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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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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: John Strebel postcards, records and other material
    Date: 1899-1930 and undated
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC1678 (SAFR 23863)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 12 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

    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.

    Processing Note

    The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide.
    Please cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC1678 (SAFR 23863), John Strebel postcards, records and other material, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-02241
    These items were donated by a private individual to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    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.

    Collection Scope and Content

    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.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a small collection of 12 items.