Title:[Photographs from the Ron Fimrite papers]
Creator/Contributor:Fimrite, Ron, creator, creator.
Miscellaneous photographs from the life and career of Ron Fimrite: as a young man in a studio portrait with his parents; as
a student on the staff of the Daily Californian; and various scenes of Fimrite appearing with others, including U.S. President
Harry S. Truman (taken outside Grace Cathedral, San Francisco in 1960); an entertainer, perhaps a burlesque dancer, identified
as Kay Star (not the pop star); and other unidentified persons.
Fimrite, Ron -- Photographs
Truman, Harry S -- 1884-1972 -- Photographs
Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by Ron Fimrite.
Identified photographers include Gordon Peters, Susan Gilbert, Peter Breinig.
Photographs from the Ron Fimrite papers, BANC PIC 2010.103, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Peter Fimrite ; 2010.
Ron Fimrite was born in Healdsburg, California, on January 6, 1931. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley,
where he was the sports editor for the Daily Californian. He had a long career as a sportswriter for the San Francisco Chronicle,
and later Sports Illustrated. He was the author of several books on sports history. Fimrite died in San Francisco on April
Transferred from the Ron Fimrite papers (BANC MSS 2010/146).
7 photographs in 1 folder : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; sheets 36 x 29 cm or smaller
BANC PIC 2010.103--AX