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Finding Aid to the Photographic Print Files of the Fang Family San Francisco Examiner Photograph Archive, circa 1874-2000 (bulk 1911-2000) BANC PIC 2006.029--PIC
BANC PIC 2006.029--PIC  
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The San Francisco Examiner photographic print files consist of the news photographs collected by the San Francisco Examiner library. Many are prints from negatives shot by staff photographers, while others originated with wire services or as submissions from individuals or agencies. The photographs encompass the full spectrum of local, national, and international events, including state, local, and national government, politics, military conflicts, society, sports, fashion, the arts, crime, accidents, transportation, urban and suburban development, and human interest stories.
The San Francisco Examiner was acquired by George Hearst in 1880 and given to his son, William Randolph Hearst, in 1887. It was the founding cornerstone of the Hearst media empire, and remained part of the Hearst Corporation's holdings until it was sold, in 2000, to the Fang family of San Francisco. In 2004 the Examiner was sold again, to Philip Anschutz's Clarity Media Group.
1,000,000 photographs (approximately 1 million photographic prints in 1,075 cartons and 258 oversize boxes)
Copyright to photographs taken by staff photographers of the San Francisco Examiner in this collection has been assigned to the University of California Regents. Only the photographs created by these staff photographers in this collection are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license (CC BY 4.0, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). The following attribution is required for all uses of these photographs: Fang family San Francisco examiner photograph archive © The Regents of the University of California, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. This work is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.
Collection is open for research.