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
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.
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Collection open for research.