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UA 408.01 Persis Tomkins Photo Collection

<p>UA 408.01 Persis Tompkins Photo Collection</p>
Title: UA 408.01 Persis Tompkins Photo Collection 
Caption: Recovery of SS Normandie / USS Lafayette (AP 53) 
Description: 250+ photographs from the navy service of Edward H. Tomkins aboard USS Missouri (BB 63) during the Second World War. Photographs show portraits and candid shots of sailors & WAVES; 40MM gun tests; various Seaplane Operations; Navy Day - October 1945 in New York City with Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz & President Harry S. Truman in attendance; the recovery of SS Normandie / USS Lafayette (AP 53) in New York City.  
Accession #: UA 408
Catalog #: UA 408.01
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