Photograph album containing images and clippings of and about Fred (Gustaf Frederick) Dummatzen, a Golden Gate Bridge laborer,
and member of the Construction and General Laborer's Union, No. 261. The bulk of the photographs, taken by Dummatzen and his
fellow workers, include images of workers, both at work and at rest; views of the bridge and the bay from the bridge; images
of construction equipment; and documentation of the construction in progress. Collection also includes a folder of personal
and legal documents, and a folder containing a portrait of Dummatzen, along with images that appear to have been removed from
Fred (Gustaf Frederick) "Red" Dummatzen was a Golden Gate Bridge laborer, and member of the Construction and General Laborer's
Union, No. 261. On February 17th, 1937, a traveling roadbed stripping platform broke away from the structure and ripped through
the safety net, and plunged twelve men into the ocean. Ten of the men died in the fall from the bridge, including Dummatzen.
1 album (137 photographic prints) ; 23.5 x 31 cm. ,
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