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Friday, January 24, 2014

Friday's Photo: Another Picture of Dad

Whit Criswell Bryan - 1943

I found this photograph of my father, Whit Criswell Bryan, in an almost finished album last week.  I knew that I had never posted it and filed it in my memory for a future post.  

However, a few days later, I found this same photograph in the January 25, 1946 issue of the Borger Daily Herald at The Portal for Texas History. Dad was stationed on the U.S.S. Adams, a destroyer, and had just left Shanghai. 

As a young man who had spent his youth in small towns in Texas, Shanghai must have been a big experience. I wonder what it was like in 1946? Click on the Portal for Texas History link to read about Dad and the U. S. S. Adams. 


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Borger Daily Herald [Borger] 26 Jan. 1946: Digital.  Accessed February 18, 2009, University of North Texas Libraries, Portal to Texas History,

Family photographs and documents from the collection of Diana Bryan Quinn. 

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