From the Archives

New in the Archives: The Edward T. Steiniger Collection

Dennis Riley 2 years ago
Lance Corporal Edward Steiniger is third from the left Lance Corporal Edward Steiniger is third from the left

We recently posted a finding aid online to the Edward Steiniger Collection.  Like most of the personal collections donated to the archives, this is a small but important addition to the materials entrusted to our care.

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From the Archives

New in the Archives: The Joseph F. Rogers Collection

Dennis Riley 2 years, 1 month ago
Illustration for a 40mm mount Mk1 anti-aircraft gun, Ordnance Pamphlet 821 Illustration for a 40mm mount Mk1 anti-aircraft gun, Ordnance Pamphlet 821

The archives recently received a collection of material that adds to our understanding of the important work undertaken at the Yard when it was a Federal shipbuilding facility.  This latest addition consists of nine bound manuals related to Joseph F. Rogers' work as a machinist in the Ordnance Shop.  Five manuals deal with the construction, operation, and maintenance of a variety of anti-aircraft guns, while four others are Navy training courses for Fire Controlmen and Electronic Technician’s Mate.  Also included is a marine engineer’s manual.  The collection also includes a framed New York Daily News newspaper from the Yard’s closure, dated June 19, 1966 and the tool box and some tools used by Rogers. The toolbox and tools are a most welcome addition to our collection, especially considering the fact that they travelled to and from the Yard for nearly 20 years. In a sense they have returned home.

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Announcing the #BLDG92Kids Sweepstakes

Aileen Chumard 2 years, 1 month ago

At @BLDG92...We love kids! Especially when they visit us.

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