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A guide to the Henderson family photograph, 1960-1964
P16-016 (SAFR 24856)  
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Item No. 1.  Chris Craft power yacht pulling five water-skiers in the cove adjacent to Aquatic Park, San Francisco, California, during a Columbus Day celebration, 1960-1964

Extent: 1 photograph.
Physical Description: 1 black-and-white copy photographic print, 8 x 10 in. of an original half-tone print, pl

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The five men are in a pyramid formation with three men on the bottom and two men standing on top of the three men's shoulders. The man driving the Chris Craft (#28 K 1468) is Thomas S. Henderson, a member of the Mariposa Boat Club in San Francisco. The passenger in the boat is Jerry Henderson. Two of the water-skiers are identified as Thomas F. Henderson (top right) and Dutch Sewell (lower right). In the background is the Sea Scout base, with sailboats and power boats docked alongside. The pumping station is partially in view in the right background, located at the foot of Van Ness Avenue.