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Membership card for the Royal Order of the Deep Domain and the Region of the Golden Dragon, presented to Marion Dale Wells. Wells was born in Onaga, Kansas, in 1913. He grew up in Shawnee County and served in the Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He received this membership card during that service. According to Navy and Coast Guard tradition, sailors are initiated into the Royal Order of the Deep Domain after they cross the Equator for the first time and into the Domain of the Golden Dragon after crossing the 180th meridian for the first time.

Creator: United States Coast Guard
Date: 1944

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Item Number: 448024
KSHS Identifier: 2017.61.7

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