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[Alsing family photograph album].
BANC PIC 2018.055--fALB; BANC PIC 2018.055--PIC; BANC PIC 2018.055
Collection Overview

Title:

[Alsing family photograph album]

Creator/Contributor:

Alsing family, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Chiefly snapshots documenting multiple generations of the Alsing family of Oakland and other Bay Area locations. Identified family members include H.P. Alsing, A.A. Alsing, Alvin Alsing, Rudi Alsing, Lea Alsing, Henry Alsing, L.N. Alsing, Walter Alsing, Clara Alsing and James Alvin Alsing. Rudi Alsing is depicted working in the Sunset Garage auto body shop, and later in the Dimond Garage, of which he was proprietor. Other families represented include, but are not limited to, Noble, Hobe, Cox and Thomas. General subjects include outdoor recreation, automobile travel, camping, boating, aviation and other leisure activities throughout the Bay Area and California. Numerous California locations are depicted, among them Oakland, San Francisco Bay, Marin County, Yosemite Valley, Alameda and Alvarado. Also includes some studio portraits of Alsing family members and others. Bookseller identified early aviator Roy Noel Francis among the images near the beginning of the album.

Date:

1890 (issued)

Subject:

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Alsing family -- Archives
Alsing family -- Photographs
Leisure -- California -- Photographs
Outdoor recreation -- California -- Photographs
Automobile travel -- California -- Photographs
Camping -- California -- Photographs
Aeronautics -- California -- Photographs
Boats and boating -- California -- Photographs
Oakland (Calif.) -- Photographs
San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographed by various members of the Alsing family.
Photographs laid into album have been rehoused into folder (PIC).
Alsing family photograph album, BANC PIC 2018.055, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Leslie Potenzo ; 2018.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Portraits-California.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 1175 photographs in 1 album and 1 folder : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; sheets various sizes, album 29 x 37 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2018.055--fALB
BANC PIC 2018.055--PIC
BANC PIC 2018.055

Origin:

California