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Guide to the San Francisco News-Call Bulletin Newspaper Photograph Archive, ca. 1915-1965
BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG  
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Aircraft Carrier Hancock (ship) -- Golden Gate(May 05, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-05-54.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Aircraft carrier Hancock (ship) enters the San Francisco Bay by passing under the Golden Gate Bridge (cityscapes].
 

Aquacade at Mills College [05-05-54, 4 negatives]

 

Ground breaking ceremonies for new blood bank

 

Twin Peaks tunnel bomb threat [05-06-54, 7 negatives]

 

Blast Threat -- Twin Peaks Tunnel(May 06, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-06-54.01]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Outside view of streetcar with police inspectors and Muni (Municipal Railway) officials riding inside [making round-trip search through tunnel for a bomb] (neighborhood). View inside street car making stop at Forest Hill Station inside the tunnel with police and Muni official in the car. Sergeant Joseph Dunegan and Officer Bill Casey inspect rubbish in boxes inside tunnel as car stop. Inspector Dan Shelley climbs ladder to inspect air space above tunnel that runs the full length while others stand by. Long shot of streetcars at Market and Castro street entrance to tunnel while people wait for transportation to resume.
 

Catholic Mother of the Year

 

Bookie raid

 

Cocktail party held by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Zellerbach

 

Rally by Citizens Committee to Save the Cable Cars [05-07-54, 3 negatives]

 

Rally -- Citizens' Committee to Save the Cable Cars -- Union Square(May 07, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-07-54.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowds gather in Union Square during the rally (neighborhood). Bill Guyman and Mrs. Hans Klusman speak at microphone behind sign with slogan "Keep the cable the San Francisco label" (transportation).
 

Twentieth annual conference of State Liquor Administrators

 

Actress Claire Trevor

 

Bay Meadows horse racing

 

New building for Mission branch of YMCA

 

Miss San Francisco contest (Lee Ann Meriweather) [05-12-54, 3 negatives]

 

Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold of the United Nations [05-13-54, 2 negatives]

 

Dag Hammarskjold -- Fairmont Hotel(May 13, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-13-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Secretary General Dag Hammerskjold of the United Nations smokes a cigarette while sitting at a table in Fairmont Hotel.
 

Guided missile "NIKE" on display at the Presidio for Armed Forces Day [05-13-54 - 05-15-54, ca. 15 negatives]

 

Guided Missile on Display -- Presidio(May 13, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-13-54.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Visitors and guards gather around the supersonic guided missile "Nike" with booster rail rocket and launching platform on Armed Forces Day (atomic age, nuclear weapons).
 

Guided Missile on Display -- Presidio(May 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-14-54.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lieutenant Corporal William Young and Private Daniel Emanuel sit on missile showing Carol Brazie how the 120 millimeter anti-aircraft gun operates (neighborhood). Two soldiers look at Air Force "Parasite" on trailer [it fits in bay of big bombers and comes out when attacked]. Corporal John Peters and other men crowd around "Prime Mover" [used for hauling big guns such as 120 millimeters].
 

Guided Missile on Display -- Presidio(May 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-15-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Major John McKelvey from the Three hundred and sixty-second Infantry Register of the Ninety-first Division explains the rifle to Robert Tigri and Teddy Todd. Major Robert L. Haffen of the Three hundred forty-ninth Bomber Unit of the Fourth Air Force explains the "Parasite" missile to Peter Jaegers, Don Hiller, Mike Dickey and dog Sparkie.
 

General Brewster (ship) arrives with troops [05-15-54, 8 negatives]

 

Troops Arrive -- General Brewster (ship) -- Fort Mason(May 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-15-54.02]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops wait on rail while ship docks, band plays on dock, people wait on dock while troops wait on ship. Views from above of troops filling the deck. View of water and side of dock.
 

Kabuki dancers meet "Brigadoon" cast members [05-16-54, 3 negatives]

 

Early time Spanish dancer Mrs. Paul R. Jones (La Estrellita) visits

 

Arrest of abortionist

 

Control center for the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) [05-19-54, 2 negatives]

 

Municipal Railway Control Center -- Municipal Railway Headquarters(May 19, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 49, [05-19-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chief Controller Ivy Hester holds telephone receiver to ear while at central control board. Hester and Chief Inspector H.G. Wilson at central control board (transportation). [Three cylinders are electric recorders which register passage of electric coaches and trolley cars at regular intervals throughout the system making delays instantly known in the central control office].
 

Horacio Cintra Loite president of the Brazilian Coffee Institute visits

 

Presentation of mission bell to Blind Center (disabled persons) [05-19-54, 2 negatives]

 

International trade luncheon

 

Santa Fe railway gets new train in ceremony (with mayor receiving Indian head dress from Chief Natay) [05-21-54, 5 negatives]

 

Seventh Day Adventists' convention [05-23-54 - 05-31-54, ca. 125 negatives]

 

Dedication of the William Randolph Hearst Memorial Court at the M.H. De Young Memorial Museum [05-24-54, 18 negatives]

 

Hearst Memorial Court Dedication -- De Young Museum(May 24, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 50, [05-24-54.01]

Physical Description: 18 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. Shelton Cooper speaks at microphone in front of a group of seated people at the William Randolph Hearst Memorial Court dedication. Mayor Robinson makes address at podium. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson and Mrs. Hearst stand in front of wall hanging while two men play violin. Mrs. Hearst speaks from the podium. Seven people stand in front of wall hanging. Attendees mingle, drink, pose for pictures. Musicians perform. Individuals speak at podium.
 

Memorial Day at Golden Gate Cemetery

 

Senator Thomas H. Kuchel meets with labor leaders

 

Miss San Francisco parade (San Francisco cityscape) [05-26-54, 2 negatives]

 

Miss San Francisco Parade -- Market Street(May 26, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 50, [05-26-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The nine finalists for the Miss San Francisco contest are driven down Market Street in parade cars (neighborhood) (cityscape).
 

Cable car vote [05-26-54, 2 negatives]

 

New parking center under construction at Mason and O'Farrell Streets [05-28-54, 2 negatives]

 

Jewish war memorial ceremony [05-28-54, 2 negatives]

 

Jewish War Memorial Ceremony -- Temple Emanu-El(May 28, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 50, [05-28-54.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Harvey Keiles, Colonel Edward T. Donahue, Rabbi Alvin E. Fine of Temple Emanu-El, Captain Charles A. Rosse of the US Navy, Northern California District Commander Robinson of the Jewish War Veterans, and others stand before flags; religious and military people during Jewish War Memorial ceremony.
 

Chinese war memorial service with Attorney General Edmund G. Brown [05-30-54, 3 negatives]

 

Chinese War Memorial Service -- Edmund G. Brown -- St. Mary's Square(May 30, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 50, [05-30-54.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown speaks from outdoor cordoned platform in front of large audience (neighborhood). Commander of the Cathay Post Joseph Quan, Commissioner for China Hom Jing Lim, Commander of the Chinatown Post David Wee and Senator William Mailliard stand in front of memorial plaque. Woman places flowers at plaque in son's name.
 

June 1954 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 50-52, [060054-063054]

Physical Description: 1125 negatives (estimate)
 

Troop ships arrives at Treasure Island and Fort Mason [06-00-54 - 06-01-54, 19 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General John Pope (ship) -- Treasure Island(June 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 50, [06-00-54.12]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of ship sailing in Bay. Servicemen stand on decks of ship. View from ship with veterans in foreground, and Treasure Island facilities and Bay Bridge in background (cityscapes).
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(June 01, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 50, [06-01-54.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Returning Army and Air Force troops stand on deck of ship. Servicemen descend gang plank from ship, stand in dock transport building drinking coffee given them by Red Cross members.
 

Candidate for governor Richard Perrin Graves [06-02-54, 2 negatives]

 

Navy jet (airplane) "the flying pogo stick" [06-02-54, ca. 22 negatives]

 

Lennie Moskovitz kidnaping trial (Joseph Lear, Park Tang Fong, and Harold Jackson) [06-02-54, 8 negatives]

 

Seventh Day Adventists' convention [06-02-54 - 06-04-54, 06-18-54, ca. 54 negatives]

 

Governor Knight conferring with engineers on building of Bay Bridge

 

Canadian Navy enters San Francisco Bay

 

Grocery store scenes as bread supply reduced by bread bakers' strike (labor) [06-03-54, 2 negatives]

 

Actress Rosalind Russell visits [06-04-54, 2 negatives]

 

Cerebral Palsy therapist training program

 

Cable car controversy (ballot measure and "Save the Cable Cars") [06-04-54 - 06-05-54, 11 negatives]

 

Cable Car Preservation -- Proposition E(June 04, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 50, [06-04-54.13]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Joan Flaharty, Alan Brady, Anthony J. Quigley, Anthony Wickers, Jean Turpen... all citizens interviewed for opinions regarding Proposition E [ballot measure allowing cable car preservation] (transportation). Taken on Market Street and Fifth Street.
 

Cable Car Preservation -- Proposition E(June 05, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-05-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Francis McCarthy and other supporters of Proposition E wave from cable car [car adorned with sign reading "Vote Yes on 'E.' Save Our Cable Cars."
 

Parade for "Mission Marines" on Mission Street (neighborhood)

 

Primary election [06-08-54, 30 negatives]

 

Primary Election -- Caspar W. Weinberger(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Caspar W. Weinberger poses at voting booth before casting ballot. Jane Weinberger signs voter register; with Arlin and Jane Weinberger beside her. Taken on Jackson Street.
 

Primary Election -- Lafayette(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Graves place ballots in box, stand by voting booth. Taken at Accalanes High School.
 

Primary Election -- Milton Marks(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.03]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Milton Marks, candidate for assemblyman in the 19th District, registers with election judge Mrs. J.A. Haran at polling place. Taken at 3080 Nineteenth Avenue.
 

Primary Election -- Congressman William Sommers Mailliard(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

William Mailliard signs voter register and stands inside voting booth at 3375 Jackson Street.
 

Primary Election -- City Hall(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.05]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Thomas A. Maloney, worker from the 20th Assembly District, checks tally sheet. View of registrars office, with precincts in the process of reporting in results [note ballot boxes sitting on top of counter]. Election judges Edith Murasky and Ethel Abbey sit talking and reading the paper in City Hall Precinct 53, with no voters present.
 

Primary Election -- John Bustenud(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

John Bustenud, candidate for the state assembly, stands in voting booth with wife. Taken at Parnassus Avenue and Willard Street.
 

Primary Election -- State Senator Thomas Maloney(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Thomas Maloney signs voter register, while wife kisses him on the head. Stands in voting booth with wife. Taken at Missouri and Nineteenth Streets.
 

Primary Election -- Charles W. Meyers -- Park Merced(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.08]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Charles W. Meyers and wife point to part of ballot in voting booth in a 19th District polling place. Taken at 810 Gonzales Avenue.
 

Primary Election Party -- Television Station KPIX(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.09]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Billy Guyman, Harold J. Powers, and Lyn C. Fox converse in front of camera. Candidate for governor Richard Graves, journalist Bill Guyman, Milton Marks, William S. Mailliard, Bill Hillman, and State Assemblyman Caspar W. Weinberger also shown posing before camera and working at election returns table.
 

Primary Election -- Television Station KPIX -- City Hall(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.10]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Edmund G. Brown ["Pat"] stands with wife [after election victory?]. Bill Guyman interviews John Busterud. Charles W. Meyers and wife read tally sheets. Unidentified man speaks on telephone at election returns table.
 

Primary Election -- Edmund G. Brown(June 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-08-54.11]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. and Mrs. Edmund G. [Pat] Brown prepare to vote at 315 Dorantes Street.
 

Mayor Elmer Robinson dedicates the Miraloma Playground [06-09-54, 2 negatives]

 

Rescued crew of the Idalia (ship)

 

Presidents of fifteen Jewish women's organizations

 

Approach to the new Waldo Tunnel [06-11-54, 1 negative]

 

Plumas County town of Delleker to be auctioned off

 

Shrine parade down Market Street (San Francisco cityscapes) [06-11-54, 5 negatives]

 

Parade -- Shriners(June 11, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-11-54.07]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Man in clown costume gives flower to Estelle Kraus. George Thomas and Bill Truicott of the Islam Temple sit in car lead the Shriners [Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America] down Market Street (cityscapes, neighborhood). Clowns march down route. Taken at Market Street near Fremont Street.
 

New Imperial Suite at the Mark Hopkins Hotel

 

Saint Agnes Youth Center prepares boys for the Friday night fights (boxing)

 

Daly City Cub Scouts

 

Commencement ceremonies (San Francisco State, University of San Francisco, UC Berkeley, and San Francisco City College)

 

Gough School for the Deaf (disabled persons)

 

Ordination of Japanese Jesuit

 

Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia visits [06-13-54 - 06-15-54, 30 negatives]

 

Arrival -- Emperor Haile Selassie(June 13, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-13-54.05]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Rishell and Mrs. Rishell of Oakland greets Haile Selassie of Ethiopia at train entrance. Mrs. Rishell presents roses to Princess Sybel Desta, granddaughter of Haile Selassie; taken at Oakland Mole. Mayor Rishell and Dion Holm speak with the Emperor in front of the Mark Hopkins Hotel. Haile Selassie greets member of crowd in lobby of hotel.
 

Emperor Haile Selassie -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(June 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-14-52.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia poses regally for camera. Group photo of Haile Selassie with Princess Sable Desta and Prince Sahle Selassie. The Emperor leaves the hotel and prepares to get into automobile.
 

Dinner -- Emperor Haile Selassie -- Press and Union League Club(June 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-14-52.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Ed Montgomery escorts Haile Selassie of Ethiopia into club, with others standing around the Emperor and his automobile. Haile Selassie greets Mrs. George Mann in reception line; meets W.W. Chapin, publisher of the "Argonaut;" shakes hands with Governor Goodwin J. Knight. Goodwin Knight "leans over to whisper" to Emperor Selassie during dinner.
 

Emperor Haile Selassie -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(June 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-14-54.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Haile Selassie of Ethiopia pins medals on Mayor Elmer Robinson and Governor Goodwin J. Knight. The three men pose for photographs with Mayor Rishell of Oakland [who also received medal]. Emperor Selassie gives small speech; with fomer ambassador [to Ethiopia?] Henry Grady at right.
 

Emperor Haile Selassie -- City Hall(June 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-14-54.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Haile Selassie, Prince Sahle Selassie, and Princess Sable Desta pose for photo on balcony outside the Mayor's office [with view of civic center in background] (cityscapes).
 

Luncheon -- Emperor Haile Selassie -- Palace Hotel(June 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-14-54.05]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Haile Selassie of Ethiopia receives applause from Governor Goodwin J. Knight and others upon entering the luncheon; with Mayor Elmer Robinson standing at right. The three men pose for group photo.
 

Reception -- Emperor Haile Selassie -- City Hall(June 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-14-54.06]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and Mayor Elmer Robinson shake hands through small arch constructed from elephant tusks. Both men hold wrapped gift [being presented by Haile Selassie?]. Elmer Robinson presents Haile Selassie with gavel. Taken in the Mayor's office.
 

Emperor Haile Selassie -- City Hall(June 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-15-54.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Haile Selassie of Ethiopia makes donation to Nancy Mellman, child collecting money for the "City of Hope" children's leukemia drive, with Governor Goodwin J. Knight at his side and "smiling his approval" [photo taken before reception for the Emperor].
 

Miller & Lux ranch case (Nickle family members)

 

US Navy turning ship over to French Navy [06-16-54, 5 negatives]

 

US Ship Given to French Navy -- Treasure Island(June 16, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-16-54.07]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lieutenant [Besault?], Consul Yves [Roubadue?] of France, Lieutenant Balensi, Father Marquis, and Captain Richard W. Peterson, officials from France and the United States, gather to commemorate the giving of the AMS-124 (ship) to the French government [ship renamed the "Pavot" by France]. US [and French?] officers stand giving salute on deck. French Marines stand at attention during speech by unidentified man. View of French flag flying at head of boat, with the Bay Bridge in background (cityscapes). Taken at Pier Fifteen.
 

Navy transport General William Weigel (ship) brings troops back to Fort Mason [06-16-54, 22 negatives]

 

Arrival of Fortieth Division -- General William Weigel (ship) -- Fort Mason(June 16, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-16-54.10-11]

Physical Description: 22 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The US Navy transport General Weigel (ship) shown "as it steamed into Bay," with airplanes flying over head and fireboats sailing near ship in greeting. Servicemen stand on deck of ship. Photographs of servicemen being greeted by officers and civilians on dock. Unidentified serviceman hugs unidentified woman holding large key [some negatives missing].
 

Opening of the Hamm's Brewery [06-16-54 and 06-23-54, 5 negatives]

 

Press conference on sterility with Dr. Carl Hartman (health)

 

Ground breaking for new bowling alley at Twenty-sixth Avenue and Noriega

 

General William Dean and the 40th Division parade down Market Street [06-19-54, 16 negatives]

 

Parade -- Fortieth Division(June 19, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-19-54.05-06]

Physical Description: 16 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Above ground views of the Fortieth Division marching up Market Street, with General William Dean leading the parade in his automobile (neighborhood). Unidentified civilian and serviceman hold flag, while servicemen in background stand at attention. Close up views of soldiers marching, with spectators along route, and General William Dean waving from car.
 

American Medical Association (AMA) convention with exhibits including Dr. Peter F. Salisbury artificial heart, lung, kidney invention [06-20-54 - 06-25-54, ca. 50 negatives]

 

AMA reports that cigarettes can shorten one's life [06-21-54, 2 negatives]

 

Cigarette Health Report -- American Medical Association -- Palace Hotel(June 21, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-21-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

New York Public relations person Fred Learned of the American Cancer Society smokes cigar and Chicago press relations person John L. Bach of the American Medical Association smokes cigarrette as they hand out fliers detailing findings that smoking may shorten the human life span.
 

Balboa soccer stadium

 

"Vandals deface our City Hall" with " Viva Guatemala" painted on both sides of entrance [06-20-54, 2 negatives]

 

Pleasanton-Alameda County fair opening day [06-21-54, 7 negatives]

 

Opening Day -- Alameda County Fair -- Pleasanton(June 21, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-21-54.06]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Marlene House pulls up her dress to wade through the pool in the Floral Exhibit building, in an attempt to cool off during 108 degree temperatures. Mary Pedri, Peggy Griffith, and Will Frates examine paintings in art exhibit. Three year old Rochelle Beck lays head on "king" size banana squash [weighing 62.5 pounds]. Joan Brower takes off her cowboy hat to wipe her brow in front of the Livermore Valley Wine Exhibit. Jan Schutz pets prize cow. Peggy Griffith poses for photographs on bales of hay.
 

Hearing on Indian land grants [06-22-54, 6 negatives]

 

Hearing -- Indian Land Grants -- UC Berkeley(June 22, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 51, [06-22-54.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Attorney Thurman Arnold of Washington, DC questions witness Dr. A.L. Kroeber. Judge William M. Preston and Edgare E. Witt of the Indian Claims Committee sit at table. Indian counsels A. Brooks Borden, Judge John M. Preston, and Walter Gleason gather in conference at attorney's table. Harold E. Driver and Ralph A. Barney [attorneys for the US government?] gather over map with the title "Indians of California vs. the United States: Court of Claims." View of audience (race relations, Native Americans).
 

Launching of the Golden Bear (ship) at Bethlehem shipyard

 

New commissioner of immigration Bruce Barbour and General Joseph Swing in interview on "wetback drive" (Mexican immigration?)

 

General Jesus Vargas of the Philippines [06-25-54, 2 negatives]

 

Chief of Staff Jesus Vargas of the Philippines(June 25, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [06-25-54.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Admiral Francis Lowe and General Jesus Vargas talk about "old times" in the company of General Alfonso Arrellano, General Pelagio Cruz, General Manuel Cabal, and Consul General Nick Roxas. Taken at 212 Stockton Street.
 

Junior Olympics at Kezar Stadium (youth athletics) [06-27-54, ca. 15 negatives]

 

Senator Sam Yorty at reception [05-27-54, 1 negative]

 

General William F. Dean gives speech in Union Square at the celebration for the 178th birthday of San Francisco

 

Teamsters meet at Curran Theatre (labor) [06-28-54, 4 negatives]

 

Teamsters Meeting -- Curran Theatre(June 28, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [06-28-54.04]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Frank W. Brewster, Dave Beck, and Joseph Diviny gather behind podium and under "Teamsters" banner. Dave Beck waves to crowd. Harold Lopez and William Conboy also shown (labor).
 

Couple with New York Ballet Company practice in Alamo Square [06-28-54, 6 negatives]

 

City founding anniversary ceremonies at Mission Dolores with Joesph R. Knowland and Dr. Albert Shumate [06-29-54, 6 negatives]

 

Ceremonies -- Anniversary of City Founding -- Mission Dolores(June 29, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [06-29-54.05]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of mass held inside the old mission. Crowd gathers in cemetery for wreath laying. General William Dean, Paula Fatjo, and President Joseph Knowland of the California Historical Society lay wreath at base of statue. General William Dean and Dr. Albert Shumate speak to crowd.
 

Benjamin Harrison Swig and associates plan new baseball field

 

Inca gold display at Legion of Honor

 

Vice Consul Denis Brendan O'Sullivan of Ireland gets married

 

Opening night of the Ice Follies at Winterland

 

Public utilities commissioner gives final payment for the airport to Clinton Construction company

 

July 1954 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52-53, [070054-073154]

Physical Description: 800 negatives (estimate)
 

Dr. Karl Meyer retires as head of the Hoover Foundation

 

YMCA summer camp for kids [07-01-54, 2 negatives]

 

YMCA Summer Camp for Children(July 01, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-01-54.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bernard Saxon packs his duffel bag for YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) summer camp with the help of his brother Mike Saxon.
 

National Swiss American Gymnastics Festival parade down Market Street [07-02-54, 4 negatives]

 

Parade -- National Swiss American Gymnastics and Wrestling Championship Festival(July 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-02-54.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Parade travels down Market Street. Athletes carrying flags and holding ram horns are the Cleveland Swiss Turners. Float "United Swiss Societies of California" also travels down Market Street parade route.
 

Navy laying cable at Ocean Beach [07-02-54, 3 negatives]

 

Navy Laying Cable(July 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-02-54.06]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Navy lays cable at Ocean Beach as practice run. Views of a small raft being pulled by a small tugboat.
 

Interview with atomic engineer A.C. Monteith [07-02-54, 2 negatives]

 

Fleishhacker Pool Junior Olympics [07-04-54, 13 negatives]

 

Golden Gate Park casting pool champs (fishing)

 

Chief Justice Earl Warren visits [07-06-54, 2 negatives]

 

Chief Justice Earl Warren -- San Francisco Airport(July 06, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-06-54.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chief Justice and Mrs. Earl Warren carry their luggage as they disembark from the airplane. Later they stand together by the airplane.
 

Ambassador Alberto Tarchiani of Italy visits

 

"Do it yourself" how to install television antenna [07-07-54, 6 negatives]

 

Installing a Television Antenna(July 07, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-07-54.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Steps to assemble and install a television antenna. Dan Beswick looks at roof to decide what lead to use; an assembled antenna mast and leader lie on the ground in front of him. He attaches ladder line to antenna; its is covered with a protective coating that must be removed. He places antenna to self guying mast, attaches ladder line to mast stand off insulator, and attaches lead into the terminal posts of the set.
 

Chief Justice Earl Warren present for Ninth Circuit Court meeting [07-07-54, 6 negatives]

 

Ninth Circuit Court Meeting -- Chief Justice Earl Warren(July 07, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-07-54.04]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chief Justice Earl Warren and Judge William Denman walk down a hallway in the Federal Building together. Overall view of the hearing: Earl Warren sits in the front row; an empty chair in front of him. Judge Michael J. Roche shakes hands with Warren while Denman watches.
 

Chinese nationalist marine Hsuan Wei ("political fugitive or deserter?")

 

Soldiers arrive at Fort Mason from Japan

 

Miss Hong Kong poses near the Golden Gate Bridge

 

Lehi (raft/ship) on its way to Hawaii (including rescue and subsequent hearing) [07-09-54 - 07-19-54, ca. 67 negatives]

 

Mel's Drive-In on fire [07-09-54, 6 negatives]

 

Fire -- Mel's Drive-In(July 09, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-09-54.03]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various views of firemen fighting fire on top of Mel's restaurant roof aided by a crane and ladders. Fire personnel stand on the ground near the fire truck; some men organize the water hose. Close-up view of two fire engines with extended ladders and the elevation of restaurant.
 

New flag idea combining Canada with the United States [07-09-54, 2 negatives]

 

New Flag Idea -- Combining Canadian and American Flags(July 09, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-09-54.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Ernest Schallenbaum ("Canada Ernie") holds his new flag: United States of North America. The fringed flag has North America in the center.
 

Photographers' convention (Floyd Roberts, Bobbie Capell, Dick Mercer, and others)

 

Columbia Park Boys' Club clubhouse on fire [07-12-54, 4 negatives]

 

Fire in Clubhouse -- Columbia Park Boys' Club(July 12, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-12-54.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of burning building, fire engines and fire fighters, and crowd. Fire fighters climb the smoking building; small boys stand and watch in the foreground. A policeman hold his arms out to restrain young boys as they watch their clubhouse burn.
 

Lady banker Claire Giannini Hoffman at work

 

Flag raising on Bastille Day

 

Rodeo in Salinas [07-15-54, ca. 35 negatives]

 

New San Mateo High School's roof falls in

 

Former Vice President Alvin Barkley visits [07-15-54, 2 negatives]

 

Former Vice President Alvin Barkley Visits San Francisco(July 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 52, [07-15-54.09]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Former Vice President Alvin Barkely talks during an interview at the Fairmont Hotel. Barkely hugs an unidentified woman.
 

San Francisco firemen play baseball against the San Francisco policemen

 

Guardsmen take cerebral palsy folks on a hayride and picnic (disabled persons)

 

Phoenix (ship) arrives at Treasure Island with troops [07-20-54, 8 negatives]

 

Return of Veterans -- Phoenix (ship) -- Treasure Island(July 20, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [07-20-54.07]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various views (close-up and distant) of troops standing on deck and waving as Marine transport Phoenix (ship) arrives at dock. Crowd of relatives and other officers wait on pier.
 

A day with the 91st Infantry Division of the US Army Reserves [07-20-54, 17 negatives]

 

How to repair broken windows [07-21-54, 4 negatives]

 

View of smog over the city from Twin Peaks (San Francisco cityscapes) [07-22-54, 4 negatives]

 

Smog Over San Francisco(July 22, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [07-22-54.06]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of smog over San Francisco (cityscape): looking from Twin Peaks, towards the Golden Gate Bridge and University of San Francisco, and toward the Mission District.
 

Marijuana plant growing near the Conservatory in Golden Gate Park (narcotics)

 

New firemen's training tower near completion at Folsom and Nineteenth Streets

 

American Legion convention [07-23-54 - 07-28-54, ca. 50 negatives]

 

San Rafael-Richmond Bridge under construction [07-23-54, 8 negatives]

 

Construction of the San Rafael-Richmond Bridge(July 23, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [07-23-54.07]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Tractor working on approaches and ramps. View taken from the top of the hill looking past ferry slip towards Richmond of the construction of the approaches, trestle, and girder spans. Workers fix concrete rails; lower ramp can be seen under bridge. View looking towards Richmond of steel work. Workers prepare island section for steel girders. View of the end of the bridge looking backs toward the ferry approaches and San Raphael.
 

Francisco Franco's daughter Marquesa de Villaverde of Spain visits [07-24-54, 4 negatives]

 

Arrival and tour of the WASP aircraft carrier (ship) [07-24-54, 13 negatives]

 

Visitors on Aircraft Carrier -- WASP (ship) -- San Francisco Bay(July 24, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [07-25-54.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Visitors, sailors, and airplanes on board the carrier Wasp (ship).
 

Return of Veterans -- WASP (ship) -- San Francisco Bay(July 24, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [07-24-54.07]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views from different places (Coit Tower and Pier 50) of the aircraft carrier WASP (ship) entering the San Francisco Bay, including the Golden Gate Bridge and the pier.
 

New direct dialing telephone system [07-27-54, 2 negatives]

 

New Direct Dialing System -- Telephone Company Building(July 27, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [07-27-54.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Betty Jones holds part of a reel of the Printer machine. Roy N. Buell demonstrates the tape receiver unit.
 

Merchants celebrate new freeway overpass at San Bruno and Silver Avenues

 

Jehovah's Witnesses convention [07-28-54 - 07-30-54, ca. 55 negatives]

 

Dancing classes for the blind by Arthur Murray Studios (disabled persons) [07-28-54, 7 negatives]

 

Dancing Classes for the Blind -- Arthur Murray Studios(July 28, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [07-28-54.04]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Willene Platt dances with Arthur Murray Instructor Paul Chauvin. Platt is helped by Edward Godic (a dance pupil) while her dog Dinah looks on. Two blind couples dance: Dorothy P. Wheeler with Len A. Malarevsky, Ann Chilicas with Bob Thomason, Paul Grell (a dance pupil) with Mary Sandin, Hilda Isles with Victor Nacino (a dance pupil), Wheeler and George Yee doing a fast step. Overall view of couples on the dance floor (disabled persons).
 

"Do it yourself" installing acoustic tile ceiling [07-28-54, 6 negatives]

 

Actress Dorothy McGuire visits with Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Herbert Adler [07-29-54, 3 negatives]

 

Frances Couturier ("Chessman girl")

 

Sutro forest fire [07-31-54, 2 negatives]

 

Sutro Forest Fire(July 31, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [07-31-54.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of trees on fire, taken north of Clarendon Drive about four blocks west of Twin Peaks Boulevard.
 

August 1954 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53-55, [080054-083154]

Physical Description: 850 negatives (estimate)
 

New San Francisco International Airport opening celebrations and Flight Festival [08-02-54, 08-11-54 - 8-12-54, 08-23-56 - 08-29-54, 134 negatives]

 

Helicopter Flights -- Ferry Building(August 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-02-54.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Ted Friend, pilot Phil Johnstone, and Dorothy Johnstone walk towards helicopter, shown parked at the Ferry Building (neighborhood). Dorothy Johnstone waves as helicopter takes off. Helicopter heads over water toward Golden Gate Bridge [flying from Ferry Building to new San Francisco International Airport?] (transportation).
 

Opening -- San Francisco International Airport(August 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-02-54.03]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Manager Frederic B. Butler of the San Francisco International Airport Building opens door to his office to let in Pat McCreary, who carries files from the old building to the new one (transportation).
 

Congratulations on New San Francisco International Airport -- City Hall(August 11, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-11-54.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Alice Nelson of Western Air Lines, Gini Smith of Pan American Airways, Emiko [Yoshia?] of Japan Air Lines, Jo Annette of Quantas Airways, Vera Jane Adams of Trans World Airlines... deliver letters of congratulations on new airport from the mayors of other cities to Mayor Elmer Robinson. Taken on the veranda of the Mayor's office, with view of city behind (cityscapes).
 

Aerial Views -- New San Francisco International Airport(August 12, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-12-54.02]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Aerial views of the new airport, showing buildings, runways, parking lots, etc. Harold Messersmith, superintendent of airport operations, stands by windows in the control tower [at top of the seven story terminal building]. Technician Udell M. Larsen and electronics engineer Ben F. Lobnow work on the sixth floor equipment of the Civil Aeronautics Administration. Airport manager Frederick B. Butler holds up painting of new airport [as it will look upon completion] (transportation).
 

Lights Activated -- New San Francisco International Airport(August 23, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-23-54.03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views from landing field and front showing new airport building with lights on for the first time (transportation).
 

New San Francisco International Airport(August 24, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-24-54.03]

Physical Description: 19 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Travelers stand at counter for ticketing and baggage check-in. Waitress Mary [Biowenga?] pours coffee for Carolyn Bradley, Loretta Tuchscher, and Shirley Schneider inside the coffee shop. People sit in lounge, with landing area visible through window. Overall views of lobby. Mrs. Ken E. Broughton bathes daughter Linda Ann in nursery. External view of new terminal, with people lined along balcony. Overall photos of airplanes on landing field, with crowd and terminal in background (transportation).
 

Aerial Views -- New San Francisco International Airport(August 24, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-24-54.04]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of new terminal building and airplanes on landing field, as seen from helicopter (cityscapes). Airplanes belonging to Southwest Airlines, United Air Lines, Pan American Airways, and American Airlines are shown (transportation).
 

Designers -- New San Francisco International Airport(August 25, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-25-54.06]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Water Department engineer George Burr poses with plans for new airport. Portraits of William Day, the architect that designed the new airport (transportation). Taken at 111 New Montgomery Street and 425 Mason Street.
 

Mail Delivery -- New San Francisco International Airport(August 26, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-26-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Harold Davis, Theodore Resmussen, and Elma Heitman work on letters to be re-mailed from the new airport. Taken at City Hall.
 

Opening Day Ceremony -- San Francisco International Airport(August 27, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-27-54.01]

Physical Description: 20 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor Goodwin J. Knight and Mayor Elmer Robinson shown making addresses to crowd outside of new terminal building. Mrs. Elmer Robinson and Mrs. Goodwin Knight sit with orchid flower arrangements on their laps. Views of jets on ground and flying overhead. Aerial view of festival crowd, new buildings, and airplanes parked on landing field (cityscapes). Elmer Robinson, Goodwin Knight, and others stand in front of dedication plaque for the new airport. Group of unidentified women shown. Overall views of crowd at celebration (transportation).
 

Opening Day Ceremony -- San Francisco International Airport(August 27, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-27-54.02]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson, Postmaster John Fixa, Eleanor Fudge, and Jo Annette hold up giant postcard flown around the world by Quantas Airways [the postcard reads "Greetings on the occasion of the dedication and flight festival of the San Francisco International Airport Terminal"]. Mayor Robinson delivers speech from podium. Elmer Robinson stands with Stuart Greenberg, James Turner, Sam McKee, Don Cameron... before plaque dedicating new airport. Unidentified men stand with Western Air Lines airplane "The San Franciscan" in background. Views of crowd and airplanes on landing field, with hills in background. Blimp flies over terminal building (transportation).
 

Opening Day Ceremony -- San Francisco International Airport(August 27, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-27-54.03]

Physical Description: 27 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Miss California Lee Meriwether holds symbolic "key" to new airport. Mayor Elmer Robinson, standing with members of the Board of Supervisors, the Public Utilities Commission, and the Flight Festival Committee, cuts ribbon at opening of airport. Crowd mills around lobby of new terminal building. Unidentified woman gives bath to child inside nursery. Aerial views of landing field and terminal building (cityscapes). Helicopter comes in for landing as crowd watches. People wait in lines outside terminal building for tour of facilities. Views of US Air Force and Pan American Airways airplanes [with people waiting to tour airplane] (transportation).
 

Flight Festival Luncheon -- Hotel St. Francis(August 27, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-27-54.09]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor Goodwin J. Knight, Jack Dierssen Jr., and Clay Bernard of the Chamber of Commerce gather around Mayor Elmer Robinson, who was presented with a plaque for his work on the new San Francisco International Airport (transportation). General view of speakers' tables and crowd inside the Colonial Room.
 

Festival -- San Francisco International Airport(August 29, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [08-29-54.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

William Mentzer, general manager of engineering for United Air Lines, receives the key for a DC-7 airliner from Donald Douglas Jr., with Chief Stewardess Joan Denton also shown. Aerial view of airport and surrounding area (cityscapes, transportation).
 

San Francisco International Airport(August 29, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [08-29-54.03-04]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowd wanders around landing field. United Air Lines airplanes sit open to public on landing field. Clown "Jolly Jack" sits at lunch counter in the main lobby. Vera Yant, representing the Petaluma Chamber of Commerce, hands out flowers to Irene [Mainoff?] and Camille Baker [holding her dog "Fuzzy"]. Aerial view of airport facilities (cityscapes). Passengers crowd the outbound passenger floor in the main lobby. View of airport opening festivities as seen from main lobby, with US Marine Band playing in background. Crowd waits for flight on Southwest Airlines (transportation).
 

B'nai B'rith luncheon

 

Troop transports Breckinridge (ship) and E.T. Collins (ship) arrive at Fort Mason [08-02-54 - 08-03-54, 17 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-02-54.10]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Red Cross members provide US Army troops with coffee. Returning US Army, Navy, and Air Force personnel stand aboard ship. View of ship at dock.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- E.T. Collins (ship) -- Treasure Island(August 03, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-03-54.01]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Overall view of ship arriving at dock, with Bay Bridge behind. Returning servicemen stand on deck of ship. Civilian crowd on dock watches arriving servicemen walk by them.
 

Harry Bridges in federal court again (labor) [08-03-54, 3 negatives]

 

Court Case -- Harry Bridges(August 03, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-03-54.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Harry Bridges, with a "what again look" on his face, speaks with attorneys Norman Leonard, Richard Gladstein, and Telford Taylor outside the Federal courtroom of Judge O.D. Hamlin (labor related?).
 

Dick Godfrey (son of Arthur Godfrey) works at CBS offices at the Palace Hotel

 

Adolph Spreckels II jailed for drunkenness

 

Troop transport (ship) [08-04-54, 8 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans(August 04, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-04-54.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of troops standing on deck of ship. Servicemen descend ramp from ship. Red Cross members serve coffee to servicemen waiting inside of transport dock building.
 

Plane crash off Oakland Airport

 

Boxer Bobo Olsen's training site at Clear Lake

 

David Steward is to get a parade in his honor

 

New public library branch opens at Chestnut near Webster Street

 

Marijuana plants grow by bridge approach (narcotics)

 

"Suede Shoe Boys" sentenced

 

80 year old burglar Sam Rosenbloom in court

 

Baseball meeting for Major League franchise [08-05-54, 3 negatives]

 

Oldest living ex-president Herbert Hoover [08-06-54, 5 negatives]

 

Oldest Living Former President -- Herbert Hoover -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(August 06, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-06-54.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of former president Herbert Hoover, taken as he approaches his eightieth birthday.
 

Arabian horse show

 

General E.D. Patrick (ship) arrives with troops at Fort Mason [08-07-54, 10 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General E.D. Patrick (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 07, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-07-54.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of US Air Force and Army servicemen standing on decks of ship. Returning veterans descend ramp from ship, with view of civilians awaiting their arrival. Red Cross members serve coffee to Army servicemen waiting inside transport dock building.
 

President Syngman Rhee of Korea arrives [08-07-54, 10 negatives]

 

Reception -- President Syngman Rhee of Korea -- Presidio(August 07, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-07-54.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

General W.G. Wyman, commander of the Sixth Army, greets Syngman Rhee and stands with him during reception ceremonies. W.G. Wyman and Syngman Rhee drive in jeep past line of US Army troops during inspection.
 

Arrival -- President Syngman Rhee of Korea -- Coast Guard Air Station(August 07, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 53, [08-07-54.04]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Syngman Rhee climbs down ladder from Constellation Air Corps airplane. City Attorney Dion Holm, Gerald Levin, Chairman Forrest Tancer of the [America-Korean?] Foundation, and Consul Young Han Choo of Korea greet President Rhee. Syngman Rhee shakes hands with Mrs. Peter Ahn, shown with the Reverend Peter Ahn, holding up twins David and John.
 

Press conference with Saul Poliak

 

Breaking champagne bottle for new apartment building after old mansion was torn down (housing)

 

Paul Joseph back from death after heart massage on operating table

 

Stanford Hospital removes eyes for transplanting (health) [08-12-54, 5 negatives]

 

Operation -- Eye Donor -- Central Emergency Hospital(August 12, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-12-54.07]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Doctors from Stanford University sever muscles from the eye in order to remove eyeball from socket of the deceased Colonel Gerald Waterman, who willed his eyes to the Eye Bank. Doctor places eye into a container after its removal from the socket.
 

Bobo Olsen versus Rocky Castellani boxing match [08-12-54 - 08-20-54, ca. 45 negatives]

 

Care for polio victims at Children's Hospital (health)

 

Dedication of new beach house (near Sea Cliff?) [08-13-54, 5 negatives]

 

Dedication of New Beach House -- Phelan Beach(August 13, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-13-54.05]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Supervisor James Halley, representing Mayor Elmer Robinson, gives speech from speaker's stand atop new beach house during dedication ceremony. Long views of new beach house, surrounding waterfront homes, and the Golden Gate Bridge (neighborhood, cityscapes).
 

New freeway opens at Seventh and Folsom Streets (San Francisco cityscapes) [08-13-54, 4 negatives]

 

Opening -- New Freeway(August 13, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-13-54.08]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Different perspectives of newly opened freeway, showing traffic on road and city in background (cityscapes, transportation). Taken at Seventh and Folsom Streets.
 

Costume designer for 20th Century Fox Charles Lamaire visits

 

Call girl Mabel Malotte trial (prostitution) [08-17-54, 2 negatives]

 

Opera director Leo Mueller

 

Views around Golden Gate Park [08-17-54, 8 negatives]

 

Golden Gate Park(August 17, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-17-54.06]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Jean Lilly feeds fawn and yak with the help of keeper Tom Irving inside the children's playground. Sea captain Hans Tofte, who spent over forty years working at sea, tells stories to Dusty Johnson as they play with one of the sailboats that Hans Tofte has made. Archers Beverly and Don Bentley, both belonging to the San Francisco Archery Club, pull arrows from target at archery range.
 

Gear from rescued Lehi (raft/ship) brought back [08-17-54, 2 negatives]

 

Iron lung for mother of new infant (health, disabled persons)

 

View from Top of the Mark (San Francisco cityscapes from Mark Hopkins Hotel) [08-20-54, 3 negatives]

 

Views from the Top of the Mark -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(August 20, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-20-54.07]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of San Francisco and the Bay as seen from top of Nob Hill hotel (cityscapes).
 

Eddie Joost Kin slain [08-21-54, 08-30-54, 2 negative]

 

Alameda dry dock fixes up the Pacific Queen (ship) for the San Francisco Maritime Museum [08-21-54, 24 negatives]

 

Repairs -- Pacific Queen (ship) -- Alameda Dry Dock(August 21, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-21-54.02]

Physical Description: 24 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Workers repair ship to be displayed at the San Francisco Maritime Museum. William Johnson shown "chipping" as he hangs from mast. View of big wheel in foreground, with Donn Shannon standing in background. Welder F.W. Meyer and other unnamed workers shown. Overall views of ship.
 

Five prisoners from Alcatraz

 

Proposed Bayfair shopping center

 

Symbolic key for San Francisco Airport is delivered to Miss California Lee Meriwether [08-25-54, 4 negatives]

 

Delivery of Symbolic Key -- Mayor Elmer Robinson -- City Hall Plaza(August 25, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-25-54.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Elmer Robinson hands key to the new San Francisco International Airport to Miss California Lee Meriwether [standing next to helicopter in which she arrived]; with Manager Jim Turner of Public Utilities also shown in City Hall Plaza (neighborhood, transportation).
 

Freeway link at Seventh and Harrison Streets ready to open [08-26-54, 3 negatives]

 

Freeway Construction(August 26, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-26-54.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of new freeway link to open, with passing traffic and buildings in background shown at Seventh and Harrison Streets (transportation, cityscapes).
 

Arrival of General H.J. Gaffey (ship) with troops from Yokohama [08-26-54, 12 negatives]

 

US Troops Arrive -- General H.J. Gaffey (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 26, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 54, [08-26-54.06]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Servicemen returning from Yokohama, Japan stand on deck of ship; descend ramp from ship to shore; drink coffee as they wait inside dock transport building. Red Cross members hand out coffee to servicemen.
 

New tanker Flying Associated (ship) passes under Golden Gate Bridge

 

Governor Goodwin Knight at California Club with Caspar W. Weinberger [08-31-54, 4 negatives]

 

Governor Goodwin Knight -- California Club(August 31, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [08-31-54.08]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Goodwin Knight speaks from podium at political event. Shown with Caspar W. Weinberger and Al F. Derre. Mrs. Goodwin Knight sits with Lieutenant Governor Harold J. Powers. Taken at 1750 Clay Street.
 

September 1954 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55-56, [090054-093054]

Physical Description: 875 negatives (estimate)
 

University of San Francisco president retires

 

Water conference

 

Transfer ceremonies for a Navy minesweeper AMS-125 (ship) to the French Navy with French consul general and US Navy commander [09-02-54, 2 negatives]

 

Transfer Ceremonies to French Navy -- Navy Minesweeper -- Treasure Island Pier Fifteen(September 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-02-54.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Consul General Louis de Guriringaud of France, Captain R.D. King of the US Navy, Commanding Officer Commander Ville Vieelle of the French Navy, and Liaison Officer Commander Gagne of the French Navy shake hands on dock. Overall shot of the minesweeper AMS-125 (ship) during ceremonies with servicemen on deck.
 

Senator William F. Knowland "blasts Red shooting" (communism) [09-05-54, 6 negatives]

 

Condemnation of "Red shooting" -- Senator William F. Knowland(September 05, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-05-54.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Senator William F. Knowland sits, reads document, talks on telephone, and puts paperwork in briefcase (communism). Taken at 100 Guilford Road in Piedmont. (Possibly concerning US airplane shot down by Soviets?)
 

First day of school around the Bay Area (education) [09-07-54, 2 negatives]

 

First Day of School (education) -- Notre Dame des Victoires(September 07, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-07-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sister Cecile Marie checks children's nametags on school steps while Principal Sister Marie Therese looks on. Sister Cecile Marie checks nametag of Stephanie Reed on school steps while the other children look on.
 

Orientation Day at San Francisco College for Women

 

Two gals arrested on narcotics charges for selling to teenagers [09-08-54, 5 negatives]

 

Diplomats John Zigdis and George Melas of Greece

 

YWCA class on posture [09-09-54, 2 negatives]

 

Battleship Missouri (ship) comes to Hunters Point [09-09-54 - 09-10-54, 19 negatives]

 

Battleship Missouri (ship) -- Hunters Point(September 09, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-09-54.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Fireman Fred Brogren and [Bosn?] Second Class R.F. Nichols who is holding Bruce Abrams on his shoulders stand on deck of the newly docked Battleship Missouri. Marines stand guard while visitors look at plaque on ship where Japanese peace agreement was signed. Long shot from flying bridge to front of ship.
 

Battleship Missouri (ship) -- Hunters Point(September 10, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-10-54.01]

Physical Description: 15 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Long shots of ship approaching shore. People on dock watch the Battleship Missouri nearing. Bird's-eye view of ship with cars and people on deck and crane on shore. Visitors walk on ramp to ship. Long line of people waiting to get on board (cityscape). Seven people look at plaque on ship where Japanese peace agreement was signed. Man stands next to plaque.
 

Mountain Lake Park painted by "religious" vandals [09-10-54, 6 negatives]

 

Vandals Paint the Park -- Mountain Lake Park(September 10, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-10-54.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Park playground director Albert Zecker stands in front of vandalized men's bathroom door. Shot of vandalized women's bathroom door. Illegally painted tables in card room near Ninth Avenue entrance. Paint on ground and flagpole with house and trees in background near Ninth Avenue. Deleuse Syrs and Roger Levin stand in tennis court [that they sometimes play in] where vandals have painted on ground (neighborhood). "Pray" painted on ground with people on bicycles and on foot in the background.
 

Governor Goodwin Knight campaigning [09-13-54, 3 negatives]

 

Campaigning -- Governor Goodwin Knight(September 13, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-13-54.00]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor Goodwin Knight, Mrs. Knight, and Chairman Hartley Peart of the Committee for Knight for Governor stand in front of campaign posters. People converge around desk and podium at campaign headquarters. Knight shakes hands with supporters in the crowd.
 

First day of classes at new schools (A.P. Giannini Junior High School and Mark Twain Elementary School) [09-13-54, 6 negatives]

 

New Schools -- A.P. Giannini Jr. High and Mark Twain Elementary(September 13, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-13-54.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Students arrive at A.P. Giannini Junior High School on the ramp that leads to the entrance. Female school principal stands in front of Mark Twain Elementary making announcement in front of mothers and school children [children were grouped outside so they would not get lost inside the new building]. Children and mothers stand in playground in front of building and flag flying at half-mast while waiting for school to open. View of students arriving at A.P. Giannini Junior High School while cars are parked in the lot below. Children at Mark Twain Elementary form semi-circle in playground in front of building.
 

Miniature hat display for Korean children's relief

 

Skull of missing florist (Lopez) found [09-14-54, 2 negatives]

 

General Anderson (ship) arrives at Treasure Island with 1,700 Marines [09-14-54, 10 negatives]

 

US Marines Arrive -- General Anderson (ship) -- Treasure Island(September 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-14-54.03]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Marines arrive at Pier Seventeen on Treasure Island. Marines stand on dock waving to camera. Marines walk down street in file (neighborhood). Marines walk down pier holding luggage, walk off pier on to land. Marines make a turn while walking down street in file. Marines exit ship from door onto plank. Families wait for ship to finish docking while Marines wait on deck of ship. Families wait behind barricade.
 

Moon over bay from Telegraph Hill [09-14-54, 1 negative]

 

Philatelist convention

 

Gang fight on Mission Street (juvenile delinquency) [09-15-54, 7 negatives]

 

Gang Shooting -- Mission Street Police Station(September 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-15-54.01-02]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sergeant Joseph Donegan and Phillip Kiely talk to shooters Larry Page and Stan Owens. Booking officer Emil Reulein stands at the typewriter with Ted Lopez and William Tayas. Officer Frank Prier talks to Charles White and Joe Carr in a cell. Gun and other pieces of evidence are laid out on a table. Two young men lean on table with eyeglasses in hands. Dr. Herbert Clish talks to Lopez in police station. Donegan pulls up Owens' shirt to look at tattoos on his chest (juvenile delinquency).
 

Aerial views of Highway 101 in Marin County at Greenbrae [09-15-54, 11 negatives]

 

Aeriel Views of Highway 101 -- Marin County(September 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-15-54.03]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bird's-eye views of Highway 101 at the Greenbrae intersection with views of mountains, cars on highway, surrounding buildings and landscape, secondary roads, and a billboard (cityscape) (transportation).
 

Test run of Air Force crash boat in San Francisco Bay (cityscapes) [09-16-54, 3 negatives]

 

Test Run -- New Air Force Crash Boat -- Treasure Island(September 16, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 55, [09-16-54.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

New boat being tested while Navy helicopter flies above city (cityscape). Boat in San Francisco Bay with city and Golden Gate Bridge in the distance. [Boat also equipped with guns forward and aft. It was built at a shipyard in Stockton for about 450,000 dollars].
 

Opera opening night [09-17-54, ca. 50 negatives]

 

American Mining Convention [09-19-54 - 09-20-54, ca. 15 negatives]

 

Consul General Clement Richard Attlee of Great Britain

 

San Francisco cityscapes from the top of Hamm's Brewery [09-21-54, 5 negatives]

 

Evening Views -- Top of Hamm's Brewery(September 21, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56, [09-21-54.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Night view of Ferry Building and Bay Bridge (cityscape, neighborhood). View looking east with Bay Bridge in center. Looking north from Brewery with views of buildings and street.
 

Father Scanlon made Bishop at St. Mary's Cathedral [09-21-54, ca. 15 negatives]

 

Conductor Pierre Monteux visits

 

San Francisco Chief (train) wreck in Contra Costa County

 

Basil "the Owl" Banghart brought from Alcatraz [09-22-54, 1 negative]

 

Senator Estes Kefauver and Congressman Sam Yorty at press conference [09-23-54, 2 negatives]

 

Press Conference -- Senator Phillip O'Rourke and Congressman Estes Kefauver -- Fairmont Hotel(September 23, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56, [09-23-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Democrats Senator Phillip O'Rourke, Congressman Estes Kefauver and Congressman Sam Yorty stand inside the Fairmont Hotel. Kefauver, Yorty and others sit with reporters in a room in the hotel.
 

Television symposium on hypertension

 

Emergency delivery of iron lung for infant (health) [09-23-54, 5 negatives]

 

Emergency Delivery -- Iron Lung for Infant -- Mission Emergency Hospital(September 23, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56, [09-23-54.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Steward P.E. Spray and ambulance driver Ralph Baker arrive in ambulance (with lung at 10:20 PM at Isolation Ward). Police officer William Fritz stands outside of ambulance while Spray and Baker get ready to move lung. Isolation gate man Godfrey Wilson stands by while Spray and Baker lift lung from ambulance. Spray, Baker, Fritz and Wilson carry lung away from ambulance. Three of the men wheel the lung into the hospital (health).
 

10,000 dollars worth of drugs (narcotics) from Red China confiscated by customs officers

 

Science fair at Josephine Randall Junior Museum (education)

 

Views of The Sands resort at Stinson Beach (owned by murdered woman) [09-24-54, 4 negatives]

 

Salvation Army Band in Union Square

 

Rosh ha-Shanah [09-27-54, 2 negatives]

 

Interview with actor Clifton Webb

 

New control tower in operation at San Francisco International Airport

 

Fol de Rol opera ball

 

Opthamology Laboratory dedicated at UC Medical Sciences Building (education, health)

 

St. Anthony dining room serves its 2 millionth free meal [09-30-54, 2 negatives]

 

Two-millionth Free Meal Served -- St. Anthony Dining Room(September 30, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56, [09-30-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Director Father Alfred Boeddeker of the St. Anthony's Dining Room at 121 Golden Gate serves two-millionth meal since place opened October 4, 1950 to part-time mechanic Nick Levko with sea of men in the background and buffet-style containers in the foreground. Levko sits at table eating a turkey leg with potatoes, dressing, corn, string beans, cranberry sauce, fruit cake, coffee, and bread on his plate surrounded by Director of Catholic Service messenger William Flanagan, Father Alan McCoy, and Father Alfred Boeddeker and Chef Bud Gregg representing Oakland Franciscan headquarters. [Levko also received a carton of cigarettes and suit of clothes] (social services).
 

Airmen shot down by Russians return to Alameda Naval Air Station

 

October 1954 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56-58, [100054-103154]

Physical Description: 1050 negatives (estimate)
 

Joe Di Maggio and Marilyn Monroe divorce [10-00-54, 4 negatives]

 

Divorce -- Marilyn Monroe and Joe Di Maggio(October 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56, [10-00-54.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of baseball player Joe Di Maggio and photograph of him speaking with reporters, taken after [the announcement of?] his divorce from actress Marilyn Monroe. Taken at 2150 Beach Street in the home of Joe Di Maggio.
 

Filthy Mission District apartment interior and children as police investigate (child neglect?, housing, poverty) [10-00-54, 11 negatives]

 

American Cancer Society annual luncheon (health) [10-01-54, 5 negatives]

 

Marine recruiting drive with Marine band and Chinese drum corp [10-02-54, 2 negatives]

 

Recruiting Drive -- US Marine Corps(October 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56, [10-02-54.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Marine Band and the Chinese Drum Corps march down parade route at Ninth and Geary Streets, during climax of recruiting drive for the Richmond Marines (neighborhood).
 

Boy Scouts planting trees in Golden Gate Park [10-02-54, 3 negatives]

 

Frozen foods convention [10-03-54, 3 negatives]

 

Frozen Foods Convention -- Palace Hotel(October 03, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56, [10-03-54.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

"Sally SeaPak" holds up frozen package of Chesapeake oysters for camera as she stands by Harold G. Hacke of the Union Ice Company and Executive Director Harry K. Schauffler of the National Wholesale Frozen Food Distributors Association.
 

Senate sub-committee hearing on juvenile delinquency

 

Dedication of veterans' shelter at Kezar Stadium [10-04-54, 4 negatives]

 

Mayor Elmer Robinson serenaded on his 60th birthday [10-04-54, 2 negatives]

 

Knights of Columbus celebrate the feast of St. Francis [10-04-54, 2 negatives]

 

Narcotics enforcement arrests marijuana suspects [10-05-54, 8 negatives]

 

Foreign Minister Katsuo Okazaki of Japan visits

 

Mayor signs proclamation for "Business Women's Week" and "National Nurse Week"

 

Five Navy ships come through the Golden Gate [10-07-54, 12 negatives]

 

Arrival of Navy Ships -- Golden Gate Bridge(October 07, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 56, [10-07-54.06]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of the Mountrail (ship), the Algol (ship), the Menard (ship), the Bayfield (ship), and the Montague (ship) sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge and in Bay.
 

New one-way street at Fourth Street and Harrison (neighborhood)

 

Press Club interview of Senator Thomas H. Kuchel

 

Centennial of Grace Cathedral [10-08-54, 2 negatives]

 

Centennial -- Grace Cathedral(October 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-08-54.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Reverend Edward Lamb Parsons [the Third Bishop of California], Reverend Francis De Witt Batty of New Castle, Australia, Reverend Karl Morgan Block [Episcopal Bishop of California], and the Reverend Henry H. Shires [Suffragan Bishop] pose for photographs on the occasion of the Grace Cathedral's one-hundredth anniversary.
 

Columbus Day banquet with J.D. Zellerbach

 

Queen Lillian Prato and Baron Muzi Falconi [10-11-54, 2 negatives]

 

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz speaks at oil industry luncheon [10-11-54, 2 negatives]

 

Vice President Richard M. Nixon lands at Travis Air Force Base [10-11-54, 4 negatives]

 

Arrival -- Vice President Richard M. Nixon -- Travis Air Force Base(October 11, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-11-54.21]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Richard Nixon shakes hands with General Stanley Donavan on the steps of the airplane "GOP Congressional Special;" with John Baldwin also shown. Nixon speaks to reporters during press conference by airplane.
 

Representative Sam Yorty and Senator Stuart Symington [10-12-54, 3 negatives]

 

Representative Sam Yorty -- Press Club(October 12, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-12-54.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sam Yorty and Senator Stuart Symington speak with reporter.
 

Ground breaking for new Longshoremen's building (labor) [10-12-54, 7 negatives]

 

Groundbreaking for New Building -- ILWU -- Fisherman's Wharf(October 12, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-12-54.02]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

George Christopher scoops up first shovel of dirt in groundbreaking for building, with President Martin Callaghan of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union Local 10 chapter alongside and crowd in background (labor). Views of crowd and speakers addressing crowd, with factory and natural gas storage facility in background (labor, neighborhood).
 

Columbus Day celebration at Golden Gate Park [10-12-54, 3 negatives]

 

Customs confiscated Korean sword from royal family

 

Heavy smog over San Francisco as seen from on top of the Hamm's Brewery building (cityscapes) [10-14-54, 2 negatives]

 

Smog over San Francisco(October 14, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-14-54.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of smoke coming from factory chimneys in foreground, with heavy pall of smog in sky over city skyline. Taken from the top of the Hamm's Beer building (cityscapes, environment).
 

Opera back stage with actress Dorothy McGuire and conductors Pierre Monteux and Kurt Herbert Adler [10-15-54, 3 negatives]

 

Backstage at Opera House(October 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-15-54.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Directors Pierre Monteux and Kurt Herbert Adler, actress Dorothy McGuire, [actor?] Robert Watt Miller, and Consul General Louis de Guiringaud of France speak back stage at the Opera House during staging of the opera "Jean at the Stake."
 

Veterans of Indian Wars [10-15-54, 2 negatives]

 

Veterans of Indian Wars -- War Memorial Building(October 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-15-54.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Eighty-nine year old Commander John Roberts, eighty-two year old John Gilbert, eighty-three year old Major John H. Fanning, and seventy-five year old Charles F. Beeson, all veterans of US Government wars against American Indian tribes, "talk over old Indian tricks" [used during battle?].
 

Adlai Stevenson arrives at San Francisco International Airport [10-16-54, 5 negatives]

 

Arrival -- Adlai Stevenson -- Airport(October 16, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-16-54.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Adlai Stevenson, arriving to give speech in San Francisco, is greeted by Senator Stuart Symington, Representative Sam Yorty, and Mr. Graves on steps of airplane. Same men leave airport in automobile.
 

Dedication of San Francisco State Teachers' College [10-16-54, 4 negatives]

 

Transfer of ownership of the Palace Hotel from Mrs. William B. Johnson to the Sheraton Corporation [10-18-54, 2 negatives]

 

Order of the Eastern Star convention [10-18-54 - 10-19-54, ca. 40 negatives]

 

Kick off for United Nations Week

 

Movie producer Albert R. Broccoli and wife Nitre here to publicize film "The Black Knight" [10-18-54, 2 negatives]

 

Canadian carrier The Magnificent (ship) arrives at Treasure Island [10-18-54, 11 negatives]

 

Canadian Carrier "The Magnificent" (ship) -- Treasure Island(October 18, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-18-54.17-18]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

David Reid stands on wing of airplane, with other airplanes parked around him on deck of ship. Commodore H.S. Rayner, captain of The Magnificent (ship), Commander G.C. Edwards, captain of the frigate Stettler (ship), and Consul Paul Reading of Canada converse on deck of ship. Sailors prepare to take polio victim Edward F. Amos from ship. Views of The Magnificent (ship) and the frigate Stettler (ship) arriving in Bay, with Angel Island in background (cityscapes).
 

Admiral A.G. Cooke shows new civil defense plans for H-bomb (hydrogen bomb) disaster for San Francisco [10-19-54, 2 negatives]

 

Disaster Plans for Hydrogen Bomb Attack(October 19, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-19-54.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Admiral A.G. Cooke points to areas ringed by concentric circles on large map of San Francisco, which illustrates plans in the eventuality of a hydrogen bomb attack (atomic age, civil defense).
 

View of San Francisco with fog on horizon (cityscapes) [10-19-54, 2 negatives]

 

Fog Around City -- Forest Hill(October 19, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-19-54.10]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of fog ringing the Forest Hill neighborhood of San Francisco (cityscapes).
 

Olympic Games fund drive parade [10-19-54, 3 negatives]

 

Fund Drive -- Olympic Games -- City Hall(October 19, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-19-54.17]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor and Mrs. Goodwin Knight, Bob and Melba Mathias wave from convertible automobile used in fund drive parade. Taken at the front of City Hall (neighborhood).
 

San Francisco Symphony conductor Enrich Jordan and family

 

Croatian Fraternal Union of America celebrates 60th anniversary

 

Hemophilia victim Raymond Schultz [10-21-54 - 10-28-54, 9 negatives]

 

Edmund G. Brown and wife vote by absentee ballots [10-22-54, 2 negatives]

 

Absentee Ballot -- Attorney General Edmund G. Brown -- City Hall(October 22, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-22-54.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Edmund G. Brown and Mrs. Brown cast absentee ballots for election. Registrar Thomas Twoomey also shown.
 

Parking meter money sorted out [10-22-54, 3 negatives]

 

United Nations seminar

 

Governor Goodwin Knight meets with AFL labor leaders [10-25-54, 2 negatives]

 

Leaders -- American Federation of Labor -- Fairmont Hotel(October 25, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-25-54.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor Goodwin J. Knight and "his charming wife" Virginia Knight pose for photos with Secretary Treasurer C.J. Haggerty of the American Federation of Labor [AFL], and Jack Goldenberger of the San Francisco Labor Council.
 

Dr. Wernher von Braun originator of the V2 rocket visits [10-25-54, 1 negative]

 

V2 Rocket Inventor -- Dr. Wernher von Braun(October 25, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-25-54.08]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of Wernher von Braun, originator of the V2 rocket. Taken at 155 Sansome Street.
 

Governor Goodwin Knight tours Richardson Bay [10-26-54, 7 negatives]

 

Tour -- Governor Goodwin J. Knight -- Richardson Bay(October 26, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-26-54.07]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Director Frank Durkee of the Department of Public Works, engineer B.W. Booker of the [Department of Water?], Tom Laumann, Goodwin Knight, Ernest Burgstadter... shown looking out on Richardson Bay, touring tunnel, on ferry, and standing on the Richmond side of the new Richmond-San Rafael Bridge (cityscapes).
 

Proposition B bond drive for stadium supporters with Leo Durocher

 

Gold Star mothers drop wreath in bay to honor dead [10-27-54, 3 negatives]

 

Governor Sir Alexander Grantham of Hong Kong visits

 

Transport ship General Simon Buckner arrives at Fort Mason with "heroes" [10-28-54, 6 negatives]

 

"Heroes" Return -- General Simon Buckner (ship) -- Fort Mason(October 28, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 57, [10-28-54.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of ship and troops on deck. Servicemen stand in coffee line inside dock building while awaiting transport.
 

Miss America Lee Meriwether returns home to parade and other activities [10-27-54 - 10-29-54, ca. 50 negatives]

 

Equitable Life building "topping out" ceremony (building completion)

 

Betty Miller who was phoned by President Eisenhower

 

November 1954 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58-59, [110054-113054]

Physical Description: 875 negatives (estimate)
 

Presentation High School centennial

 

Grand National Livestock Exhibition at the Cow Palace [11-01-54, 4 negatives]

 

Opening of horse race season at Golden Gate Fields (jockey Willie Shoemaker wins) [11-01-54, 6 negatives]

 

Election activities [11-02-54, 25 negatives]

 

Election -- City Hall(November 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-02-54.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Several women tabulate election returns from precincts. Crowd reads billboard showing "semi-official election returns" for both state and national races. Barbara Hirschfelder hands briefcase holding election returns from Precinct 1022, the first precinct to turn in its results, over to inspectors Albert F. Fulton, Edgar Israel, G.S. Cohn, and Henry Blaettler. Inspectors at long table examine ballots from different precincts.
 

Election Voting -- Candidate for State Senator(November 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-02-54.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Robert I. McCarthy, candidate for the state senate, signs voter registrar and votes with Mrs. Robert I. McCarthy. Taken at 1401 Fourteenth Street.
 

Election Voting -- US Representative William S. Mailliard(November 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-02-54.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Congressman William Somers Mailliard prepares to cast ballot at voting machine. Taken at 3375 Jackson Street.
 

Election Voting -- Candidate for US Representative(November 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-02-54.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Phillip O'Rourke, candidate for US representative, signs voter register with Mrs. Phillip O'Rourke and casts ballot at voting machine.
 

Election Voting -- Candidate for Governor -- Acalanes High School(November 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-02-54.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Richard Perrin Graves, Democratic candidate for governor, shown standing outside voting booths with Mrs. Richard Graves, and leaving precinct with son Stephen.
 

Election Candidates -- Television Station KPIX(November 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-02-54.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Charles Meyers stands with wife in front of the "KPIX-Call Bulletin" table. C. Lyn Fox shakes hands with John O'Connell. C. Lyn Fox, William Winter, defeated gubernatorial candidate Richard Graves, and Bill Guyman pose for portrait. Thomas Gray and Francis McCarty also shown.
 

Election -- Station KPIX(November 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-02-54.08-09]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lieutenant Governor Harold Powers speaks with C. Lyn Fox. Assemblyman Thomas Maloney sits with William Winter. Group photo of Stuart McClure, Bill Guyman, and Milton Marks. Edward Gaffney, John Busterud, and Irving Shore stand behind KPIX-Call Bulletin table. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mancuso and William McDonnell also shown. C. Lyn Fox and Bill Hillman give television broadcast.
 

Stripper Jinx Naomi Lane nabbed in lewd act show [11-02-54, 3 negatives]

 

State harbor commissioners

 

Eskimos arrive from Alaska here for World Travel Congress [11-04-54, 5 negatives]

 

Baseball's Joe Di Maggio and boxer Joe Louis discuss the Paddy DeMarco fight [11-04-54, 3 negatives]

 

Large dope raid (narcotics) in Santa Cruz [11-05-54, 2 negatives]

 

Narcotics Raid -- Federal Building(November 05, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-05-54.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US District Superintendent of Narcotics Ernest Gentry pulls bag from one of two thermos jugs found full of heroin in a Santa Cruz "dope" raid [narcotics].
 

General Matthew B. Ridgway reviews troops at the Presidio [11-05-54, 5 negatives]

 

Troop Review -- General Matthew B. Ridgway -- Presidio(November 05, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-05-54.09]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sixth Army troops stand at attention while being inspected by Chief of Staff Matthew B. Ridgway of the US Army and Lieutenant General W.G. Wyman, commander of the Sixth Army. General Ridgway reviews the honor color guard as Captain Eugene Gazio stands by.
 

Luncheon -- General Matthew B. Ridgway -- Sheraton Palace Hotel(November 05, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-05-54.10]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President A.H. Moffitt Jr. of the Commonwealth Club sits with Chief of Staff Matthew B. Ridgway of the US Army at luncheon table. Dr. Clark Kerr, chancellor of UC Berkeley, also shown. Above ground view of crowd, with speakers' table to right.
 

Charmena Royal and her pet boa constrictor Rajah (snake)

 

Fire at Third and Galvez Streets

 

Principal Ras E. Johnson of Galileo High School retires

 

United Nations tenth anniversary preparations and activities [11-06-54, 11-08-54, 4 negatives]

 

Tenth Anniversary Preparations -- United Nations -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(November 06, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-06-54.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Per Lind and Andrew W. Cordier, assistants to UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold, Co-Chairmen Ted Huggins and Augustin C. Keane of the Press and Union League Club's UN Tenth Anniversary Committee, and Supervisor Francis McCarty pose for group photos [UN representatives in town to examine San Francisco's preparedness for the United Nation's tenth anniversary celebration].
 

UN Committee -- Mayor Elmer Robinson -- City Hall(November 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-08-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chief Officer Per Lind of the Assembly Division of the United Nations and Andrew W. Lordier, assistant to the UN secretary general, meet with Mayor Elmer Robinson.
 

KQED-San Francisco new public television station dedication [11-08-54, 4 negatives]

 

New Studio -- Television Station KQED(November 08, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-08-54.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views from rear of seated audience showing Frank Baxter, professor of English at USC, seated and giving television broadcast. Director H. Griffiths of F.A.E., Director Mortimer Fleishhacker of the Bay Area Educational Television Association, Frank Baxter, and General Manager James Day of KQED pose for group photos (public broadcasting).
 

Fire at the Fox Theatre [11-10-54, 2 negatives]

 

Fire -- Fox Theatre(November 10, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-10-54.11]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Firemen put out fire behind the candy counter in the Fox Theatre.
 

Writer Norman Vincent Peale visits

 

Henry Miller estate row

 

Veteran's Day memorial events [11-11-54, 4 negatives]

 

Rededication of the Hearst Spanish War cannon [11-11-54, 2 negatives]

 

Rededication -- Spanish-American War Cannon -- Columbia Square(November 11, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-11-54.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Supervisor Gene McAteer, John J.F. Mahoney of the United Spanish War Veterans, and Fred Baldwin stand before cannon and new plaque [which replaced a stolen one].
 

Naturalization ceremony at the civic auditorium

 

First hundred barefoot gals get in free to see movie "The Barefoot Contessa"

 

The UC Berkeley vs. Stanford Big Game activities at Stanford University [11-12-54, 11-16-54 - 11-20-54, ca. 60 negatives]

 

Labor union investigation

 

Eleanor Roosevelt [11-12-54, 3 negatives]

 

Press Conference -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Sheraton Palace Hotel(November 12, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-12-54.07]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Eleanor Roosevelt speaks to reporters during press conference.
 

Ambassador Sadao Iguchi of Japan visits

 

Artist Beniamino Bufano and actress Helen Hayes unveil his new marble cats [11-12-54, 2 negatives]

 

Unveiling of Marble Cats -- Actress Helen Hayes -- Press and Union League Club(November 12, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-12-54.12]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Helen Hayes unveils marble cat sculptures created by artist Beniamino Bufano. Barney Gould and Paul Spiegel also shown.
 

Reception for symphony conductor Enrique Jorda

 

Vandals damage El Dorado Home School (education)

 

First day of crab season at Fisherman's Wharf [11-15-54, 2 negatives]

 

First Day of Crab Season -- Fisherman's Wharf(November 15, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-15-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bill McKillop and Pat Gelardi shown with crabs that they caught on the first day of crab season. Pat Gelardi holds up two of his crabs before placing them in cauldron of boiling water at his outdoor stand (neighborhood).
 

Eddie Joost at Frank Bernard murder trial [11-15-54 - 11-17-54, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Actors and actresses here for "Guild Frolic" (Rita Moreno, Debra Paget, Sheree North, and Jeff Hunter) [11-16-54, 2 negatives]

 

Louella Parsons at the Fox Theatre for world premier of movie "Desiree" [11-16-54, 10 negatives]

 

Boy Scout Council [11-16-54, 4 negatives]

 

Top decoration bestowed upon William Winter and Michel Dumont by Morocco government official

 

San Francisco State College student bonfire [11-17-54 - 11-18-54, 5 negatives]

 

Student Bonfire -- San Francisco State College(November 17, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 58, [11-17-54.10]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Firemen wet down a pile of bonfire wood "touched off maliciously" (before the intended rally). Taken near Font and Lake Merced Boulevards.
 

Student Bonfire -- San Francisco State College(November 18, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-18-54.19]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Cheerleaders and other students at rally with bonfire burning in background.
 

Mechanical kidney in operation at Stanford Hospital (health) [11-18-54, 2 negatives]

 

Mechanical Kidney -- Stanford Hospital(November 18, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-18-54.15]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Registered nurse Marjorie Patterson plays the role of patient during demonstration of the mechanical kidney [a large cylindrical apparatus to her left]. Teri Oikawa and Dr. J. Max Rukes, a trained specialist in artificial kidney therapy, attend to her (health).
 

Rafael Cancel Miranda goes to Alcatraz after shooting up Congress [11-18-54, 3 negatives]

 

Prisoner to Alcatraz -- Rafael Cancel Miranda -- Fort Mason(November 18, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-18-54.16]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US Marshall Thomas J. Lunney escorts Rafael Cancel Miranda of Puerto Rico, whose hands are chained, down gangplank to waiting boat, then hands him over to Lieutenant Emil Rickner, an Alcatraz prison guard [Rafael Cancel Miranda (possibly a Puerto Rican nationalist?) apparently fired a gun on the US Congress].
 

Streetcar accident [11-18-54, 4 negatives]

 

Streetcar Accident(November 18, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-18-54.17]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of damage caused to two streetcars by accident at Sansome and Market Streets. Conductor George Bunner, the most seriously injured party in the accident, lays in hospital bed at Harbor Emergency (transportation).
 

Stanford students paint Jack London Square red ("Big Game" vandalism) [11-19-54, 2 negatives]

 

Five thousand Marines arrive at Treasure Island (from Indo-China, Tokyo, and Korea) [11-19-54, 13 negatives]

 

Arrival of Troops -- Treasure Island(November 19, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-19-54.07]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowd of US Marines, arrived from locations in Indo-China, Tokyo, Japan, and Korea, fill grounds at Treasure Island. Lieutenant Colonel John D. Bowersock of the Presidio, Mrs. Bowersock, Captain James R. Gober, and Mrs. Darrell Stuart walk along dock and past the four ships of Squadron Five. Servicemen unload from the Telefair (ship). Marines crowd the decks of the Montrose (ship) and Telefair (ship). Marines march in formation down street on Treasure Island (neighborhood). Views of ship sailing under the Bay Bridge. Crowd watches as ships sail into dock.
 

Muscular Dystrophy Association

 

Big Game parade at UC Berkeley [11-19-54, 8 negatives]

 

Scandinavian prime ministers visit (from Sweden, Denmark, and Norway)

 

Father and son burglar team

 

100,000 [dollar?] sable Christmas tree at I. Magnin (tree made of fur) [11-23-54, 4 negatives]

 

Animal Fur -- Sable Christmas Tree -- I. Magnin(November 23, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-23-54.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Model Jane Winter poses in front of I Magnin's Christmas "tree" made from animal furs.
 

Breckinridge (ship) arrives at Fort Mason with troops [11-24-54, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Centennial of St. Mary's Church [11-24-54, 2 negatives]

 

Centennial -- Saint Mary's Church(November 24, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-24-54.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Father Basil Doyle shows marriage register, dating from 1854, to Mrs. Harry Hill and Noel Sullivan. The register contains a marriage record for the grandparents of Noel Sullivan.
 

Thanksgiving dinner served at St. Anthony's and various other venues [11-24-54 - 11-25-54, 7 negatives]

 

Thanksgiving Turkeys -- Saint Anthony's Dining Room(November 24, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-24-54.10]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Cook Budd Gregg looks over pile consisting of some of the 150 turkeys he will roast for Thanksgiving dinner in soup kitchen affiliated with Saint Boniface Church [meals to be given to the poor and those in need].
 

Thanksgiving Dinner -- Saint Boniface Church(November 25, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-25-54.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowd lines up outside soup kitchen, waiting to receive their Thanksgiving turkey dinner. Inside church, women serve men in food line, while others sit down to eat in background, some of the 3200 people to eat Thanksgiving dinner at the church.
 

Thanksgiving Dinner -- Salvation Army -- Harbor Light Mission(November 25, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-25-54.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Men sit at tables eating turkey dinners, some of the one thousand homeless men served Thanksgiving dinner by the Salvation Army.
 

Billy Graham speaks at luncheon in Oakland

 

New bus terminal for San Francisco International Airport

 

Marijuana bricks seized (narcotics) [11-27-54, 2 negatives]

 

Marijuana Seizure -- State Narcotics Office(November 27, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-27-54.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

State narcotics inspector Vincent Chasten shows some of the ten thousand dollars worth of marijuana, in the form of bricks, taken during drug seizure.
 

Guardsmen's Christmas tree lot opening parade [11-30-54, 7 negatives]

 

Opening -- Guardsmen's Christmas Tree Lot(November 30, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-30-54.01]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Santa Claus and "Noel" [a little girl] sing Christmas carols with the Columbia Park Boys' Glee Club. Girls carry banner for the "St. Mary's Chinese Girls' Drum Corps" down parade route. Harpists and drummers from the drum corps shown. Hawaiian women throw orchids from the parade float of the ASTA Travel Agency [spectators looking down from the windows of buildings along the parade route visible] (neighborhood). Dancing girls pull up their skirts as they walk in front of cable car. Sixth Army Bagpipe Band marches past the Guardsmen's tree lot; where audience watches. The Golden Gate Girls Drum and Bugle Corps also shown.
 

Crane lifts one of the towers off Southern Pacific depot building [11-30-54, 4 negatives]

 

Removal of Tower -- Southern Pacific Depot Building(November 30, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [11-30-54.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Long and close-up views of crane lifting one of the towers from the depot. Taken at Third and Townsend Streets.
 

December 1954 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59-60, [120054-123154]

Physical Description: 875 negatives (estimate)
 

Christmas activities (church services, decorations, parties, nativity scenes, store displays) [throughout month]

 

Santa Claus school [12-00-54, 4 negatives]

 

Santa School(December 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [12-00-54.01-04]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Don Lowernbein holds book and large candy cane while Art Grant and Mara Bartolacelli are in costume and holding sign. Jeanette Davi, Grant, Lowernbein, and Mr. and Mrs. Serbin at workshop in Serbin's Santa School at 1191 Market Street. Lowernbein trims Santa's beard while others look on. Group gathers around table.
 

Controversy over Mount Olympus statue [12-01-54, 2 negatives]

 

Controversy -- Mount Olympus Statue(December 01, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [12-01-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of statue on hill with staircase below. [Time and weather have taken their toll on the statue and there is some controversy over its status].
 

Matson's ship takes 100,000 Christmas trees to Hawaii [12-02-54, 2 negatives]

 

Matson's Ship Takes Trees to Hawaii -- Pier Thirty-two(December 02, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [12-02-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bird's-eye views of ship's deck covered with Christmas trees with workers on board and machines moving trees. [Photographer writes "If the camera could capture the 'aroma' of the trees, you would think you were sailing through a forest"].
 

Inflating balloons for Mission Merchants' Parade

 

Policeman shoots "hold up" man [12-03-54, 10 negatives]

 

Benefit tea dance for Old St. Mary's Church

 

Camel goes to the Air Force base for Christmas pageant

 

War mothers hold memorial ceremony on anniversary of Pearl Harbor [12-07-54, 3 negatives]

 

National Council of Jewish Women pack boxes for overseas orphanages [12-09-54, 1 negative]

 

National Council of Jewish Women Pack Boxes For Overseas Orphanages(December 09, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 59, [12-09-54.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Children Debbie Leboire and Sheila Weinberg sit on boxes and hold doll from box at 1921 California Street.
 

High school "prep day" at City College (education) [12-09-54, 2 negatives]

 

Liner Oronsay (ship) arrives from England

 

San Francisco College for Women's annual winter formal

 

St. Mary's Hospital centennial

 

Artist Beniamino Bufano discussing his statue of Saint Francis

 

Mercy High School centennial

 

Miss Universe of 1952 visits

 

Launching of the Korean Bear (ship)

 

Navy transport General A.M. Brewster (ship) returns from the Far East [12-11-54, 22 negatives]

 

Troops Return -- General A.M. Brewster (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 11, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-11-54.02]

Physical Description: 22 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops look at dock from upper deck rail. Smaller boat approaches ship. Troops wave from the rail. Troops get on each others' backs to form pyramid. Elevated view of troops on deck beneath. Families wait on dock while bands play and ship docks. Troops stand in line drinking coffee awaiting transport. Troops exit from the gang plank with bags over shoulders.
 

Bishop Paul M. Ro of Korea visits

 

Bobo Olson's middleweight championship fight (boxing) [12-15-54, ca. 26 negatives]

 

Prisoners at San Quentin donate blood for hemophilia victim

 

Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi and wife Queen Soraya of Iran arrive [12-16-54, 7 negatives]

 

Arrival -- Mohammed Reza Pahlevi and Queen Soraya -- San Francisco International Airport(December 16, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-16-54.02]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Queen Soraya, her husband the Shah of Iran Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, and some of their party walk down United Airlines airplane ramp. The Queen wears a fur coat and holds flowers at foot of ramp with the Shah and others nearby. The Queen and the Shah walk with State Department agent John O'Hanley while people look on. Plainclothes policeman escorts the Queen and Shah and O'Hanley to waiting cars. Close-up of the couple with O'Hanley while the Mayor's secretary holds flowers.
 

Mabel Malotte case [12-17-54, 2 negatives]

 

Night view in Union Square (neighborhood) [12-17-54, 4 negatives]

 

Evening Views -- Union Square(December 17, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-17-54.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of Union Square taken from fifth floor of Irina Roublen Salon di Coufure at 260 Stockton Street showing Geary Street and the Hotel St. Francis. Views showing Post Street with traffic making streaks of light.
 

Coit Tower lit up like a candle and double exposure with McLaren Lodge Christmas tree [12-17-54, 3 negatives]

 

President Cleveland (ship) decorated for Christmas leaves dock with Santa waving good bye [12-21-54, 2 negatives]

 

General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) and Fred C. Ainsworth (ship) arrive from Okinawa with troops [12-21-54, 10 negatives]

 

Transports Arrive -- General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) and Fred C. Ainsworth (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 21, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-21-54.02]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops on the Ainsworth stand on ship's deck. The Ainsworth heads towards another boat in the water. Troops on the Breckinridge stand on ship's deck, wave.
 

Eureka earthquake damage [12-21-54, 20 negatives]

 

Earthquake Damage -- Eureka(December 21, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-21-54.03]

Physical Description: 20 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Woman sits in room while other person takes notes. People sit in line of tables with microphones. Four people stand in room with Eureka police officer. Room with earthquake damage [parts of ceiling on floor]. Missing paint exposes brick wall in City Hall entrance way. Clerk replaces liquor bottles in store. Men clear debris from floor in construction work site. View of a hallway with debris on floor. Person picks up bricks from outside of home. Stacks of wood fallen outside in construction site. Crane reaches to cracked brick building. View of commercial sidewalk with debris on ground (neighborhood). Barricades and signs indicate building is closed [City Hall?]. Man stands on top of building inspecting damage. Crane removes cracked portion of Kress store next to Montgomery Ward.
 

Orphans visit aircraft carrier Boxer (ship) for Christmas party

 

Live nativity scene at St. Boniface Church [12-21-54, 2 negatives]

 

Inventor Dr. Marvel Beem demonstrating his new hospital bed (health) [12-22-54, 4 negatives]

 

New Hospital Bed -- Stanford Hospital(December 22, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-22-54.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Inventor Dr. Marvel Beem stands at foot of patient Mrs. Frieda Baker's bed. Mrs. Baker turns on sink from bed. Mrs. Baker plays with switches attached to swing-arm table. Doctor stands over patient on gurney (health).
 

Red Strader made new coach for the 49ers football team [12-23-54, 4 negatives]

 

Press Conference -- Red Strader -- Phelan Building(December 23, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-23-54.00]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

New coach of the 49ers football team Red Strader in room. Strader and owner Tony Morabite shake hands.
 

Troopship returns from Far East with soldiers [12-23-54, 14 negatives]

 

Troops Return -- Fort Mason(December 23, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-23-54.02]

Physical Description: 14 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Army Corporal Wallace Hagglund holds barracks bag on shoulder while being welcomed home by his father B.L. Hagglund and mother. Army Private First Class Donald Giusti is embraced by his father Ivan, brother David, wife Marjorie, sister-in-law Marilyn, and father-in-law. Troops walk down gang plank holding barracks bags on shoulders. Troops put down bags. Troops sit on bags and wave, awaiting ground transport outside (neighborhood). Troops wave from ship. Band plays on dock with ship in background. Families wait behind barricades while ship docks.
 

Dead letter office with one million pieces of mail [12-24-54, 2 negatives]

 

Rosemary Clooney and Jose Ferrer here for movie premier [12-27-54, 2 negatives]

 

Film Opening -- Ferrer and Clooney -- Fairmont Hotel(December 27, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-27-54.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

[Joe?] Ferrer, wife Rosemary Clooney, and Gail Stone [Clooney's sister?] sit at window in Fairmont Hotel. [They are in town for a movie premier].
 

Sunrise from Twin Peaks (San Francisco cityscapes) [12-28-54, 5 negatives]

 

Sunrise -- Twin Peaks(December 28, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-28-54.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bird's-eye view of the lights on Market Street. Sun rising over the East Bay hills and over Hunters Point with city in the foreground.
 

Arrival of Thomas Jefferson (ship) with troops and kids from Korea [12-30-54, 8 negatives]

 

Arrival from Korea -- Thomas Jefferson (ship) -- Oakland Army Base(December 30, 1954) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 60, [12-30-54.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corporal Anthony J. Beitane is greeted on dock by parents Mr. and Mrs. William Kett and other family members. Long-shot of ship docking. Close-ups and long-shots of troops on deck. Band plays while ship docks. Families wait on shore while ship docks. Serviceman kisses woman while man stands by.
 

January 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61-62, [010055-013155]

Physical Description: 1125 negatives (estimate)
 

New Year's Eve festivities

 

Customized 1952 Kaiser car (automobile)

 

Elizabeth Arden and her sister Vicontessa de Maublanc (fashion)[01-03-55, 2 negatives]

 

New San Francisco supervisor William Blake sworn in

 

Bart Cartativo houseboy murder trial [01-04-55 - 01-27-55, ca. 30 negatives]

 

Fisherman's Wharf boat shed fire

 

Interview with American Legion National Commander Seaborn P. Collins

 

British liner Orcades (ship) [01-06-55, 11 negatives]

 

Sunrise pictures over San Francisco (cityscapes) [01-07-55, 6 negatives]

 

Sunrise Over San Francisco(January 07, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-07-55.06]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of the sunrise over San Francisco as seen from hill at Taylor and Vallejo Streets (cityscapes).
 

Tradewinds (ship) sailing [01-07-55, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Asian refugee arrivals on the Wilson (ship) [01-08-55, 2 negatives]

 

Arrival of Refugees -- President Wilson (ship)(January 08, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-08-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Teng Gee, Paul and Larry Lieu, Andrew Gee, and Miranda Lieu, refugees from Asia, stand on deck as they arrive on board the President Wilson (ship).
 

Troop arrivals on the General E.D. Patrick (ship) [01-10-55, 8 negatives]

 

Arrival of Troops -- General E.D. Patrick (ship) -- Fort Mason(January 10, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-10-55.02]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US servicemen stand on deck of ship as it arrives at dock. Servicemen drink coffee as they wait inside dock transport building.
 

Mayor Elmer E. Robinson at various events [throughout month]

 

Candidates for Chinese New Year Queen [01-11-55, 3 negatives]

 

Candidates for Queen -- Chinese New Year(January 11, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-11-55.12]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Katherine Chan, Dorothy Tom, Carolyn Lim, Elaine Yuen, and Helen Yu, candidates for the Chinese New Year Queen competition, pose with a Chinese dragon head and firecrackers. Taken on Stockton Street.
 

William Wellman and film production of "Blood Alley" at China Camp [01-11-55 - 01-12-55, 11 negatives]

 

Production of Film "Blood Alley" -- China Camp(January 11, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-11-55.20]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sampans (ships) sit at anchor in Bay. Stairway winds up hillside, with a partial replica of the Great Wall of China at top of hill and farm buildings at base of hill. General view of the China Camp [where movie was filmed] and sampans at anchor. Taken in Marin County.
 

Production of Film "Blood Alley" -- China Camp(January 12, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-12-55.10]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Director William Wellman speaks to unidentified people on the set of movie. A Chinese ferry boat sails in Bay, with fog making barge in background. William Wellman and his assistant stand on dock, with ferry boat in background [William Wellman is holding megaphone]. Portraits of unidentified men [director and actor?]. Taken on Bay in Marin County.
 

New officers of Infants' Shelter Auxiliary

 

Lehi II raft (ship)

 

Actor James Stewart sails on the President Wilson (ship) [01-12-55, 4 negatives]

 

Actor James Stewart -- President Wilson (ship) -- Mission Rock(January 12, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-12-55.11]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. and Mrs. James Stewart (Jimmy Stewart) stand on deck of the President Wilson (ship) [member of the American President Lines fleet], sailing on their way to Asia. Photographer sits on top of metal support for lifeboat in order to get higher angle on the couple. View of ship sailing in bay.
 

Adult training at Galileo High School

 

First anniversary of Cinerama

 

Actress Arlene Francis [01-13-55 - 01-14-55, 4 negatives]

 

Making of replica bear flag for State of California [01-14-55, 4 negatives]

 

Women's Overseas Service League national board meeting

 

Ambassador You Chan Yang of Korea [01-15-55, 2 negatives]

 

Press Conference -- You Chan Yang(January 15, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-15-55.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Ambassador You Chan Yang of Korea speaks to reporters during press conference. Taken at 3500 Clay Street.
 

Christmas tree and family with Hawaiian hula outfits [01-16-55, 3 negatives]

 

Juvenile delinquent prevention town meeting [01-17-55, 2 negatives]

 

Joseph P. Crosson ("Father of credit union movement in Calif." )

 

Army Week with Lieutenant General Wyman

 

Twentieth anniversary party for the San Francisco Art Museum

 

Graphic arts exhibit [01-17-55, 6 negatives]

 

Graphic Arts Exhibit -- Sheraton Palace Hotel(January 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-17-55.11]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dorothy Crispen points out aspect of graphic art piece to General Manager King Wilkin of Zellerbach Company. Frank Kettlewell and Gilbert Sully look at books on display. Ernest F. Wuthman, Charles F. De Lacy, and Worth Seymour look at display. Marilynn Torrison, "Miss Perfect Type 1955," sits on table while posing with graphic arts materials.
 

Naturalized immigrants (including Russians) at Post Office building [01-17-55, 01-28-55, 7 negatives]

 

Naturalization -- US Citizens -- Post Office Building(January 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-17-55.12]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowd of immigrants lines up at counter in office after becoming naturalized citizens. [Nicholai?], Natalie, and Nadine Kumanin, Russian born US Citizens, pose for group photos.
 

Naturalization -- US Citizens -- Post Office Building(January 28, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-28-55.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Airman Third Class Konstantin Von Somoff of the US Air Force, in wheelchair, and Corporal Holst Scheiber of the US Army look at their certificates, which proclaim them US citizens.
 

John Wayne arrives at China Camp [01-17-55, 2 negatives]

 

Production of "Blood Alley" -- Actor John Wayne -- Sausalito(January 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-17-55.14]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

John Wayne waves to photographer on deck of boat [arriving at "China Camp" in Sausalito for filming of movie].
 

Waiting for bus at Church and Market Streets in the rain [01-18-55, 11 negatives]

 

Waiting in the Rain -- Bus Stop(January 18, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-18-55.06]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Betty Solomon, on her way to school, and others wait in rain for bus at stops on Church and Market Streets and Sanchez and Market Streets (neighborhood, transportation). Betty Solomon looks out of bus window after boarding. [Sleeve includes five unidentified negatives showing men gathered around painting of sailor].
 

Italian Welfare Agency women at Fisherman's Wharf [01-18-55, 2 negatives]

 

Snow on Mount Tamalpais [01-18-55, 8 negatives]

 

Snow -- Mount Tamalpais(January 18, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-18-55.09]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Gloria Russo, Mr. and Mrs. D. Andrews, Bruce and Barbara Andrews shown standing and playing in the snow. Man scrapes snow from window of automobile. Snow covers road, and men place "Road Closed" sign across road.
 

Budget study for child welfare

 

Real Estate Commissioner D.D. Watson sworn in

 

Apartment buildings in Hunters Point [01-19-55, 2 negatives]

 

Apartment Buildings -- Hunters Point(January 19, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 61, [01-19-55.09]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of apartment buildings atop hill in Hunters Point [part of what photographer refers to as "house number difficulty"] (housing).
 

Consuls' wives plan International Hospitality Center Ball

 

Army Street 2-alarm fire

 

Joseph Alioto and Cesare Rossi

 

Civil defense plane spotters given awards

 

Stanford museum accepts artist Beniamino Bufano sculpture [01-21-55, 3 negatives]

 

Chinese New Year Queen Carolyn Lim [01-21-55, 01-27-55, 5 negatives]

 

Queen -- Chinese New Year(January 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-21-55.06]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Carolyn Lim, to be Queen for Chinese New Year festivities, holds up card with Chinese characters that translate to read "much prosperity." Katherine Chan also shown.
 

Queen of Chinatown -- City Hall(January 27, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-27-55.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson stands with Carolyn Lim and Elaine Yuen, the Queen and Princess of Chinatown respectively. The two women hold scroll written in Chinese characters and translating "the community of Chinatown extends personal greetings to Mayor Elmer Robinson".
 

Buddha's Universal Church Bazaar [01-21-55, 2 negatives]

 

Fashions and Studebaker car at Yacht Harbor (Golden Gate Bridge in background) [01-21-55, 4 negatives]

 

Fashions -- Auto Show -- Yacht Harbor(January 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-21-55.11]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Woman with cat models clothes while standing by Studebaker car at automobile show.
 

Thomas Edison collection in Atherton (inventions on exhibit) [01-21-55, 8 negatives]

 

Collection -- Inventor Thomas Edison -- Atherton(January 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-21-55.14]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs showing a phonograph from 1898 and three glass cases filled with electric light bulbs. Ward Harris listens to music on an experimental model phonograph, which used an electric motor for the first time. In the background sits a "multiphone," the first juke box made [circa 1900], and on the floor is a movie projector. Ward Harris stands in the Historical Room. The first manufactured phonograph, dating from 1889, sits in glass case. Ward Harris sits in the seat of an electricly powered automobile, for which Thomas Edison made the battery. Photo of phonograph run by water from the tap, a doll that plays nursery rhymes, and an experimental long playing phonograph with 400 grooves per inch.
 

Annual tea at St. Rose Academy

 

Native Sons of the Golden West (Joseph R. Nolan, Peter T. Conmy, Robert E. Halsey, Richard Powers)

 

Troop ship General C.G. Morton at Fort Mason [01-24-55, 13 negatives]

 

US Troops Arrive -- General C.G. Morton (ship) -- Fort Mason(January 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-24-55.12]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US Army servicemen stand on deck of ship. Crowd on dock looks up to troops on deck. Servicemen descend gangplank from ship. Red Cross members hand out coffee to servicemen waiting inside dock transport building.
 

Police officer Tom Guzzetti shot [01-25- 55 - 01-26-55, 25 negatives]

 

Mickey Rooney and Joy Healey [01-26-55, 3 negatives]

 

Mickey Rooney with Monkey -- Italian Village(January 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-26-55.05]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actor Mickey Rooney sits with "Jimmy" the monkey, Glinda Guilfoyle, Joyce Moore, and Elizabeth LaBelle [all three women wearing fishnet stockings and matching tops]. Joy Healey, head of the Joy Healey Dancers, also shown.
 

Dope raid suspects (narcotics)

 

Actor Tab Hunter [01-26-55, 2 negatives]

 

Tab Hunter -- Movie "Battle Cry" -- Hotel St. Francis(January 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-26-55.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of actor Tab Hunter, movie star to appear in the movie "Battle Cry."
 

New Winston supermarket [01-26-55, 15 negatives]

 

Winston Supermarket(January 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-26-55.09]

Physical Description: 15 negatives

Scope and Content Note

External views of the new Winston Supermarket El Camino del Mar, showing parking lot, storefront, and tops of houses on hill behind (neighborhood). Internal views of store, showing customers and employees, food aisles, and specialty departments of store.
 

Narcotics suspect roundup

 

Sunset Health Center (infant and child check-ups) [01-27-55, 6 negatives]

 

Child Check-ups -- Sunset Health Center(January 27, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-27-55.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Walter Dessauer, Mrs. Harrison S. Robinson, and Mrs. Gaynor Langsdorf sit on brick planter outside of health center. Mrs. Barry Livingston checks the height of eight year old Roger Boris. Volunteer Mrs. Frederick Gock weighs baby David McClellan, while Mrs. Livingston holds baby Gregory Tong. Dr. Margaret Miller checks on the health of the O'Keefe family. Taken at [2579?] Forty-second Avenue.
 

Junior Achievement companies at work (education and youth training, making ash trays, etc.) [01-27-55, 7 negatives]

 

Junior Achievement Companies(January 27, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-27-55.05]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dan Thal of Washington High School, and Marilyn Asmussen and Madeline Santiago of Balboa High School make ivy planters out of soup ladels. Dorothy DaMatteo of Star of the Sea Academy polishes a stainless steel disk she will make into an ashtray. Margie Sleath of Giannini Junior High School sits with instructor Harvey C. Cranfill at machine that will press silver disk into the shape of an ashtray. Charlie Hayes of Riordan High School polishes finished ash trays. Other students shown making earrings, cufflinks, iron candle holders, and cigarette trays. Executive Director Frank Stegall of the Junior Achievement program and Patrick H. Palmer look over the students' finished products (education).
 

Mother arrested for dope (narcotics)

 

Troops and families and Breckinridge (ship) in Oakland [01-28-55, 12 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) -- Oakland Army Base(January 28, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-28-55.02]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Family of Corporal Frank Peterson stands with him behind sign welcoming him home. Father George S., sister Phyllis, brother First Lieutenant Skip Peterson, and fiancee June Ingels shown. Barbara Peterson greets her husband Corporal Thomas W. Burch as he returns from seventeen months in Korea; with view of crowd in background. Ship sails into dock. Returning troops stand on deck of ship. Troops descend gangplank from ship to shore.
 

Man dressed like Japanese soldier with sword and all

 

Air Force recruiting (swearing in recruits) [01-29-55, 2 negatives]

 

Vigilance Committee proclamation and bell on exhibit [01-29-55, 3 negatives]

 

Proclamation -- Vigilance Committee(January 29, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-29-55.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A proclamation of the Vigilance Committee exhibited on wall behind bell used to call the committee of vigilantes together in times of emergency. Taken at 456 McAllister Street.
 

Whale trapped between dock and Boxer (ship) at Hunters Point [01-29-55, 4 negatives]

 

Whale Trapped Near Dock -- Hunters Point(January 29, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-29-55.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs showing the back of a whale trapped between a barge and the dock, with sailors looking down on whale. General view of the area in which the whale is trapped, and of the whale "sounding" in the water.
 

Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza (new 30 cents fare signs) [01-29-55, 2 negatives]

 

Toll -- Golden Gate Bridge(January 29, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-29-55.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Acting Captain Carl J. Poppo points to sign stating "auto toll reduced to" thirty cents. Taken at the head of the Golden Gate Bridge.
 

Chinese New Year parade [01-30-55, 6 negatives]

 

Parade -- Chinese New Year -- Chinatown(January 30, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-30-55.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Private First Class Donald R. Bouchard of the Sixth Army Pipe Band catches the eye of four year old Wong Yim So as he marches with band down parade route. Float of Queen Carolyn Lem, sitting with her attendants, goes down route. Men with banners, girls drum corps, and Chinese dragon shown (neighborhood).
 

Chief of Boy Scouts Dr. Arthur A. Schuick

 

National Labor Relations Board election aboard the Cleveland (ship) [01-31-55, 2 negatives]

 

Election -- National Labor Relations Board -- Cleveland (ship)(January 31, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [01-31-55.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Non-licensed seamen, on board the Cleveland (ship), line up to cast their ballots for the selection of a single bargaining agent for stewards, sailors, and firemen [election taking place in all West Coast ports] (labor). Taken at Pier Fifty.
 

Hot rod cars

 

"Boy shoots boy friend" (Lemond Dale Iness in custody) [unclear if gay related]

 

February 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62-64, [020055-022855]

Physical Description: 925 negatives (estimate)
 

San Francisco City College layout [02-00-55, 18 negatives]

 

Layout -- San Francisco City College(February 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [02-00-55.01]

Physical Description: 18 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Cars fill parking lot in front of school (education, neighborhood). People stand talking on steps of building which has the inscription "The truth shall make you free". People walk on lawn in front of school building. Students crowd the outside area near the flagpole. Couple poses on totem pole. Students walk on campus. Woman pokes plant with pen [Venus flytrap?]. People study and talk in library. Students look in microscope. Students utilize film developing machine. Cafeteria worker holds plate of food. Student holds skeleton.
 

San Mateo College (students, facilities, vocational training, etc.) [02-00-55, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Centennial of Presentation High School (nuns teach anatomy) [02-00-55, 3 negatives]

 

Liner Orsova (ship) from Great Britain arrives

 

Arrival of weather vane of Old North Church from Boston (with historian Francis P. Farquhar) [02-01-55 - 02-02-55, 5 negatives]

 

Mothers march on polio (infantile paralysis) [02-01-55, 7 negatives]

 

Mothers March on Polio(February 01, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [02-01-55.02-03]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Leonard Davis stands outside of Mrs. Max Holtz's home at 3260 Lyon. Holtz writes a check for a donation and places check in tin; they shake hands. The two women sit inside while Holtz writes a check. Louis Giannini and Richard Foola of Engine Company 41 and Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Rankin sit at table counting coins out of bag at 1325 Leavenworth. At the firehouse at Pacific and Van Ness people bring cans of collected money to table (charity drive).
 

Bart Caratativo houseboy murder trial [02-01-55 - 02-16-55, ca. 11 negatives]

 

Mabel Malotte vice trial [02-02-55 - 02-23-55, ca. 37 negatives]

 

Boy Scout Week proclamation and parade [02-01-55 - 02-06-55, 8 negatives]

 

Boy Scouts of America -- City Hall(February 01, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [02-01-55.04]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson, Cub Scout Jack Ullrich, and Roy Buell of the Boy Scout Week Advisory Committee and Pacific Telephone Company hold proclamation document in Mayor's Office.
 

Parade -- Boy Scouts of America(February 05, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-05-55.01-02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Pack 182 Cub Scouts George Mainas, Paul Helbig and others march down street holding flags and pulling boy in cage (neighborhood). Theo [M?]sineris marches with Kathi Davis who is dressed like the bull with sign on carriage reading "this is no bull". Boys march with troop leaders holding flags from all sections of Boy Scouts and Cub packs.
 

Boy Scouts of America -- General Dean(February 06, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-06-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

General Dean stands on podium in auditorium speaking to audience including members of troop 92 Scout Master Keith Griffiths and Scout Nathan Howard. Bishop Willard B. Barton stands at the microphone; behind him sits Scout Robert McGregor and others.
 

Arrival of troops on General Anderson (ship) to Oakland Army Base

 

Junior League fashion show

 

Two former United States destroyers (ships) now belonging to Japanese Navy arrive at Marina Green [02-02-55, 4 negatives]

 

Japanese Naval Vessels (ship) -- Marina Green(February 02, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [02-02-55.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Two "Jap navy vessels", former US destroyers, enter port at Pier 25, and pass Alcatraz and Treasure Island.
 

Troops arrival at Fort Mason on General Simon Buckner (ship) [02-02-55, 15 negatives]

 

Arrival of Troops -- General Simon Buckner (ship) -- Fort Mason(February 02, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 62, [02-02-55.04]

Physical Description: 15 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Full view of ship. Troops wave from the rail. Troops exit down gangplank with bags over shoulders. Troops are served refreshments while awaiting transport.
 

AFL retail grocery strike at Rossi Market (labor) [02-03-55, 2 negatives]

 

Retail Grocery Strike -- American Federation of Labor -- Rossi Market(February 03, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-03-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Workers picket outside of The Rossi Market at 627 Vallejo Street (neighborhood).
 

International Hospitality Ball

 

Anniversary of inaugural flight of Japan Airlines

 

Investiture of twelve Bay Area priests (with Archbishop John J. Mitty)

 

Columbia Park Boys' Club Boy of the Year

 

Council for Civic Unity (with Supervisor George Christopher and others) (race relations)

 

Internal Revenue Service income tax school program

 

Berkeley gets direct distance dialing [02-08-55, 1 negatives]

 

New Telephone Service -- Direct Distance Dialing -- Berkeley(February 08, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-08-55.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company switchman John Carey climbs ladder in switch room to examine electronic recorder, "the electronic brains" of automatic billing in six steps.
 

Women in charge of shipping (Golden Bear ship)

 

Eagle Scout recognition dinner at Bohemian Club

 

Boat show uses underwater activities as advertisements [02-08-55, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Singer Marian Anderson

 

Boxing kangaroo at the Fleishhacker Zoo

 

Exhibit of Japanese prints at the M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum

 

Easter Seal campaign kickoff

 

Governor Goodwin Knight and Chief Justice Phil S. Gibson [02-10-55, 2 negatives]

 

Ceremony Honoring Chief Justice Phil S. Gibson -- Palace Hotel(February 10, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-10-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor Goodwin Knight and Chief Justice Phil S. Gibson shake hands in the Sheraton Palace Hotel while First Vice President Brooks Berlin of the Bar Association and Mrs. Knight stand with them.
 

Erwin D. Canham (Christian Science Monitor editor)

 

Auto show with comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello and the King Sisters [02-11-55 - 02-12-55, 9 negatives]

 

Auto Show -- Abbott and Costello -- Fairmont Hotel(February 11, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-11-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lou Costello, Jan Palmer, and Bud Abbott sit on couch. Palmer plays with miniature Jaguar car on Abbott's knee. Costello pushes Abbott to kiss Betty Barnacle on the couch.
 

Auto Show -- King Sisters -- Civic Auditorium(February 12, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-12-55.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The King sisters Marilyn, Yvonne, Luise and Alice pose in new Jeep in showroom. Cutaway of Chevrolet Bel Air reveals chrome-plated inner workings of the engine and drive shaft. Alice sits in the Bel Air with the door open. Views of New Imperial from Chrysler and close-up of its new tail light (transportation).
 

Moving cable car to Los Angeles [02-11-55, 2 negatives]

 

Moving Cable Car to Los Angeles -- Southern Pacific Station(February 11, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-11-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Joseph D. Sheedy hangs and waves from cable car as it drives into South Pacific yard to be moved on flat car for Los Angeles. Angelo Scaaonaghi walks with car while Sheedy hangs from car.
 

Lincoln birthday celebration

 

Spinsters' Ball [02-12-55, ca. 15 negatives]

 

National Beauty Salon Week (acting Mayor Byron Arnold)

 

Bay Area schools and colleges (Presentation High School, West Portal School, and Kentfield Marin Junior College) [02-14-55, 20 negatives]

 

Preparing for Forthcoming Festival -- Presentation High School(February 14, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-14-55.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

John Cafferty, Assistant Chairman Ray Tavella, Frank Doherty, and General Chairman Tom Jovick build booths for forthcoming festival in Presentation High School at 281 Masonic Avenue (education). Catherine Fitzpatrick and Phyllis Buke hand packages [sent from alumnae all over the world with gifts to be auctioned during festival] to woman sitting in gated booth. Two students dressed in Dutch garb hang sign and fix windmill at "Dutch Cake Booth". Students try on jewelry to be at festival. Students and festival officials sit at table going over plans.
 

Puppet Show to Publicize Radio Station KQED -- West Portal School(February 14, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-14-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Frank Higdon, Leslie Compton, Joan Degenkolb, John McKenzie and Diana Sims hold puppets and crowd around school pet dog "Bambi" (education).
 

Marin Junior College(February 14, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-14-55.03]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Kathy Minshen, Charles Smith, Ann Hampton, Ben Browne, Louis Woods and Bill Feeney in social dancing class in school gymnasium (education). Students study in library. Students sit on lawn with dog and buffalo bone. School officials stand around table reviewing plan of proposed new building. Students walk away from the art building. Three female students converge outside. College president talks to students while other students stroll in background. View of students in pottery and ceramics shop. Students look at outdoor architectural model. Students crowd around table in cafeteria. Students work in the physics lab.
 

Mardi Gras [02-14-55, 02-17-55, 02-22-55, 14 negatives]

 

Tempest Storm divorce and attempted suicide [02-14-55 - 02-16-55]

 

Chrysler Corporation president L.L. Colbert visits

 

Cancer victim turns hold up man (James Ostergren) [02-14-55 - 02-16-55, 5 negatives]

 

Wine Institute

 

Kiwanis luncheons (John A. Roosevelt)

 

Dr. E. Cowles Andrus (President of the American Heart Association) interview

 

Real Estate Board (50th Anniversary dinner of San Francisco)

 

Connie Boswell and talking dog "Rebel"

 

Yo-yo champions at McLaren Lodge

 

Crystal Palace Market picketing the picketers (labor) [02-17-55, 3 negatives]

 

Pickets -- Crystal Palace(February 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-17-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Two employees stand outside market while picketers hold signs. Dennis Plumel of the frozen foods department and John Herod of the variety store hold signs saying pickets are unfair and illegal (labor).
 

American Legion's seventh annual Naturalization Night

 

New police radio cars [02-17-55, 3 negatives]

 

New Police Radio Cars(February 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-17-55.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Officer George Zeiter of the Police Accident Investigation Bureau sits in car holding new police radio while Officer Rudolph Hasse stands outside of car on freeway ramp near Mission and Thirteenth Streets. Police Chief Michael Gaffey and officers Zeiter and Haase in and around police car. Police Commissioner Chief Michael I. Kohnka, Gaffey, Zeiter, and Director of Traffic Otto Meyer in and around police car.
 

Anniversary of national PTA

 

Rush Kress gives collection of paintings to the M.H. De Young Memorial Museum

 

Chinese man (Kit Hing Hiu) lived in cave for 5 years [02-19-55, 02-23-55, 8 negatives]

 

Hunters Point Naval Shipyard submarine explosion [02-21-55 - 02-22-55, 13 negatives]

 

Victim of Submarine Explosion -- Oak Knoll Hospital(February 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-21-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Nurse Lieutenant Carolyn Shearer takes temperature of Hunters Point Navy Yard blast victim Bobby Pulleam. Shearer holds Pulleam's hand. Pulleam props up in hospital bed.
 

Submarine Explosion -- Hunters Point(February 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-21-55.02-03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of the moon over the docked submarine Pomodon (ship). Hoses and fans on shore used to pump out fumes. Long-shot of corpse being removed by stretcher from submarine.
 

Submarine Explosion -- Hunters Point(February 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 63, [02-22-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

People sit on dock perpendicular to the docked submarine Pomodon (ship).
 

Daughters of the American Revolution

 

Vienna Boys' Choir

 

Brotherhood Week Luncheon

 

People receiving ashes at St. Patrick's church [02-23-55, 4 negatives]

 

Girl Scout cookie sales

 

Senator Hubert H. Humphrey speaks at Commonwealth Club

 

Fifth Annual Youth on Review Show (education)

 

Pianist entertainer Liberace and family members visit [02-25-55 - 02-27-55, ca. 20 negatives]

 

New garage at Mason and O'Farrell Streets

 

Wedding at the Presidio chapel [02-27-55, 4 negatives]

 

Troops transported on the General Sultan (ship) [02-28-55, 11 negatives]

 

Arrival of Troops -- General Sultan (ship) -- Fort Mason(February 28, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [02-28-55.01]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops wave from the rail on the ship. Troops walk down the gangplank carrying barracks bags on shoulders. Women provide troops with coffee. Servicemen stand in front of buses in terminal awaiting ground transport.
 

Beth Sholom Sisterhood luncheon

 

March 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64-65, [030055-033155]

Physical Description: 1150 negatives (estimate)
 

Tempest Storm divorce

 

[Hunters Point?] submarine explosion survivors [03-00-55, 4 negatives]

 

Survivors of Submarine Explosion -- Maritime Hospital(March 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-00-55.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

An electronics fireman, who survived the explosion, sits up in hospital bed drinking coffee. Man with facial burns and head bandages lies in bed.
 

Contra Costa County Community Colleges (education) [03-00-55, 19 negatives]

 

Two Campuses -- Contra Costa County Community Colleges(March 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-00-55.08]

Physical Description: 19 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Archery instructor assists student in aiming bow. Unidentified women and men sit on lawn outside campus building; speak outdoors. Two students sculpt rendition of head of a classroom model. View of stadium and buildings from overhang of campus building. Female archery students line up with arrows aimed in bows. Woman tailors another woman's dress. Nurses and cooks shown (education).
 

Adult lip reading class (deaf, disabled persons)

 

Mabel Malotte vice trial [03-01-55 - 03-14-55, 3 negatives]

 

Candidate for Mayor George Christopher [03-01-55, 4 negatives]

 

Announcement of Mayoral Candidacy -- George Christopher -- Palace Hotel(March 01, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-01-55.09]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Candidate for mayor George Christopher speaks to others and waves to crowd from behind speakers' table. View of luncheon crowd, with long speakers' table to left. George Christopher stands behind Jerd Sullivan and Lieutenant Governor Harold Powers.
 

New parking garage at Mason and O'Farrell Streets opens

 

Red Cross life saving class (education)

 

New freeway ramp opens at Thirteenth Street and South Van Ness Avenue

 

Events in the Japanese Tea Gardens [03-01-55, ca. 10 negatives]

 

M.H. De Young Memorial Museum (Italian contemporary art exhibit)

 

San Francisco State College campus on parade (education) [03-03-55, 6 negatives]

 

Campus on Parade -- San Francisco State College(March 03, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-03-55.04]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. James Rayof speaks to Jack Wilkins on lawn before the science building. Cynthia Schnieber sits on lawn in front of the Auditorium. Gloria Iverson stands reading book on lawn, as students walk on pathway in front of the cafeteria. Photographs of the library and administration building, cafeteria, and library as seen from the cafeteria (education).
 

Downtown San Francisco scenes (cityscapes) [03-03-55, 2 negatives]

 

Views of Downtown San Francisco(March 03, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-03-55.13]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of downtown San Francisco from top of hill, with cable car coming up hill and "SP" [Southern Pacific] sign visible and bridge in background (cityscapes).
 

New Western Addition going up (neighborhood) [03-03-55 - 03-04-55, 3 negatives]

 

View of New Neighborhood -- Western Addition(March 03, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-03-55.18]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

View from the west looking east taken from St. Joseph's Drive and looking down on Turk Street. Two different sections of Western Addition housing construction shown (cityscapes, neighborhood).
 

View of New Neighborhood -- Western Addition(March 04, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-04-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

[Negatives appear unrelated to sleeve information; unidentified people in lobby of hotel?]
 

Chinese hermit Kit Hing Hui

 

Opera soprano Mattiwilda Dobbs signs contract with Kurt Herbert Adler

 

Tina Dutton case [03-07-55 - 03-23-55, ca. 43 negatives]

 

Woman abortionist arrested

 

Clubs honors William Randolph Hearst, Jr. [03-07-55, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Raft Lehi II (ship)

 

St. Peter's Academy Science Fair (education) [03-08-55, 2 negatives]

 

Fire destroys San Rafael landmark guest house "The Lodge" [03-09-55, 18 negatives]

 

Fire Destroys Landmark -- "The Lodge" -- San Rafael(March 09, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-09-55.01]

Physical Description: 14 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of smoldering remains of "The Lodge" guest house, landmark destroyed by fire; with crowds gathering to witness the debris and firemen battling the remnants of fire. Unidentified man and woman shown [owners of guest house?].
 

Fire Destroys Landmark -- "The Lodge" -- San Rafael(March 09, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-09-55.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Old brick chimney stands beside smoldering rubble, the remains of landmark "The Lodge." Smoke issues from part of building as spectators look on.
 

Dying holdup man Joe Ostergren in court [03-09-55, ca. 5 negatives]

 

Brisbane School (education) [03-10-55, 2 negatives]

 

Breckinridge (ship) at Fort Mason with returning veterans from Japan and Korea [03-10-55, 14 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(March 10, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-10-55.02]

Physical Description: 14 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Ship sails in Bay. Returning veterans shown standing on the decks of the General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) and the General A.E. Anderson (ship). Servicemen descend gangplank from ship to shore; stand inside dock transport building drinking coffee.
 

Longshoremen unload bales of wool from Australia

 

Fog of San Francisco (cityscapes) [03-10-55, 4 negatives]

 

Fog Over San Francisco(March 10, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 64, [03-10-55.16]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views from the Marin Hills showing the Golden Gate Bridge in foreground and thick fog covering city (cityscapes).
 

Regional bridge championship at the Palace Hotel

 

Superintendent accused in school deal

 

Jewish National Fund Blue Box Festival

 

City golf championship finals

 

Violinist Jascha Heifetz

 

Fort Mason pier fire

 

Tour through new UC Hospital (health) [03-15-55, 03-18-55, 14 negatives]

 

Tour -- New UC Hospital(March 15, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-15-55.06]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

External view of new hospital building. Nurses stand at window looking out over San Francisco and hills (cityscapes). Nurses make beds in patient ward [one bed holds dummy that the nurse is arranging the sheets around]. Unidentified man and woman demonstrate [x-ray?] machine on unidentified woman lying in hospital bed. Doctor examines x-rays on viewing screens. Views of surgical theater from below, showing bed with large light hanging over, and from audience seating above looking down. Unidentified young man works with [the cast of?] a human jaw. Unidentified woman shows cabinet filled with medications (education, health).
 

Dedication -- UC Hospital(March 18, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-18-55.08]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Long views of crowd in area outside the hospital, with podium set up next to ambulance entrance (health).
 

Seals baseball players leave for Spring training

 

Lincoln High School science fair (education) [03-16-55, 2 negatives]

 

Science Fair -- Lincoln High School(March 16, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-16-55.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Group watches as John Gross, Albert Alden, and Carl Zingler demonstrate their Tesla Coil [transmitter of electric energy]. John Gross demonstrates his ram-jet engine, with a small flame visible "coming out rear end" of engine (education). Taken at Twenty-fourth Avenue and Rivera Street.
 

Swearing in of two new Harbor Board commissioners (Henry Budde and Harold Lopez)

 

United Crusade meeting

 

Sisterhood Sherith Israel luncheon

 

TWA presents shipment of shamrocks to Monsignor Connolly

 

San Francisco police woman undercover narcotics agent

 

Irish flag raising atop city hall

 

St. Patrick's Day banquet

 

Treasury department award to student

 

San Francisco State College (education) [03-18-55, 12 negatives]

 

San Francisco State College(March 18, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-18-55.09]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Wendell Otey illustrates his points in his lecture in Twentieth Century Music with piano selections [to the apparent enjoyment of his students]. Executive Dean John H. Butler talks over building plans with President J. Paul Leonard. Richard Kitson, Elle Gerlishe, Peter Turdici, and Nennette Le Brun read from script in drama class, while students work with stage lighting to left. Other students shown at microphone and control panel in studio during radio broadcasting class, working metal lathe, giving style aid advice, and painting model in art class. External view of science building, with city visible in background (cityscapes). Four of the school's 300 foreign students pose for photo. View of parking lot and library, with murals visible on the library's wall (education).
 

Vincent Hallinan returns from prison [03-20-55, 4 negatives]

 

Return of Vincent Hallinan -- International Airport(March 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-20-55.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Vincent Hallinan, returning to city after time in prison, descends ramp from airplane and "makes statement for newsreel" at microphone set up in front of airplane. The wife and sons of Vincent Hallinan, Vivian, Terrance, Patrick, Mike, Matthew, Conn, and Danny, greet him.
 

St. Patrick's Day parade

 

George Washington High School science fair (education) [03-21-55, 4 negatives]

 

Science Fair -- George Washington High School(March 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-21-55.08-09]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Assistant Principal J.A. Perino of George Washington High School, Head Lawrence D. Hawkinson of the Math Department, teachers Emil Anderson, Elgin Heinz and Kenneth Irwin look at student Ann Fromer's exhibit, "Tropism of Euglena." J.A. Perino places blue ribbon award on the exhibit of the twelfth grade first prize winner [the exhibit being "The Possibility of Electroplating Without Immersion in Aqueous Solutions"]. Jack Landis shows Penny Pritchard the second prize ribbon that he won for his exhibit "Analysis of Alloys: Adsorptive Chromatography." View of exhibit "An Experiment of Supersonic Sound on Hydroponics" (education).
 

Fairmont Hotel sells liquor to minors

 

Democratic National Chairman Paul M. Butler

 

Atom bomb blast from Coit Tower [03-22-55, 1 negative]

 

University of San Francisco parade [03-22-55, 13 negatives]

 

Parade -- University of San Francisco Dons -- Civic Center(March 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-22-55.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Coach Woolpert of the University of San Francisco Dons waves from rear of automobile as he leads parade [celebration of the school's national championship victory in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament]. Above ground view of cars jamming parade route and spectators along road at Civic Center (neighborhood).
 

University of San Francisco Parade -- Bill Russell(March 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-22-55.03]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Basketball player Bill Russell [future National Basketball Association star] waves from car during parade [celebration of the school's national championship victory in the National Collegiate Athletic Association basketball tournament]. Views of automobiles lined on parade route and crowds watching at Montgomery and Bush Streets (neighborhood).
 

Parade -- University of San Francisco Dons(March 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-22-55.04]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Above ground views of cars in parade driving down Fulton Street (cityscapes). Close-up view of parade float with sculpture of basketball player.
 

Lincoln High School fencing

 

Council of Jewish Women

 

UC Berkeley Charter Day

 

Subway car model [03-24-55, 3 negatives]

 

Subway Car Model -- City Hall Pump Room(March 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-24-55.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chief city hall carpenter Les Sellman uses crowbar to pry open crate holding a stainless steel model of a New York City Transit System subway car. Photograph of crate showing return address as the Board of Transit in New York, New York, and the addressee as Mayor Elmer Robinson [writing on the case lists the subway car's value at five thousand dollars] (transportation).
 

Lowell and Roosevelt High School student projects (education)

 

Jewish Welfare Fund dinner

 

100th anniversary of the YWCA

 

Motorama (auto show) preview

 

State of California Civil Defense Mobile Communications Center [03-27-55, 5 negatives]

 

Mobile Unit -- State of California Civil Defense -- Civic Center(March 27, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-27-55.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Williard D. Whitfield, Burton Dougherty, Henry [Bougardus?], and Lou Cambou man the mobile communications center. Unidentified man speaks into microphone at the side of bus, with sign at his right describing mission of the Mobile Commications Center [to provide a "central headquarters for communication" in the event of any disaster] and small crowd on hand. Unidentified man hands check to Mayor Elmer Robinson.
 

Spreckels law suit

 

Richard Rossi case (attorney Joseph Alioto)

 

Bohemian Club reception with author Kathleen Norris

 

Women police on target range

 

Industrial Progress USA presentation (exhibit with school children present)

 

New northbound lane of Bayshore Freeway [03-30-55, 3 negatives]

 

New Northbound Lane -- Bayshore Freeway(March 30, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-30-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of traffic driving on new northbound lane of the freeway and on previously existing lanes (transportation). Taken on hillside at the end of Third Street (cityscapes).
 

Sky tram at the Cliff House [03-30-55, 7 negatives]

 

Sky Tram to Cliff House(March 30, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-30-55.03]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Hod carrier John Person works on a sky tram cable. A sky tram car leaves the Cliff House garage. View of sky tram car leaving cliff and of tram with Sutro Baths exterior in background; view toward Point Lobos (leisure, tourism).
 

Japanese farmers visits the University of California and Tomihiko Kambara Council

 

100th anniversary of Temple Emanu-El

 

Polio victim in new house (disabled persons) [03-31-55, 13 negatives]

 

Polio Victim -- New House -- Sleepy Hollow(March 31, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 65, [03-31-55.04]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Gayle Luchessa, in wheelchair, and her children Karin and Mike speak with milk man Carl Shabica of Bordens Milk Company at the door of their home [house specially equipped for Gayle Luchessa so that she can perform normal domestic activities from wheelchair]. Gayle Luchessa passes cup to daughter across the "stove island." Daughter helps mother at the stove. Mother washes daughter's face at the sink. Other views of kitchen. View of living room looking out onto patio. Gayle Luchessa opens door to desk; combs hair while looking in mirror; follows son down hallway (disabled persons).
 

Boxer Rocky Marciano meeting with Mayor Elmer Robinson [03-31-55, 6 negatives]

 

April 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66-67, [040055-043055]

Physical Description: 825 negatives (estimate)
 

Fire on California and Larkin Streets [04-00-55, 3 negatives]

 

Fire -- California and Larkin Streets(April 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-00-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Fire engine extends ladder to top of building. Fire hoses line the streets; pedestrians look on (buildings, neighborhood).
 

Judge Warren Olney III on interstate racketeering

 

Menlo and Santa Rosa Junior Colleges and Notre Dame and Lone Mountain Colleges for Women [04-01-55, 04-07-55, 04-22-55, 04-23-55, 37 negatives]

 

Layout -- Santa Rosa Junior College(April 01, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-01-55.02]

Physical Description: 16 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Man points at tree while couple stands by and people sit on bench. Two couples hold opposite ends of string measuring grounds. Child reads to father at kitchen table while mother feeds baby. Woman stands on toes reaching towards bird house in tree while man sits on ground with book. View of ivy covered building. Students walk away from building. Woman sits on edge of fountain reading while people stroll. Students walk away from ivy-covered building. Man shows group of students outdoor box. Three men work on indoor machinery. People crowded around kitchen area [double exposed negative] (education).
 

Menlo Junior College(April 07, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-07-55.01]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View from behind counter of students lined up in cafeteria while workers hand out food. Boy with other boy on shoulders jumps off diving board while other boys look on. Boy points to picture being held by teacher on railing to building above parking lot. Students enter building. Students stand near tree with bicycle while other students congregate in front of building in background (education).
 

Notre Dame College -- Belmont(April 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-22-55.01]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Students talk on campus. Students crowd around priest. Nun helps students with microscope. Student reads aloud to nun and other students by fireplace. Nun stands at card catalogue while students read in library. Students gather outside building. View from outside church door of women kneeling and praying. People walk on campus (education).
 

Play "Stoops to Conquer" -- Lone Mountain College for Women(April 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-23-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Anne Solar and two others act on stage in costume. Norma Drucker, Lorraine Clarke, Pam Maudeley and Edith Beaney act on stage in costume (education).
 

Ferry Building four alarm fire and inspection of damage [04-01-55, 04-06-55, 28 negatives]

 

Four Alarm Fire -- Ferry Building(April 01, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-01-55.03-04]

Physical Description: 26 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View looking up Market Street of fire trucks while buses line up for several blocks. View through scaffolding structure of crowd watching fire from north side of Ferry Building. Flames and smoke erupt from Ferry Building with tower and Bay Bridge in background. Long-shots of fire fighters with hoses trying to control fire. Clouds of smoke pour over the railing. Long-shot of water being sprayed over fire and building. Fire being fought from the tug boat Calumet (ship). View from top of YMCA building of buildings and cars with fire in background. View from dock with tug boat in background (neighborhood, buildings).
 

Inspection of Fire Damage -- Ferry Building(April 06, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-06-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Leland Cutler, Harold Lopez, Charles Rosenthal, Cyril Magnin and Henry Bud of the Harbor Commission and World Trade Board stand in ruins of fire.
 

Junior Livestock Show and cattle auction at the Cow Palace

 

College and professional sports (track, baseball, football, golf)

 

Fashion shows

 

Blood bank donors

 

World Affairs Council luncheon (Italian foreign minister)

 

Oakland ball park in Emeryville (Oaks) [04-04-55 - 04-05-55, 13 negatives]

 

Oakland Ball Park -- Emeryville(April 04, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-04-55.03]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Head shots of players. Tony Rivas batting. Player throws ball. Players lined up in front of stands with coach on field. Player batting.
 

Opening Baseball Season -- Oaks vs. Seattle -- Oakland Ball Park in Emeryville(April 05, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-05-55.01]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Head shots of Lefty O'Doul in dugout, Seattle Manager Freddie Hutcheson outside of dugout. Shrine Temple Color Guard hold California and American flags on field. Captain Joe Merritt and Two Gun Allen Gettel [starting pitcher] ride horses in parade with other people on horses behind and crowd to left. George Metkovitch of the Oaks slides safely into third base. Admiral Chester Nimitz throws first ball out while others stand by and crowd watches.
 

Zemansky murder case

 

Actor Alan Ladd with wife Sue and William Demarest in San Francisco

 

Morehead Patterson and Edward Teller at Atomic Energy Conference [04-04-55, 4 negatives]

 

Monarch Lumber Co. fire in Oakland [04-07-55, 4 negatives]

 

Monarch Lumber Company Fire -- Oakland(April 07, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-07-55.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Firefighters try to contain fire while stacks of lumber burn on waterfront property.
 

Polio vaccine & release of Salk vaccine in San Francisco [04-07-55, 04-12-55, 04-23-55, 04-25-55, 31 negatives]

 

Salk Vaccine Against Polio Released(April 07, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-07-55.03-05]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dr. George H. Bed, Dr. Ellis Sox, Dr. Herbert C. Moffitt Jr. and D.V. Nicholson sit in chairs in room working out details for the Polio vaccine. Students line up through doorway for inoculation shots while nun looks on. Man administers shots to children's arms. Woman stands by set while Dr. Jonas E. Salk is on the television. Basil O'Conner speaks in front of microphones on the television (health, child welfare, infantile paralysis).
 

Salk Report on Television -- Oakland(April 12, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-12-55.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Mary Holland sits on floor in living room watching Salk report on television with her children Joan, Jack and Pauline [who was paralyzed from the hips down for several days as a result of polio but has recovered]. View of children watching television taken from outside and inside. Mary hugs Pauline in front of television (health, child welfare, infantile paralysis).
 

Salk Polio Vaccine Arrives -- Department of Public Health(April 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-23-55.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Don Nicholson, Dr. George Becker, William Pflueger, and Dr. Ellis Sox wheel boxes marked "rush" into Department of Public Health Building (health, child welfare, infantile paralysis).
 

Salk Vaccine -- School Inoculations(April 25, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-25-55.01-03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Marian Li injects polio vaccine into arm of Lum Ching Jock at Commodore Stockton. Dr. Li gives shot to Carol Ann Moy while other child looks on. Children line up on stairs of McKinley School at Fourteenth and Castro Streets awaiting Salk Vaccine. Dr. Victor McPhee gives shot to Vincent Rosales at Douglas School. Dr. McPhee gives shot to Linda Pukszta in room full of children. Dr. McPhee puts needle into arm of crying Doyle James Shelton as Donald Carmody looks on. Girl watches woman fill needle with vaccine (health, child welfare, infantile paralysis).
 

Mount Davidson cross

 

Sears-Roebuck Foundation banquet for Future Farmers of America

 

Commodore Sloat School event [04-06-55, 2 negatives]

 

Children Home Society of California rummage sale

 

Shrine Club luncheons

 

Monorail crane for dam

 

Mayor's office gathering (Consul Louis de Guiringaud of France and Mayor Elmer Robinson) [04-08-55, 4-18-55, 4 negatives]

 

Proposed small boat harbor in Golden Gate Park [04-08-55, 2 negatives]

 

Proposed Small Boat Harbor -- Golden Gate Park -- McLaren Lodge(April 08, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-08-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Copies of drawn plans of Yacht Harbor extension.
 

Gray shop displays Juvenile Hall children's crafts [04-08-55, 3 negatives]

 

Juvenile Hall Children's Crafts Exhibit -- Gray Shop -- Oakland(April 08, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-08-55.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Robert Brecker and Mrs. Joan B. Wright shop for crafts. Art teacher Barbara Weeks stands with Director of Mezzanine Gallery Lloyd Clark in Gray Shop. Head of the Juvenile Hall Lorenzo S. Buckley and woman hold artwork in front of crafts display (child welfare, juvenile delinquency).
 

Easter events (Golden Gate Park and Stern Grove easter egg hunt, church services, parade, Mount Davidson)

 

The Cable Car Festival & bell ringing contest [04-08-55, 04-12-55, 04-23-55, 13 negatives]

 

Miss Cable Car Contest -- Cable Car Barn(April 08, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-08-55.03]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Master of Ceremonies Will Aubrey of the Cable Car Festival stands on ground while contestants Jeannine Burris, Betty Woodyard, Joan Anderson, Mary Lou Conners and two others stand on cable car (transportation).
 

Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest -- Cable Car Barn(April 12, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-12-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The only female cable car conductor Mrs. Mildred Mills rings the bell while fellow contestants Jim Reome and Herbert Ludwig cover ears. Reome rings the bell with Commissioner Stuart Greenberg, Ludwig and General Clarissa M. Mahon of the Mayor's Commission on board (transportation).
 

Cable Car Festival(April 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-23-55.04-05]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bird's eye view of cable car festival with women throwing flowers to the crowd from cable car. Woman waves from cable car. Women with banners across chests wave to crowd. People watch parade from stage with microphones. People stand on ladders decorating cable cars in preparation for parade. Jack Miller works on fisherman-theme cable car. Jack Lacus climbs on ladders adhering trees to cable car (transportation).
 

Rehearsal of Messiah at Opera House

 

Senate Foreign Relations Committtee hearing [04-09-55, 6 negatives]

 

Senate Foreign Relations Committtee Hearing -- City Hall(April 09, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-09-55.01-02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Professor John Henry Merryman of Stanford Law School sits on the witness stand. Allan Chambliss sits on the witness stand. Close-up of Senator William F. Knowland of California and Senator John Sparkman of Alabama, sitting at committee's table during Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the United Nations. Long-shot of senators on stand in background with television camera and cameraman in foreground. Crowd listens to senators. First speaker Luther M. Carr of Burlingame sits on the stand in front of microphone.
 

United Crusade luncheon

 

US Navy testing of Flying Saucer Project (with test pilot in "saucer") [04-11-55, 11 negatives]

 

US Navy Tests Flying Saucer -- East Palo Alto(April 11, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-11-55.02]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Executive Vice President E.T. Bolton, Project Engineer Arthur Robertson, and test pilot Phil Johnson gather in room. Robertson and Johnson stand on flying saucer, stand with others, stand alone. Person operates pulley holding saucer with Johnson. Saucer rises from ground.
 

Shriners' parade

 

Rossi trial with Joe Alioto and Ricardo Rossi

 

Pan American Day [04-14-55, 4 negatives]

 

Queen's Bench and Bar Association luncheon (Theresa Meikle, Burnham Enerson, and Leonore Underwood) [04-14-55, 2 negatives]

 

Andrew D. Orrick of SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) [04-14-55, 2 negatives]

 

One-hundredth anniversary of the Mechanics' Institute Library

 

Parent Education Institute

 

Exhibit of 1906 San Francisco fire at Wells Fargo Bank

 

The Lehi (raft) is cleared of fine [04-15-55, 7 negatives]

 

Raft Lehi (ship) Cleared of Fine Gets Underway for Jack London Square -- Government Island(April 15, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-15-55.01]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Expedition technical advisor Ed Torrey [not making trip] carries outboard motor on raft [making raft operational]. Commanding Officer of base Captain R.M. Ross, Chief Warrant Officer R.R. Hiatt, radioman and navigator Bill Souza, First Mate Lawrence Hall, and Torrey stand on docked raft and dock at US Coast Guard Base on Government Island. Torrey, with letter of authorization, cuts the government seal attached to the Lehi. Lehi leaves berth to open water. Lehi moves down estuary bound for Jack London Square berth (transportation). [An attempt to re-create voyage described in the Book of Mormon?]
 

Events at various high schools (Berkeley High, Washington High, Lincoln High, Riordan High, Gianinni Junior High, and Mission Dolores) [04-15-55, 04-20-55, 04-28-55, 04-29-55, 25 negatives]

 

Various High School Features -- Berkeley and San Francisco(April 15, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-15-55.02-04]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Head shots of Berkeley High School science trip winner Gary Ackers. Eleventh grade first prize biology exhibit winner Gerald Mapes waves from steps at George Washington High School, stands on balcony with books. Chemistry teacher Morton Jones and science fair deal winner Carl Kuhn in chemistry lab [they will return to Cleveland to compete for national prize]. Audience in large auditorium watches orchestra on stage for The Teachers Institute For High School and Elementary School at Washington High and Lincoln High School (education).
 

Booth for Spring Festival -- Riordan High School(April 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-20-55.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

George Diestel kneels with staple gun while Frank Mulholland hammers and Warren Hinckle hangs posters for "Springtime in Paris" booth. John Flaharty, Hinckle and Mulholland work on another booth. Boy shows men high voltage science experiment (education).
 

Parochial High School Oratory Finals -- Mission Dolores School(April 28, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-28-55.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Marie Stevens, Carlos Murrillo, Eileen Coltrell and Peter Finnegan stand around Father Lawrence A. Ryan.
 

Oratory Finalists -- Gallileo High School(April 29, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-29-55.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Finalists Jeanette Puchaber of Abraham Lincoln High School, Jeffrey Feder of George Washington High School, Joanne Baer of Gallileo High School, and Marc Leland of Lowell High School sit at table.
 

Science fair [04-15-55, 8 negatives]

 

Science Fair -- Sacred Heart Grammar School(April 15, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 66, [04-15-55.05]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Junior High aged children exhibit their science fair projects (education).
 

Theresian Club

 

Retail Baker's Association

 

Arrival of troops aboard the Breckinridge (ship) and General Anderson (ship) and General E.D. Patrick (ship) [04-16-55 - 04-18-55, 20 negatives]

 

Junior League member

 

Sixteenth century bronze sculpture discovery [04-16-55, 4 negatives]

 

Abortionist suspect in custody

 

Suspects jailed in abortion death

 

Cable Car Week proclaimed (artist Antonio Sotomayor and writer Kathleen Norris in Mayor Elmer Robinson's office) [04-18-55, 2 negatives]

 

Cable Car Week -- Mayor's Office(April 18, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-18-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. McMahon, artist Antonio Sotomayor, writer Kathleen Norris and Mayor Elmer Robinson hold cable car model in Mayor's office in celebration of Cable Car Week (transportation).
 

1906 earthquake anniversary observance by South of Market Boys

 

Merton B. Tice (National Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars) [04-19-55, 2 negatives]

 

National Guardsmen assembly at Armory [04-20-55, 5 negatives]

 

Admiral Arthur William Radford and Assistant Secretary of State Walter Robinson en route to Formosa (Taiwan) [04-20-55, 2 negatives]

 

En Route to Formosa -- Arthur William Radford and Walter Robinson -- US Coast Guard Air Station(April 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-20-55.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Admiral and Mrs. Arthur William Radford and Assistant Secretary of State Walter Robinson stand under umbrella in front of airplane. Mrs. Radford sits in car while Admiral Radford and Robertson get in car [which will take them to secret destination] (transportation).
 

Teamsters with "Cobalt Bomb" ("Atoms for Life" fundraiser for fighting cancer & leukemia) (health) [04-21-55, 3 negatives]

 

Teamsters Union Fundraiser --Fairmont Hotel(April 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-21-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Former Vice President Joe Diviny of the Teamsters Union and International press person Dave Beck pose with "Cobalt Bomb" [6,000 pounds of lead] for 'Atoms for Life" fundraiser to fight cancer and leukemia (health, child welfare).
 

Boxer Rocky Marciano [04-21-55, 12 negatives]

 

Boy Scouts "Scout-o-rama"

 

Gambling raids [04-23-55, 9 negatives]

 

Gambling Raids -- Hall of Justice Homicide Bureau and Prison(April 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-23-55.07]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Inspector Frank Ahearn, District AttorneyTom Lynch, and Captain of Inspection Jim English inspect guns and other box contents on table in room. Inspectors Tom Cahill, Ahearn, Jack Cruikshank and others stand at table inspecting box contents. Inspectors stand at counter booking man as keeper. Men line up to get fingerprinted (gambling).
 

Fiftieth anniversary of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor (Mrs. and Mr. Clark Achenbach)

 

Hospital convention (vertibrator traction table demo) (health)

 

Gambling raids

 

New State Department of Public Health Building in Berkeley

 

Press interview on multiple sclerosis with Shirley Temple Black

 

Ship Lehi II at Aquatic Park and Seal Rock [04-28-55 - 04-29-55, 7 negatives]

 

Invest in America Week luncheon and essay contest winners

 

Commonwealth Club luncheon (Harry Lundberg)

 

Merola memorial with composer Darius Milhaud

 

Mabel Mallotte sentenced (vice trial)

 

Press conference at Berkeley's Cutter Laboratory [04-29-55, 4 negatives]

 

Cutter Lab Press Conference -- Berkeley(April 29, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [04-29-55.04]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Two men sit at table holding piece of paper. Three men sit at table. Four men stand. [People may include Director of Cutter Lab Dr. Thomas Green, Dr. Karl Habel and Dr. J.T. Tripp of the National Institute of Health, and president of the Cutter Lab Dr. Robert Cutter].
 

May 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [050055-053155]

Physical Description: 5 negatives (estimate)
 

Unidentified negatives (auto accident, arrest, people)

 

Aquatic Park

 

Ambassador Ben C. Limb of Korea speaks to the Exchange Club.

 

[Three sleeves only. No other negatives for May 1955 found in collection, 1997-1999]

 

June 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67-69, [060055-063055]

Physical Description: 1125 negatives (estimate)
 

United Nations tenth anniversary events (includes numerous ambassadors and dignitaries) [06-00-55 - 06-27-55, 342 negatives]

 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov -- Oakland Mole(June 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-00-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Vyacheslav Molotov of the Soviet Union stands in middle of crowd next to train after arriving at Oakland Mole for the United Nations' tenth anniversary celebration. Departs from station in automobile.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Hotel St. Francis(June 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-00-55.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Above ground views of crowd filling sidewalks and street outside hotel as Dwight Eisenhower arrives for the UN anniversary celebration.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Molotov and John Foster Dulles -- Hillsborough(June 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-00-55.03]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US Secretary of State John Dulles walks and talks with Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of the Soviet Union on the grounds of the temporary Soviet residence in Hillsborough.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower(June 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-00-55.04-05]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dwight Eisenhower waves from airplane upon arrival. The president stands in rear of automobile in the midst of crowd in Civic Center plaza [with City Hall in background]; walks past flags at Civic Center plaza; shakes hands with guards [or policemen?]. Eisenhower walks past troop of Boy Scouts outside the Opera House.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Opera House(June 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-00-55.06]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Dr. E. de Marchena, Dr. J. Salazar of the Dominican Republic, and Carl Olsen of Chile sign autographs for members of crowd.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Opera House(June 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-00-55.07]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Sir Leslie and Lady Monroe stand with Foreign Minister Spark of Belgium.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Opera House(June 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-00-55.08]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Sheik D.A. Taisal of Morocco signs autograph for Gretchen Usher.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov -- Hillsborough(June 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-00-55.09]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Vyacheslav Molotov of the Soviet Union sits with others at side of swimming pool. Shown walking into building.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Delegation of Soviet Union -- Hillsborough(June 14, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-14-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Neal McNeil stands at door of her home, temporary residence of the Soviet Union's delegation during the United Nations' anniversary celebration. Officer Pete Fens of the Police Department points to "Private Property: No Trespassing" sign at entrance to home. Taken at 1901 Willow Drive.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Flags of the United Nations(June 14, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-14-55.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of flags belonging to the nations that comprise the United Nations.
 

Charter Arrival -- United Nations Staff -- Airport(June 14, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-14-55.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Andrew W. Cordier, executive assistant to UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold, is greeted by Officers Joseph Goyton and Bill Moore of the Police Department, Director David Vaughan of UN General Services, Virgil DeAngelis, and Executive Chairman Bob Gros of the United Nations Commemorative Session.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Arrival of Ambassador of India -- Airport(June 15, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-15-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Consul General S.K. Banerji of India and his wife greet Ambassador Gaganvihari L. Mehta of India and his wife after the Ambassador's arrival at airport.
 

United Nations Award -- Press Club(June 16, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-16-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Frederic Cromwell presents a plaque to the Press Club from the San Francisco chapter of the American Association of the United Nations.
 

New Art -- Opera House(June 16, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-16-55.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

External Views of the Opera House [and Veterans Building?] showing "new art" decorating the building [for the United Nations tenth anniversary?] (neighborhood).
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- News of Bombing -- Consul of Argentina(June 16, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-16-55.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Consul Bernardo E. Duggan of Argentina reads through a "Call Bulletin" news release detailing a bombing [in Argentina?].
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Foreign Students(June 16, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-16-55.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Connie Ando, Susie Kobuchi, Rumiko Onuma, Barbara Okamoto, and Mrs. Takeo Okamoto, foreign students staffing booths at United Nations sessions, pose for group photos at 801 El Camino del Mar.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Veterans Building(June 16, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-16-55.05]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Captain Leon A. Thomas, commander of the United Nations Provincial Motorcade, briefs drivers. Photograph showing the empty office of UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold. Unidentified men enter Opera House [including Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of Soviet Union?].
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Reception -- Consul General of India(June 16, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-16-55.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Ambassador Gaganvihari L. Mehta of India stands with Mrs. Mehta, Consul General S.K. Banerji of India, and Mrs. S.K. Banerji at reception held by the Consul General in relation to United Nations anniversary events. Taken at the New India Tourist Office.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Arrival of UN President -- Southern Pacific Depot(June 16, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-16-55.07]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson greets UN President Eelco Nicolaas van Kleffens and presents him with gavel by side of train. Andrew W. Cordier and Bob Gros also shown.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Inspection of Drivers -- Veterans Building(June 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-17-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Soldiers acting as drivers for United Nations delegates line up for inspection in street.
 

Commonwealth Luncheon -- Honorable T.F. Tsiang of China -- Palace Hotel(June 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-17-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Honorable T.F. Tsiang, Chinese representative to the United Nations, speaks from podium during luncheon.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Arrival at Quarters in Burlingame -- Delegation of Soviet Union(June 18, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-18-55.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of the McNeil home and cars of the Soviet Union's delegation to the United Nations anniversary sessions. Three unidentified women from Russia sit in back of automobile.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Whitcomb Hotel Suite -- Delegation of Soviet Union(June 18, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-18-55.02]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Photo of hotel suite reserved for the Soviet Union's delegation to the United Nations anniversary sessions.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower(June 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-20-55.01]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. Peterson, Mr. Black, and unidentified man, men visiting President Dwight Eisenhower, shown sitting in back of automobiles. Dwight Eisenhower speaks with unidentified man in crowd at the Opera House. Shown arriving at the Coast Guard airport and shaking hands with US servicemen. Views of unidentified men speaking into mobile telephones at the corner of Geary and Powell Streets (neighborhood), at airport, and other locations [some negatives missing].
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Hotel St. Francis(June 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-20-55.02-04]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Dwight Eisenhower leaves car upon arrival at hotel. Stands with Mayor Elmer Robinson. Crowd waves to the president. President Eelco Nicolaas van Kleffens and Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold sit with Dwight Eisenhower during luncheon. Governor Goodwin Knight, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, and Elmer Robinson sit at opposite side of table. Arthur Doland and Robert Steele, Jr. leave President Eisenhower's room after visiting him. Mr. Haggerty speaks from middle of table, surrounded by journalists, during press conference. Photograph of General Kenyon A. Joyce.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Eisenhower and Foreign Ministers' Reception(June 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-20-55.05]

Physical Description: 17 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Dwight D. Eisenhower walks to the Veterans Memorial Building after speaking at the Opera House. Eisenhower prepares to get into automobile to return to his hotel from the Veterans Building; with Governor Goodwin Knight shown and crowd and journalists behind the president. Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of the Soviet Union, Antoine Pinay of France, and US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles walk to the Veterans Building for Foreign Ministers' Reception. Leaders of the "Big Four" nations, Pinay of France, Molotov of the Soviet Union, Harold Macmillan of the United Kingdom, and Dulles of the US, stand on steps of the Pacific Union Club. Molotov walks up stairs of the Pacific Union Club on way to meeting, followed by dignitaries and surrounded by civilians and journalists; with view of street below (neighborhood). Macmillan also shown on way to meeting. Mayor Elmer Robinson, Mrs. Robinson, Supervisor Francis J. McCarty and Mrs. McCarty shown standing in receiving line at the Mark Hopkins Hotel, greeting Dulles, Admiral Low and wife, Ambassador James Wadsworth and wife, and Dr. Eduardo Zuleta Angel. District Attorney Tom Lynch, Executive Director Howard Freeman of the United Nations session, and Mrs. Tom Lynch socialize during reception. Dignitaries shown leaving the Veterans Building.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- President Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Opera House(June 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-20-55.06]

Physical Description: 17 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Dwight Eisenhower sits in chair to left of the UN Secretary General's table; stands in front of chair [for prayer?]. Eisenhower walks to podium; shown making speech to UN delegates.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Crowd -- Veterans Building(June 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-20-55.07]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Large crowd waits in front of the Veterans Building [to purchase tickets to United Nations session?].
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Speakers -- Opera House(June 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-21-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sir Leslie Munro of New Zealand, representative to the United Nations, and Ambassador George V. Melas of Greece speak to delegates during meeting.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Dinner for "Big Four" Nations -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(June 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-21-55.06]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and Harold Macmillan of Great Britain eat at dinner hosted by Antoine Pinay of France [members of three of the nations comprising the "Big Four" nations, minus Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of the Soviet Union].
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Receptions -- Palace of the Legion of Honor(June 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-21-55.07]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold and President Eelco Nicolaas van Kleffens of the United Nations greet Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and Mrs. Dulles, Phearson of Canada, Mrs. Henry Potter Russell... Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of the Soviet Union also shown. View of crowd at reception.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Address to World Affairs Council -- Delegate from India(June 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-21-55.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

V.K. Krishna Menon, chairman of the Indian delegation to the United Nations, addresses the World Affairs Council in the Colonial Room of the Hotel St. Francis.
 

Commonwealth Club Address -- Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(June 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-22-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., US representative to the United Nations, holding cup and saucer during meeting of the Commonwealth Club at which he gave speech.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Crowd -- Veterans Building(June 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-22-55.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Men and women stand and sit on chairs and stools outside the Veterans Building as they wait in line to purchase tickets to a session of the United Nations.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Speakers -- Opera House(June 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-22-55.03]

Physical Description: 15 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sir Percy Spender of Australia, Foreign Minister M. Joseph Bech of Luxembourg, and other unidentified men address delegates to the United Nations. Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov and other dignitaries shown entering building.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Opera House(June 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-22-55.04]

Physical Description: 31 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Two positive color transparencies showing Civic Center plaza, with flags of United Nations flying at gate and City Hall in center background (neighborhood) [one transparency shows boy scouts raising flag]. Motorcade sits stopped in street at intersection of Van Ness Avenue and Broadway. Unidentified speakers address delegates to the United Nations. Overall view of Opera House stage and delegate seating.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Opera House(June 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-22-55.05]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Dwight D. Eisenhower waves to crowd. Sits with Mayor Elmer Robinson and Governor Goodwin Knight in rear of automobile. Unidentified speakers address United Nations delegates. Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of the Soviet Union sits with other delegates during session [negatives do not seem to match sleeve descriptions. Present description based upon examination of negatives, not sleeve text].
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Disagreement over Cuban Delegate -- Opera House(June 22, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-22-55.12]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. Romulo of Cuba addresses delegates [while Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov stands on stage to left to protest his speech?].
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Reception for UNESCO -- San Francisco Art Museum(June 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-23-55.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Gina [last name not given] "serenades" Mrs. Francis Carroll with his violin at reception held for members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [UNESCO]. District Attorney Tom Lynch, Director Solomon V. Arnaldo of UNESCO, Mrs. Henry Potter Russell, and Judge Lenore D. Underwood hold scroll containing names of California organizations that contributed funds for the purchase of educational equipment in schools abroad [scroll was presented to UNESCO director]. Mrs. Carlos Romulo chats with Walter Haas (education).
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Speakers -- Opera House(June 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-23-55.02]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Stanislaw Skreszewski of Poland, Juan Cooke of Argentina, Esteban Mendoza of Honduras, Charles Malik of Lebanon, Dr. Louis Padilla Neruo of Mexico, Mr. Romulo of the Philippines, and Antoine Pinay of France address delegates to the United Nations.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov -- Opera House(June 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-23-55.03]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Vyacheslav Molotov of the Soviet Union walks to podium with papers in hand, addresses delegates from podium. Molotov sits in delegate seating and jots notes on paper [before giving speech?]
 

Anniversary of United Nations(June 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-23-55.04]

Physical Description: 20 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Diplomat from Belarus addresses United Nations delegates at Opera House. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr., US representative to the United Nations, walks with Mrs. Henry Lodge upon arrival at the Mark Hopkins Hotel (neighborhood). President Eelco Nicolaas van Kleffens of the United Nations and Mrs. van Kleffens and Mr. and Mrs. Romulo of the Philippines also shown arriving at hotel [with latter couple pictured amid crowd]. Delegate Selim Sarper of Turkey, Dr. J.M.A.H. Luns of the Netherlands, Dr. Enrique De Marchena of the Dominican Republic, Arne Skaug of Norway, and an unidentified delegate from Nicaragua, address United Nations session at Opera House. Soviet secret policeman talks to unidentified man with baby. Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of the Soviet Union and UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold arrive at Mark Hopkins Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. John Foster Dulles also shown.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Opera House(June 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-24-55.01]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Officers Peter Gardner and Pat Simmons of the Police Department hand out rifles for guard duty outside the Opera House (neighborhood). US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles becomes first to arrive for session. Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov also shown arriving. Unidentified speaker addresses UN delegates.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Speakers -- Opera House(June 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-24-55.02]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles receives applause from delegates at conclusion of speech. Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of the Soviet Union shown listening to speech and speaking with man in seat behind him. Molotov addresses United Nations.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Arrival of Harry S. Truman -- Airport(June 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-24-55.03]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson greets former President Harry Truman, in town to address the United Nations upon its tenth anniversary, as he descends from airplane. Truman waves to people as he walks through concourse flanked by greeters. Supervisor Francis J. McCarty also shown.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Speakers -- Opera House(June 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-24-55.04]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

V.K. Krishna Menon of India, chairman of the Indian delegation to the United Nations, addresses delegates. Guillermo Trabanino of El Salvador speaks during UN session.
 

Award -- Harry S. Truman -- Fairmont Hotel(June 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-24-55.05]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Former President Harry Truman receives award from Gurney P. Hood and Clyde F. Welmeth in the Green Room of hotel.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Harry S. Truman -- Opera House(June 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-24-55.06]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Former President Harry Truman drinks from water glass during speech to the delegates of the United Nations. Gestures to audience before walking to podium. Stands with UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold next to automobile. Harry Truman and UN President Eelco Nicolaas van Kleffens speak together on stage and address United Nations together.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- State Dinner -- Sheraton Palace Hotel(June 25, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-25-55.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Overall view of crowd seated at round tables and at long tables in rear during state dinner. V.K. Krishna Menon of India greets Mayor Elmer Robinson, Mrs. Robinson, and Supervisor Francis J. McCarty. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bunche speak at reception. Andrew Cordier greets Mr. and Mrs. Robinson. Mrs. Zuleta of Columbia sits with Mrs. Carlos Romulo and the Minister of Guatemala. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Robinson, UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. sit at speakers table. UN President Eelco Nicolaas van Kleffens addresses dinner party. Elmer Robinson introduces Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Romulo of the Philippines.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Departure of Harry S. Truman -- Airport(June 25, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-25-55.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dr. John Ratcliff asks former President Harry Truman for his autograph before he departs for Kansas City. Attorney Charles Murphy, Executive Director David Lloyd of the Truman Library, Harry Truman, Earl Behrens of the "San Francisco Chronicle," UN Protocol Officer Jehan de Noue... sit around table in the airport coffee shop, with view of airplane through window. Harry Truman waves from steps of United Air Lines airplane for departing.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Molotov Press Conference -- Veterans Memorial Building(June 25, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-25-55.03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov of the Soviet Union speaks to reporters during press conference, with close-up views of stage and Molotov's aides.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- John Foster Dulles -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(June 25, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-25-55.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles arrives in California Highway Patrol automobile after tour of "wine country." Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov prepares to leave hotel and city after secret session with Dulles.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Empty Chairs -- Opera House(June 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-26-55.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Opera House sound man Tom Edwards and electrician Edward Zettle put away headphones used by delegates. Views of chairs left empty after last session of United Nations upon its tenth anniversary.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Closing Session -- Opera House(June 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-26-55.02]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

United Nations delegates listen to the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Luis Padilla Neruo of Mexico speaks. General Carlos P. Romulo of the Philippines, president of the Fourth Session of the General Assembly, addresses delegates. Delegates stand for one minute of silent prayer.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Philippine Reception -- Hotel St. Francis(June 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-26-55.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Vice Council G. Tonacier, Consul General N. Roxas, General Carlos P. Romulo, Mrs. Carlos Romulo, Senator Francisco Delgado, Senator Emmanuel Pelaez, and Mrs. N. Roxas stand for group photos and greet incoming guests.
 

Anniversary of United Nations -- Press Committee Luncheon -- Fairmont Hotel(June 27, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-27-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photo of Andrew Cordier, assistant to the UN Secretary General. Ted Huggins of the Press Club, Andrew Cordier, Augustin Keane of the Press Club, William Winter, and Benjamin Harrison Swig gather for group portrait.
 

Copy of portrait of kidnapped fourteen-year-old Stephanie Bryan (Burton W. Abbott murder case) [06-00-55, 1 negative]

 

Plane crashes ("shot down") at Alameda Naval Air Station

 

Political bumper stickers and signs

 

Social workers' convention with Edward Corsi

 

First graduation at Mission Adult High School (education) [06-01-55, 3 negatives]

 

George Washington High School award presentation (Major General C. Lyn Fox) (education)

 

Cow Palace inspection by Republican Committee

 

Republican luncheon at the Hotel St. Francis

 

New flower terminal site and building at Sixth Street and Bryant (South of Market neighborhood) [06-02-55, 2 negatives]

 

New Flower Terminal Site(June 02, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-02-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of street corner and vacant lot in the area of Craig's Lunch store at Sixth and Brannan Street, site of the new flower terminal (South of Market neighborhood).
 

Dedication of new obstetrics wing at French Hospital (nurses and interiors of hospital room) (health)

 

Guardsmen parade

 

Two juveniles crash borrowed car [06-03-55, 9 negatives]

 

Salvation Army Diamond Jubilee luncheon

 

Republican women meeting

 

Guardsmen rodeo in Golden Gate Park [06-04-55 - 06-05-55, 12 negatives]

 

ILWU committee visits Bruce Barber (Harry Bridges trial) (labor) [06-06-55, 2 negatives]

 

Protest of Harry Bridges Trial -- ILWU Committee -- Appraisers Building(June 06, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 67, [06-06-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A committee of International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union members, led by Information Director Morris Watson and President Marting Callaghan of Local 10, visit Immigration Director Bruce Barber to protest the [deportation?] trial of Harry Bridges (labor).
 

Press conference with Basil O'Connor (President of National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis - polio) (health)

 

Coliseum (ship) at pier Twenty-nine

 

Retiring principal Edith Pence of Lowell High School

 

Biker funeral (Algot Crazy Nelson) (motorcyclist?)

 

Guardsmen host medical check-ups for kids (health)

 

Brumbeck Gem trial [06-06-55 - 06-11-55, 14 negatives]

 

Lowell High School ROTC awards

 

Italian Welfare ladies luncheon

 

Maiden voyage of the Korean Bear (ship)

 

Ordination of Catholic priests (Bishop Merlin Joseph Guilfoyle)

 

Dr. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer press conference

 

Polio vaccinations at Los Cerritos school (health)

 

Graduation activities (Catholic High School, State Teachers College, USF, and San Francisco City College) (education)

 

New signs for forty-nine mile scenic drive

 

Youngest UC Berkeley graduate

 

Miss San Francisco pageant

 

Police uniforms (old, new, and present)

 

Peggy Lee

 

UC Berkeley annual pilgrimage and commencement

 

National Guard preparing for departure [06-17-55, 12 negatives]

 

National PGA golf tournament [06-19-55, ca. 14 negatives]

 

Junior Olympics at Kezar stadium [6-19-55, 10 negatives]

 

Harry Bridges (labor) [06-21-55, 3 negatives]

 

Court Appearance -- Harry Bridges -- Post Office Building(June 21, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 68, [06-21-55.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Witness David Saunders stands for photo. Defendant Harry Bridges walks down hallway to Federal Court (labor).
 

Lutheran League Convention [06-21-55 - 06-24-55, ca. 40 negatives]

 

Sugar Ray Robinson and Rocky Castellani fight (boxing) [06-22-55, ca.15 negatives]

 

Atoms for Peace display on uranium and radioactivity [06-23-55, 2 negatives]

 

Atoms for Peace Display -- Veterans Building(June 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [06-23-55.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dorothy Bradford and Mrs. James Landreth stand in front of display detailing the methods researchers use to locate uranium and thorium through the measure of radioactivity in geological surveys. Mrs. James Landreth places her wedding ring on testing device to get measure of its radioactivity (atomic age).
 

Movie producer Stanley Kramer

 

Ichthyologists and herpetologists meeting

 

Miss Universe (Miriam Stevenson)

 

Conductor Arthur Fiedler arrives

 

July 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69-70, [070055-073155]

Physical Description: 1000 negatives (estimate)
 

Sugar Ray Robinson and Rocky Castellani fight (boxing) [07-00-55 - 07-22-55, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Stephanie Bryan murder case and Burton W. Abbott trial [07-01-55 - 07-31-55, ca. 173 negatives]

 

Bethlehem Steel strike (labor) [07-01-55, 2 negatives]

 

Bethlehem Steel Strike(July 01, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [07-01-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Louie Simula and Charles Oliver stand outside of steel yard lot with signs on armbands. Picketers stand by entrance booth while cars go in and out of lot (labor).
 

New commanding officer (Lt. General Robert N. Young) takes over at the Presidio [07-01-55, 3 negatives]

 

New Commanding Officer -- Presidio(July 01, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [07-01-55.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lieutenant General Robert N. Young reviews Sixth Army Pipers and Honor Guard with Honor Guard Captain Eugene Casior. General Young on the reviewing stand with Major General William Dean as they watch guard pass in review.
 

Junior Olympics at Fleishhacker Pool [07-03-55, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Reception for Consul General Nicanor Roxas of the Philippines and Consul General A. Smith Meyer of Norway

 

Fourth of July fireworks display at Marina Green

 

Historic Marine Exchange moves to waterfront

 

Cops involved in teenage girl vice story [07-07-55 - 07-11-55, 16 negatives]

 

Jewish summer camp in Saratoga [07-07-55, 8 negatives]

 

Bob Hope in town for film premiere (possibly for "The Seven Little Foys"?) [07-08-55, 4 negatives]

 

Comedian in Town for Film Premiere -- Bob Hope -- Fairmont Hotel(July 08, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 69, [07-08-55.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bob Hope stands on stool shooting golf ball from hotel room balcony while two men stand in background [he thinks he can make Coit Tower in one, maybe two]. Hope sits on stool holding golf club and talking to his golf ball. Hope shaves [while protecting his ski jump nose]. Two couples stand on balcony holding drinks (cityscape).
 

Four alarm fire at Italian Village on Columbus (cityscapes) [07-11-55, 5 negatives]

 

Four Alarm Fire -- Italian Village -- North Beach(July 11, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-11-55.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Firefighter Richard Thomas hands music sheets recovered from the fire to a smiling Beatrice Kay [after he waded through four feet of water in basement]. View of smoke pouring out of building while cars, fire trucks and hoses line the street and ladders lean on building. Firefighters stand amongst hoses in front of building. Fireman fights fire from truck. Smoke fills the street (cityscape).
 

New director Gurdon G. Woods of the California School of Fine Arts (education) [07-11-55, 3 negatives]

 

Harry Bridges trial (labor) [07-11-55 - 07-29-55, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Trial -- Harry Bridges -- Post Office Building(July 11, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-11-55.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Harry Bridges stands against wall. Bridges with daughter Julie (labor).
 

Verdict Announced -- Harry Bridges Trial -- Federal Court(July 29, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-29-55.01]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Harry Bridges and daughter Julie stand in hallway of courthouse before entering courtroom. Bridges and Julie embrace upon exiting courtroom while others look on [after verdict was announced in his favor]. Bridges, Julie and other courtroom attendants walk out of courtroom. People congregate in hallway. Bridges shakes hands while others look on (labor).
 

Arrival of British cruiser Superb (ship) with chief of Atlantic NATO Admiral Sir John F. Stevens [07-13-55, 6 negatives]

 

Arrival of British Cruiser Superb (ship)(July 13, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-13-55.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Two men wave as the Superb (ship) nears Pier Eighteen with Bay Bridge in background. Vice Admiral Sir John F. Stevens of North Atlantic Treaty Organization stands on deck with Bay Bridge in background. Ship nears shore with tug boat adjacent. Man stands on dock. Man stands with camera aimed towards ship in distance. View of ship in water.
 

Reception for Vice Admiral Sir John Stevens of Great Britain [07-13-55, 3 negatives]

 

Reception -- Vice Admiral Sir John Stevens -- Palace of the Legion of Honor(July 13, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-13-55.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Acting local consul John Ford, wife of commercial consul Mrs. R.H. White, Vice Admiral Sir John Stevens, and Lady Stevens stand in room in Palace of the Legion of Honor. Mrs. and Admiral Chester Nimitz, Ford, White, and Mr. and Mrs. Stevens socialize.
 

Prime Minister U Nu of Burma arrives

 

Aircraft carrier Midway (ship) returns from around-the-world cruise [07-14-55, 16 negatives]

 

Aircraft Carrier Midway (ship) Returns from World Cruise -- Alameda Naval Air Station(July 14, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-14-55.02]

Physical Description: 16 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Nurse Ann Brooks, Clarence Miner of the National Polio Foundation and Captain Reynold D. Hogle stand around stretcher holding polio victim Larry Gardener on hangar deck of ship [Captain holds check as crew donation to aid polio] (health, child welfare). Robert G. Ryan and three other San Francisco crew members stand on deck. Bird's eye view of crew members standing at attention on board ship. Crew members stand on rail along hangars. Two men stand on hangar deck. Men pose and wave from deck. Crew members stand on hangar deck while ship sails underneath bridge.
 

Party for San Francisco orphans aboard HMS Superb (ship) [07-15-55, 7 negatives]

 

Party for Orphans Aboard Superb (ship) -- Pier Eighteen(July 15, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-15-55.01]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Children play on machinery and playground equipment aboard ship. Crane takes children on ride by suspending group of children above water. Chief Petty Officer Jack Partner gives Janet Richmond a push down the slide while other children play in the background. Michael O'Shea and John Needham dressed as pirates conduct a play sword fight on the plank. Needham falls from plank into ocean while other children look on (child welfare).
 

New type crash helmets for "motor cops" (motorcycle police)

 

Lennie Moscovitz kidnaping case (Joseph Lear and Harold Jackson) [07-19-55 - 07-22-55, 4 negatives]

 

Ground breaking for Petrini Plaza at Fulton and Masonic Streets

 

One millionth patron to see Cinerama [07-20-55, 2 negatives]

 

Boy and girl ice skating stars go to summer school at University of San Francisco

 

Visitacion Valley Day School (education) [07-20-55, 5 negatives]

 

Balclutha (ship) opening day at the Maritime Museum [07-23-55, 5 negatives]

 

Opening Day -- Balclutha (ship) -- Maritime Museum(July 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-23-55.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Hugh Gallagher of the Maritime Museum, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Abaer and Mrs. H. Melnick stand at hull of ship. John Rankin [ship's carpenter when she went aground in 1905] points towards sky while Richie Reiss looks on. Bird's eye view of visitors walking on deck.
 

Union 76 tower new to San Francisco skyline (cityscapes?, buildings)

 

Novena Parade at St. Anne's Church

 

First get-together of Police Planning and Research Division

 

Parent participation nursery school (Douglass School) (education)

 

Lake Merced day camp for Girl Scouts

 

"Turncoat" (traitors?) prisoners of war on board President Cleveland (ship) return to the United States [07-29-55, ca. 20 negatives)

 

Turncoats Face Military Arrest -- President Cleveland (ship)(July 29, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 70, [07-29-55.02-03]

Physical Description: 15 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Traitors and prisoners of war Otho G. Bell, William Cowart and Lewis Griggs stand on board ship in front of photographers. The three men stand on board with arms around each other. Military man and one of the traitors exit ship. The three men lean on ship's rail while others stand in background. One of the men walks on shore holding luggage with military men in background. Two men embrace. Man and woman kiss. Man holds child in middle of crowd. Man and woman embrace while other man holds handkerchief to man's mouth. The three men sit in military Jeep with two military police. The three stand at microphones with military police and other military personnel in large room. The three men sit with others during press conference. View of back of men's heads on ship facing news photographers. The three men talk in front of microphones and crowd on ship.
 

August 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [080055-083155]

Physical Description: 650 negatives (estimate)
 

Object in the sky (supposed UFO?)

 

Lutheran convention

 

Cinerama fashion drama show [08-00-55, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Resigning supervisor Byron Arnold and new appointee Joseph Casey

 

Head Librarian Flora Elizabeth Reynolds at Mills College

 

New superintendent of the United States Mint Arthur Carmichael is sworn in

 

Air Force exhibit of Delta Wing plane

 

Kids cook at Good Samaritan day camp

 

Mr. and Mrs. Willard Waterman here for television premier ("The Great Gildersleave")

 

Committee making books for partially-sighted (blind) children throughout state (disabled persons)

 

Orpheum Theatre Cinerama Holiday and parade [08-02-55, 10 negatives]

 

Cinerama Holiday -- Orpheum Theatre(August 02, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [08-02-55.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson uses microphone to speak to crowd in front of theater before the premier of "Cinerama Holiday;" with m.c. Fred Wilcox and Edmund G. Brown also shown. John and Betty Marsh speak with Fred Wilcox. Mike Desiano rides horse on parade route, with view of crowd standing along street sides and buildings (neighborhood). The St. Mary's Drill Team marches and plays. View of crowd in front of theater. US Navy band plays while marching in parade. Fred Wilcox interviews Mr. and Mrs. Louis de Rochemont. Lieutenant Governor Harold J. Powers addresses crowd. Celebrities watch parade from speakers' stand.
 

Reception for Consul General John Ford of Great Britain

 

British ship (Oronsay) arrives with Moslems (Muslims) to establish mosque here

 

Tina Dutton in court again [08-05-55 - 08-11-55, 10 negatives]

 

New police detail in Chinatown (San Francisco cityscapes) [08-08-55, 5 negatives]

 

New Police Detail -- Chinatown(August 08, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [08-08-55.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Officers Edward Nevin and James B. Dowd of the San Francisco Police Department walk down Chinatown alley at Pelton Place. The two officers speak at the corner of Grant Avenue and Washington Street before beginning their new beat patrols; shown using a police telephone [box attached to pole] (neighborhood, cityscapes).
 

Chinese junk (ship) arrives from Formosa

 

Bull fights at the Cow Palace

 

Fox Theatre movie premiere "The McConnell Story" with June Allyson [08-10-55, 5 negatives]

 

AFA Convention (Air Force Association?) with UC Berkeley thermonuclear expert Dr. Edward Teller [08-11-55, 2 negatives]

 

Senator Thomas H. Kuchel

 

Stephanie Bryan murder case and Burton W. Abbott trial [08-12-55 to 08-17-55, ca. 50 negatives]

 

Order of Ahepa convention (Senator William F. Knowland is speaker)

 

Arrival of New York City Ballet

 

Pakistan Day with Consul General B. Ltaat Hussin of Pakistan

 

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church services and ordination

 

American Legion installs new officers

 

Singer Eddie Fisher at Trader Vic's bar [08-15-55, 2 negatives]

 

Russian farmers arrive

 

California Zephyr (train) derailed [08-22-55, ca. 12 negatives]

 

Television/telephone hookup (see each other while they talk) at the Fairmont Hotel [08-23-55, 4 negatives]

 

Telephone-Television Hookup -- Fairmont Hotel(August 23, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [08-23-55.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Noel Porter of [Palo Alto?] looks at televised picture of Mayor Elmer Robinson, broadcast from the Civic Auditorium, during telephone conversation between the two men.
 

Ford Motor Car Junior Exhibit (education)

 

Arrival of Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu of Japan [08-24-55, 10 negatives]

 

Arrival -- Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu of Japan -- Airport(August 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [08-24-55.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Hanako Katsuno, daughter of the Japanese Consul General of San Francisco, gives flowers to Hanako Shigemitsu, daughter of Mamoru Shigemitsu, upon their arrival. Foreign Minister Shigemitsu addresses crowd.
 

Reception -- Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu of Japan -- Fairmont Hotel(August 24, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [08-24-55.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mamoru Shigemitsu greets President T.S. Peterson of Standard Oil Company at reception honoring the Japanese foreign minister. Foreign Minister Shigemitsu speaks with former US Ambassador Henry F. Grady. Hanako Shigemitsu, President George Killion of American President Lines, and Executive Vice President Russel G. Smith of Bank of America also shown.
 

Guided missile conference with executives of Packard-Bell and Donald B. Harris of Stanford University

 

Society viewing of "jewels" by Salvador Dali at Palace of the Legion of Honor

 

Dahlia Day at City Hall

 

Electronics contest [08-26-55, 2 negatives]

 

Electronics Contest -- Fairmont Hotel(August 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [08-26-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Model Lou Morgan wears an electronic [thinking cap?] made by Florence Reynolds and Meg Copeland [negative missing]. Model Sharon Dowling sits next to the "Fascination Machine," made of tubes and other electronic equipment; an exhibit created by artist Harry Kahrman. President D.S. Defenbacher of the California College of Arts and Crafts, Donald B. Goodall, head of the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California, and industrial designer Walter Landor, judges of the WCEMA-Wescon Art and Electronics Exhibit, hold up wire sculpture created by Anne Knorr, First Prize winning entry in the painting and sculpting category.
 

Artist Beniamo Bufano's statue set in place at St. Francis church [08-27-54, 3 negatives]

 

Boys' Club corner stone laying ceremony with Herbert Hoover [08-28-55, 3 negatives]

 

Woman appointed United States assistant attorney (June Borina)

 

Man leaves from Aquatic Park to row to Sacramento

 

Narcotics raid

 

"First negro fireman in local department" (Afro-Americans, race relations) [08-31-55, 2 negatives]

 

First African American Fireman -- Engine Company Thirty-two (August 31, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [08-31-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Earl J. Gage Jr., the first Afro-American fireman in the local fire department, stands next to fire truck at station. Taken at 194 Park Street (Afro-Americans, race relations).
 

Retirement of officers from the Presidio

 

John Ringling of Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus at press conference

 

Views of San Francisco from Top of the Mark (Mark Hopkins Hotel) (cityscapes) [08-31-55, 4 negatives]

 

Smog -- Views from "Top of the Mark" -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(August 31, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 71, [08-31-55.04]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Smog obscured views of the buildings of San Francisco and the Bay Bridge as seen from the Top of the Mark (cityscapes, environment).
 

Interview with Jack Webb [08-31-55, 2 negatives]

 

September 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72-73, [090055-093055]

Physical Description: 1175 negatives (estimate)
 

Marcus baby kidnaping case [09-01-55 - 09-30-55, ca.175 negatives]

 

Copies of vintage San Francisco photographs

 

Actress Grace Kelly [09-01-55, 4 negatives]

 

Actress Grace Kelly -- Fairmont Hotel(September 01, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-01-55.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of movie star Grace Kelly sitting inside hotel room and standing on veranda with view of Coit Tower and city behind (cityscapes).
 

New supervisor Joseph Casey (with Judge Milton Sapiro and Mayor Elmer Robinson)

 

Consul General Louis de Guiringaud of France weds

 

James D. Zellerbach with Consul General Pierluigi Alvera of Italy [09-01-55, 2 negatives]

 

Dope case (narcotics)

 

Man catches bass with hot dog

 

Setting up circus (elephants and horses)

 

Dope and dirty pix case (narcotics and pornography)

 

Possible first grave of murdered Stephanie Bryan [09-02-55, 12 negatives]

 

Testing for smog (environment) [09-02-55, 4 negatives]

 

Testing for Smog -- Chemistry Laboratory -- San Francisco Hospital(September 02, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-02-55.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Ben Agustin takes air sample and measures the relative humidity of air with apparatus located in rear of automobile. Chemist Arnold Ciucci measures the intensity of pink color generated by the "total oxidant in the air sample" (environment).
 

Opening of Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus

 

Bon Homme Richard (ship) in for repair and recommissioning [09-03-55, 09-06-55, 17 negatives]

 

Repairs -- Bon Homme Richard (ship)(September 03, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-03-55.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Overall views of the Bon Homme Richard (ship), in San Francisco for repairs, with dock buildings in background. Views of empty ship's quarters and view of quarters with seamen spending leisure time in bunks. View of long [cargo bay?]. Seamen dine in mess hall. Sailors stand at attention on bridge of ship.
 

Recommissioning -- Carrier Bon Homme Richard (ship) -- Hunters Point(September 06, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-06-55.01]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Rear Admiral Redman, commandant of the Twelfth Naval District, delivers speech to large crowd during ceremony for the recommissioning of the Bon Homme Richard (ship), with views of cranes and dock buildings in background. US Marine Guard stands at attention while the national anthem is played. Captain L.P. Carver, new commanding officer of ship, addresses crowd. Vice Admiral Martin, Air Force commander of the Pacific US Navy fleet, speaks to crowd. Congressman John Francis Shelley, Congressman J. Arthur Younger, L.P. Carver, and Senator William F. Knowland cut cake. [Apparently unrelated negative of crowd surrounding injured man lying on sidewalk also included in sleeve].
 

Tina Dutton case [09-03-55 - 09-10-55, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Stephanie Bryan murder case and Burton W. Abbott trial [09-05-55, 09-08-55, 09-21-55, ca. 25 negatives]

 

"White Cane Days" proclamation by acting Mayor Charles Ertola (blind, disabled persons?)

 

Son of Supervisor Joseph M. Casey found hanging (suicide?)

 

Fiftieth anniversary celebrating the founding of the city of Richmond (Calif.) with founder Augustin S. McDonald

 

New Waldo Tunnel (Marin County) [09-08-55, 6 negatives]

 

New Waldo Tunnel(September 08, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-08-55.07]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Darce Tanner and John Belue construct fence guard rail near freeway tunnel. View from inside of tunnel showing fog covering Golden Gate Bridge (cityscapes). Ed Leonardi looks at tunnel lights from top of truck. Workmen stand on top of truck cab outside tunnel (transportation).
 

Japanese war bride beaten by husband [09-08-55 and 09-12-55, 6 negatives]

 

Salvador Dali jewels

 

Plaque for James King of William at Call Bulletin offices

 

New fall shoes (fashion)

 

Consul John Ford of Great Britain with teachers

 

Orcades (ship)

 

Arrival of Japanese orphans [09-09-55, 7 negatives]

 

Arrival -- Orphans from Japan -- Airport(September 09, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-09-55.11]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Japanese orphans and airline personnel exit airplane. Mr. and Mrs. Ichiro Taniguchi hold baby Paul Hiroshi Taniguchi. Stewardess Masako Watarabe holds Edward Armstrong Jr., child adopted earlier, while Mrs. Edward Armstrong holds Lois Marsha Armstrong. Group of orphans with adopting parents stands by airplane. Other children with adopting parents shown (child welfare).
 

Newspaper Mechanical (graphics) Conference (printing machinery exhibited) [09-09-55, 7 negatives]

 

Newspaper Mechanical Conference -- Sheraton Palace Hotel(September 09, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-09-55.12]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

"Call Bulletin" staff members Ken, Mr. Hall, Mr. Bender, and John examine a "plate shaver." Andrew J. Paulson demonstrates Dow Chemical's fast etching machine. View of Linotype Machine number five with "star selectromatic quadder" that "operates off teletype." President Gordon Dixon speaks from speakers' table. Others shown. Views of speakers' table and audience.
 

Missionaries Father Thomas Phillips, Rev. Charles Joseph McCarthy, and Rev. John William Clifford released by reds (communism) [09-10-55, 4 negatives]

 

Savings and Loan League delegates

 

Kids back to school (St. Anne's) (education)

 

Bar Association conference

 

House of prostitution raid [09-12-55, 12 negatives]

 

Raid on House of Prostitution(September 12, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-12-55.07]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Darlene Harris, keeper of "house of prostitution", attempts to hide face with magazine. Sergeant Karl Schangaaud of the Ingleside Station examines money from cash box. Darlene Harris looks at gun she held on policeman, while undercover policeman Rany Nieto looks at her. Prostitutes and male visitors sit in paddy wagon. Photograph of bar inside house. Views of bedroom. Taken in the 600 block of Twenty-eighth Street.
 

Court martial of Korean War veteran (or veterans?) charged with aiding enemy (suspected traitors) [09-12-55, 09-13-55, 09-15-55, and 9-17-55, 13 negatives]

 

Treason Trial -- Korean War Veteran -- Presidio(September 12, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-12-55.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Thomas Bayes Jr. [defendant?] stands with his wife Fondel Bayes. Court Martial Board members Captain Ernest O'Dell, Major Phil Grizzard, Major William Nelson... sit at long table during proceedings.
 

Treason Trial -- Hearing -- Presidio(September 13, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-13-55.11]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Witness Earl Smith sits in wooden chair. Witness First Colonel Earl L. Aubery stands outside the Court Martial room.
 

Treason Trial -- Press Conference(September 15, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-15-55.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Harold Brown and George Davis, attorneys in case involving turncoats [traitors], work in office during press conference at 98 Post Street.
 

Treason Trial -- Press Conference -- Fort Baker(September 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 72, [09-17-55.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

External view of building at Fort Baker where turncoats [traitors] held. Lewis Griggs, Otho Bell, and William Cowart [defendants?] stand with Attorney George Davis as they speak into microphone during press conference [each defendant wears an arm band].
 

Printer's centennial (Blake, Moffitt, and Towne)

 

Democratic Party $100-a-plate dinner

 

Council of Churches meeting

 

Art festival (caricature of Richard M. Nixon) [09-15-55, 2 negatives]

 

San Francisco Opera opening [09-15-55, ca. 45 negatives]

 

Novo Club officers

 

Mission Dolores gravestones (James Casey and Charles Cora)

 

Women's Business Week proclamation (Mayor Ertola)

 

Cable car accident

 

United Crusade "Torchies"

 

League of City luncheon

 

George Reilly filing as candidate for mayor

 

View of old St. Mary's church (cityscapes)

 

The Flying Finn Brothers

 

Betty Barnacle at San Francisco Public Library

 

St. Stephan's Guild Cotillion

 

Junior League activities

 

Marijuana "hall" (narcotics)

 

Montgomery Street "Wallstreet of the West"

 

US Senator Wayne L. Morse [09-26-55, 2 negatives]

 

Senator Wayne L. Morse -- Israel Bond Office(September 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [09-26-55.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Wayne Morse sitting in office at 225 Kearney Street.
 

Coro Foundation with Mayor Leo Halley

 

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown

 

J. A. Perino new principal of Lowell High School

 

Bridal gowns (fashion)

 

Opera ball "Fol de Rol" [09-28-55, 9 negatives]

 

San Francisco Stock Exchange and Federal Reserve Bank (interior and exterior views)

 

Boxing at Winterland

 

Views from Coit Tower (San Francisco cityscapes)

 

Pier Thirty-three fire

 

Nike missile launch site at the Presidio [09-28-55, 6 negatives]

 

Nike Missile Launch Site -- Presidio(September 28, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [09-28-55.07]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified men attend to Nike missile in underground storage and handling room during the missile's unveiling. Views of missiles pointed to sky on launching platform, with Lone Mountain, San Francisco, Fort Miley Hospital, and the Richmond District visible in background (cityscapes, atomic age).
 

October 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73-75, [100055-103155]

Physical Description: 1075 negatives (estimate)
 

New members (board members?) of Florence Crittenton Home for Unwed Mothers

 

Views of hills of San Francisco from Coit Tower (cityscapes) [10-00-55, 4 negatives]

 

Views from Coit Tower(October 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [10-00-55.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of San Francisco and surrounding hills as seen from Coit Tower (cityscapes).
 

Russians at the Hotel St. Francis

 

Red Cross making homeless fire victims comfortable

 

New chief Robert Dale at the Weather Bureau

 

Dedication of artist Beniamino Bufano's statue of St. Francis [10-04-55, 5 negatives]

 

Dedication of Statue -- St. Francis of Assisi Church(October 04, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [10-04-55.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Reverend Merlin Joseph Guilfoyle blesses statue of St. Francis of Assisi, created by artist Beniamino Bufano, with other clergy [and members of the Knights of Columbus?] looking on. Unidentified man unveils statue. Merlin Joseph Guilfoyle stands at foot of statue at end of ceremony.
 

Tour of Sharon estate [10-04-55, 10 negatives]

 

Tour -- Sharon Estate -- Menlo Park(October 04, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [10-04-55.04]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Little girl Elisa Thursby looks up into old fashioned shower [rounded, with visible water pipes, and draw string at top for release of water]. View of fire hose connection on lawn, placed in case of fire, with home in background. Elisa Thursby looks out over manmade lake. Mrs. Robert Peckham looks out onto landscape from veranda. Mrs. Karl Thursby and Mrs. Philip S. Carlton Jr. stare at chandelier; shown looking up at chinese lantern with Joan Carlton and Elisa Thursby. Photographs of donkey [or mule?]. External view of home.
 

"Troilus and Cressida" opens at the Opera House (Kurt Adler conducting)

 

Julius Castle on fire [10-07-55, 4 negatives]

 

Fire -- Julius Castle(October 07, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [10-07-55.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of fire at Julius Castle, with firemen working to put out fire. Long shot of smoke rising up from hillside, with Coit Tower at top (Telegraph Hill neighborhood).
 

Columbus Day reenactment and parade through North Beach (San Francisco cityscapes) [10-09-55, 11 negatives]

 

Parade -- Columbus Day -- North Beach(October 09, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [10-09-55.01]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Forty-ninth Infantry Honor Guard marches down parade route, with specators lining street and view of buildings on hillside (neighborhood). The Stars of Tomorrow [dancers?] perform on route. Joan Miller and Natalie Francher, "The Bonnie Lasses," pose with batons. Sandy Brackbill holds balloon she received from acting Mayor Halley. Judges watch parade from viewing stand. The parade queen rides atop float with entourage. Unidentified men and women in American Indian and colonial European costume reenact the discovery of the Americas by Christopher Columbus. Small boats decorated as Spanish galleys and piers visible in harbor (ship). Horse mounted police patrol streets. Acting Mayor Halley reaches from automobile for balloon from balloon man; with Captain Engler, Joe Cervetto, Consul General Pierluigi Alvera of Italy, and unidentified woman also seated in car.
 

Telephone company strike (labor) [10-10-55 - 10-20-55, 17 negatives]

 

Strike -- Telephone Company(October 10, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [10-10-55.01-02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified women wearing signs reading "'Bell System' Unfair to Organized Labor" picket the office of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company [PT&T] at Otis and Mission Streets. Workers picket office at 3333 Twenty-fifth Street, with signs reading "PT&T Unfair to CWA: CIO" [Communications Workers of America: Congress of Industrial Organizations] (labor).
 

Strike -- Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company(October 13, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-13-55.14]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dorothea Pardini, wearing dress made of burlap, and Sue Hughes wear signs reading "This Is The Best We Can Do On $47.50 Per Week," while walking the picket line. Two women walk through line of striking workers [strike breakers?]. Sarita Flynn and holds daughter Sandra and poster reading "PT&T [Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company] Unfair to CWA-CIO" [Communications Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations]; with view of neighborhood around McCoppin and Otis Streets in background (labor).
 

Strike -- Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company(October 17, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-17-55.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bob Belt, Mary Johnston, and Jack Olson hold sign reading "Scabs get $2 an hour [plus] hotel [plus] food. We get $1.60 an hour [plus the boot] after six years," as they walk in front of the Oakland Auditorium. Above ground views of striking workers, between 1250 and 1500 in number, marching up Franklin Street near Fifteenth Street, with the telephone company building visible to the side (neighborhood). Picketing workers interact with members of crowd on sidewalk. Striking workers carry signs reading "On Strike - To Preserve Our CWA" [Communications Workers of America]; "Local 9415 CWA;" "Operator: My Starting Wage is $47.50" (labor).
 

Strikers Arrested -- Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company Strike -- City Prison(October 20, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-20-55.04]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Rosita Verdi, Mary Ramirez, and Marilyn Smith, workers striking against the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company [PT&T], turn heads away from camera as they sit in jail cell. Each woman wears a sign reading "PT&T Unfair To CWA-CIO" [Communications Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations] (labor).
 

Marcus baby kidnapping case [10-10-55 - 10-25-55, ca. 21 negatives]

 

Radiology Department at Stanford gets money to research radiation therapy (health) [10-11-55, 2 negatives]

 

Radiation Therapy -- Stanford Hospital(October 11, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 73, [10-11-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Director Louis Lurie of the Damon Runyan Memorial Fund for Cancer Research presents check for fourteen thousand dollars to Dr. Henry S. Kaplan, head of the Radiology Department at Stanford University, while Dr. Emile F. Holman, emeritus head of surgery at Stanford, looks on (health, atomic age).
 

Mayor signs proclamation for "Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory Day" (atomic age)

 

Three views of the city (San Francisco cityscapes)

 

"This is your life, Kathleen Norris" [10-12-55, ca. 15 negatives]

 

Ground breaking for the Town School (education)

 

Kefauver for President club

 

Star of "Captain Fortune" John Russell and 7up the Kangaroo

 

Dr. Arthur J. Moyer discusses radioactive elements in dentistry

 

Democratic Political Conference with Roger Kent and Alan Cranston [10-13-55, 4 negatives]

 

Telegrams for Adlai E. Stevenson -- Democratic Political Conference -- Palace Hotel(October 13, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-13-55.11]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Roger Kent, Alan Cranston, and Eleanor Heller sit with hundreds of "draft Stevenson" telegrams in front of them, urging the Democratic Party to nominate Adlai Stevenson for president.
 

Raid on a house of prostitution

 

University of San Francisco 100th anniversary [10-13-55, 3 negatives]

 

One Hundredth Anniversary of the University of San Francisco -- Palace Hotel(October 13, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-13-55.13]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Joseph R. Knowland of the California Historical Society stands with Father John McGloin and Father John F.X. Connelly, president of the University of San Francisco, during luncheon in honor of the university's anniversary. Same men shown at table during meal (education).
 

New Radiological Defense Laboratory is dedicated (atom bomb) [10-14-55, 9 negatives]

 

Radiological Defense Laboratory -- Hunters Point(October 14, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-14-55.01]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Rear Admiral Albert Mumma addresses audience at dedication ceremony. Admiral Frederick Furth, chief officer of Naval Research, Albert Mumma, and Doctor Paul C. Tompkins, scientific director of the laboratory, pose with display for the atomic bomb [cutout construction of atomic bomb]. Crowd examines the "wash down" exhibit. Chemical engineer John C. Sherwin stands with gadgets designed to handle radioactive materials. External views of laboratory (atomic age).
 

Fire at Hunters Point project (housing project?) [10-15-55, 11 negatives]

 

Seabees contribute blood for Seabee veteran

 

Oscilloscope at the UC Berkeley(?) Bevatron (particle accelerator), with Owen Chamberlain (atomic age)

 

"Port of Oakland Day" with Senator William F. Knowland

 

"How blind people vote" (disabled persons)

 

Cops raid "Bottle Club"

 

New Oakland freeway overpass

 

Governor and Mrs. Goodwin Knight arrive in San Francisco

 

City College of San Francisco host Parents' and Teachers' Association (PTA) banquet

 

Narcotics raid

 

San Francisco Center for the Blind (disabled persons)

 

Thomas E. Dewey and wife arrive [10-25-55, 4 negatives]

 

Arrival -- Thomas E. Dewey -- Airport(October 25, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-25-55.05]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dewey stand on ramp to airplane upon arrival. Dewey speaks to reporter during interview.
 

Halloween activities

 

Vocational guidance for foreign born citizens (education) [10-26-55, 2 negatives]

 

Vocational Guidance -- Foreign Born Citizens -- PG&E Power House(October 26, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-26-55.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Test engineer George Condrashoff points out aspects of the boiler room to foreign born students from Galileo High School (education, immigration).
 

Republican congressmen Bob Wilson and William S. Mailliard [10-27-55, 2 negatives]

 

Interview -- Republican Congressmen -- Hotel St. Francis(October 27, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-27-55.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US Congressmen Bob Wilson, William Mailliard, and Peter Frelinghuysen pose for photographs during interview.
 

"Desperate Hours" family

 

Blondes picket movie "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes" [10-27-55, 2 negatives]

 

CIO Transportation Union head (Michael Quill) (labor)

 

San Quentin State Prison prisoner escape

 

Russian journalists arrive

 

Aircraft carrier Yorktown (ship) coming under the Bay Bridge

 

San Francisco housing project "Francisco Plaza" opens on Turk Street [10-28-55, 4 negatives]

 

Housing Project -- Francisco Plaza(October 28, 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 74, [10-28-55.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

External views of the new Francisco Plaza housing project on Turk Street.
 

Stephanie Bryan murder case and Burton W. Abbott trial [10-28-55, 2 negatives]

 

Grand National Livestock Exhibition

 

National Association of Girl Scouts Convention [10-29-55 to 10-31-55, ca. 27 negatives]

 

Safety Week parade with antique cars

 

Bon Homme Richard (ship) open to public

 

Actress June Haver retires from the cinema (with husband Fred McMurray)

 

General Maxwell D.Taylor reviews the troops at the Presidio

 

General Dean retires from the Presidio

 

November 1955 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 75-76, [110055-113055]

Physical Description: 1225 negatives (estimate)
 

Bing Crosby golf tournament (Bing Crosby, Ben Hogan, Lefty O'Doul) [11-00-55, ca. 65 negatives]

 

Mayor's inauguration [11-00-55, 20 negatives]

 

Inauguration -- Mayor George Christopher(November 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 75, [11-00-55.04-05]

Physical Description: 20 negatives

Scope and Content Note

George Christopher embraces his nephews while sitting on platform with wife and others. Honor guardsmen including Ronald So[briols?] clears path for Christophers in aisle. Man speaks at microphone on platform while guardsmen fumble with flags on the stairs and seated people look on. Guardsmen stand at attention while man speaks and others sit. Man shakes Christopher's hand at microphone. Christopher speaks at microphone. Christopher and wife wave from podium. Christopher gets sworn into office. Long-shots of people in audience. Christopher stands in front of desk shaking people's hands.
 

Stephanie Bryan murder case and Burton W. Abbott trial [11-00-55 - 11-30-55, ca. 158 negatives]

 

Continuation High School youths and their tattoos (juvenile delinquency) [11-00-55, 2 negatives]

 

Continuation High School Students Get Tattoos Examined After Fight -- Mission Police Station(November 1955) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 75, [11-00-55.07]