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Image of Post Maintenance Records - Maintenance Records

Post Maintenance Records - Maintenance Records

Maintenance records for buildings located on Fort Douglas Post.

Image of Pictorial Log USS Utah - Daybook, Sailor Travel Log 1921

Pictorial Log USS Utah - Daybook, Sailor Travel Log 1921

Travel log of sailor, 8 Jan. 1921-29 Apr. 1921 and 9 July 1921-16 Feb. 1923. 14 unbound leaves. Log attached to photo album with front cover that reads: "Pictoral Log U.S.S. Utah". First cruise notes stops in Boston, MA, Cuba, and Peru, including the Panama Canal. Second, 2-year cruise notes stops in Boston, MA; Portugal, France, England, Denmark, Germany, Morocco, Turkey, and Italy. Brief hand written entries in printed travel log.

Image of USS Utah Roster - Menu, Christmas 1939 USS Utah

USS Utah Roster - Menu, Christmas 1939 USS Utah

Christmas Menu from 1939, U.S.S. Utah, includes crew and officers roster. Included is a copy of a photograph of a USS Utah Reunion with names included.

Image of Christmas Card - Card, Christmas

Christmas Card - Card, Christmas

Christmas card showing Building 106 at Fort Douglas, Utah used by 38th Infantry. Written on front reads: With all kind thoughts and best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Image of Happy New Year Card - Card, Happy New Year

Happy New Year Card - Card, Happy New Year

Christmas card showing Building 106 at Fort Douglas, Utah used by 38th Infantry. Written on front reads: With Seasons Greetings and best wishes for a Happy New Year.

Image of Krag Rifle - Rifle, SN 419144

Krag Rifle - Rifle, SN 419144

Krag 30-40 cal. with serial #419144. Sling is standard issue pre-WWII leather sling. Has double row of adjusting holes. Two large brass clover-leaf shaped adjusting devices. Two leather securements for sling ends. One large brass "D" device for length adjustment. For US Springfield rifle, M1898 Model.

Image of Luger P-08 - Pistol, SN 8559, German

Luger P-08 - Pistol, SN 8559, German

Pistol, 9mm, 1938, German. SN 8559. Very pitted and rust P-08 Luger of German manufacture with grips missing. Unservicable condition. With matching numbered magazine. There are numerous missing parts.

Image of Sam Browne Belt - Belt, Sam Browne

Sam Browne Belt - Belt, Sam Browne

Belt, Sam Browne. One end of belt has brass buckle with 2 prongs for attachment to other end. Four inches from end of buckle is a brass stud where other end locks over. There are 2 wide D rings on outside of stud attached to leather. Another 4 inch down is a brass clip. The 6" down from that are 2 more D rings on other end are: 5 holes and 10 holes. Reddish/brown in color. Specialized belt worn by a serviceman between WWI and WWII. Pistols and other similar equipment could be attached. Sword fob that was on the belt when photo was taken is not there "old reg" type belt. Decorative stitching on buckle end with a blue, stamped leather backing on inside.

Image of Leather Leggings - Leggings, Leather

Leather Leggings - Leggings, Leather

Puttees, one pair of leather leggings. Leather is very smooth on outside and rough on inside. At top and rear is a buckle, leather strap, and brass hole so legging can be pulled tight. On inside at bottom is a hook and metal piece for hooking bottom together. 14 1/2 printed on inside at top. Pre WWII "Puttees". Size 14 1/2, mahogany in color.

Image of Japanese Field Gun - Field Gun, Japan

Japanese Field Gun - Field Gun, Japan

Field Gun, Japanese, 75mm, has a shield and split trail, 2 wooden spoke wheels, 51" diam. with steel rims a hydro-pneumatic recoil system of the French Scneider type and a breechblock of the German Krupp horizontal sliding-wedge type. Main drawback is its limited elevation -10 degrees to +45 degrees. Traverse is 20 left and 20 right. Color is brown.

Image of Commemorative Ashtray - Trench Art

Commemorative Ashtray - Trench Art

Ashtray with the inscription "In memory of My 1930 Cruise U.S.S. UTAH". The sides and bottom of ashtray have coins bent and welded in place, the coin for the top is missing.

Image of CCC Pillow Case - Pillow Case

CCC Pillow Case - Pillow Case

Sweetheart Pillow Case, color is yellow satin with yellow fringe. The design on the front shows an eagle at the top with a banner that reads: For Home and Country, there are pine cones and flowers in upper left corner and along the bottom and right side is a CCC camp with log cabins, pine trees, water and a flag pole. In the center is a poem entitled SWEETHEART. I thought that you would like to know, That some one's thoughts go where you go; That some one never can forget, The hours we spent since first we met, That life is richer, sweeter far, For such a sweetheart as you are, And now my constant prayer will be, That God may keep you safe for me. On the back, which is also yellow, in pencil

Image of Cotton Covered Canteen - Canteen, Steel

Cotton Covered Canteen - Canteen, Steel

Canteen, M-1910, Stainless Steel with cup and olive drab cotton cover with wool lining. Cover has metal attachment to utility belt on back, two shap closure. Cap is black plastic and held by a metal chain.

Image of Glass Decanter--USS Utah - Decanter, Liquor

Glass Decanter--USS Utah - Decanter, Liquor

Large Glass decanter used on the USS Utah to serve liquor in the wardroom of the ship. Clear glass made of lead crystal with skinny neck and large weighted bottom. The decanter has imprinted on the front the US Navy seal with "U.S.N." stamped underneath it. The decanter also has a glass stopper.

Image of Glass Decanter--USS Utah - Decanter, Liquor

Glass Decanter--USS Utah - Decanter, Liquor

Small Glass decanters (2 each) used on the USS Utah to serve liquor in the wardroom of the ship. Clear glass made of lead crystal with skinny neck and large weighted bottom. The decanter has imprinted on the front the US Navy seal with "U.S.N" underneath the seal. The decanter also has glass stoppers (one has a broken bottom).

Image of Crystal Glass--USS Utah - Glasses, Champagne

Crystal Glass--USS Utah - Glasses, Champagne

Crystal glasses (12 each), stemed with imprint of the US Navy seal, underneath the seal has the imprint of "U.S.N.". Used on the USS Utah.

Image of Horse Strap - Horse, Strap

Horse Strap - Horse, Strap

Leather Strap, strap folds over on itself with a attachment hole on one end and a leather fob on the other. Has "J.N.S." and Rock Island Arsenal stamped into the leather.

Image of Fort Douglas Post Hall - Photograph, Ft Douglas Snow

Fort Douglas Post Hall - Photograph, Ft Douglas Snow

Photograph of view towards old Post Hall, Fort Douglas, Utah, Hostess House/Officers Club to left. Photo is in brown tones and taken in winter.

Image of Soldiers -- 1935 - Photograph, Soldiers 1935

Soldiers -- 1935 - Photograph, Soldiers 1935

Photograph, 4 rows of soldiers in uniform standing on stadium seats. Writing at the bottom reads: Fort Douglas, Utah, 4.5.35. Brown tones.

Image of CCC Headquarters Building - Photograph, Ft Douglas CCC

CCC Headquarters Building - Photograph, Ft Douglas CCC

Photograph of CCC Headquarters, Fort Douglas, Utah, 1930s. Black and white gloss, one story building with a sign over the door that reads "CCC-HQ", there is a man standing on the top step.