Michigan Technological University - J.R. Van Pelt and Opie Library
Collection, 1903-1960, of Tony Vranesich, a resident of Copper Harbor, Michigan. Includes U.S. Coast Guard material that consists of a log from Jacobsville, Michigan and law enforcement material as well as material from a shorthand correspondence course, images depicting Copper Country life and other printed ephemera
Old Colony Library Network
Currently made up of 84 photocopied articles from the Hull Times newspaper, this collection is indexed by date of publication and covers all aspects of Hull history from its founding in 1622, especially its maritime and lifesaving history. Some articles cover Nantasket Beach and the former amusement park, Paragon Park and lifestyles at the end of the 19th century. Other topics include Hull's military history beginning with the Revolutionary War, signficant Atlantic storms, shipwrecks, Point Allerton Coast Guard Station activitites, the Hull Lighthouse Museum and local lighthouses including Boston Light, the oldest lighthouse in North America
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Shipwreck reports (typewritten) of the life-saving station on Cape Cod, part of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, Second District
University of Michigan - Bentley Historical Library
Photographs of the Thomas home, Christ Church, Lake Huron and the Tawas River, and leisure activities
Central Michigan University - Clarke Historical Library
The collection consists of 6 series based on accession information, 1849-1925, and undated. For a more detailed listing see the Series 1 Box and Folder Listing. Overall the collection is in good physical condition. Series 1 consists of 1.25 cubic ft. (in 3 boxes), Acc#3071, Boulton Collection. The collection consists of numbered glass-plate negatives varying in size. Topics include views of Alpena, buildings, logs, rivers, ships, homes, fire damage, an elephant, animals, Partridge Point, and Thunder Bay. Series 2 consists of .75 cubic ft. (in 2 boxes), Acc#3074, Voegel Fish Hatchery/Boulton Collection. This collection consists of 277 film negatives, varying in size, all undated, 6 black and white photographs, undated, and 6 postcards, 1925 and undated. Topics include home interiors, cemeteries, street, farm, and outdoor scenes, fishery operations, woods, fences, lumber, vehicles, landscapes, equipment, people, vehicles, boats, animals, cemeteries, the Mississippi River, and tourist ... Read More
Acadia National Park,-- William Otis Sawtelle Collections and Research Center
Ledgers, receipts, correspondence, and other documents of/or relating to the U.S. Life-Saving Service station at Islesford (Little Cranberry Island), Me., which was built in 1879 as Little Cranberry Island Station. In 1883 the name was changed to Cranberry Isles Life Saving Station and in 1902 to Cranberry Island Station #5. In 1915 the U.S. Life-Saving Service consolidated with the Revenue-Cutter Service to form the U.S. Coast Guard. The station existed until 1946 when it merged into the U.S.C.G. depot at Southwest Harbor, Me., the building remaining today as a private summer home
University of Maine - Raymond H. Fogler Library
Handwritten logbooks of the life-saving station in Maine, part of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, First District. H.F. Norton was the keeper of the station and kept the logbooks which cover the periods 1877 Nov. 1 to 1878 Aug. 28 and 1879 Sept. 1 to 1880 July 26. Daily entries include weather, condition of station, crew present, number of passing vessels, and remarks. When a shipwreck occurred detailed records were kept
New York Public Library
Harbor views, possibly in Chicago or other Great Lakes ports: piers, many with cranes, some the railcars; ships being loaded; tugboats; bridges across the [Chicago?] river, including views of open drawbridges; long piers with lighthouses; shore with timber and stone retaining wall; a U.S. Lifesaving Station
New York State Historical Documents
Three photograph albums of family snapshots of activities and events, 1890-1920; will and probate papers for the estate of Julia DuBois Floyd (1844-1893), 1889-1894; will and probate papers for the estate of Elizabeth Wells Floyd (1872-1920), 1922-1921; deed for land for Life-Saving Service Station, 1876; deeds, receipts, and notes regarding sales of local Long Island property, 1894-1920; 23 documents relating to the ownership of land in Helena, Montana, by John G. Floyd, Jr., 1889-1905; two pages of typed genealogical notes and two early deeds, n.d.; photocopy and typed transcription of letter from Thomas Jefferson to David Gelston about shipment of wine from New York to Richmond, Va., 1818; pastel sketch of the William Floyd Estate house by D. Whuty, ca. 1925; and article "Did Jefferson have a French Love Affair? Yes, Insists Burgundy-With Our Wine" by Philip Revzin, n.d.
Chicago History Museum
Postcards and photographs relating to Angus Graham Morrison, a Scottish immigrant who became keeper of the South Chicago Life Saving Station at Lake Michigan, 1896-1916. Includes views of Morrison with station crew members and Coast Guard crew members and views of buildings near the station, located on Calumet Harbor near 99th Street. The U.S. Life Saving Service merged into the U.S. Coast Guard in 1915

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