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US Naval Academy yearbook of Rear Admiral Flaherty, of North Adams, who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1928. The front board and flyleaf contain the US Naval Academy motto, "Ex scientia tridens," meaning "from knowledge, seapower," in Latin and…

The 1962 yearbook of Drury High School. Item donor, Justyna Carlson, was the editor-in-chief of the yearbook when she was a junior. She told the History Harvest staff that she the juniors did much of the legwork. Justyna's contributions include the…

The Courtier, 1966 is Justyna Carlson's yearbook from college. After her experience editing her high school yearbook, she chose not to help edit her college yearbook.

Newspaper announcing that Read Admiral Michael F. D. Flaherty of North Adams, MA, will assume command of the US Navy Cruiser-Destroyer Flotilla 12. The article provides a biography of the admiral's life and naval career.

Newspaper article from January 9, 1959, about Adm. & Mrs M.F.D Flaherty's project to modernize a hospital in the Persian Gulf, while Adm. Flaherty was commander of the Navy's Middle East Force. The article describes the origins of the project and its…

Newspaper article from Wednesday, August 8, 2018, about soldiers missing in action from the Berkshires, including Admiral Michael William Flaherty. Images include sub-articles by same author on the same topic.

Newspaper article from Friday Afternoon, October 13th, 1961 announcing the promotion of North Adams native Rear Admiral Michael F.D. Flaherty to Cruiser Force Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet on November 2 (1961).

Newspaper photograph of Rear Admiral Michael F.D. Flaherty taking over command of the Atlantic Fleet Cruiser Force from Rear Admiral Robert Cavanaugh

This is Williams College's yearbook of the year 1897. Hugh Drysdale is included in this year's yearbook. He lived on Main Street in North Adams and went to Drury High School prior to Williams College. This is only a few pages of the yearbook.

Article of Flaherty,and his achievements with the navy, including his achievement of commanding a combined cruiser-destroyer described as "the largest naval command in the world"

This is a silhouette image of Hugh Drysdale. He had it taken of him in Washington D.C. in 1900. Also, there is the envelope in which it was mailed.

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An antique photo album disguised as a real book. Decoration on the cover, back cover, outside. Has locks to keep it closed.
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