Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Dedication of U.S.S. Indiana mast and guns

image number:

P0029872

date taken:

1966 May 14

personal name:

Jackson, Robert

personal name:

Pettibone, Edgar

personal name:

Powell, W. O.

personal name:

Watkins, John A.

personal name:

Shricker, Christine

personal name:

Robbins, Lewis, Mrs.

personal name:

Shricker, Margaret

personal name:

Martin, Wesley P., Mrs.

location of individuals:

(L to R) Captain Robert Jackson; Captain Edgar Pettibone; Captain W. O. Powell; John A. Watkins who was Lt. Governor of Indiana when the ship was first dedicated; Christine Shricker (granddaughter of former Governor Henry F. Shricker); Margaret Shricker Robbins (daughter of former Governor Henry F. Shricker) - she originally christened the battleship; and Mrs. Wesley P. Martin of Indianapolis who originally assisted in christening the battleship.

building name:

Memorial Stadium, 17th Street (1960)

event name:

Dedication Ceremony

topic:

Dedications

topic:

Women

topic:

Visitors (Military)

topic:

Visitors (Politicians)

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Buildings & Grounds

subseries:

Memorial Stadium (17th Street)

folder:

U.S.S. Indiana Dedication