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Catalog Number 2006.088.17
Collection Retired Lighthouse Service Employees Association
Object Name Memorandum
Reference code US SPHi 2006.088.17
Scope & Content Copy of executive order from Woodrow Wilson on April 11, 1917 that stated U.S. Navy soldiers would man lighthouses, which transferred equipment, keepers and lighthouses to the jurisdiction of the Navy, which did not end until mid 1919. Three pages.
Date 1917
Search Terms World War I
Subjects Lighthouses
World War I