University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection
  ↳ Great Lakes bulletin (Great Lakes, Ill.)

The Great Lakes Bulletin is a daily newspaper written by and for naval officers. This collection provides a record of official communication between naval officers at the United State Naval Training Station at Great Lakes, Illinois. Each issue featured official orders from the navy Commandant, events on base and news of ongoing military campaigns. The newspaper also featured a daily comic and extensive sports section. Advice columns were also tailored for naval life with titles such as "Things Every Sailor Should Know" and "Health Hints for Fighting Men". This newspaper is a good resource for naval historians, genealogists and anyone interested in military culture during wartime, especially during World War I.