Navy's flying flagship. Washington, D.C., June 8. Rear Admiral Ernest J. King, completing his tour of duty as chief of the Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics, has a new Flying Flagship as he prepares to take over his new command as Commander Aircraft Base Force at San Diego. While other admirals have floating flagship from which to direct maneuvers, Rear Admiral King will take to the air to direct his forces, 6836
Title and date from negative or negative sleeve.
Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec
Temp. note: Batch three.
The Harris & Ewing, Inc. Collection of photographic negatives includes glass and film negatives taken by Harris & Ewing, Inc., which provide excellent coverage of Washington people, events, and architecture, during the period 1905-1945. Harris & Ewing, Inc., gave its collection of negatives to the Library in 1955. The Library retained about 50,000 news photographs and 20,000 studio portraits of notable people. Approximately 28,000 negatives have been processed and are available online. (About 42,000 negatives still need to be indexed.)