United States. Navy
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The affidavits in this collection confirm the service of African American sailors during the Civil War
File — Box: 4256.001, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents This file contains one letter written from George E. Kresal to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Kresal in Omro, Wisconsin, while he served with the United States Navy in Guam. George Kresal wrote of his daily life on the base in Guam's Apra Harbor. He also mentioned news from his hometown and described being in the honor guard on February 7 for the departure of Vice Admiral George D. Murray, who was leaving Guam for the United States. The file also contains an undated newspaper clipping...
Dates: 1946 February 11
File — Box: 4251.001, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents This collection consists of thirty-one letters from John A. Jungwirth, United States Navy, to his girlfriend, Marie Andres, in Detroit, Michigan, during World War I. He also signed his name Jackie and Jack. These letters are dated from 7 June 1918 to 13 September 1919. He described being at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois. He wrote about having to learn and execute wig-wagging (flag signals used by the US Navy), visiting Chicago, and tells of his daily activities. He states in the 5 July...
Dates: 1918 June 7 - 1919 September 13
File — Box: 4256.001, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This file contains a signed picture of Richmond P. Hobson in uniform, dated 1898, and an offprint of an article by him, "America, Mistress of the Seas," that appeared in the October 1902 issue of the North American Review.
Dates: 1898, 1902
Abstract Letters written mainly to Russell F. Trask, E.M. 1/c aboard the U.S.S. Apollo (A.S. 25) by his wife, LeElda “Lee” Trask of Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Some of the letters are written to Trask by his mother and other family member. Twenty-eight of the letters are written to Lee by Trask.
Collection — Box: 2009001.020
Abstract This collection of 155 photographs of unidentified people, and various scenes of New Zealand and United States, navy ship and sailors, people fishing, and other activities.
Dates: 1890 - 1959