Guide to the Robert A. Cavallero Papers

Sean Heyliger
African American Museum & Library at Oakland
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African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Robert A. Cavallero Papers

Collection number: MS 76

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

Oakland, California
Processed by:
Sean Heyliger
Date Completed:
10/16/2013
Encoded by:
Sean Heyliger
© 2013 African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert A. Cavallero papers
Dates: 1942-1943
Collection number: MS 76
Collector: Cavallero, Robert A.
Collection Size: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
Oakland, CA 94612
Abstract: The Robert A. Cavallero papers include 29 photographs of U.S. Navy seamen training at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois in 1942-1943. The papers include 22 photographs of U.S. Navy cadets posing with their commanding officer, Robert A. Cavallero, and seven panoramic group photographs of U.S. Navy Companies 421, 721, 781, 1211, and 1421 under the command of Robert A. Cavallero at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois. The papers also include a thank you letter given to Robert A. Cavallero by U.S. Navy cadets.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.

Access Restrictions

Materials are for use in-library only, non-circulating.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish from the Robert A. Cavallero Papers must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.

Preferred Citation

Robert A. Cavallero papers, MS 76, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

Processing Information

Processed by Sean Heyliger, 10/16/2013.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Robert A. Cavallero papers include 29 photographs of U.S. Navy seamen training at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois in 1942-1943. The papers include 22 photographs of U.S. Navy cadets posing with their commanding officer, Robert A. Cavallero, and seven panoramic group photographs of U.S. Navy Companies 421, 721, 781, 1211, and 1421 under the command of Robert A. Cavallero at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois. The papers also include a thank you letter given to Robert A. Cavallero by U.S. Navy cadets.

Arrangement

Series I. Photographs Series II. Thank you letter

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Cavallero, Robert A.
Great Lakes Naval Training Center (Great Lakes, Ill.)--History--Pictorial works.
United States. Navy--African Americans--History--20th century.
World War, 1939-1945--African Americans.


Collection Contents

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 29 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 22 photographs of U.S. Navy cadets posing with their commanding officer, Robert A. Cavallero, and seven panoramic group photographs of U.S. Navy Companies 421, 721, 781, 1211, and 1421 under the command of Robert A. Cavallero at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 1:3

U.S. Navy seaman shaking hands with officer Robert A. Cavallero [001] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Two U.S. Navy seamen standing with officer Robert A. Cavallero [002] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Two U.S. Navy seamen standing with officer Robert A. Cavallero [003] circa 1943

Box 1:3

U.S. Navy seaman standing with officer Robert A. Cavallero [004] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Two U.S. Navy seamen standing with officer Robert A. Cavallero [005] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of three U.S. Navy seamen, caption: 'George, Calvin, Louis from Calvin Manuel' [006] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Group photograph of five U.S. Navy seamen with officer Robert A. Cavallero [007] circa 1943

Box 1:3

U.S. Navy seaman and officer shaking hands [008] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of U.S. Navy seaman Calvin Manuel shaking hands with officer Robert A. Cavallero, caption: 'This is my co. commander' [009] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of four U.S. Navy seamen and officer Robert A. Cavallero [010] circa 1943

Box 1:3

U.S. Navy seaman shaking hands with officer Robert A. Cavallero [011] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of U.S. Navy seaman shaking hands with officer Robert A. Cavallero [012] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Two U.S. Navy seamen standing with officer Robert A. Cavallero [013] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of U.S. Navy seaman standing with officer Robert A. Cavallero [014] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of U.S. Navy seaman shaking hands with officer Robert A. Cavallero [015] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of four U.S. Navy seamen and officer Robert A. Cavallero [016] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of three U.S. Navy seamen and officer Robert A. Cavallero [017] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of U.S. Navy seaman shaking hands with officer Robert A. Cavallero [018] circa 1943

Box 1:3

U.S. Navy seaman standing with officer Robert A. Cavallero [019] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of two U.S. Navy seamen and officer Robert A. Cavallero [020] circa 1943

Box 1:3

U.S. Navy seaman shaking hands with officer Robert A. Cavallero [021] circa 1943

Box 1:3

Portrait of U.S. Navy seaman Calvin Manuel shaking hands with officer Robert A. Cavallero, caption: 'from Calvin Manuel badist boy in 1421' [022] circa 1943

Box 2

Panoramic group photograph of CO. 1211 - A.R. Cavallero, C. SP. CO. COM'D , U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois [023] 1943

Box 2

Panoramic group photograph of CO. 1211 - A.R. Cavallero, C. SP. CO. COM'D , U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois [024] 1943

Box 2

Panoramic group photograph of CO. 421 - Robert A. Cavallero, C. SP. CO. COM'D , U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois [025] 1943

Box 2

Panoramic group photograph of CO. 781 "42"- R. A. Cavallero, C.S.P. CO. COM'D , U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois [026] 1942

Box 2

Panoramic group photograph of CO. 721 - A.R. Cavallero, C.S.P. CO. COM'D , U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois [027] 1943

Box 2

Panoramic group photograph of CO. 421 - Robert A. Cavallero, C. SP. CO. COM'D , U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois [028] 1943

Box 2

Panoramic group photograph of CO. 1421 - R. A. Cavallero, C. SP. CO. COM'D , U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois [029] 1942

Box 1:3

Thank you letter from sailors to commanding officer circa 1943