1871-1900 Yaquina Head Lighthouse Letter books

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Businesses

1st Nat'l Bank, Portland, OgnAmes Manufacturing Companybill of ladingGrotell?? and teamsKeystone Portable Forge Co.Louis Soulter & Co.Northwestern Iron WorksOregon Iron WorksPacific Mail Steamship CompanyPan American AirwaysPower CompanySupt of Constructionthe First National BankThe Moran companyTHE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANYWallace and TiernanWesterman Iron Works

Government agencies

12th L. H. Dist.13th Naval district3rd Light House DistrictAide to Navigation SectionAIDS TO NAVIGATIONAids to Navigation SectionAir ForceAir Transport CommandAnti-Aircraft Training CenterArmyArmy Service ForcesArmy Signal CorpsBureau of LighthousesBureau of ReclamationBureau of ShipsCanadian Air StationsCanadian NavyChairman L.H. BoardChairman Light House BoardChairman Light House Board, Washington, DCChannel Limiting GroupCivilian Defense OrganizationCoal on the Indian ReservationCoast and GeodeticCoast Survey chartCoast Survey OfficeCommunicationsCommunications EngineeringCongressCorps EngineersCorps of EngineersCustomer House OfficerDepartment of Commerce and LaborDepartment of JusticeEngineer 3rd L. H. District.Engineer of the 13th Dist.Engineer of the DistrictEngineer OfficerEngineer Sec'yEngineer SecretaryEngineering SectionEngr. 3rd Dist.general appropriationsInspector 13th L. H. DistrictsL.H. EstablishmentLifeboat and Light StationsLight House BoardLight House EngineerLight House Engineer of the 13th DistrictLIGHTHOUSE SERVICEMaj. of Eng'rs & L.H. Eng'r, Thirteenth DistrictMajor of Engineers, U.S.A.Marine InspectorsNaval SecretaryNaval Secretary Rear Adml. C.S. BoggsNavyNavy YardOffice of Light House EngineerOffice of the Light House Engineer Thirteenth DistrictOffice of the Light-House BoardOfficice of Light House Engineer Thirteenth DistrictOffshore Observation ForcePort SecurityPublic Information DivisionPublic Relations DivisionRadio Material OfficeSenate bill No. 459Special Appropriationsthe BoardTHE LIGHT-HOUSE BOARDThird DistrictThirteenth DistrictTreasurer of the United StatesTREASURY DEPARTMENTU.S. TreasurerU.S.N. , Naval SecretaryU.S.N., Inspector 13th L.H. DistrictU.S.N., Inspector 13th Light-House DistrictUnited States of AmericaUnited States SenateVessel OperationsWar Department

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People

1st ass't Edward Rice1st AsstA. A. SmytheA. Mac CaffertyA. T. AkermanA.A. HarwoodA.B. JohnsonAids to Navigation OfficerAir OfficerAssistant Aids to Navigation OfficerAssistant Secretary MurrayAssistant Secretary of WarAssistantsAssociate Mechanical Engineerasst Inspector Lieut. BlishAttorney GeneralB. SimpsonB.F. JonesBaldwinBen SimpsonBensellBienBinger HermannBourneBrownbuoy patrolsC. B. TalbotC. E. ShermanC. F. BrownC. G. CalkinsC.F. PowellC.S. BoggsCapt SpottsCapt. SpottsCapt. WinantChad F. PowellChad. F. PowellChairman L.H. BoardCharles F. BrownCharles F. LowellCharles H. PierceCharles J. McDougalChas F. LowellChas L. BrownChas NordhoffChas. F. PowellChaseChief Clerk A.B. Johnson Esq. for Engr. Sec'yChief of Naval OperationChief Of Naval OperationsChief Petty OfficerChief Radio TechnicianChief Warrant OfficersChrmn. L.H.B.clerkCOAST GUARDCol R. S. WilliamsonCol R.S. Williamson Corps EngineersCol. CaseyCol. DuaneCol. GillespieCol. R.S. WilliamsonCol. R.S. Williamson Corps EngineersCol. WilliamsonColonel I. C. WoodruffCommander of the Northwestern Sector, Western Sea FrontierCommander, Naval Air Bases, 13th Naval DistrictCommander, Northwest SectorCommanding OfficerCommanding OfficersCommissioner of CustomsCommunications OfficerController of RadioCookCrosbyD. P. BlueD. W. ReidDavid PinkneyDavidsonDistrict Attorney for OregonDistrict Coast Guard OfficerDistrict CommandantDistrict CommanderDistrict Liaison OfficerDistrict Property OfficerdraughtsmanDuaneDutcherEC MerrimanEditor in ChiefEngineerEngineer 3rd L. H. District.Engineer of the 13th Dist.Engineer of the DistrictEngineer Secretary Major G. H. ElliotEngineer Secy Maj. G. H. ElliotEngr. 3rd Dist.Ewald GlassExaminersFarenholtFayette L. CrosleyFord M. NelsonFrank M. PlummerFred J. BoothG. H. ElliotG. H. G. H. ElliotG.C. ReiterG.L. GillespieGambleGen. WoodruffGenl. I. C. WoodruffGeo F.F. WildeGeo T. DavisGeo. DeweyGEO. H. HUMFORDGEO. H. MUMFORDGeo. S. BoatwellGeo. S. BoutwellGeo. W. T. VernonGeorgeGeorge H RhodesGeorge T. DavisGillespiesGoddardH M RobertH W RobertH. E. StilleyH. F. PickingH. M. RobertH. RowanH.M. RobertHammondHareHarry S. LittlefieldHarry Sherman LittlefieldHenry E. WilsonHenry LefranteHenry M RobertHenry M RobertsHenry M. RobertHenry M. RobertsHo. BookHydrographic OfficerI. C. WoodruffInspectorInspector of CustomsIsaac L. SmithJ. A. CookJ. G. WalkerJ. H. MitchellJ. H. SpottsJ. M. WilsonJ. McCullumJ. T. AmesJ. T. RobertJ.C. MorongJ.C. PostJ.H. MitchellJ.H. SpottsJ.H. Spotts Capt. U.S.A.J.P. MerrellJ.T Weslich???James A. RobbJames B. HermannJames F. GregoryJas. A. CookJohn AndersonJohn C. MorongJohn H. MichellJohn M MilsonJohn M NilsonJohn M. NilsonJohn PooleJonesJoseph BienJoseph HenryJoseph I LowryJoseph T. RobertKeeperKeepers of LighthousesL. KempffL.H. EngineerL.M. AchleyLampistlampistslamplightersLaw OfficerLawrence O. MurrayLester P.Lester P. BaldwinLH InspectorLH MerrynendLieut. B. BlishLight AttendantsLight Keeperlight keepersLight-House EngineerLighthouse ServicemenLighthouse SuperintendentLittlefieldLouis KempffLouis KernopffM RayM WilsonM. WilsonMachinistMaintenance SupervisorsMaj. G. H. G. H. ElliotMaj. G.H. ElliotMajor G. H. ElliotMajor H M Robert Major H M Robert Corps EngineersMajor H. M. RobertMajor H. M. Robert Corps EngineersMajor H. M. Robert. Corps EngineersMajor H.M. RobertMajor MichlerMajor of Engineers, U.S.A.Major WilliamsonMarine InspectorsMechanicsMichlerMillerMitchellMoserMr BensellMr BienMr Elias MichelsonMr I.L. SmithMr StimpsonMr. BaldwinMr. Brigg'sMr. Brigg's DaughterMr. Chas NordhoffMr. Eugene M. WattersMr. I. L. SmithMr. J. A. SesowrdMr. SmithMr.BaldwinMrs. M.J. PlummerN. MichlerNautical ScientistNaval Sec'y Rear Adml T. A. JenkinsNaval SecretaryNaval Secretary Rear Adml. C.S. BoggsNaval Secretary Rear Adml. T. A. JenkinsO. M. PoeO. W. FarenholtO.W. FarenholtOr. Soo.???OverseerP.J. WerlickPilots' AssociationsPresidentProf. Joseph Henry S. S. D.R. S. WilliamsonR.A. BensallR.A. BensellR.D. EvansR.H. BensellR.S. WilliamsonR.W. BensellRadio ElectriciansRadio Material OfficerRear Adml. C. S. BoggsRear Adml. C.S. BoggsRear Adml. T. A. JenkinsRear Adml. W.B. ShubrickRobertRoesslerS. S. WassS.W. AchleyS.W. Rocasler ???Secretary of the TreasurySecretary of WarSenator BourneSenator GearinSenator MitchellShermanShubrickSmytheSnellSophronia S. BaldwinSPAR OfficerSPAR Yeoman, 1st classSpecial Agent GoddardSpottsStrausSuperintendent of ConstructionSuperintendent of LightsSuperintendent of the Coulee DamSW RocoolerT. A. JenkinsT. H. HandburyT.H. HandburyT.L. WeedThomas F. ParkerThomas H. HandburyThomas PerryTHOS. T. ECKERTTrenkman and WolffU.S. TreasurerU.S.N., Inspector 13th L.H. DistrictUmpquaUnited States Inspector of BoilersW. BensellW. C. LangfittW. C. LaugfittW. C. LaughitW. P. DayW. W. RhoadesW. YoungW.A. BartlettW.B. ShubrickW.C. LangfittW.F. DayW.L. FieldWarrant OfficersWassWH OdellWheeler LampestWildeWillard F. PalmerWilliam D HareWILLIAM ORTONWilliam P. FordWilliam YoungWilliamsWilliamsonWinshipWm. C. LangfittWm.C. EndicottWoodruffYoungZ. Chandler

Places

12th Light-House District13th Light House District1st Nat'l Bank1st orderAdmiralty HeadAdmirarlty HeadAgate BeachAir StationsAlaskaAlaskan WatersAlcatrazAleutian Coast PilotAlki PointAlseaAmelia IslandAnti-Aircraft Training CenterArctic OceanArlingtonArmy Signal CorpsAstoriaAstoria OgnAstoria Operating BaseAstoria, OregonAstorisAtlanticBandonBenton CountyBering SeaBillingsgate Shoal, MassBlake IslandBonitaBonnevilleBonneville DamBritish ColumbiaBROWNS POINTBrowns Point Light StationBullocks PointBullocks, PointBuoy DepotBURROWS ISLANDCadiz HookCaliforniaCanadian Air StationsCanadian BorderCanal ZoneCape AragoCape BlancoCape DisappointmentCape Disappointment Lifeboat StationCape Disappointment Light StationCape Disappointment Lookout StationCape Disappointment Oil HouseCape DungennessCape Dungenness Lt. Station, W.T.Cape FlatteryCape Flattery Lt. Station, W.T.Cape Flattery Lt. Station, Wash. Ter.Cape FoulweatherCape Foulweather L.HCape Foulweather Light HouseCape Foulweather Light House StationCape Foulweather light station OgnCape Foulweather light-stationCape Foulweather Lt StationCape Foulweather Lt Station, Ogn.Cape Foulweather Lt. StationCape Foulweather Lt. Station, OregonCape GregoryCape HancockCape Hancock Lt StationCape Hancock Lt Station, W.T.Cape Hatteras, North CarolinaCape JohnsonCape LookoutCAPE MEARESCape Orford (Blanco)Cape PerpetuaCascadesCelilike HeadCeliloCharlestonChesapeake BayChicopeeChicopee, MassachusettsCivil Aeronautics Administration Light Beacon TowerClatsop BeachClatsop SpitCoast Guard Light StationsCoast of OregonCoast SurveyCoeur d' AleneCoeur d' Alene, IdahoColumbiaColumbia barColumbia RiverComimicut PointConnimicut Pointcontrol stationCoos BayCoquille PointCoquille RiverCorvallisDalco PassageDeception PassDepot at Staten IslandDesdemona SandsDestruction IslandDistrict Coast Guard OfficeDouble Bluff Duncan RockDungenessDuntze RockDutch HarborDuwamish HeadEdiz HookEdiz Hook Lt Station, W.S.Engineer SecyEugene CityFalse TillamookFarallonesFlorencefocal planeFord's PointFort PointFort StevensFoulweathergardenGardenierGrand Coulee DamGrays HarborGrays Harbor Light-StationGreenlandGreenwichGulfHammond, OregonHansville, WashingtonHarbor Defense, Fort WordenHawaiian IslandsHeceta HeadHecta Head lighthouseHonoluluHood CanalHoquiamHorse IslandHorse Island N.Y.Jefferson Point Degaussing Rangekeeper's dwellingKeeper’s DwellingKent IslandKettle Falls, WashingtonKirklandLaborersLake OntarioLake Union LocksLanitis??? (Blunts) IslandlanternLewistonLewiston, IdahoLifeboat and Light StationsLight HouseLight House at Cape FoulweatherLight House reservationLight Keeper's dwellingLight StationsLIME KILNLime Kiln LighthouseLove PointMain ChannelMarrowstoneMARROWSTONE PT.Mason CityMcLane's PointMcLean's PointMeadowdaleMid Channel RockMiddle GroundMill ReefMilwaukie ShoalMonitor StationMonitoring StationMoon IslandMoon Island AirportMoose Rock, MaineMouth of Columbia RiverMr Fred JacksonMUKILTEOMultnomah FallsNaval Air BaseNaval Air StationNavy YardNeah BayNew dungenessNew DungennessNew YorkNewarkNewark BayNewportNorfolkNorth AmericaNorth CarolinaNorth HeadNorth Head Radio StationNorthwest CoastNorthwest PacificNorthwest Sea FrontierOak BayOceansideOgdensburgOreg.OregonOttawaOyster BayPacific BeachPacific CoastPacific Coast of Oregon and Washington TerritoryPacific NorthwestPacific OceanPanamaParlorPARTRIDGE POINTPascoPasco, WashingtonPATOS ISLANDPeacock SpitPoint AdamsPoint Adams Lifeboat StationPoint AtkinsonPoint ChehalisPoint ConceptionPoint DefiancePoint GrenvillePoint HerronPoint HudsonPoint JeffersonPoint Jefferson Degaussing RangePoint LomaPoint No PointPoint PinosPoint WilsonPoint-No-PointPoint–No-PointPort AngelesPort Angeles Air StationPort OrfordPort TownsendPort Townsend BayPortlandPortland, MainePortland, OregPortland, OregonPossession PointPresidio Military ReservationPrince RupertProvidence RiverProvidence River, RIPuget SoundPuget Sound Navy YardQuatsinoQueenstown, MarylandQuillayuteRace RocksRACON StationRadio Material OfficeRadio Station MeadowdaleRecognition StationRiver LightRobinson PointRoosevelt DamRoosevelt LakeRoosevelt ReservoirSan FranciscoSan Juan IslandssanfranciscoSanta BarbaraSaratoga PassageSeatchets HeadSeattleSeattle DistrictSeattle Operating BaseSeattle Radio Station, WestportSeattle-Tacoma ShipyardSFSheltonShoalwater BayshopSinclair InletSitka, AlaskaSlip PointSmith IslandSMITH ISLAND LIGHT STATIONSmiths IslandSmith’s IslandSnake RiverSony PointSouth JettySpokaneSpring IslandSt Simons GeorgiaStaten IslandStony PointStraights of FucaStrait of Juan de FucaStraits of FucaStraits of Juan de FucaSwiftsure BankTacoma WaterwayTacoma, WashingtonTacoma-Olympia AreaTatooshTatoosh IslandTatoosh L.H.Tatoosh Light StationTatugh PointTchefuncte, La.Tchefuncteogde, La.The DallesThe Degaussing Rangethe stationTillamookTillamook HeadTillamook Naval Air StationTillamook Rk.Tillamook RockToledoTompkinsville, N.Y.Tongue PointTongue Point DepotTongue Point Repair BaseTrinidad HeadTrinidad Head Light- stationTURN POINTU.S.C.S.Umatilla ReefUmpquaUnited StatesUnited States of AmericaUpper ColumbiaUPPER COLUMBIA RIVERVancouverVancouver IslandVancouver, B. C.W.T.Wahsington, D.C.Wash, DCWash, Ter.Wash. T.Wash. Ter.WashingtonWashington CoastWashington D.C.Washington TerritoryWashington, D.C.Washington, DCwatch roomWest IndiesWest Oyster BayWest PointWestportwharf at Fort PointWhidbey IslandWhidby IslandWillamette MeridianWillamette RiverWillamette RiversWillapa BayYaquinaYaquina barYaquina BayYaquina Bay Light HouseYaquina Bay, OregonYaquina CityYaquina HarborYaquina HeadYaquina Head Light-StationYaquina Light HouseYaquina PointYaquina reservationYaquina RiverYaquina, OregonYaqunia BayYerba Buena

Ships

#93BASSWOODbeacon boatbell boatsBLUEBELLBuoy TenderCGC MANZANITACGC ONANDAGACOLUMBIA RIVER LIGHTSHIPCOLUMBIA RIVER LIGHTSHIP #93COLUMBIA RIVER LIGHTSHIP 393CuttersElnorahFIRfloating lightsHEATHERLight boatsLight House Tender Manzanitalight vessellightshipLIGHTSHIP #50LIGHTSHIP RELIEFlightshipsMANZANITAMAUNA ALAmotor lifeboatsNo. 88No. 92Ocean QueenPanama SteamerRecognition ShipRELIEF LIGHTSHIPRELIEF LIGHTSHIP #92RHODODENDRONROSEschooner ElnorahSS MAUNA ALASteam Del NorteSteam Schooner Del NorteSteam Schooner Homersteamer BandorvilleSteamer Del Nortesteamer Dell Nortesteamer EvaSteamer Homersteamer Ocean QueenSteamer Schooner Del NorteSteamer Willamett ValleySWIFTSURE LIGHTSHIPSWIFTSURE LIGHTSHIP #113tenderTENDERSThe Tender FIRU.S. Light-House Tender ManzanitaU.S. Steamer ManzanitaUMATILLA REEF LIGHTSHIPUMATILLA REEF LIGHTSHIP #88

Things

"S" Code"S" Code Signal Book"S" signal1st order lens2,200 Gallons of Oil200 Gallons of mineral oil5th order lens, fixed 240° for Yaquina Bay Light HouseANRACAppropriationsArmy Service Craft Detector SCR-296barometerbill of ladingBLACKOUTBlackout PlanBoat HouseBricksbrush in the roadbuoyBuoy Tenderburnerburnerscabbage plantsCanadian PlanCape Disappointment Oil HouseCape Foulweather lanternChart of the Western Coast of the Unitedchart of Yaquina BaychecksChemical WarfareCircularCisternCO-65302-DCoal on the Indian ReservationCoast Survey chartCoast Survey Chart of entrance to Yaquina BayColonel Williamson's plan of wooden house and tower combined at YaquinaCPN-3deck platesDolphin Obstruction Lightdrawings of structures proposed for Yaquina Baydressing on gardenDuncan Rockeave-troughseave-troughs (galvanized iron)Experimental Range Markingsfirst order lanternfive hundred dollars in gold coinsfloor lightsflower gardenflower pots onfog bellFog SignalFresnalFunk’s hydraulic float lampFunk’s Hydraulic Float LampsGeneral Appropriationgeneral appropriationsGeneral dutiesGeneral Railway signal, Type "SA" lanternGrand Coulee DamgraveHarbor Range lightsHorse Island planhouse and shop for the LampistInspectioniron work in vestibulelading invoicelamplantern floorlanternslanterns & storm pane clampslanterns for the 4th,5th and 6th orderslanterns for the Pacific Co. Light-stationslensLens apparatuslensesLight HouseLight Keeper's dwellinglighted whistle buoyslighting of Foulweather LightLORANLORAN projectmail the Quarterly and monthly returnsmedicinemissing boxesnew deed for the site at YaquinaNew York daily papersnotice to marinersObstruction Lightsocean fishingOil - houseOil bucketsoil buttsoil cansoil fillerOil HouseOil measuresOil roomon watchOutside Bar Whistling BuoyP. P. I. (position plot indicator) scopepane of glassPERSONNELphotographs of water color viewspotatoesprismatic vault coversQuarterly & monthly reportsQuarterly and monthly returnsquarterly returnsRACANRACONRACONSRADARRADIO BEACONSradio direction findersradio-telephoneradiobeaconradiobeaconsrailingsrailsreflectorsRepairs & Incidental Expenses of Lighthouses, 1906returfingSCOTCHLITEshoot-the-chutesSixteen (16) cases containing Lanternsixteen (16) pieces casting part of lanternSound buoyssound signalsspading & planting gardenspading gardenspading garden & fishingSpecial AppropriationsStore Roomstove woodsuppliestelegramthe Circulartin, copper, and brass utensilsTowerTower WallsTracings of Beacons (one iron and one wooden)Tramwaytrout fishingwater agateswharf at Fort Poinwheatwood from beachwork-houseWorld War IIYaquina Bay abstract of title to landYHYH RACONYJYJ RACONSYKYMzinc parapet covering

Uncategorized subjects

range lightsGeorge ???Silvie de GraceLORAN projecCanadian GovernmentB.F. Lewis and ClarkCelilo CanalWorld War IlatheMajor RobertChairman L.H.Boardassistant KeeperAdmiralty Head Light Stations, Wash, Ter.Office of the Light House EngineerOil-HousePoint Adams, OgnYaquina Bay ChartL.H. ClerkJoe C MannCape Foulweather, Lt Station, Ognlamps suppliesLight House Establishmentcontractor for Light Keeper's dwellingRequisition for annual supplies from July 1st 1894 to June 30th 18952nd ass't Isaac L. Smithtroutlittle creekHenry