Collection of 164 photographs related to Artemus Gates, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Air) and Under Secretary of the Navy during WWII. The majority of the imagery is official, and most contain captions with a date range of 1941-1949. Specific subjects include Gates’ visits to other bases; press conference attendance; his tour of the Pacific (including Marshall Islands); speeches and presentations; attendance of a conference by the Committee on Aeronautics, Research and Development Board; ceremony and event dinners; swearing in of Gates as the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aeronautics; presenting and receiving awards; recommission ceremony of the USS Tarawa (CV-40) with Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr. and Major General Julian C. Smith, USMC; members of the Air Power League meeting aboard USS Boxer; and the attendance of the United Nations Conference on International Organization (UNCIO) in San Francisco. Also included in the collection are a wide variety of portraits of Gates during various stages of his Navy and civilian career, as well as many autographed portraits of other naval officers dedicated to Gates. There are two prints autographed by the Generalissimo Chiang Chung-Chen (Chiang Kai-shek), Madame Chiang and Dr. Sun Yet-Sen, both of which include Gates in the group photograph.