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A guide to the Felt family photograph of Fort Point Life Saving Station lifeboat, 1903-1915
P17-002 (SAFR 24853)  
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  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Felt family photograph of Fort Point Life Saving Station lifeboat
    Date: 1903-1915
    Identifier/Call Number: P17-002 (SAFR 24853)
    Creator: Felt family
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Gary Felt photograph collection, circa 1903-1915, (SAFR 24853, P17-002) is comprised of a photograph of a Fort Point Life Saving Station lifeboat, San Francisco, California. 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.
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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P17-002 (SAFR 24853), Felt family photograph of Fort Point Life Saving Station lifeboat, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-02547
    Gift from Gary Felt in 2017. He believed the photo had been in his family since circa 1914.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This collection does not include a historical or biographical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Gary Felt photograph collection, circa 1903-1915, (SAFR 24853, P17-002) is comprised of a photograph of a Fort Point Life Saving Station lifeboat, San Francisco, California. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Contains 1 black-and-white photographic postcard, 3.5 x 5.5 in., of group of men launching a United States Life-Saving Service lifeboat at the foot of a marine railway, presumably at the Fort Point station, San Francisco, California, circa 1903-1915. Broadside view of the lifeboat. Some men wearing lifejackets are inside the lifeboat with oars in hand, and other men are alongside the boat.

    Collection Arrangement

    Single item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Lifeboats
    United States. Life-Saving Service.
    Fort Point (San Francisco, Calif.)
    Black-and-white prints (photographs)
    Photographic postcards