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1965

A label across the bottom of the photo, "Buses, trains, trucks and ships. Soldiers, materiel and equipment load up for the month-long voyage to South East Asia in 1965." Photo shows a dock near...

c. 1965

A label across the bottom of the photo, "When ocean transportation was the dominant method of overseas movement, passenger trains often pulled right onto the dock to facilitate the exchange...

c. 1965

A label across the bottom of the photo, "The overseas movement of millions of tons of cargo and thousands of troops has been managed by base transportation professionals over the years. The last...

c. 1965

A label across the bottom of the photo, "Soldiers separated from the army at the transfer point located at Oakland Army Base for many years. Until the mid-1960s, soldiers could purchase rail...

c. 1965

A label across the bottom of the photo, "Although troop transport vessels continue to remain part of America's Ready Researve Fleet, transporting soldiers overseas by sea hasn't been a common...

c. 1965

A label across the bottom of the photo, "Trains moved troops directly to the Oakland Army Base piers until the late 1960s." Photo is taken from a fairly high elevation looking down on a dock. On...

c. 1965

A label attached to the front of the photo says "A fun-loving NCO takes charge. Generally, anyone with a pen and paper is 'in charge.' 1965." Photo shows an ethnically diverse group of soldiers...

c. 1965

A label attached to the front of the photo says "A tank that just arrived from Vietnam gets a bath." Photo shows to men in overalls and hardhats standing on the edge of a pier with a fire hose...

1971

A label attached to the front of the photo says "Sign of the times. Beer used to be available in vending machines, a practice discouraged these days. 1971." Photo shows a young soldier- his...

c. 1965

Photos shows a large group of soldiers standing around the back end of a large truck. Two soldiers inside the truck are handing down duffle bags, boxes and foot lockers down off the truck. The...

c. 1965

Label attached to the back, "Troops enroute to Vietnam. This is one of the first flights that carried troops to the conflict area. Troops were taken by ship until 1968." Photo shows 5 army...

c. 1965

Lined piece of paper attached to the back, "Army Troops loading on an MSC troop ship at Oakland around 1965. The last troop ships left Oakland for Vietnam in 1966. After that all passengers...

c. 1965

Photo shows a line of soldiers walking up the gang plank of a ship. They are all carrying duffle bags on their shoulders.

c. 1965

Label attached to the foam core on the back, "'I take it this is not First Class?' Soldiers stake out their territory for the 25 to 30 day trip to Vietnam in 1965." Photo shows the cramped...

c. 1965

Photo shows a large group of soldiers gathered on the docks between a railroad train and a U.S. Navy ship the General R. M. Blatchford. The soldiers all appear to be waiting to board the ship....

c. 1966

Photo shows a line of soldiers all carrying duffle bags on their shoulders waiting to board a ramp to a ship. At the base of the ramp are a stack of wood crates on one side and on the other a...

c. 1965

Yellow post-it note stuck on the back of the photo says, "Troops unload baggage from a Railway Express car around 1965. Troops arrived at Oakland by train through 1966." Photo shows soldiers...

c. 1966

Label mounted to the back of the mount board, "Soldiers on the tarmac on Travis Air Force Base on their way to Vietnam. MTMC (then named Military Traffic Management Terminal Service- MTMTS)...

c. 1966

Photograph shows the interior of Building 590 on the Oakland Army Base. The building is filled with rows of cots. The photo is looking down a row of cots near the open doors. These cots are...

ca. 1870's

Photographs. Description: two; a): original photograph of Virginia Casebolt in her graduation dress, Mills Seminary for Young Ladies. b): photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Deakin Sr., 1879...

1908

Black and white, gelatine silver, photograph mounted on dark gray board. Subject of the image is the Oakland Oaks Baseball Team: 15 players in uniform, with a man in the center, wearing a suit,...

1906

Black and white, silver gelatin, photograph mounted on dark gray board. Subject of the image is the Oakland Oaks Baseball Team: 15 members of the team (6 kneeling in the front, nine standing...

15-Dec-63

Black and white photograph of Gloria Davis in her wedding gown (H95.27.1), just before she married James Watkins, December 15, 1963.

1941

Dawn takeoff. Oakland Airport for Honolulu. 1st Trans Pacific Flight Delivery

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