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A guide to the San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park photographs and motion picture, 1956-1977
P91-078 (SAFR 22247)  
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Envelopes 1-3, 8; film storage

Series 1.  Museum Vessels, circa 1957-1977

Extent: 61 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of the C.A. THAYER, EUREKA, and HERCULES.Also includes motion picture film of the C.A. THAYER on an unidentified voyage.
Envelopes 1, 8; film storage

Subseries 1.1.  C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m), circa 1970-1976

Extent: 52 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of C.A. THAYER undergoing repairs circa 1976. Also includes a color picture postcard of the vessel and motion picture film of an unidentified voyage.

Arrangement

Arranged into two file units: Repairs; Postcard and motion picture film.
Envelope 1

File Unit 01.  Repairs, circa 1976

Extent: 50 items.
Physical Description: Black-and-white negatives and prints.
Envelope 1

Item No. 01.  Restoring the combing of the main hatch, circa 1976

Extent: 50 items.
Physical Description: 28 black-and-white negatives, 35 mm; 22 black-and-white prints, 3.5 x 5 in.
Envelope 8; film storage

File Unit 02.  Postcard and motion picture film, circa 1957-1977

Extent: 2 items.
Physical Description: Color picture postcard and 8 mm motion picture film.
Envelope 8

Item No. 01.  C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) painting by Oswald Brett, on a postcard published by Smith Novelty Co., circa 1970s

Extent: 1 item.
Physical Description: 1 color picture postcard 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Film Storage

Item No. 02.  C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) on unidentified voyage, circa 1957-1977

Extent: 1 item.
Physical Description: 1 reel of 8mm motion picture film
Envelope 2

Subseries 1.2.  Eureka (built 1890; ferry), 1977

Extent: 6 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of the EUREKA on Sea Shanty Day in 1977.
Envelope 2

File Unit 01.  Events, 1977

Extent: 6 items.
Physical Description: Black-and-white negatives.
Envelope 2

Item No. 01.  Sea Shanty Day, 1977

Extent: 6 items.
Physical Description: 6 black-and-white negatives, 35 mm

Scope and Content Note

Shows the vessel docked at Hyde Street Pier, people on the vessel and on the dock.
Envelope 3

Subseries 1.3.  Hercules (built 1907; tugboat), early 1970s

Extent: 3 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographic prints of the HERCULES in the early 1970s.
Envelope 3

File Unit 01.  Condition photographs, early 1970s

Extent: 3 items.
Physical Description: Black-and-white photographic prints.

Scope and Content Note

This file unit contains photographs of the condition of the vessel in various states.
Envelope 3

Item No. 01.  Hercules moored at Hyde Street Pier, early 1970s

Extent: 3 items.
Physical Description: 3 black-and-white prints 8 x 10 in.
Envelopes 4-7, 9-10

Series 2.  San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park, circa 1960-1974

Extent: 53 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of the park grounds, staff and people associated with the park.
Envelopes 4-5, 9

Subseries 2.1.  Park grounds, circa 1960s

Extent: 16 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of Hyde Street Pier and Victorian Park.
Envelope 4

File Unit 01.  Hyde Street Pier, circa 1960s

Extent: 13 items.
Physical Description: Black-and-white prints.
Envelope 4

Item No. 01.  Hyde Street Pier during State Park days, early 1960s

Extent: 13 items.
Physical Description: 13 black-and-white prints, 3.5 x 5 in. (on black album pages) 3.5 x 5 in.

Scope and Content Note

Primarily contains close up shots of buildings on the pier.
Envelopes 5, 9

File Unit 02.  Victorian Park, circa 1960s

Extent: 3 items.
Physical Description: Black-and-white prints, color photographic postcard.
Envelope 5

Item No. 01.  Victorian Park in early stages of construction, circa 1961

Extent: 2 items.
Physical Description: 2 black-and-white prints 8 x 10 in.
Envelope 9

Item No. 02.  Cable car turnaround in Victorian Park at San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park, circa 1960s

Extent: 1 item.
Physical Description: 1 color photographic postcard, 3.5 x 5 in.

Scope and Content Note

Golden Gate Bridge in the background and San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park sign in the foreground. Postcard published by Smith News Co. Color photo by Proctor Jones.
Envelopes 6-7, 10

Subseries 2.2.  Staff and people associated with the park, 1960-1974

Extent: 37 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains photographs of staff and people associated with the park. Includes photographs of Harry Dring and Niels C. Ronberg.
Envelopes 6-7

File Unit 01.  Staff, circa 1960-1974

Extent: 36 items.
Physical Description: Black-and-white negatives, black-and-white prints.
Envelope 6

Item No. 01.  Harry Dring in front of the Eureka (ferry), circa 1960s

Extent: 2 items.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.5 x 3.5 in.; 1 black-and-white negative, 35 mm
Envelope 7

Item No. 02.  Personnel doing repair work on vessel(s), 1974

Extent: 34 items.
Physical Description: 20 black-and-white negatives, 35 mm; 14 black-and-white prints, 3.5 x 5 in.

Scope and Content Note

Several of the photographs appear to be the ALMA. One shot of female visitor and small child on Hyde Street pier at ticket booth.
Envelope 10

File Unit 02.  People associated with the park, 1960

Extent: 1 item.
Physical Description: Black-and-white print.
Envelope 10

Item No. 01.  Niels C. Ronberg and his wife Mabel next to the PREUSSEN model in the San Francisco Maritime Museum, 1960 November 6

Creator/Collector: Kortum, Karl
Extent: 1 item.
Physical Description: Black-and-white photographic print 3.5 x 3.5 in.

Scope and Content Note

Mr. Ronberg sailed aboard the PREUSSEN when she was wrecked. The photograph is captioned on the back.
Envelope 11

Series 3.  Other photographs, undated

Extent: 1 items

Scope and Content Note

Contains material that is not clearly identified as being related to the museum vessels or facilities.
Envelope 11

File Unit 01.  Engines, undated

Extent: 1 item.
Physical Description: Black-and-white photographic print, 3.5 x 4.75 in.

Scope and Content Note

This file unit consists of a photograph found in an ATLAS IMPERIAL TWO CYCLE DIESEL ENGINES, Catalog No. 133-2C (State Park Accession No. 253-103-28.)