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Battleships sailing through Santa Monica Bay, Venice, 1908
West, H. H. (Henry Hebard), 1872-1958
Date Created and/or Issued
April 25, 1908
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
West (H. H.) Collection
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Battleships sailing through Santa Monica Bay. Two ships are clearly visible with steam streaming out of them. Five others are somewhat visible further in the distance.
The battleships are part of President Theodore Roosevelt's Great White Fleet, which passed through Santa Monica Bay on April 25, 1908.
Text from negative sleeve: Venice, Calif. about 1909. President Roosevelt sent the battleships around the world. 21 persons slept in our cottage at Island Ave and Speedway the night before they were to parade up Santa Monica Bay. 1. A group gathered on the beach in front of our cottage to watch the ships. 2. The ships are out there off shore. 3. Another view of the passing ships. 3 films.

b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
West (H. H.) Collection

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