Great White Fleet

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Above, a souvenir of the Great White Fleet’s visit to Los Angeles, obtained from that wonderful repository of historic goodies: EBay.

And here’s the 100-year-old message, written from Fullerton:

 

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The Kansas (BB-21) was broken up for scrap in the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard in 1924.

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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