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[Angel Island immigration station photographs].
BANC PIC 2018.054--PIC; BANC PIC 2018.054--A; BANC PIC 2018.054
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[Angel Island immigration station photographs]


Snapshots and professional portrait photographs, many depicting grounds, buildings, staff and activities of Angel Island Immigration Station. Immigrant groups depicted include Japanese, Chinese and perhaps Indian, all depicted in traditional attire. Also includes a few scenes depicting various immigrant groups taken on boats. A few views of an unidentified tropical location, perhaps in the South Pacific, are also included. Also includes many photographs depicting Irma Schiffmann Marney, her wedding to John A. Marney, her immediate and extended family, and associates. The Marneys relation to Angel Island and/or the collection of the present materials is not known. Clippings in oversize folder (--A) include a view of the station; a Christian Advocate article on world events, dated March 23, 1916; and the headline image from a San Francisco Call article on the smuggling of female Chinese slaves into San Francisco, dated November 27, 1912.


1910 (issued)


Marney, Irma Dorothy -- Portraits
Angel Island Immigration Station (Calif.) -- Photographs
Immigrants -- California -- Angel Island -- Photographs
Japanese -- California -- Angel Island -- Photographs
Chinese -- California -- Angel Island -- Photographs
East Indians -- California -- Angel Island -- Photographs
Angel Island (Calif.) -- Photographs


Title devised by cataloger.
Compiler unknown.
Includes 1 photograph each taken by Jerry M. Eaton, Terkelson and Henry, and Higham, all from San Francisco. All other photographers unidentified.
Entire contents originally received laid into the front of a generic, unmarked photograph album, insdie of which many of the photographs were perhaps adhered. After removal of contents, album was discarded.
Annotation on a holiday greeting card that was originally adhered to inside of album's front cover: From the Queen Esther girls of the Northern Minnesota Conference, Christmas, 1915.
Angel Island immigration station photographs, BANC PIC 2018.054, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Leslie Potenzo ; 2018.
Irma Dorothy Schiffmann was born in Stanislaw, Austria in 1897. The Schiffmann family emigrated to the United States in 1912. In 1915 in San Francisco, Irma married John A. Marney, an immigrant from Budapest, Hungary, born approximately 1885. The Marneys later lived in the Los Angeles area where John worked in the real estate field. Irma died in Los Angeles in 1985.


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

approximately 80 photographs in 1 box and 1 oversize folder : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; 21 x 26 cm or smaller




BANC PIC 2018.054--PIC
BANC PIC 2018.054--A
BANC PIC 2018.054