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Guide to the Celestine De Martini Brooklyn Navy Yard collection ARC.029

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 22, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Celestine De Martini Brooklyn Navy Yard collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1943-1945
Quantity: 3.0 items in 1 folder.
Language of Materials: Materials in English.
Mixed materials [Box]: A0134
Call Phrase: ARC.029
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Biographical note

Celestine De Martini was a resident of Brooklyn, and worked as a civilian employee of the United States Navy at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (officially known as the New York Naval Shipyard) during the Second World War.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains 3 items: a Recognition of Service certificate awarded to Celestine De Martini, acknowledging his service as a civilian employee of the U.S. Navy during World War II; a photograph of Lieutenant Vance A. Tribbett, officer in charge of the Materials Inspection Department at the Brooklyn Navy Yard; and a photograph of employees of the Navy Yard Materials Inspection Department, including Angelo Iovine, Charles Rosario, and Jack Barnes. The latter photograph was taken outside the Navy Street Housing Project.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Photographs

Subject Organizations

  • New York Naval Shipyard.
  • United States. Navy.

Subject Topics

  • Civilian employees of the United States Armed Forces
  • World War, 1939-1945

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Celestine De Martini Brooklyn Navy Yard collection, ARC.029, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Related Materials

Brooklyn Historical Society also holds the Celestine De Martini photographs of the Ryder Club Grand March and the Italian American Civic Union Banquet, V1990.037. Please consult library staff for more information.

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