Submarines; Launchings; World War II; Events; Naval yards & naval stations;
A series of pictures of Lera Thomas at the launching of the U.S.S. Shark, a Balao-class diesel-electric submarine. Mrs. Thomas acted as the sponsor to the launching by breaking a bottle of champagne over the bow. The Shark launched October 17, 1943...
An owner's manual for a Philco television set. Inside is a receipt from Crumpacker Distributing Corporation sold to Kamin Furniture Company and shipped to Mrs. J. W. Millard, Sr. It is dated December 2, 1953.
A 5'' x 7'' photograph enclosed in a cardboard frame. "Rogers Photo Dallas" is on the bottom of the frame. "Mary White McCorkle. Widow of Jesse Watkins of Texas Revolutionary Fame" is written in pencil below the photo.
This is a picture of the Apollo 7 crew, which was the first Apollo crew following the Apollo 1 disaster. Pictured left to right are Command Module Pilot Donn F. Eisele, Commander Walter M. Schirra, Jr., and Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham.