U.S.S. Minneapolis Cruise Album
Description of Contents
The collection consists of one photoalbum featuring the U.S.S. Minneapolis on its leather cover. The book contains an autograph page and family photos by an unknown owner. The photos were chiefly taken in Hawaii in 1941. Several images include family members on the S.S. Lurline. It in not clear if anyone pictured served on the U.S.S. Minneapolis.
- 1941 - 1953
The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.
Nothing is known about the creator of the album. The U.S.S. Minneapolis was New Orleans-class crusier used by the United States Navy from 1934 to 1947. During World War II, the ship was used in the Pacific Theater.
1.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Immediate Souce of Acquisition
This collection was purchased on eBay by Special Collections staff in August 2019 as accession 2019.34.
This collection was processed by Jenna Jacobs in August 2019.
- Cruisers (Warships) -- United States. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hawaii Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Minneapolis (Ship : CA-36)
- Minnesota World War II Collections Subject Source: Local sources
- Photographs. Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- U.S.S. Minneapolis Cruise Album
- Jenna Jacobs
- August 2019
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.