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US Lifesaving Station, Pea Island
Photographer: U.S. Coast Guard
Taken: Circa 1896
Caption: US Lifesaving Station, Pea Island
Additional Description: Black surfmen of the Life Saving Service pose with the station's first Black keeper, North Carolina waterman and Civil War U.S. Army veteran, "Captain" Richard Etheridge.
Submitted: January 7, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p13347
File Size: 0.004 Megabytes

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