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A guide to the Moore Dry Dock Company photographs, 1878-1933
P79-083a (SAFR 23368)  
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Description
The Moore Dry Dock Company photographs, 1878-1933, bulk 1917-1926, (SAFR 23368, P79-083a), are comprised mainly of photographs documenting the construction of steamships at Moore & Scott Iron Works, Moore Shipbuilding Company, and Moore Dry Dock Company in San Francisco and Oakland, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.
Background
Moore & Scott Iron Works (later known as Moore Shipbuilding Company, followed by Moore Dry Dock Company): Moore & Scott Iron Works was founded in the Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco, California in 1905 by Robert S. Moore, his younger brother Joseph A. Moore, and John Thomas Scott. John T. Scott was the nephew of Henry T. Scott and Irving M. Scott, the owners of the nearby Union Iron Works, where John had apprenticed (Knave).
Extent
880 items.
Restrictions
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.