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UA 470.01 CAPT Frederick McNair, Jr. Collection

UA 470.01 CAPT Frederick McNair, Jr. Collection
Title: UA 470.01 CAPT Frederick McNair, Jr. Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # UA 470.01.01 "This is Hully & I. Shang-Hai April, 1906"
Description: Three photographic albums from the life and career of Capt. Frederick McNair, Jr. (13 March 1882 – 2 September 1962). McNair was awarded the Medal of Honor for "For distinguished conduct in battle engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. McNair was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city." Photo Album 1: Sailors on the deck of USS Raleigh (C-8); Track and Field races in Shanghai; Sailors with bicycles; USS Raleigh in Hong Kong Harbor, 1905 with sailor identifications; French ships Guichen and Admiral Conde in Hong Kong; photographs of law and order and punishment in Shanghai; photographs from McNair's Wedding Trip to Asheville, North Carolina in May 1908. Photo Album 2: Photographs of crew on USS Chester; USNA Class of 1903 Reunion photo from 1953; dry dock at Philadelphia Navy Yard prepared for arrival of USS Saratoga (CV-3) in 1927; McNair at a VFW meeting in New Jersey in 1958; Lieutenant Frederick McNair III, Admiral W.R. Smedberg III, and Captain Frederick McNair, Jr. at the USNA in April 1957; various photos from unidentified ships throughout McNair's career: images show families during ceremonies; a visit from General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing; visit from the Chilean High Commissioner on August 2, 1945; Photographs with friends and family in Philadelphia in 1906; Admiral W. Simms leaving Europe on April 1919; USS Herbert (DD-160) following USS Dickerson (DD-157); a Crossing the Line ceremony on an unidentified ship; President Elect Warren G. Harding; USS Rochester (CA-2). Photo Album 3: Postcard images from Palermo & Naples, Italy; Gibraltar; Batavia; Honolulu; Paris; Ponta Delgado, Azores; Hong Kong; Chefoo, China; Yokohama, Japan
Accession #: UA 470
Catalog #: UA 470.01
Donor: Capt Frederick McNair, Jr.
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