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A guide to the John W. Classen photograph collection, circa 1880-1900
P98-019 (SAFR 23848)  
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Description
The John W. Classen photograph collection, circa 1880-1900, (SAFR 23848, P98-019), is comprised mainly of photographs of feluccas, schooners, and steamships in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.
Background
John William Classen (November 24, 1863- April 16, 1934) was an employee of the Tacoma Mill Company. He began his career with the company in approximately 1889 as a secretary and worked his way up to manager in the 1920s. He was born in San Francisco, California, but after the 1906 earthquake he relocated to San Mateo County where he remained until his death. He was married to Augusta Classen and they had a son, Willard John Classen.
Extent
13 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.