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Object Name Newspaper
Accession number CAHC 2006.37
Scope & Content Newspaper article from the Portland Press Herald, February 9, 1943 with photos of Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt christening the Pine Tree barge, the barge sliding down the ways at the Camden shipyard, and and Chief Bruce Poolaw, Chief Muskrat, Princess Wetawaso and other members of the Penobscot tribe performing ritual dances to bless the barge.
Collection Barbara Allen Lunt Collection
Catalog Number CAHC 2006.37.4
Title First Lady Christens Barge, Gets New Name
Date 9 February 1943
Dates of Creation 9 February 1943
Search Terms Camden
Camden Harbor
Camden Shipbuilding and Marine Railway Yard
Maine
World War II
"Pine Tree"
"APC 62"
Penobscot Indians
Subjects War
Shipbuilding
Boats
People Roosevelt, Eleanor