Historic Documents & Official Publications (Database)

Documents, including PDF photo collections, reproductions and scans of drawings, illustrations, and images, from the archives of the U.S. Coast Guard and its five predecessor agencies: the Revenue Cutter Service, the Life-Saving Service, the Lighthouse Service, the Bureau of Navigation, and the Steamboat Inspection Service from the Coast Guard Archives and Special Collections, Coast Guard, and National Archives.

NOTE: Documents provided are in the public domain.

U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office
2703 Martin Luther King, Jr., Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20593-7031

U.S. Coast Guard Museum
Coast Guard Academy - Waesche Hall
15 Mohegan Ave
New London, CT 06320-8100

Contacting us:  U.S.C.G. Historian's Office

Images & Photographs

1942 Integration of U.S. Naval Services, Transcript of General Board Hearings

"Enlistment of Men of Colored Race, 23 January 1942," Proceedings and Hearings of the General Board of the Navy, RG 80, National Archives and Record Administration. National Archives and Record Administration. Washington, DC, and College Park, MD, Record Group 80 (RG-80), Proceedings and Hearings of the General Board of the U.S. Navy, 1900-1950. Digital copy provided courtesy of LCDR Nolan Cain, USCG via U.S. Army Command and General Staff College Library (microfilm).

Photo by: US Navy's General Board & LCDR Nolan Cain, USCG
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