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A guide to the Judith M. Hitzeman photographs, 1991, 2001
P00-005 (SAFR 23148)  
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File Unit 1.  Herring fishing at Fort Mason, 1991 October-November

Creator/Collector: Hitzeman, Judith M.
Extent: 5 photographs (10 physical forms).
Physical Description: 5 color negatives, 35mm; 5 color photographic prints, 4 x 6 in.

Scope and Content Note

Items 01-05. Contains photographs showing herring fishing activities between the piers at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California, in October or November 1991. TOMMY BOY (power fishing boat) is shown bringing in a net full of fish. URSULA B. (power fishing boat) is also in view. Other unidentified power fishing boats are in the background.
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File Unit 2.  McCovey Cove Regatta, 2001 June 16

Creator/Collector: Hitzeman, Judith M.
Extent: 12 photographs (24 physical forms).
Physical Description: 12 color negatives, 35mm; 12 color photographic prints, 4 x 6 in.

Scope and Content Note

Items 06-17. Contains photographs of the First Annual McCovey Cove Regatta, an event sponsored by the San Francisco Giants baseball team and organized by the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park's (SAFR) Small Craft Department and the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association. Only traditional small craft were invited. The event took place in McCovey Cove, the unofficial name of the cove beyond the right field of the San Francisco Giants' ballpark, named after former player Willie McCovey. The official name of the cove is China Basin. Items 06-12 were photographed from the China Basin Park area, located across from the ballpark on the other side of Lefty O'Doul Bridge, showing the ballpark in the background. Items 13-17 were photographed from the walkway located outside the ballpark.

Item list:

  • Item 06. Unidentified two-masted schooner.
  • Item 07. Dolphin Club rowboat, center foreground; unidentified two-masted schooner on left.
  • Item 08. GAS LIGHT (built 1991; scow schooner), center; ALMA (built 1891; scow schooner) and PHOENIX (built 1954; fireboat) on right.
  • Item 09. TELCO (built 1938; tugboat), center; ALMA (built 1891; scow schooner) and PHOENIX (built 1954; fireboat) in right background.
  • Item 10. TELCO (built 1938; tugboat).
  • Item 11. Rowboat, center front; TELCO (built 1938; tugboat), center; ALMA (built 1891; scow schooner) and PHOENIX (built 1954; fireboat), background.
  • Item 12. Monterey clipper or gillnetter boat in right foreground; TELCO (built 1938; tugboat) in background.
  • Item 13. Dolphin Club rowboat, with Lou Marcelli (white shirt) and John Kortum at stern.
  • Item 14. SAFR Curator John Muir with microphone, providing commentary.
  • Item 15. TELCO (built 1938; tugboat) in foreground; ALMA (built 1891; scow schooner) in background sporting a "GO GIANTS" banner.
  • Item 16. John Muir, Giants announcer Ted Robinson, and Museum Association Executive Director Kathy Lohan (with head turned).
  • Item 17. Overall view of cove with many of the boats that participated in the parade, including ALMA (built 1891; scow schooner), TELCO (built 1938; tugboat), GAS LIGHT (built 1991; scow schooner), and a Monterey clipper.