working with a large gun. All of the sailors are wearing mechanic-type uniforms; one sailor is working with the gun plug, and the other three are standing by the barrel of the weapon.
Date: [1942..1945]
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Photograph of Captain Michael M. Kernodolea]

Description: Photograph of Captain Michael M. Kernodolea being honored by Secretary of the Navy, James Forrestal (not photographed). According to the photo, Forrestal is presenting medals to the men in Washington D. C.
Date: [1944-11..1945-09]
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[Portrait of Captain Gerald Lawrence Schetky]

Description: Portrait of Captain Gerald Lawrence Schetky. Schetky was commander of the U.S.S. Texas from August 7, 1945 to July 26, 1966.
Date: [1945-08-17..1966-07-26]
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department