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A guide to the Farallon Islands lighthouse exhibit copy photographic prints, 1897-1939
P15-026 (SAFR 24653)  
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  • Title: Farallon Islands lighthouse exhibit copy photographic prints
    Date: 1897-1939
    Identifier/Call Number: P15-026 (SAFR 24653)
    Creator: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (Agency : U.S.)
    Physical Description: 5 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Farallon Islands exhibit copy photographic prints, 1897-1939, (SAFR 24653, P15-026) are comprised of photographs of the Farallon Islands used by San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park on their Farallon Island lighthouse exhibit panels. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

    Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

    Processing Note

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

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P15-026 (SAFR 24653), Farallon Islands lighthouse exhibit copy photographic prints, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-02438
    Reproductions from the San Francisco Public Library, California State Library, and Peter White for use in the Farallon Islands lighthouse exhibit in the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park's Visitor Center.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This collection does not include a historical or biographical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Farallon Islands exhibit copy photographic prints, 1897-1939, (SAFR 24653, P15-026) are comprised of photographs of the Farallon Islands used by San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park on their Farallon Island lighthouse exhibit panels. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Contains photographs of various scenes from the daily lives of lighthouse keepers and their families on the Farallon Islands, 1897-1939. There are 4 unique photographic images in 5 physical forms (black-and-white photographic prints).

    Item list:

    • Item 1. Supplies being transported on a railroad track on the Farallon Islands, 1926 December 15. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in. A group of five men are pulling the cart and two men are pushing the cart from behind. Numerous boxes are loaded on the cart, some with labels for Hills Bros. coffee, Ghirardelli chocolate, and Gold Medal pasteurized butter. Copied from San Francisco Public Library negative no. 5533, photo ID no. AAC-9701.
    • Item 2. Reporter Caroline Clifton being hoisted up on an improvised bosun's chair at the Farallon Islands, 1939 January 28. Three men are handling the lines as Caroline is lifted into the air. She is looking over her shoulder toward the camera. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in. Copied from San Francisco Public Library negative no. 5530, photo ID no. AAC-9677.
    • Item 3. Two children riding on the back of a mule on the Farallon Islands, circa 1897. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 5 x 7 in. Copied by the California State Library from page 19 of "The Story of the Farallones" by Chester Barlow, published by Pacific Town Talk, San Francisco, California, 1897.
    • Item 4. Farallon Islands lighthouse keeper John Kunder cranking the heavy weight to operate the clockwork mechanism of the light, circa 1925. 2 black-and-white photographic prints, 5 x 7 in. Copied from Peter White.

    Collection Arrangement

    No arrangement due to the small size of the collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Lighthouses
    Farallon Islands (Calif.)
    Black-and-white prints (photographs)