Loose materials include several portrait photographs and personal letters to RADM Binford upon his retirement in 1954 and honor by the New York Chapter of the Military Order of World Wars.
Vsiting USS Manchester (CL-83) circa 1949. The cruiser operated in the Yellow, East China, and South China Seas until returning to Long Beach 28, November, 1949. Images include review of sailors, greeting visitors (including foreign military/navy), and general onboard scenes of various dignitaries.
Album # 2
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1946-1949. Images are all personal, and include Binford with his wife visiting various locations on Hawaii, friends and family, activities the officers club, and other assorted events. Rear Admiral Binford was the chief of staff, 14th naval district and Hawaiian sea frontier and commander of cruiser division 15 of the Pacific Fleet.
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1946-1949. Social and official functions.
Great Lakes, IL, 1938-1940 – LT Commander Binford, personal aid to Rear Admiral William C. Watts, commander Ninth naval district. Images include official and social functions and events, staff formations and reviews.
Pearl Harbor – 1938. Personal photos, family & friends on Hawaii.
Armed Forces Information School, 1950-1951. Personal and official photos of Rear Admiral Binford commanding the Armed Forces Information School, including: events, luncheons, speeches, office calls, etc.
Armed Forces Information School, 1950-1954. Official activities and events at the Armed Forces Information School