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A guide to the John Strebel postcards, records and other material, 1899-1930 and undated
HDC1678 (SAFR 23863)  
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Description
John Strebel postcards, records and other material (SAFR 23863, HDC 1678) document a portion of Strebel's career as a German American seagoing baker. The collection includes a photocopy of four Company Muster Roll entries for Strebel from the 35th Regiment of the United States Volunteer Infantry dating from 1899 to 1901; a United States of America Citizen Seaman's Identification Card dated 6 November 1918; a Pacific Steamship Company Bonus Service Record, 1923 to 1930. For four of the five vessels listed on this card, there is a postcard depicting the vessel namely the ADMIRAL FARRAGUT, the ADMIRAL SCHLEY, the ADMIRAL PEOPLES and the ADMIRAL FISKE. There are four additional postcards: the US Transport SHERMAN, the ADMIRAL DEWEY, the DOROTHY ALEXANDER and the SS MONTEREY. The last item is from the Department of Commerce, Steamboat Inspection Service, titled Pilot Rules for Certain Inland Waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts and of the Coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The Rules are dated 24 June 1930. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
Background
John Strebel served in the 35th Regiment of the United States Volunteer Infantry from 1899 to 1901. From 1923 to 1930, he worked for the Pacific Steamship Company.
Extent
12 items.
Restrictions
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.