A guide to the Henderson family photograph, 1960-1964

Processed by: L. Bianchi, 2017.
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Building E, Fort Mason
San Francisco, CA 94123
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2017

A Guide to the Henderson family photograph

P16-016

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, National Park Service
2017, National Park Service

Title: Henderson family photograph
Date: 1960-1964
Identifier/Call Number: P16-016 (SAFR 24856)
Creator: Henderson 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 Henderson family photograph, 1960-1964, (SAFR 24856, P16-016) is comprised of a copy photograph of an original half-tone print of waterskiing in Aquatic Park during a Columbus Day celebration, San Francisco, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
Language(s): In English.

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Processing Note

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Preferred Citation

[Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P16-016 (SAFR 24856), Henderson family photograph, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Acquisition Information

SAFR-02350
The photograph was donated in December 2016 to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park by Steven Henderson, grandson of Thomas S. Henderson, son of Thomas F. Henderson, and nephew of Jerry Henderson.

Historical or Biographical Note

This collection does not include a historical or biographical note.

Collection Scope and Content

The Henderson family photograph, 1960-1964, (SAFR 24856, P16-016) is comprised of a copy photograph of an original half-tone print of waterskiing in Aquatic Park during a Columbus Day celebration, San Francisco, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
Contains one black-and-white copy photographic print, 8 x 10 in., of a 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. 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.

Collection Arrangement

Single item.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Water skiing
Aquatic Park (San Francisco, Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Black-and-white prints (photographs)

Collection Contents

 

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

Scope and Content Note

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.