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History Department

Frederick S. Harrod


U.S. Social History; U.S. Naval History

  •  Phone: (410) 293-6247
  •  E-mail:
  •   The United States Naval Academy
        572 Holloway Road
        Annapolis, MD 21402


  • Ph.D. - Northwestern University
  • M.A. - Northwestern University
  • B.A. - Carleton College


"Managing the Medium: The Navy and Motion Pictures before World War I," The Velvet Light Trap 31 (Spring 1993), 48-58.

"New Technology in the Old Navy: The United States Navy During the 1870s,"American Neptune 53 (1993), 5-19.  Winner of the Admiral Eller prize 1994 as best article in naval history.

"Americanization of the United States Navy Enlisted Force," Proceedings of the International Commission of Maritime History, Bucharest, 1980.

"Integration of the Navy (1941-1978)," United States Naval Institute Proceedings 105 (October 1979).

"Jim Crow in the Navy (1798-1941)," United States Naval Institute Proceedings 105 (September 1979).

Manning the New Navy: The Development of a Modern Naval Enlisted Force, 1899-1940 (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1978).

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