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A guide to the Joseph F. Hidzick motion picture films, ca. 1930-1935
P78-400 (SAFR 19445)  
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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Related Materials

  • Title: Joseph F. Hidzick motion picture films
    Date: ca. 1930-1935
    Identifier/Call Number: P78-400 (SAFR 19445)
    Creator: Hidzick, Joseph F.
    Physical Description: 2 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    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.
    Please cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P78-400 (SAFR 19445), Joseph F. Hidzick motion picture films, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    These motion picture films were donated by George M. Hidzick and Mrs. Helen E. Cresci to the San Francisco Maritime Museum (SFMM) on August 8, 1978 according to the SFMM photo-archives accession sheet. They were donated to Golden Gate National Recreation Area as part of blanket accession GOGA-00789 in 1985 and transferred to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park as part of blanket accession SAFR-00001 in 1988.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    Joseph F. Hidzick was superintendent of the Wood River Cannery for the San Francisco-based Alaska Salmon Company.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Joseph F. Hidzick motion picture films (P78-400, SAFR 19445) consists of 8 reels of black-and-white, silent 35mm cellulose nitrate film of San Francisco fishing companies operations in Alaska and San Francisco Bay from circa 1930-1935.
    Joseph F. Hidzick produced these films while superintendent of the Wood River Cannery for the San Francisco-based Alaska Salmon Company. The film Iced Kist Treasures shows salmon fishery and canning at the Wood River Cannery near Dillingham, Alaska. Joseph Hidzick was The film Codfish shows the San Francisco-based Union Fish Company codfish plant on Belvedere Island in San Francisco Bay. The films were photographed by Edward H. Kemp around 1930 to 1935.
    The total run time is 01:21:42.
    Digital video available on the Internet Archive at https://archive.org/details/csfmm_00001 and digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).
    Note on original containers: Property of Joseph F. Hidzick. [Produced by Joesph F. Hidzick and [photographed] by Edward H. Kemp, specialist for the production of fine scenic and industrial films, San Francisco, Calif.

    Collection Arrangement

    The reels are arranged by film and projection sequence.

    Related Materials

    The following museum objects appear in the film Ice Kist Treasures: BADGE, CEREMONIAL: SHIPBOARD LINE-CROSSING RITE (SAFR 18674), BATON, CEREMONIAL: SHIPBOARD LINE-CROSSING RITE (SAFR 18675), CROWN, CEREMONIAL: SHIPBOARD LINE-CROSSING RITE (SAFR 18676), TRIDENT, CEREMONIAL: SHIPBOARD LINE-CROSSING RITE (SAFR 18690), RAZOR, CEREMONIAL: SHIPBOARD LINE-CROSSING RITE (SAFR 18691) and BEARD, FALSE: NEPTUNE'S, SHIPBOARD LINE-CROSSING RITE (SAFR 19107)
    • This material is located at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
    The following still photographs of the Elwyn C. Hale (built 1918; freighter) crossing of the line ceremony are related to the Ice Kist Treasure film: J09.26726.01, J09.26726.02 and J09.26726.03 (SAFR 21374).
    • This material is located at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park