This article focuses on the opening of the Newport Naval War College. The article commemorates the century anniversary of the Class of 1885, the first class of graduates from the college. Commissioned by then president Grover Cleveland, efforts to get the college up and running were led by Commodore Stephen Bleeker Luce, a resident of Newport.
Wadleigh, John R.
"The War College Opens Its Doors,"
Newport History: Vol. 58:
200, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.salve.edu/newporthistory/vol58/iss200/2