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Dr. Isaac Monroe Cline, meteorologist in charge at Galveston during the 1900 Galveston Hurricane, meteorologist in charge at New Orleans during the great Mississippi River flood of 1927, and author of "Tropical Cyclones."
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Dr. Willis Ray Gregg, 1880-1938. Pioneer aviation weather forecaster, head of the Weather Bureau 1934-1938.
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Charles Fitzhugh Talman, 1874-1936. Director of the Weather Bureau Library.
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Oliver Lanard Fassig, 1860-1936. Climatologist, hurricane forecaster, librarian for the Weather Service.
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Copy of Admiral Chester Nimitz signing Japanese surrender document at the end of World War II. Admiral Nimitz wrote a personal message to Rear Admiral H. Arnold Karo: "... with best wishes and great appreciation of the assistance of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in making possible the above scene." Signed: C. W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral, U. S. Navy.
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Copy of Admiral Chester Nimitz signing Japanese surrender document at the end of World War II. Admiral Nimitz wrote a personal message to Rear Admiral H. Arnold Karo: "... with best wishes and great appreciation of the assistance of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in making possible the above scene." Signed: C. W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral, U. S. Navy.
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Unidentified officers sitting on the stern of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship BACHE in Havana Harbor on February 16, 1898. The night before the Battleship MAINE had sunk in Havana Harbor. The BACHE was working at the Dry Tortugas and upon word of the MAINE disaster, was sent to Havana as a dispatch vessel and to help evacuate the injured.
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Captain John J. Gilbert on the decks of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship PATHFINDER in San Francisco Harbor in winter 1900-1901.
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Captain John J. Gilbert on the decks of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship PATHFINDER in San Francisco Harbor in winter 1900-1901.
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Captain John J. Gilbert in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco during the winter of 1900-1901.
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Officers of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer PATHFINDER at Dutch Harbor, Unalaska, during the summer of 1901. Captain John J. Gilbert is standing in the front row center with white beard. Most of these men received the surprise of their lives later in the year as the ship was ordered to the Philippines where it remained for the next 40 years.
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Officers of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Steamer EXPLORER leaving Honolulu on March 1, 1911. From l to r : Dr. Clarke, R. R. Lukens, Captain W. C. Dibrell, Oliver J. Bond, Jr., Herbert Pierce, P. M. Trueblood, and A. R. Hunter .
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Captain Roland D. Horne, commanding officer of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER.
Massacre Bay, Attu, Aleutian Islands, Alaska 1945 September
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Convention of Coast and Geodetic Survey topographers. From L to R: Dallas Bache Wainwright, John W. Donn, W. C. Hodgkins, J. A. Flemer, H. G. Ogden, Henry Laurens Whiting, Chairman, C. H. Dennis, Cleveland Rockwell, C. T. Iardella, Augustus F. Rodgers, R. M. Bache.
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Coast and Geodetic Survey Assistants and Superintendent Mendenhall at Geodetic Conference in 1894. This photo has original signatures of all assistants in the image.
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Wardroom of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER. Standing: __, CDR James C . Tison, Jr., __, __, CDR Samuel B. Grenell (C.O.), __, CDR Horace G. Conerly, LCDR Kirby Gile (CME). Kneeling: Lt. Samuel D. Parkinson, Ensign Clinton D. Upham, __, __, LCDR David M. Whipp.
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Clarence Edward Dutton, famous geologist of the late Nineteenth Century. An originator of the Theory of Isostasy, an early seismologist, and the first to head the USGS division of volcanic geology. (1841-1912.)
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John Robie Eastman, 1836 - 1913, U. S. Naval Observatory astronomer, in 1898 elected the first president of the Washington Academy of Sciences.
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Dr. James C. Welling, President of Columbian University during the period 1871- 1894. Introduced a school of sciences to the university that ultimately became George Washington University. Also a regent of the Smithsonian Institution. ( 1825-?)
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James Berry, Chief of the Climate and Crop Division of the Weather Bureau in the early 20th Century.
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Professor Cleveland Abbe,
1910 ca.
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Professor Cleveland Abbe.
1900 ca.
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The meteorologist James Espy, a pioneering weather scientist. He was appointed the first official Government meteorologist in 1842. 1785-1860.)
1850 ca.
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Teisserenc de Bort, (1855-1913) discoverer of the stratosphere, with Abbott Lawrence Rotch (1861-1912), founder of the Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory and a pioneer in upper atmosphere observations.
1900 ca.
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Edwin H. Armstrong, a radio engineer who was instrumental in developing FM radio . Used for weather broadcasts. (1890-1954.)
1954 ca.
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Edgar B. Calvert, served with the United States Weather Bureau from 1890 until 1940. At the time of his retirement he was Principal Meteorologist and Chief of the Forecast Division. He died with 3 months of retiring. (1870-1940.)
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Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, 1847-1931. American geochemist who was interested in artificial rain-making.
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Frank Bigelow of the United States Weather Bureau and an Episcopalian priest, 1851-1924.
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Marcus Baker, associated with the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and the U.S. Geological Survey in the latter half of the Nineteenth Century. Wrote Dictionar y of Alaska Place Names among other accomplishments. (1849-1903.)
1895 ca.
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Back row: Captain Elliot B. Roberts, Captain Robert A. Studds, Captain Harry Finnegan?, ?, ?, ?, ? Front row left to right ?, ?, Rear Admiral Leo Otis Colbert - Director of the C&GS, Rear Admiral Kenneth T. Adams - Assistant Director C&GS, ?, ?.
1948 ca.
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Captain James Blaine Miller, USC&GS - rescued the survivors of the wreck of the Coast Guard Cutter TAHOMA in 1914. The following year he was killed in the torpedoing of the LUSITANIA off the coast of Ireland.
1912 ca.
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John James Oltmanns, Assistant in the Coast Survey, assimilated rank of major in the Union Army during the Civil War. Served on staff to General William B. Franklin during the Red River Campaign, with Sheridan at Cedar Hill, and early in the war with Porter on the Mississippi River. Wounded on a reconnaissance of the Pearl River, he died 5 years after the war from complications.
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Samuel A. Gilbert, Assistant in the Coast Survey, Colonel of Volunteers during the Civil War. Died as a result of tuberculosis contracted during Civil War campaigning shortly after the war. Brevetted a Brigadier General for his service s.
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George D. Wise, Assistant in the Coast Survey, joined Army Quartermaster Corps, initially responsible for supplying Union Army and Navy on the Mississippi. Rose to become head of all Army Quartermaster marine supply units and directed the activities of approximately 400 supply ships and troop transports by the close of the war. Brevetted a Brigadier General for his services.
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Crew of the USC&GS Ship PATTON during 1945 field season. Robert A. Studds, Cmdg . Identification of individuals on photo.
1945
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Crew of the USC&GS Ship PATTON during 1945 field season. Robert A. Studds, Cmdg . See the preceding photograph for identification of individuals.
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Lieutenant Marvin Paulson, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.
1944 circa
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Army Captain Marvin Paulson after being transferred to United States Army in 1945. Paulson subsequently helped in the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Philippine Islands.
1945
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Brick and Leila Maynard with Major Marvin Paulson. Brick was a long-time Philippine employee of the Coast and Geodetic Survey who was an Army reservist as well. He was captured at the fall of Corregidor and was incarcerated for the duration of the war. Leila spent the war in a prisoner of war camp as well.
Manila, Philippine Islands 1946 circa
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Lieutenant Marvin Paulson, United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, on the USC&GSS SURVEYOR.
1943
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Group portrait of level party. Marvin Paulsen's first job on the Survey as a college student. He is in the suit coat on the left side of the photo.
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Wardroom of PATHFINDER, Captain Francis B. Quinn on right, CME Gilgan , Sam Baker, Dr. Gerald, then unidentified. X. O. Ira Rubottom on left, Marvin Paulson, Harley Nygren, Dr. Peterson, unidentified to end of table.
1958
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Major Marvin Paulson receiving Army Meritorious Service Ribbon for service in the Philippines helping in the reconstruction, clearing, and recharting of Manila Bay and helping re-establish the Philippine Coast Survey.
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Spencer Fullerton Baird, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and first Commissioner of U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries. (1823-1887.) P. 2. "The Story of the BCF Biological Laboratory Woods Hole, Massachusetts," by P. S. Galtsoff, 1962. Call Number SH11.A4467.
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Spencer Fullerton Baird, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and first Commissioner of U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries. (1823-1887.)
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George Brown Goode, Director of the National Museum and assistant to Baird in Woods Hole. (1851-1896.) P. 10. "The Story of the BCF Biological Laboratory Woods Hole, Massachusetts," by P. S. Galtsoff, 1962. Call Number SH11.A4467.
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A. E. Verrill, Professor at Yale University and assistant to Baird at Woods Hole . (1839-1926.) P. 14. "The Story of the BCF Biological Laboratory Woods Hole, Massachusetts," by P. S. Galtsoff, 1962. Call Number SH11.A4467.
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Vinal N. Edwards, naturalist and collector for the U.S. Fisheries station at Woods Hole. The first federal fisheries employee, hired in 1871, died on duty in 1919. (1840-1919.) P. 15 "The Story of the BCF Biological Laboratory Woods Hole, Massachusetts," by P. S. Galtsoff, 1962. Call Number SH11.A4467.
1918 ca.
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Edmund B. Wilson of Columbia University, Professor and assistant to Verrill at Woods Hole. (1856-1939). A cytologist and early advocate of the chromosomal theory of inheritance. P. 25. "The Story of the BCF Biological Laboratory Woods Hole, Massachusetts," by P. S. Galtsoff, 1962. Call Number SH11.A4467.
1924
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Joseph S. Fay, citizen of Woods Hole who donated land for the U.S. Fisheries Station. P. 28. "The Story of the BCF Biological Laboratory Woods Hole, Massachusetts," by P. S. Galtsoff, 1962. Call Number SH11.A4467.

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