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A guide to the Mervyn P. Manion photographs, 1913-1915, 1934-1950
P91-084 (SAFR 24251)  
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Description
The Mervyn P. Manion photographs, 1913-1915, 1934-1950, bulk 1940-1950, (SAFR 24251, P91-084) are comprised of photographs taken by Mervyn P. Manion of passenger and cargo vessels primarily in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
Background
Mervyn Paul Manion was born on October 10, 1916, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, he went to sea as a merchant marine and relocated to Portland, Oregon, in 1950. He served as a fireman and a messman aboard the steamships ULUA (1943), PHILIP LIVINGSTON (1945), PRESIDENT JOHNSON (1946), ROBERT FULTON (1946), CHRISTOPHER S. FLANAGAN (1949), HAWAIIAN CRAFTSMAN (1952), PACIFICUS (1953-1954), and possibly others. He also worked as a shipping and receiving clerk for Weisfield's Jewelers.
Extent
154 items.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.