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A guide to the John W. Classen photograph collection, circa 1880-1900
P98-019 (SAFR 23848)  
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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.
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.
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