Horace F. Richter Collection: Log and Record Books

"This series contains 3 Deck logbooks from the Philadelphia Navy Yard and a Record book from the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The record book is of note as it records approximately 1600 Women who presented themselves for service during WWI. The book records name, skills, and where they were assigned. It also make note of those refused and the reason they were refused."

"Horace F. Richter served in the U. S. Navy in the early 1900s. Following his military service he was employed by the Philadelphia Department of Docks, Wharves and Ferries.”