Page Two, Scrapbook, 1942-1945

Dublin Core

Title

Page Two, Scrapbook, 1942-1945

Subject

United States. Navy. Seabees
Military facilities - American - Virginia - Williamsburg

Description

Page two, Seabees patch accompanied by narrative, “The first assignment was to the United States Naval Construction Training Center, Camp Peary near Williamsburg, Virginia. This was the home of the Construction Battalions, the 'Seabees'. " A Seabee Patch. "A 'Seabee' is pictured as a bee wearing a sailor's cap and hopping mad expression on his face. In his front legs he carries a machine gun, in the middle pair a wrench and in the hind legs a hammer. " "At Camp Peary, I was assigned to the Officers Training School where I ran the Sick Bay and lectured on Military Hygiene, Here I was associated with a fine group of officers. All of them were engineers, many of them Annapolis graduates. They taught me many things and I shall never forget such men ad Sihler, Greer, Bentley, Davies, Corsbie and Collier."

Creator

Fisher, James Lee

Date

1942-1945

Is Part Of

The James Lee and Ethel M. Fisher Family Archives, AV2021-4

Format

jpeg

Extent

1 scrapbook page

Type

image

Identifier

D2021-COPY-0805-0004

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Scrapbook

Physical Dimensions

10 x 12 inches

Citation

Fisher, James Lee, “Page Two, Scrapbook, 1942-1945,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 9, 2022, https://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/5390.