Lighthouse Keepers, Assistants, and other Lighthouse Employees (and their families), including Uniforms and Descriptions of Life at Light Stations

Historical Bibliography


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 Fran├žois 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 and 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.

Sterling, Robert T. Lighthouses of the Maine Coast and the Men Who Keep Them. Brattleboro, VT: Stephen Daye Press, 1935.

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