Today in History–October 10–the Library of Congress features the United States Naval Academy, which began its first term on this day in 1845. Learn more about the naval academy and the U.S. navy in the Today in History section then click the links below to access more navy-related primary sources.
Selected naval images (Pictorial Americana)
Navy oral histories (Veteran’s History Project)
U.S. Navy website archive (2003)