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A guide to the Captain Curt Hasenpusch photograph collection, circa 1900-1960s
P07-005 (SAFR 23352)  
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Description
The Captain Curt Hasenpusch photograph collection, circa 1900-1960s (bulk 1920-1950), (SAFR 23352, P07-005) is comprised mainly of photographs of tugboats, pilot boats and barges and pile drivers, mostly in the San Francisco Bay. It also contains photographs of other vessels underway, at dock, launching, and shipwrecked, as well as recreation and people in the San Francisco Bay Area. There are also several architectural drawings and a few ephemeral items. The collection has been processed to the item level and is open for use.
Background
Curt August Hasenpusch (March 12, 1910-June 12, 1962) was a boatman on the San Francisco Bay from the early 1930s until his death in 1962. His employers included Anderson's Shipyard and Crowley's Red Stack tugs, and he worked on the vessels CALIFORNIA (built 1924; schooner, 2m: pilot vessel), CROWLEY NO. 23 (built 1924; tugboat) and FRANK G. WHITE (built 1949; tugboat).
Extent
227 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.