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USS Arizona - Objects from UA Library Special Collections, Page 7

74-3-1abc Bottles used at the christening of the USS Arizona. Bottle at left is inscribed "Presented by the M Hummel Wine Co., Miss Esther Ross...for the christening of the USS Arizona at Navy Yard Brooklyn N.Y., June 19, 1915." The bottle on the right contained the first water over the spillway of Roosevelt Dam. The cage holding it was made from copper provided by J. C. Greenway, of the Calumet & Arizona Mining Company and the New Cornilia Copper Company of Bisbee, Arizona. It was designed by Walter Hoge and furnished to the Arizona delegation by the Arizona Republican newspaper of Phoenix.

74-3-2 Official badge presented at the launching of USS Arizona, Brooklyn Navy Yard. Presented by Mrs. Wm. Hoggan. A contemporary newspaper article describes the comemorative badges distributed at the launching of the Arizona (From the library's Special Collections, the scrapbooks of Governor of Arizona, George W. P. Hunt)

76-2-1,2,3,4,5 At left, 50 caliber machine gun cases. At right, halyard snaps from the USS Arizona flag staff.

76-5-1 Flag.

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