Scope and Content Note

These records contain photographs of the ships entering the harbor during the 1976 bicentennial celebration. Many photographs feature ships sailing into the harbor with the New York City Skyline in the background. Other highlights include pictures of the ships being greeted by a New York City fireboat spraying jets of water into the air, the celebration on shore, sailing vessels bedecked in lights at night, and prominent locations in New York City such as the George Washington Bridge, Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and the World Trade Center.