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Rough & Ready Acorn, 1949-1963
MSS 326  
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Description
The Rough and Ready Acorn is a newspaper that was produced by the Naval Supply Annex on Rough and Ready Island in Stockton, California. Volume 1 began in 1945. This collection consists of 198 bi-monthly 4-page issues.
Background
A naval base was established on Rough and Ready Island in 1933, placing Stockton in a strategic position during the Cold War. It was an active base for over 50 years. It closed in 1996.
Extent
1 linear foot
Restrictions
Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection open for research.