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Guide to the Benton W. Decker Albums , ca. 1900-1972
Special Collections M0253  
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Album 1

S. Kirimura. Keihia Electric Railway.

Physical Description: (Grey Alligator)

Scope and Content Note

Perry Monument, etc.
Album 2

To Mrs. Decker for Recollection of Yokusuka (from girl students [?] 2nd High School.

Physical Description: (Grey Alligator)

Official photographs


Forrestal photograph, autographed


Bob Eichelberger photograph, autographed


Sen. Knowland photograph


Sen. Jenner (Ind.) & Sen. Ellender (La.)


Gen. Hickey, Gen. White, Gen. Williams, Gen. Bush, Gen. Collins, & Gen. Fox


Mrs. Saito


(Widow of Ambassador to U.S. Saito)

Joint Chiefs - Bradley, Sherman, & Collins


Adm. Boone & Turner Joy & Collins


Gen. Chevalerie (Belgian Minister)


Gen. Alex Haig


Sr. del Castillo (Spanish Minister)


Baron Levi van Eduard & Count Berkey


Lt. Gen. Aurand (Hawaii)


Gen. Chambora


Prince & Princes Takamatsu & Princess Mikasa


Mrs. Douglas MacArthur

Album 3

Benton C. Decker album

Physical Description: (flowered)

Rear Admiral - Spanish American War. U.S.S. Tennessee

Scope and Content Note

(clippings & photos re: career)
Album 4


Physical Description: (green flocked)

Scope and Content Note

(photos of construction site in Japan)
Album 5

A Milestone Christian Activities in Yokosuka Area

Scope and Content Note

(photos of 15 Christian institutions in area)
Album 6

Benton C. Decker

Physical Description: (red)

Scope and Content Note

(clippings re: occupation career)
Album 7

BWD photos

Physical Description: (green #1)

Gen. Halsey, John, Eichelberger, Robertson


Adm. Wm. Kitts, Griffin (autographed photo later)


Gen. Eichelberger w/ staff salute MacArthur July 5, 1948in front of Imperial Palace, Tokyo


Gen. Beasely (Mil. Govt., 5th Army)


Cdr. Geise (MC), Cdr. Reed


Vice Admiral Berkey


Gen. Paul Mueller


Adm. Swanson (Hawley Committee), Adm. Boone, Womble


Gen. Blarney, Cushman, Baker, Ferria


Adm. McConnell


LCDR Holtom, Spector


Lt. Col. Heles, Lt. Gen. Twining, Vice Adm. John L. McCrea


Gen. Pechkoff (French Ambassador)


Bishop Breton


Cd. Heming, Minor


Col. Harbison, Lasswell


Consul Gen. Alexis Johnson


Gen. Ferria


Baron Levi van Aduard

Album 8

Yokosuka Base

Physical Description: (Green #2)

Gen. Bradford, Eichelberger, MacArthur, Chase


Adm. Bledsoe, Ginder, Griffin, Berkey, Ramsey


Col. Fellers (MC), Sams, Wheeler, Kendricks, Huff


Gen. Lopes, Hoffman, Byers, Shea, Ryder, Fox, Lester


Cdr. Higgins, Col. Geise, Gonzales, Bennet


LCDR Danielski, Holtom


Gen. Chevalerie (Belgian Ambassador)


Gen. Pechkoff (French Ambassador)


Dr. Geigh (Stanford Professor)


Sir Alvary Gascoigne (British Ambassador)


Mayor Ota (Yokosuka)


Mrs. Douglas MacArthur

Album 9


Physical Description: (Green #3)

Mrs. Tanaka


Gen. Pat Tandy, Almond, Gonzalez, Reed, Mugg, Geise


Sir Alvary Gascoigne


LCDR Holtom, McCollon, Westerwelt


Adm. Womble, Ramsey, Ingersoll, Carney


Gen. Pechkoff (French Ambassador)


Col. Lasswell, Huff


Lt. Gen. Walker


Mrs. MacArthur


Gen. Hoffman, Herren, Fox, Thatcher, Wedemeyer


Kenneth C. Royall (Secretary ot Army)


Vice Adm. Berkey

Album 10



family photographs




Charles A. Lindbergh photograph (copy of autographed one)

Album 11





Antiquariatskatalog 75 (1972)


M. Edelmann, Marnberg, Germany