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Matthew C. Bunyan Photograph Album of the Construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (1935-1936) SFP 120
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The bound volume contains 52 gelatin silver photographic prints taken by Matthew C. Bunyan which document the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in California, 1935 – 1936.
Matthew Chalmers Bunyan was born on May 20, 1906 in Charlton, New York. The Bunyan family relocated to Santa Rosa, California in the 1920s. Bunyan attended Santa Rosa Junior College and then transferred to University of California at Berkeley (UCB). He graduated in 1930 with a BS in Civil Engineering. Bunyan married his UCB classmate Esther B. Norton in Cincinnati, Ohio on July 11, 1931 and the couple had two children. Bunyan was employed by the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Authority from 1933 to December 1936. He served as Junior Bridge Engineer and Assistant Bridge Engineer. Bunyan went on to work for Standard Oil Company of California and Arabian American Oil Company. Bunyan died on March 11, 1978 in Tucson, Arizona.
1 album; album 15.5 cm x 15.5 cm, prints 8cm x 14 cm (52 gelatin silver photographic prints)
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