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Lighthouse Keepers

A Historical Bibliography: Lighthouse Keepers, Assistants, & Other Lighthouse Employees & Their Families, Including Their Uniforms & Descriptions of Life at Light Stations:


Articles

Aitkins, Steve. "The Last of the Wickies." Commandants Bulletin (Nov 1990), pp. 30-33.

Allen, Charles E. "The Light-Keeper of Old Seguin." New England Magazine 36 (Aug 1907), pp. 700-702.

Anderson, Don.  "Tree Point Lighthouse [author was assigned to duty there in 1954 and describes what life at this station was like]."  The Keepers Log (Winter 2003), pp. 10-17.

Bachand, Robert G. "Only Yesterday: Cold Spring Harbor Lighthouse 1890-1965." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1998), pp. 15-17.

Bacon, Betty. "Lighthouse Memories—Summer [Point Iroquois]." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1987), pp. 17-19; "Fall," (Fall 1987), pp. 18-21; "Winter," (Winter 1988), pp. 8-11; "Spring," (Spring 1988), pp. 12-15.

________. "The Second Lighthouse of my Life [Presque Isle]." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1990), pp. 14-19.

Bailey, Katherine.  "Children of Boon Island." Lighthouse Digest (Apr 2003), pp. 28-29.

Bander, Judy Bloodgood. "Family Roots at Sandy Hook." Lighthouse Digest (Aug 2001), pp. 16-17.

________. "Lost in the Pages of Time: The Back River Lighthouse." Lighthouse Digest (Sep 2000), p. 8.

Bock, Margaret. "Lighthouse Memories [Keeper John Ninde Buckridge]." The Keeper’s Log X (Summer 1994), pp. 27-30.

Bradner, Lawrence H. "Experiencing the Hurricane of ’38 in a Lighthouse [Plum Beach]." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1993), pp. 14-19.

Brown, R. Wilson. "A Colorful Chapter in Lighthouse History [Fannie May Salters & Turkey Point Light]." Coast Guard Magazine (Nov 1948), p. 15.

Butcher, Margaret. "Hank Vavrina: The Last Keeper of Michigan's Little Point Sable Lighthouse." The Keeper's Log (Spring 2005), pp. 14-19.

________.________ [Catherine Walker, Keeper, 1886-1916]. Coast Guard Magazine (Nov 1948), p. 15.

Champney, Stella M. "Lighthouse Memories: Drama of the Lonely Men." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1995), pp. 20-24.

________. "Lighthouse Memories: Four Days of Terror: Winter on Michigan Island." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1996), pp. 13-17.

________. "Lighthouse Memories: 12 Children on a Rock in Lake Superior." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1996), pp. 18-21.

________. "Lighthouse Memories: When Storms Lash Lighthouses." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1996), pp. 6-10.

Clayton, Richard. "Dedication to Duty [Wind Point Lighthouse]."  Lighthouse Digest (May 2000), pp. 26-27.

________.  "In Memory of Mrs. McCobb [James A. McCobb--Keeper of Burnt Island Light]."  Lighthouse Digest (Mar 2001), pp. 16-17.

Claflin, Jim.  "Collecting Nautical Antiques: Lighthouse Insignia?" Lighthouse Digest (Aug 2001), p. 34.

________.  "Collecting Nautical Antiques: U.S. Lighthouse Service Vest."  Lighthouse Digest (Sep 2003), p. 36.

Clifford, Candace.  "Only Yesterday: Stephen Woolverton, Keeper of the Cleveland Harbor Lighthouse, 1831-1838." The Keeper's Log (Fall 1999), pp. 14-16.

Clifford, Mary L. "Lighthouse Memories: Emma Tabberah at Cumberland Head [1904-19]." The Keeper’s Log X (Winter 1994), pp. 16-17.

Clover, Marian. "At Night I Light the Light..." The Compass 1 (1986), pp. 26-31.

D'Entremont, Jeremy. "The Best Years of Their Lives: A Keeper's Daughter Remembers Libby Island."  Lighthouse Digest (Apr 2003), pp. 6-7.

________."Coast Guard Days at Portsmouth Harbor [Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse & Portsmouth Harbor Lifeboat Station]."  Lighthouse Digest (Mar 2003), pp. 8-10.

________.  "Frank Schubert, 1915-2003: The End of an Era for American Lighthouses."  Lighthouse Digest (Feb-Mar 2004), pp. 12-14.

________. "Keeper Arthur Small: Hero and Artist."  Lighthouse Digest (Aug 2003), pp. 20-21.

________.  "Memories of Coast Guard Days at the Gurnet [Plymouth / Gurnet Lighthouse]."  Lighthouse Digest (Mar 2003), pp. 22-24.

________.  "Sonny's Fort: Jim Gullette's Childhood Years at Fort Sumter."  Lighthouse Digest (Sep 2003), pp. 26-27.

________. "Whale Rock's Keeper Walter B. Eberle, 1898-1938." Lighthouse Digest (Apr 2001), pp. 12-13.

DeWire, Elinor.  "The Dogs of the Lighthouses." Dog Fancy (Dec 1983), pp. 20-22.

________.  "Here's to the Wickies Wherever They Are." Yachtsman 21 (Nov 1986), pp. 24-29.

________. "Keepers in Skirts." Sea Frontiers (Jan-Feb 1983), pp. 16-21.

________. "Lighthouse Adventures." Trailer Boats (Oct 1986), pp. 42-43, 62-64.

________. "Lighthouse Cats." Cat Fancy (Jun 1985), pp. 42-45.

________. "Spectres [sic] on the Spiral Stairs." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1986), pp. 8-11.

"Device to Awaken Light Keepers." Lighthouse Service Bulletin I, 4 (Apr 1912), p. 14.

Duffy, F.J. "His Light Still Glows in Brooklyn [Frank Schubert]." Coast Guard Magazine (Oct 1995), pp. 24-25.

Eckert, Jack A. "Life on Pilot Island in 1955." Lighthouse Digest (Aug 2003), pp 28-30.

Fabrizio, Richard. "Her [Constance Small] Life as a Keeper of Lighthouses." Lighthouse Digest (Sep 1997), pp. 2-3.

"Former Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse Keeper Revisits Past." The Bay Pilot, Issue 7 (Fall/Winter 2000), pp. 12-13.

Franke, Radford. "A Keeper’s Life." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1988), pp. 14-18.

Gallant, Clifford. "Emily Fish: The Socialite Keeper." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1985), pp. 8-11.

________. "Mind the Light, Katie [Walker]." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1987), pp. 16-18.

Galluzzo, John J. "Just Give Me a Chance: Charles Jennings and the Wreck of the Alacrity." Wreck & Rescue Vol. 9, No. 1 (May, 2006), pp. 7-9.

________. ________. The Keeper's Log XXIII, No. 4 (Summer 2007), pp. 16-18.

Gamage, David A.  "Frederic W. Morong, Jr. (1883-1947) District Machinist, U.S. Lighthouse Service; Author of Brasswork: The Lightkeepers' Lament." Lighthouse Digest (Jun 2000), pp. 4-5."

________.  "Whitehead Light Station, St. George, Maine."  The Keeper's Log (Fall 2000), pp. 2-11.

________.  "White Head Light Station: Childhood Memories." Lighthouse Digest (Aug 2000), pp. 35-37.

Garrish, Walter P.  "He Saved a Lighthouse During a Dedicated Career."  Lighthouse Digest (May 2001), pp. 10-11.

Gibbs, Juliette.  "Alaskan Lighthouses, Truth or Consequences, and My Grandfather."  Lighthouse Digest (Mar 2003), pp. 4-6.

Hall, Geraldine Spencer.  "Captain Bob [Spencer]: Keeper of North Island [Georgetown Lighthouse]."  Lighthouse Digest (Feb-Mar 2004), pp. 6-10.

Hammel, Miriam.  "My Life on Boon Island." Lighthouse Digest (May 2003), pp. 24-25.

Harrison, Timothy.  "Pages of Time: Capt. Spear and Lighthouse Service Era Ended at the Same Time [Delaware Bay lighthouse keeper]."  Lighthouse Digest (July 2003), pp. 4-6.

Hart, Frederick C., Jr. "Keepers of the Matinicus Light: Isaac H. and Abbie E. (Burgess) Grant and Their Families." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 150 (Oct 1996), pp. 391-416.

Hill, Ralph E. "Lighthouse Memories: Life on Crossover Island." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1991), pp. 18-22.

Hornbake, George R. "Loyal Reader Describes Life on Pacific Coast Lighthouse." Coast Guard Magazine (Jan 1948), p. 4.

"Ida Lewis, Grace Darling, 52 Years Keeper of Lime Rock Light-house." Along the Coast I, No. 6 (Aug 1909), p. 12.

"Instruction of Lighthouse Keepers in Modern Lighthouse Practice." Lighthouse Service Bulletin V, 3 (Mar 1936), pp. 11-12.

Johnson, Lenore. "Lighthouse Memories." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1991), pp. 16-19.

Kane, Charles E. "Light Keeper Turns to Radio." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1941), pp. 30, 51.

Keene, Thomas L. "How to be a Lighthouse Keeper." Coast Guard Magazine (Aug 1947), pp. 28-29.

________. "'Take My Hand and Stroll With Me to Yonder Lighthouse...' Being and Introduction to the Life of a Lighthouse Keeper." Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1948), pp. 27-28.

Kobbe, Gustav. "Landing on the Ledge." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1995), pp. 18-19. [Reprint of 1891 Century Magazine article].

________. "Life in a Lighthouse (Minot's Ledge)." Century 47 (Jan 1894).

"The Lamplighter." Proceedings of the Merchant Marine Council 15 (Dec 1958), p. 227.

Laverty, Tom. "Lighthouse Memories: The Navesink Keepers." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1991), pp. 14-17.

Lesser, Morris. "Life at a Lighthouse." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1953), p. 45.

"A Lighthouse Tended By Women: The Biloxi Light, Seventy-seven Years of Age, Still Gleams Along the Old Spanish Trail."  The Mentor 13, No. 6 (Jul 1925), p. 51.

"Lighthouse Yarns Pass into History." Coast Guard Magazine (May 1932), pp. 28-29.

Livingston, Dewey. "The Keepers of the Light: Point Reyes." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1991), pp. 16-19.

________ "Point Reyes." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1991), pp. 2-15.

"The Longest Helm [at Cape Hatteras]: Unaka Benjamin Jennette--Keeper, U.S. Lighthouse Service." Lighthouse Digest (May 2001), pp. 6-9.

Mason, Lynelle.  "Georgia's Cockspur Light: Home of the 'Waving Girl.'"  Lighthouse Digest (Sep 2003), pp. 31-33.

McFadden, Dan. "'Romance Had Nothing to Do With It.' My Year Aboard Fourteen Foot Bank Lighthouse." Atlantic Lighthouse & Coastal Connections I, No. 2, pp. 4-5.

"Memories of Alligator Reef."  Lighthouse Digest (May 2001), pp. 28-29.

"Memories of Life at Maine's Petit Manan Lighthouse." Lighthouse Digest (May 1999), pp. 10-11.

Merkel, Jim.  "Family Memories of Little Sable Point Light Station."  Lighthouse Digest (Mar 2001), pp. 20-25.

________. "90th Anniversary Celebration to Recall Earlier Days at Split Rock." Lighthouse Digest (Jul 2000), pp. 4-5.

________. "St. Louis Car Salesman Recalls Old Times at Maine [Mount Desert Rock] Lighthouse."  Lighthouse Digest (May 2000), pp. 29-30.

[Minot Ledge] "They Kept a Good Light--Memorial Dedicated to Minot Keepers Who Perished." Lighthouse Digest (Jul 2000), pp. 22-25.

"Modern Conveniences Boon to Only Woman Lighthouse Keeper [Fannie May Salters]." Coast Guard Magazine (Aug 1945), pp. 36-37; (Oct 1945), p. 50.

Mooney, Michael J. "Tragedy at Scotch Cap." Sea Frontiers (Mar-Apr 1975), pp. 84-90.

Moore, Mary Jane. "Tending the Sea's Lights [Mary Adelaide Bacon]." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1931), pp. 10-11.

________. "Tending the Sea's Lights [New Canal L.S.]." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1931), pp. 10-12.

________. "Tending the Sea's Lights. Two Women are Active." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1931), pp. 10-12.

Moreth, Ed. "Former Lightkeeper Recalls Alaska Duty [Cape Sarichef]." Commandants Bulletin (Feb 1990), pp. 30-33.

________. "It’s a Dirty Job, and the Crew of the Red Birch Loves to Do It [renovating the Baltimore Lighthouse]." Coast Guard (Dec 1997), pp. 16-17.

________. "Ted Pedersen: An Alaskan Lighthouse Keeper." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1990), pp. 16-19.

________. "West Point Light Reaches 100th Anniversary." Commandants Bulletin (Dec 14 1981), pp. 8-9.

Morehead, Bob. "Last of the Lamplighters [Don Johnson]." Commandants Bulletin (Jan 1996), pp. 32-33.

Morong, Fred.  "Brasswork or the Lighthouse Keeper's Lament."  The Keeper's Log (Spring 2001), p. 29.

________.  "It's Brasswork." Lighthouse Digest (Jun 2000), p. 6.

Morong, Shirley.  "Family Tradition -- The Morong Keepers."  The Keeper's Log (Spring 2001), pp. 26-29.

________.  "Lighthouse Memories: I Remember Race Point, MA." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1998), pp. 14-15.

"New Tender Honors Woman Keeper: Barbara Mabrity and Her Amazing Part of U.S. Lighthouse History." Lighthouse Digest (May 1999), p. 13.

Noble, Dennis L. "Wickies As Life Savers." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1997), pp. 20-21.

O'Brien, Diane Roesing.  "Grandfather Was the Light-Keeper."  Lighthouse Digest (Sep 2001), pp. 4-5. [Foster Reed--Maine lighthouse keeper]

Olson, Elna. " Lighthouse Memories: My Life on Outer Island." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1993), pp. 20-22.

"Only Yesterday: Scotch Cap Light Station--Alaska." The Keeper's Log (Summer 2000), pp. 24-27.

"Only Yesterday [Tucker Beach]." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1991), pp. 22-23.

Owens, Cora I. "Lighthouse Memories, Part I." The Keeper's Log (Spring, 1989) pp. 14-19; "Part II," (Spring 1990), pp. 20-25; "Point Arena (Part III)," (Fall 1989), pp. 21-29; "Point Cabrillo (Part IV)," (Spring 1990), pp. 20-25.

"Pages From the Past: Bolivar Point Lighthouse Texas." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1995), pp. 26-27.

"Pages From the Past: Captain Ludlow; Ex-Keeper Ryan’s Story of Point Reyes." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1993), pp. 22-23.

"Pages From the Past: Farallon Islands." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1992), pp. 20-22.

"Pages From the Past: A Letter From Montauk Point Light Station." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1998), pp. 24-26.

"Pages From the Past: Manitou Island." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1994), pp. 21-23.

"Pages From the Past: Outer Island, Apostle Islands, Lake Superior: O.K. Hall—Keeper." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1994), pp. 22-24.

"Pages From the Past: Outer Island, Lake Superior." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1995), pp. 24-27.

"Pages From the Past [Pensacola Lighthouse]." The Keeper's Log (Fall 1999), pp. 2-4.

"Pages From the Past: Presque Isle Lake Huron." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1995), pp. 26-27.

"Pages From the Past: Rock Harbor Light Station." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1993), pp. 22-25.

"Pages From the Past: Sand Island Light Station." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1997), pp. 30-33; (Winter 1997), pp. 18-22.

"Pages From the Past: Transcript of a Talk Given by Edward Aubry Brooks to a First Baptist Church Men's Class About 1940."  The Keeper's Log (Fall 2000), pp. 16-19.

"Pages From the Past: When Esopus Light Lost Contact With the Outside World."  Lighthouse Digest (Aug 2003), p. 3.

"People of Point Bonita." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1997), pp. 14-15.

Perrault, Carole L.  "The U.S. Light-House Board: Guardian of Liberty [Light Station], 1886-1902." The Keeper’s Log II (Summer 1986), pp. 6-18.

"Photo Journal of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Keepers."   Lighthouse Digest  (May 2001), pp. 12-13.

Pritikin, Robert C. "The Man in the Lighthouse." Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1953), pp. 14-15.

"Punishments [Lighthouse Service personnel]." Lighthouse Service Bulletin, 1912-1939 [column in each edition].

Railton, Arthur R. "Cape Poge Light: Part I." The Keeper’s Log X (Spring 1994), pp. 2-12; "Part II" (Summer 1994), pp. 8-20; "Part III," XI (Fall 1994), pp. 10-20; "Part IV: Family Tragedy at Cape Poge Light," XI (Winter 1995), pp. 16-17.

Raube, David. "Only Yesterday: Humboldt Bay Memories." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1997), pp. 12-16.

Raymond, Ruth. "Lighthouse Memories: Race Rocks Light Station." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1990), pp. 18-22.

Richtman, Penny.  "Memories of Eaton's Neck Lighthouse." Lighthouse Digest (Mar 2000), pp. 3-5.

Roales, Judith. "Keepers and Assistants are Essential Ingredients for Effective Lighthouses." The Bay Pilot, No. 18 (Summer 2004), pp. 7-9, 12.

Roberts, Seamond M. "Lighthouse Memories: Dumpling Rock." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1992), pp. 18-20.

Rozin, Skip. "Who Mourns the Vanishing Wickies?" Audubon Magazine (May 1972), pp. 30-35.

Rutherford, Don. "Disaster at Scotch Cap." The Keeper’s Log (Winter, 1986), pp. 12-14.

Salata, Nikk. "Keeper [Marcus H. Hanna] at Cape Elizabeth Two Lights Answers The Call." Lighthouse Digest (Apr 2003), p. 17.

Schwabel, Peg. "The Lighthouse Army of Two." Cobblestone II (June 1981), pp. 34-37.

Seestedt, Katheryn P. "Emily of Bois Blanc Lighthouse." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1994), pp. 30-31.

Semones, Jo-Ann.  "Pigeon Point: A Lighthouse and Its People."  Mains'l Haul 37, No. 2 (Spring 2001), pp. 22-29.

"Service Insignia [USLHS]." Light House Service Bulletin II, No. 34 (Oct 1, 1920), p. 146.

"Service Insignia for [USLHS] Keepers’ Uniforms." Light House Service Bulletin II, No. 23 (Nov 1, 1919), pp. 97-98.

Shanks, Ralph. "Lighthouse Keepers and Life-Saving: A Long Proud History." Wreck & Rescue Vol. 9, No. 1 (May, 2006), pp. 4-5.

________. "Responding to Shipwrecks: The U.S. Lighthouse and U.S. Life-Saving Services." Wreck & Rescue Vol. 7, No. 1 (May 2004), pp. 6-9.

Shelton-Roberts, Cheryl. "A Carpenter Built the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse." Lighthouse Digest (May 1999), pp. 4-8.

________.  "Hatteras Keepers Family Homecoming."   Lighthouse Digest (May 2001), pp. 3-5.

________.  "Lost in the Dusty Pages of Time, Few Know of the Hatteras Beacon Light."  Lighthouse Digest (May 2001), p. 11.

________. "Rare Outer Banks Documents of Lifesaving Stations and Lighthouses Discovered on West Coast: Copies Donated to the Outer Banks History Center in Manteo." Outer Banks Lighthouse Society Lighthouse News III, No. 2 (Summer 1997), pp. 4-5.

Sinclair, Robert L. "What's Life Really Like at a Coast Guard Lighthouse?" Coast Guard Magazine (Jul 1953), pp. 26-29.

Stasesek, Wally. "The Life and Times of John W. Astrom: Pt. Sur Lighthouse Headkeeper, 1909-1927." Lighthouse Quarterly (Fall 1997), pp. 1-2.

Tag, Thomas A. "American Made Lenses." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1997), pp. 20-26.

________. "A Bit Unusual: The Search for Alternative Lighthouse Fuels." The Keeper's Log (Winter 2000), pp. 10-15.

________.  "The Doty Dilemma: Technological Advancements in Lighthouse Lamps and Subsequent Infringement." The Keeper's Log (Summer 2000), pp. 28-33.

________. "Early American Lighthouse Illumination." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1998), pp. 16-27.

________. "From Braziers and Bougies to Xenon, Part I."  The Keeper's Log (Fall 2002), pp. 28-33.

________. "The Genius and the Mentor [Augustin Jean Fresnel, Dominique François Jean Arago, and the Ecole Polytechnique]." The Keeper's Log (Spring 2002), pp. 16-22.

________. " The Great Improver [Lieutenant Colonel David Porter Heap]." The Keeper's Log (Fall 1999), pp.. 24-29.

"Tells of Hawaiian Light Station Duty [Letter by John Brennan]." Coast Guard Magazine (Feb 1956), pp. 15, 58.

Trapani, Robert, Jr. "Absecon Lighthouse."  The Bay Pilot 2, Issue 1 (Spring 2000), p. 30.

________. "Behind the Scenes. . .The Cape May Lighthouse Maintenance Team Quietly and Successfully Maintains the Structural Integrity of the Delaware Bay Lighthouses." The Bay Pilot 1, Issue 4 (Winter 1999), pp. 11-14.

________. "Endless Din of Horn and Storm." Wreck & Rescue Vol. 9, No. 1 (May, 2006), pp. 10-13.

________. "Growing Up as a [Liston Range] Lighthouse Kid [Harry Spencer]." Lighthouse Digest (Apr 2003), pp. 32-33.

________.  "U.S. Coast Guard and DRBLHF Write a New Chapter in Delaware Bay Lighthouse History [Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse]."  The Bay Pilot, Issue 12 (Summer 2002), pp. 3-4.

________.  "The Vanishing Legacy of Keeper Aaron Kimmey."  The Bay Pilot, Issue #12 (Summer 2002), pp. 9-12.

"Uniforms Required of Former Lighthouse Service Personnel." Coast Guard Bulletin I, 8 (Feb 1940), pp. 55-56.

"United States Coast Guard Lighthouse Maintenance Team Cape May: Spotlighting DC1 Ralph C. Maddocks."  The Bay Pilot: Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation, Inc. No. 6 (Summer 2000), p. 7.

Vanderwoude, Carol Ann. "Fresnel-Genius of Illumination." Sea Frontiers (Nov-Dec 1981), p. 322.

Wager, John. "Lighthouse Memories: John Wager on the Tender Hemlock." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1993), pp. 24-27.

Weeks, Alice. "Harry Weeks - The Keeper's Son: A Point Conception Lighthouse Keeper's Son." The Keeper's Log (Winter 2001), pp. 10-17.

Wheeler, Wayne.  "Augustin Fresnel and His Magic Lantern." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1985), pp. 8-11.

________. "The Fresnel Lens." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1985), pp. 12-14.

________. "The Keeper Wore Skirts [Ida Lewis]." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1984), pp. 6-9.

________. "The Keepers of Cape Flattery."  The Keeper's Log (Summer 2001), p. 9.

________. "The Keeper's Pay." The Keeper's Log (Fall 2003), pp. 26-30.

________.  "Mount Desert Rock."  The Keeper's Log (Spring 2001), pp. 2-9.

________. Editor. "Tinkham Tales: Based on the Journals of Lighthouse Engineer Ralph Tinkham."  The Keeper's Log (Fall 2000), pp. 20-25.

________. Editor. "Tinkham Tales II: Based on the Journals of Lighthouse Engineer Ralph Tinkham." The Keeper's Log (Winter 2001), pp. 18-25.

________. Editor. "Tinkham Tales III: Based on the Journals of Lighthouse Engineer Ralph Tinkham." The Keeper's Log (Spring 2001), pp. 22-24.

________. Editor. "Tinkham Tales IV: Based on the Journals of Lighthouse Engineer Ralph Tinkham." The Keeper's Log (Summer 2001), pp. 10-11.

Wilkerson, Sharon. "Samuel Amalu." Commandant's Bulletin (May 1996), p. 21.

Willoughby, Barrett. "Lighthouse Keeper at the End of West [Ted Peterson, Head Keeper of Cape Sarichef LHS]." Lighthouse Digest (Mar 1999), pp. 27-33.

Worthylake, George. "Lighthouse Memories: The Saga of Abbie Burgess Grant." The Keeper's Log (Winter 1999), pp. 13-15.

________. "Obscure Cuttyhunk and its Light Station."  The Keeper's Log (Fall 2002), pp. 8-11.

________. "Old Point Loma." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1997), pp. 2-11.

________. "Only Yesterday: Ballast Point, San Diego." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1997), pp. 34-35.

________. "Only Yesterday: Billingsgate." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1993), pp. 26-27.

________. "Only Yesterday: Bridgeport, Connecticut Lighthouse." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1999), pp. 16-18.

________. "Only Yesterday: Cape Shoalwater (Willapa Bay)." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1995), pp. 22-25.

________. "Only Yesterday: Desdemona Sands." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1995), pp. 28-29.

________. "Only Yesterday: Egg Rock, Massachusetts." The Keeper's Log (Winter 2000), pp. 8-9.

________. "Only Yesterday: Greenbury Point and Shoal Lighthouses."  The Keeper's Log (Summer 2001), pp. 12-15.

________. "Only Yesterday: Horn Island." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1995), pp. 32-33.

________. "Only Yesterday: Humboldt Harbor Lighthouse." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1998), pp. 22-25.
________.  "Only Yesterday: The Little Known Lighthouse of New Buffalo, Michigan."  The Keeper's Log  (Summer 2002), pp. 8-13.
________. "Only Yesterday: Mahon River Light Station." The Keeper's Log (Spring 2002), pp. 23-25.
________. "Only Yesterday: Mare Island Light Station." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1998), pp. 16-17.
________. "Only Yesterday: Mayo Beach." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1994), pp. 24-26.
________. "Only Yesterday: Point Adams." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1993), pp. 20-21.
________. "Only Yesterday: Punta Gorda, Lightstation." The Keeper’s Log (Fall 1992), pp. 23-27.
________. "Only Yesterday: Roe Island Light Station Suisun Bay." The Keeper’s Log (Summer 1992), pp. 22-25.
________. "Only Yesterday: Santa Barbara." The Keeper’s Log (Winter 1993), pp. 18-21.

________. "Only Yesterday: Shinnecock." The Keeper’s Log (Spring 1992), pp. 24-27.

"Young Coast Guard Family Enjoys Life in a Light House." Coast Guard Magazine (Sep 1956), pp. 22-23, 57.

Worthylake, George.  "The Keeper's New Clothes."  The Keeper's Log (Fall 2001), pp. 24-29.


Books & Published Government Documents:

Adamson, H.C. Keepers of the Lights. New York: Greenburg Press, 1955.

Alexander, B.S. Minot's Ledge Lighthouse: A Brief Memoir by the Late Lieut. Col. B.S. Alexander. New York: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1879.

Boutry, Georges A. Augustin Fresnel: His Time, Life and Work, 1788-1827. London: John Murray, 1949.

Carse, Robert. Keepers of the Lights: A History of American Lighthouses. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968.

Clifford, Mary Louise, & J. Candace Clifford.  Mind the Light, Katie: The History of Thirty-Three Female Lighthouse Keepers.  Alexandria, VA: Cypress Communications, 2006.

________. Nineteenth-Century Lights: Historic Images of American Lighthouses.  Alexandria, VA: Cypress Communications, 2000.

________.  Women Who Kept the Lights: An Illustrated History of Female Lighthouse Keepers. Williamsburg: Cypress Communications, 1993.

DeWire, Elinor. Guardians of the Lights: The Men and Women of the U.S. Lighthouse Service. Sarasota: Pineapple Press, 1995.

Engel, Norma. Three Beams of Light: Chronicles of a Lightkeeper’s Family. San Diego: Tecolote Publications, 1986.

Fleming, Candace & James Watling. Women of the Lights. Albert Whitman & Co., 1995.

Hurley, Neil E. Keepers of Florida Lighthouses, 1820-1939. Alexandria: Historic Lighthouse Publishers, 1990.

Jones, Dorothy H., & Ruth S. Sargent. Abbie Burgess: Lighthouse Heroine. New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1969. [Fiction]

Korpela, Janet Winn.  Ira Winn: Lighthouse Pioneer: A Story Based on the Handwritten Account of a Craftsman From Portland, Maine (1817-1916) Who Contributed to the Building of the Early American Lighthouses.  Fairport, NY: By the author, 2000.

Kozma, LuAnne Gaykowski. Living at a Lighthouse: Oral Histories from the Great Lakes. Detroit: Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association,/Harlo Printing, 1987.

Living at a Lighthouse: Oral Histories From the Great Lakes. Allen Park, MI: Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association, 1987. Allen Park, MI: Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association, 1987.

Lowry, Shannon, & Jeff Schultz. Northern Lights: Tales of Alaska’s Lighthouses and Their Keepers. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1992.

Mair, Craig. A Star for Seamen: The Stevenson Family of Engineers. London: J. Murray, 1978.

McShane, Myron. The Presqu’ile Lighthouse: Its History and Its Keepers. [?????]

Murphy, Elspeth C. The Mystery of the Haunted Lighthouse. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1995.

Oleszewski, Les. Keepers of Valor, Lakes of Vengeance. Gwinn, MI: Avery Color Studios, 2000.

Shelton-Roberts, Cheryl & Bruce Roberts. Lighthouse Families. Birmingham, AL: Crane Hill Publishers, 1997.

Skomal, Lenore.  The Keeper of Lime Rock: The Remarkable True Story of  Ida Lewis, America's Most Celebrated Lighthouse Keeper.  Philadelphia: Philadelphia Running Press, 2003.

Small, Constance. Lighthouse Keepers Wife. Orono: University of Maine Press, 1986.

Smith, Nora Archibald. Children of the Lighthouse. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1924.

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