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San Francisco (A)


Acme Brewery (see: SF--Breweries)




Municipal Airport (1927-1937)


Design Proposal


San Francisco Municipal Airport (Mills Field)


Treasure Island Design Proposal


San Francisco International Airport (1954-present)


Design Proposals


Exterior Views


Interior Views


Interior Views--Uncle John's Snack Bar




Air Raid Shelters


Alaska Commercial Building


Alaska Packers Association (see: SF--Organizations)


Alcatraz Island (see: SF--Islands)


Alcoa Building


Allyne and White (Oils and Paints)


Alms House--Photocopies


Alta Plaza (see: SF--Plazas and Squares)


American Association of University Women (see: SF--Organizations)


American Biscuit Company


American Can Company


American Express Company


American Irish Liberty League (see: SF--Organizations)


American Legion (see: SF--Organizations)


American President Lines


American Red Cross (see: SF--Organizations)


American Steel and Wire Company


Angel Island (see: CO--(Marin)--Angel Island)


Apollo Warehouse


Aquatic Park (see: SF--Parks)


Arch Rock (see: SF--Rocks)




Adobe (See: SF--Streets--Columbus Avenue/FN-21088)














Allyne Family


Ashe, R. Porter


Babcock, William F.


Booth Edwin


Bourn Mansion


Coolbrith, Ina D.


Crocker, E.B. (Mrs.)--Photocopies


Crocker, Henry J.


Cunningham, James




Donahue Peter (Mrs.)--#1, 2


Dunphy, William


Easton, Wendell


Esberg, Milton H.


Fair, Theresa (Mrs.)


Flood, James


Goldberg, Jacob


Haggin, James Ben Ali


Haskell (Black Point)


Heynemann, James A.


Hittel, Theodore Henry


Hopkins, Mark


Lansdale, Philip Van Horne (Mrs.)


Little, John T.


Lunt, Robert E.


Lux, Miranda W. (Mrs.)


Nash, Joseph


Nixon, Cecil E.


Phelan, Mary--Photocopies


Polk, Willis and Mrs. Virgil Williams


Richardson, Mary Curtis


Roberts, Martin R.


Rulofson, William H.


Schwabacher, Sigmund


Scott, Henry T.


Sherman, William Tecumsah


Sommers, William J.


Sorbier, Louise A. (Mrs.)


Sprague, Peter


Spreckels, Adolph B.


Spreckels, Claus


Spreckels, John D.


Stanford, Leland


Sutro, Adolph (see: Sutro, Adolph Residence)


Wenban, S.


Wilson, Samuel Mountford


Argonaut Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


Atlas Manufacturing Company


San Francisco (B)


Baker and Hamilton Company


Baker Beach (see: SF--Beaches)


Bancroft's Historical Library






American Trust Company


Anglo California Bank


Bank of America


Bank of British North America


Bank of California


Crocker First National Bank


Donohue, Kelly and Company


Drexel, Sather and Church


Flood and O'Brien


German Savings and Loan Society


Hibernia Bank


James King of William Banking House


London and San Francisco Bank


London-Paris National Bank--Photocopies


Nevada Bank


People's Home Savings Bank


San Francisco National Bank--Post Cards


San Francisco Savings Union


Savings Union Bank and Trust--Post Cards


United States National Bank


Wells Fargo Company


Western Metropolis National Bank--Post Cards


Barbary Coast (see: SF--Districts-Downtown--Barbary Coast)


Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) (see: SF--Transportation--Rail--Electric)


Bass-Hueter Paint Company


Bay City Wheelman (see: SF--Organizations)


Bay Shore Railroad (see: SF--Transportation--Rail)


Bay View Distillery


Bay View District (see: SF--Districts--Bayshore)


Bay View Racetrack


Beach-Robinson Company (Decorators)--Post Cards




Baker Beach


China Beach (James D. Phelan Beach)


Ocean Beach


Large Photos


Small Photos #1, 2




Bekins Moving and Storage Company


Belgian Official Mission (1917) (see: SF--U. S. History)




Bernal Heights (see: SF--Districts--Mission)


Billiard Saloons (see: SF--Saloons)


Black Point (see: SF--Waterfront)


Bloch, E. Mercantile Co. (Novelties)--Post Cards


Blossom Rock (see: SF--Rocks)


Bohemian Club (see: SF--Organizations)


Bosqui, Edward and Company (Printer)


Bowers Rubber Company


Boy Scouts of America (see: SF--Organizations)


Boys' Club of America (see: SF--Organizations)


Brandenstein, M. J. and Company (MJB Coffee)




Acme Brewery


Albany Brewery


California Brewery


Hagemann Brewing Company--Post Cards


National Brewing Company


Olympia Beer Company


Pioneer Brewery


Rainier Brewing Company


San Francisco Brewing Corporation--Post Cards


Weiland, John Brewing Company


Willows Brewery--Photocopies


Wilmot Brewing Company


Brooklyn Athletic Club (see: SF--Organizations)


Brown, Charles and Sons (Appliances and Hardware)--#1, 2


Buena Vista Heights (see: SF--Districts--Buena Vista)


Buena Vista Park (see: SF--Parks)




California Market


Diamond Meat Market


Donnelly, James and Company


Hillman, E.


Murray Meat Company--Post Cards


South San Francisco Wholesale Meat Market


Butcher's Union (see: SF--Labor--Unions)


San Francisco (C)


Cable Cars (see: SF--Transportation--Rail--Cable)


California Academy of Sciences (also see: SF--Golden Gate Park--California Academy of Sciences)


California Dental Association (see: SF--Organizations)


California Engine Company #4


California State Floral Society (see: SF--Organizations)


California Midwinter International Exposition (1894)


General Views


Boone's Arena




Cairo Street


Dante's Inferno


Electric Tower


Fountains and Sculpture


Japanese Village


Ostrich Farm






California Packing Corporation


California Palace of the Legion of Honor


California Powder Works


California Promotion Committee


California Shade Cloth Company


California Special Messenger Service


California State Floral Society (see: SF--Organizations)


California Transit Company (see: SF--Transportation--Auto)


California Wine Association


California Wire Works


Call Building


Calvary Cemetery (see: SF--Cemeteries)


Camp Merritt


Camp Sherman


Candlestick Park


Cannery, The


Carville District


Cascade Laundry


Catalina Hats, Inc.






Laurel Hill


Large Photos


Small Photos


Lone Mountain




Nevai Shalome Cemetery (Home of Peace)


Russian Hill


Yerba Buena


Central California Canneries


Central Park (see: SF--Parks)


Chamber of Commerce


China Basin (see: SF--Waterfront)


China Beach (see: SF--Beaches)


Chinatown (l895-1906)


Genthe, Arnold Photos


#1 (Camera Shy Chinese)


#2 (Children, Grouped)


#3 (Children, Individual)


#4 (Children with Parents/Guardians)


#5 (Street Scenes and Misc.)


#6 (Tradesmen)


#7 (Underworld)


Chinatown (Ante 1910)


Blumann, Sigismund Photos






Drawings, News and Magazine Reprints




Formal Portraits


General Street Scenes


Large Photos


Small Photos




Merchants and Markets


New Year's Parades


People on the Streets


Post Cards






Chinatown (Post 1910)








General Street Scenes


Merchants and Markets


New Year's Parades


Post Cards




Silberstein, Mervyn Photos








Bethel Lutheran Church


Calvary Presbyterian


Central Presbyterian Tabernacle


Chinese Presbyterian


Church of the Advent (Episcopal)


Church of the Holy Cross


Church of the Nativity


Emmanuel Baptist--Photocopies


Emmanuel Pentecostal


First Baptist Church


First Presbyterian Church


Grace Cathedral


Grace Methodist Episcopal Church


Holy Innocents (Episcopal)


Notre Dame Des Victoires (Roman Catholic)






Old St. Mary's (Roman Catholic)


Saint Agnes Roman Catholic Church


Saint Boniface Roman Catholic Church


Saint Charles Roman Catholic


Saint Dominic's Roman Catholic Church


Saint Ignatius Roman Catholic Church


Saint James Episcopal Church


Saint James Roman Catholic Church


Saint John's Episcopal Church


Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church


Saint Luke's (Episcopal)


Saint Mark's (Lutheran)


Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church


Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church


Saint Paul's (Lutheran)


Saint Peter and St. Paul Roman Catholic Church


Saint Peter's Episcopal


Saint Rose's Roman Catholic Church


Swedenborgian--First New Jerusalem


Swedenborgian--Second New Jerusalem


Trinity Episcopal Church


Unitarian (First) Church


Westminster Presbyterian


Chutes, The




Haight Street (1895-1901)


Fulton Street (1902-1908)


City Hall I (1852-1872)


City Hall II (1872-1906)


#1, 2






City Hall III (1913-present)


California Diamond Jubilee


Chambers of the Board of Supervisors


Construction--#1, 2


Design Proposals






City Hall III (1914-present)


City Coal Company


City of Paris (department store)


Civic Auditorium


Clark, Truman S. and Son Mattress and Bedding Manufacturers


Clay Street Railroad Company (see: SF-Transportation--Rail--Cable)


Cliff House I (1858-1864)


Cliff House II (1864 (additions made to original structure)-1887)


Large Photos--#1, 2


Small Photos--#1, 2


Cliff House III (1896-1907)


Fire and Ruins


Large Photos #1, 2, 3


Small Photos #1, 2, 3, 4


Cliff House IV (1909-1949)


Large Photos


Small Photos


Cliff House V (1950-present)




Fire, Nov. 13, 1963


Gift Shop




Cliff House




Point Lobos Sky Tram


Point Lobos Sky Tram--Construction


Cliff House Observatory--Post Cards


Clift Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


Coit Tower


Columbia Park Boys Club (see: SF--Organizations)


Columbus Day Festival


Commercial Union Assurance Company


Committees of Vigilance, First (1851) and Second (1856)


Continental Baking Company


Convent of the Sacred Heart


Cooperage Industry


Cosmopolitan Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


Cordage Industry


County Clerk's Office


Cow Hollow District (see: SF--Districts--Western Addition)


Cow Palace


Crocker, H. S. Company


Crowley Launch and Tug Company (see: SF--Transportation--Water--Tugs)


Cunningham Wharf (see: SF--Waterfront)


San Francisco (D)


Dairy Delivery Company


Davies, Louise M. Symphony Hall


Del Monte Foods (see: SF--California Packing Corporation)




De Young Museum (see: SF--Golden Gate Park--De Young Museum)


Diamond Heights Shopping Center


Diamond Palace






Bayview-Hunters Point


Buena Vista


Buena Vista--Haight-Ashbury


Dolores Heights (see: SF--Districts--Mission--Dolores Heights)


Dolores Park (see: SF--Parks--Mission Dolores Park)
































Barbary Coast


Civic Center


Golden Gateway/Embarcadero Center


Nob Hill


North Beach (see: SF--North Beach)


Russian Hill (see: SF--Russian Hill)


South of Market


South of Market--Happy Valley


South of Market--South Park


Large Photos


Small Photos


Hayes Valley


Miraloma Park (see: SF--Miraloma Park District)




Bernal Heights--Photocopies


College Hill


Diamond Heights


Dolores Heights


Eureka Valley




Marina (see: SF--Marina District; SF--Western Addition--Marina)


Merced Lake (see: SF--Merced (Lake) District)


Park Merced (see: SF--Park Merced District)


Parkside (see: SF--Parkside District)


Parnassus Heights (see: SF--Parnassus Heights District)


Pleasant Valley (see: SF--Pleasant Valley)








Sea Cliff


Rincon Hill (see: SF--Rincon Hill)




Twin Peaks (see: SF--Twin Peaks District)


Visitation Valley (see: SF--Visitation Valley)


Western Addition


Cow Hollow


Harbor View




Pacific Heights


West Portal (see: SF--West Portal District)


Westwood Park (see: SF--Westwood Park District)


Dolphin Club--Photocopies (see: SF--Organizations)


Dow Steam Pump Works


Downtown Association




Duncombe Ambulance Company


San Francisco (E)


Earthquake (1865)


Earthquake (1868)


Earthquake (1906)


General--Large Photos


#1, 2, 3


General--Small Photos


#1, 2, 3


Animal Fatalities


Architecture, Domestic--Spreckels, Claus




Bank of British North America


Bank of California


Crocker Bank


Mechanics Savings Bank


Call Building


Churches and Synagogues


City Hall


Cracked Pavement








Nob Hill


North Beach


Rincon Hill


Russian Hill


Telegraph Hill




Potrero District (see: SF--Earthquake (1906)--Potrero District)


Richmond District (see: SF--Earthquake (1906)--Richmond District)


Western Addition


Ferry Building




#1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12


Post Cards--#1, 2


Fire Department


Golden Gate Park




Hall of Justice




Fairmont Hotel


Loma Vista Hotel


Palace Hotel


St. Francis Hotel






Mills Building


Monuments and Statues






Genthe, Arnold (See: RM--Genthe, Arnold)


Scharff, Ervin E. Collection


Police Department




Large Photos--#1, 2


Small Photos--#1, 2


Refugee Camps


Alamo Park






City Hall


Columbia Square


Fort Mason


Franklin Square


Fremont Street


Golden Gate Park--#1, 2, 3


Hamilton Square


Harbor View




Jefferson Square--#1, 2


Lafayette Square


Lobos Square




Market Street


Mission Park


Nob Hill


North Beach


Park Presidio


Portsmouth Square


Potrero District


Precita Park




Richmond District


South Park


Sutter Street


Telegraph Hill


Union Square


Washington Square


Unidentified--#1, 2




Refugees--Relief--#1, 2, 3


Restaurants--Poodle Dog (1898-1906)


Schools--Saint Ignatius College


San Francisco Gas and Electric Company


Street Kitchens


Streets (see end of SF--Earthquake (1906) section)




Central Theater


Majestic Theater




Transportation--Rail--Cable--California Street Railroad Company




Large Photos


Small Photos


U. S. Post Office






Arguello Street












Broderick Street


Bryant Street


Bush Street


California Street


#1--Fiche nos. 8-10-001 through 8-10-080


#2--Fiche nos. 8-10-081 through 8-10-139


#3--Fiche nos. 8-10-140 through 8-10-173


#4--Fiche nos. 8-10-174 through 8-10-204


#5--Fiche nos. 8-10-205 through 8-10-228


#6--Not on Fiche


Capp Street


Chestnut Street


Church Street




City Hall Avenue--#1,2,3,4,5,6,7


Columbus Avenue






















Fillmore Street


Folsom Street


Franklin Street


Frederick Street


Fremont Street








Golden Gate Avenue




Grant Avenue


Green Street


Greenwich Street
















Howard Street




Jackson Street


Jessie Street


Jones Street


Kearny--#1, 2


Laguna Street




Larkin Street


Leavenworth Street




Lombard Street


Maple Street




Mason Street


McAllister Street


Merchant Street


Minna Street


Mission Street--#1, 2






New Montgomery


Oak Street


O'Farrell Street


Pacific Avenue


Page Street


Pierce Street


Pine Street


Pioneer Place


Polk Street


Post Street




Powell Street


Sacramento Street


San Jose Avenue


Sansome Street


Scott Street


Shotwell Street


Spear Street


Steiner Street


Steuart Street


Stevenson Street




Sutter--#1, 2


Taylor Street


Townsend Street


Turk Street


Union Street


Upper Terrace


Valencia Street


Vallejo Street


Van Ness Avenue--#1, 2


Waller Street


Washington Street


Webster Street


Numbered Streets












Numbered Avenues--(1-49)


Eastman Kodak Company


Edson, C. A. and Company (Brokers)


Edwards, Frank and Company (Carpets)


Elder, Paul and Company (Bookseller)




Emporium Department Store


Eureka House, L. and A. B. Burr's


Eureka Valley District (see: SF--Districts--Mission--Eureka Valley)


Ewing Field


Excelsior Wooden Pipe Company




San Francisco (F)


Farallon Islands (see: SF--Islands)


Federal Office Building


Fenkhausen and Gerichten Liquors


Ferries (see: SF--Transportation--Water--Ferries)


Ferry Building I (1875-1898)


Large Photos


Small Photos


Ferry Building II (1898-present)


Large Photos


Small Photos--#1


Small Photos--#2


Field and Tule Club (see: SF--Organizations)


Fire Department


General--#1, 2


Ante 1906--#1, 2






Rescue--#1, 2


Fireman's Fund Insurance Company










Fisherman's Wharf


(Ante 1906)


Boats and Fishing






Fleishhacker Playground


Fleishhacker Pool


Fleishhacker Zoo


Floods (1960-1969)


Flower Industry


Flower Vendors


Fort Mason


Fort Point (Fort Winfield Scott)--#1, 2


Freemasons (see: SF--Organizations)




French Military Mission


Friedrichs, Henry--Furniture Manufacturing


Fruit Vendors


Fulton Iron Works




San Francisco (G)


Galland Linen Service (see in: SF--Laundry Business folder)


Gantner and Mattern Company (Garment manufacturers)--Photocopies


Gasoline Vending


Gays and Lesbians (see: SF--Social Groups--Gays/Lesbians)


General Petroleum Corporation


General Views (see the end of list, after SF--Streets)


Georgia Minstrels


German Fusilier Guard


Ghirardelli, D. Company


Ghirardelli Square


Girls' Club of San Francisco (see: SF--Organizations)


Gladding, McBean and Company


Glass Industry


Globe Mills Company


Goldberg, Bowen and Lebenbaum (Grocers)--#1, 2, 3


Golden Gate (see: SF--San Francisco Bay--Golden Gate)


Golden Gate Bridge


General--#1, 2, 3, 4


General--Huggins, Ted


Construction--Huggins, Ted--Large Photos


#1 (G-001 to G-099)


#2 (G-100 to G-199)


#3 (G-200 to G-299)


#4 (G-300 to G-399)


#5 (G-400 to G-499)


#6 (G-500 to G-599)


#7 (G-600 to G-699;IRG)


Construction--Huggins, Ted--Small Photos


#1 (G-001 to G-099)


#2 (G-100 to G-199)


#3 (G-200 to G-299)


#4 (G-300 to G-399)


#5 (G-400 to G-499)


#6 (G-500 to G-599)


#7 (G-600 to G-699 IRG--infrared)


Large Photos


Small Photos--#1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Opening Day


Opening Day--Huggins, Ted




Golden Gate International Exposition


General Views--#1, 2






Buildings and Courts--#1, 2, 3




Construction--#1, 2






Illumination, Night Scenes--#1, 2


Landscaping, Horticulture


Mural Decorations




Special Activities


Entertainers--#1, 2


Large Photos--#1, 2, 3


Small Photos--#1, 2, 3




Golden Gate Park




Large Photos


Small Photos--#1, 2


Alvord Lake








Original (1883)


Second (1886)


Spreckels (1900-present)


Large Photos


Small Photos


Baseball Diamond






Cactus Gardens


California Academy of Sciences (also see: SF--California Academy of Sciences)


Canadian Cottage




Conservatory--#1, 2, 3


De Young Museum--#1, 2


Horse Racing


Japanese Tea Garden


Large Photos


Small Photos




Lindley Meadows


Lodge, The


Monuments--#1, 2




Pioneer Log Cabin


Portals of the Past


Sharon Playground


Steinhart Aquarium


Stow Lake


Large Photos


Small Photos


Strawberry Hill


Strybing Arboretum


Sweeny Observatory








Large Photos


Small Photos


Golden Gate Redevelopment Project


Golden Gateway Center


Grand Army of the Republic


Grand Jury (1884)


Grand Opera House


Grauman's Imperial Theatre (see: SF--Theaters)


Gump, S and G Company (Art Goods)


San Francisco (H)


Haas, George and Sons


Haight-Ashbury District (see: SF--Districts--Buena Vista--Haight)


Hale Brothers Department Store


Hall of Justice


Hall of Records


Hallidie Plaque


Happy Valley District (see: SF--Districts--Downtown--South of Market)


Harbor View (see: SF--Districts--Western Addition)


Harding Golf Course


Hat Industry


Hay Industry


Helmet Rock (see: SF--Rocks)


Helpers of the Holy Souls


Hermit Rock (see: SF--Rocks)


Hetch Hetchy Water Supply


Large Folder


Large Photos--#1, 2


SF Chronicle Photos


Small Album


Small Photos--#1, 2


Heynemann and Company


Hobart Building


Holbrook, Merrill and Stetson Company




Admission Day (See also: SF--Parades--Admission Day)


Columbus Day (see: SF--Columbus Day)


Labor Day (See: SF--Parades--Labor Day)


May Day


Memorial Day (see: SF--Memorial Day--1900-1919)


Saint Patrick's Day (1910-1919) (See also: SF--Parades--Saint Patrick's Day)


Holmes Book Store


Hoover Springs Company


Horse Shows






City and County Hospital


Franklin Hospital


German Hospital


Isolation Hospital


Marine Hospital


Mount Zion Hospital


Pacific Medical Center/Pacific Presbyterian Hospital


Saint Francis Hospital


Saint Joseph's Hospital


Saint Luke's Hospital


Saint Mary's Hospital


Tuberculosis Hospital


U.S. Marine Hospital


U.S. Veteran Administration Hospital






Argonaut Hotel


Baldwin Hotel (1876-1898)


Beverly Plaza Hotel


Bootz, Adam Hotel and Park


City Hotel


Clift Hotel


Cosmopolitan Hotel (1864)


Drake Wiltshire Hotel


Edward Hotel


Empire Hotel


Fairmont Hotel


Large Photos


Post Cards


Small Photos


Fremont Hotel


Grand Hotel


Herbert's Bachelor Hotel


Hopkins, Mark Hotel


Hotel Ritz


Hotel Turpin


Hyatt Regency Hotel


International Hotel


Lick House


Majestic Hotel


Niantic Hotel


Nucleus Hotel


Occidental Hotel


Ocean House


Olympic Hotel


Oriental Hotel


Palace Hotel--(Ante 1906)--#1, 2, 3, 4


Palace Hotel--(Post 1906)--#1, 2


Plaza Hotel


Pleasanton, The


Portsmouth House


Russ House


San Franciscan (see: SF-Hotels--Whitcomb Hotel)


Saint Francis Hotel


Sir Francis Drake Hotel


Stewart Hotel


Union Square Hotel


What Cheer House


Whitcomb Hotel (now the San Franciscan)


William Penn Hotel


House Moving


House of the Flag


Howard Street Gangsters


Hughson, William L. Company (Ford Dealership)


Hunters Point Dry Dock (see: SF--Waterfront)


Hyde Street Pier (see: SF--Waterfront)


San Francisco (I)


Ice Cream Industry


Improved Order of Red Men (see: SF--Organizations--Red Man)


Independent Order of Odd Fellows (see: SF--Organizations--Odd Fellows)


Influenza Epidemic (1918-1919)




Ingleside Race Track


Iron (wrought) Work--#1, 2, 3


Islais Creek District (see: SF--Waterfront--Islais Creek)






(Ante 1859)


(1859-1867)--Fort Alcatraz


(1868-1909)--Military Prison


(1909-1934)--Military Prison


(1934-1963) --Federal Penitentiary and (1963-1969)--General Services Administration (GSA)


(1968-1969)--Design Proposals


(1968-1969)--Indian Occupation


(1972-present)--Golden Gate National Recreation Area


Personnel and Prisoners


Angel (see: CO--(Marin)--Angel Island)






Yerba Buena


Large Photos


Small Photos


San Francisco (J)






San Francisco Chronicle Photos


Japan Trade Center


Jefferson Square (see: SF--Plazas and Squares)


Jewish Home for the Aged


Johnson Floral Company


Jordan Park


Joshua Hendy Machine Works


Junk Collectors


San Francisco (K)


Kane, O'Leary and Company


Kleiber Motor Company


Knights of Columbus (see: SF--Organizations)


Knights of Columbus Building


Knights of Pythias (see: SF--Organizations)


Knights of Saint Patrick (see: SF--Organizations)


Knights Templar (see: SF--Organizations--Freemasons--York Rite--Knights Templar)


Knorp, Albert F. (cars, elevators, etc.)


San Francisco (L)






Mooney, Tom--Parade for Pardon and Release of... (1939)






Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders Union (1980)


International Longshoremen's Association (1934)


United Transportation Union (1972)




Building Service Employees


Butchers Union


International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union


Lachman's Block


Lafayette Square (see: SF-Plazas and Squares)


Laguna Honda Home


Laguna Honda Reservoir


Land's End


Large Photos


Small Photos


Lane Medical Library


Laundry Business


Laurel Hill Cemetery (see: SF--Cemeteries)


Lick Old Ladies' Home


Liebes, H. and Company


Lincoln, Abraham


Lincoln Park (see: SF--Parks)


Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance Company


Lone Mountain (see: SF--Cemeteries)


Long Bridge


Lotta's Fountain


Loyal Order of the Moose (see: SF--Organizations)


Lurline Salt Water Baths


San Francisco (M)


McNab and Smith (Stables)


Magnus Fruit Products Company


Main and Winchester (Saddle and Harness Makers)


Mamlock's Auto Tours


Marina District


Large Photos--#1, 2


Small Photos


Marina Green


Marine Exchange Building


Maritime Historical State Park


Marshall Square (see: SF--Plazas and Squares)


Masonic Auditorium


Masonic Cemetery (see: SF--Cemeteries)


Masonic Temple


Matson Navigation Company


Meade, George W. and Company


Mechanic's Institute






Physicians--George H. Palmer, M. D.


Meigg's Wharf (see: SF--Waterfront)


Memorial Day--(1900-1919)


Mercantile Library Association


Merced (Lake) District


Merchants' Exchange Building


Methodist Book Depository


Midwinter International Exposition (1894) (see: SF-California Midwinter International Exposition)


Mile Rock/Mile Rock Lighthouse


Mills Building


Miraloma Park District


Mission District (see: SF--Districts)


Mission Dolores (see: GS--Missions--San Francisco de Asis "Dolores" (S.F. -1776))


Mission Dolores Park (see: SF--Parks)


Mission Soap and Candle Works


Mission Street Railway Company (see: SF--Transportation)


Monuments and Sculpture


Moore and Scott Iron Works


Moose Lodge, No. 26--Post Cards (see: SF--Organizations)


Mothers' Milk Bank


Mount Davidson


Mud Lake


Municipal Airport (see: SF--Airports)


Murray, Arthur Dance Studios


Music and Musicians


Mutual Life Insurance Company


San Francisco (N)


National Ice Cream Company


Native Sons of the Golden West (see: SF--Organizations)


Nettie Harrison Dermatological Institute


Neville and Company




Nob Hill (see: SF--Districts--Downtown)


North Beach












Ante 1906, no date --Large Photos


Ante 1906, no date--Small Photos






(1960-present)--San Francisco Chronicle Photos




Post 1906, no date


North Point (see: SF--Waterfront)


Northern California Milk Producers Association


Nursing Schools--S.F. Hospital Nursing School


San Francisco (O)


Ocean House


Octagonal Houses


Odd Fellows, Independent Order of (see: SF--Organizations)


Olympic Club (see: SF--Organizations)




Alaska Packers Association


American Association of University Women


American Irish Liberty League


American Legion


American Red Cross


Bay City Wheelmen


Bohemian Club


Boy Scouts of America


Boys' Club of America


Brooklyn Athletic Club


California Dental Association


California State Floral Society


Columbia Park Boys Club


Dolphin Club--Photocopies


Field and Tule Club




Freemasons--York Rite--Knights Templar


Girls' Club of San Francisco


Knights of Columbus


Knights of Pythias


Knights of Saint Patrick


Loyal Order of the Moose


Moose Lodge, No. 26--Post Cards


Native Daughters of the Golden West -- Portola Parlor


Native Sons of the Golden West


Odd Fellows, Independent Order of


Olympic Club


Oriole Social Club


Pacific Coast Jockey Club


Pacific Edgewater Club


Pacific Union Club


Paulist Fathers, (The Order of)


Philomathian Society


Red Cross (see: SF--Organizations--American Red Cross)


Red Men, Improved Order of and Degree of Pocahontas--General


Red Men, Improved Order of--Montezuma Tribe, No. 77 and Degree of Pocahontas


Red Men, Improved Order of--Sakima, No. 210 and Montezuma, No. 77 Tribes


Red Men, Improved Order of--Winnemucca Tribe, No. 61


Saint Francis Yacht Club


San Francisco Art Association


San Francisco Athletic Club


San Francisco Baseball Club


San Francisco Bicycle Club


San Francisco Turnverein


Society of California Pioneers


Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)


Swedish Athletic Club


Women's City Club of San Francisco


Women's Committee of Progressives


Woodmen of the World--Camp No. 437


Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)


Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)


Oriole Social Club (see: SF--Organizations)


San Francisco (P)


Pacific Cable


Pacific Coast Jockey Club (see: SF--Organizations)


Pacific Edgewater Club (see: SF--Organizations)


Pacific Gas and Electric Company


Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum and Home Society


Pacific Mail Steamship Company


Pacific Novelty Company


Pacific Sightseeing Company


Pacific Steel and Wire Company


Pacific Tank and Pipe Company


Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company


Pacific Union Club (see: SF--Organizations)


Pacific Wool Products Company


Palace Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


Palace of Fine Arts


Palace of the Legion of Honor (see: California Palace of the Legion of Honor)


Panama Pacific International Exposition (1915) (see: SF--PPIE (1915))


PPIE (1915)


General Views


Large Photos--#1, 2




Small Photos--#1, 2


Advertising for PPIE


Art, Non-Sculptural


Art, Sculptural


Large Photos--#1, 2, 3


Small Photos--#1, 2


California Building


Large Photos


Samll Photos


Closing Ceremonies


Column of Progress


Large Photos


Small Photos


Construction and Destruction


Large Photos


Small Photos


Court of Abundance and Court of Ages


Large Photos


Small Photos


Court of Abundance, Mullgardt's Tower


Large Photos


Small Photos


Court of Flowers and its Italian Towers


Large Photos


Small Photos


Court of Four Seasons


Large Photos


Small Photos


Court of Palms


Large Photos


Small Photos


Court of the Universe


Large Photos--#1, 2


Small Photos--#1, 2


Dedication or Groundbreaking (1915)


Festival Hall


Large Photos


Small Photos


Foreign Pavilions (except Italian)


Large Photos


Small Photos


Genthe, Arnold Photos


Italian Pavilion


Large Photos


Small Photos


Palace of Agriculture


Large Photos


Small Photos


Palace of Education


Large Photos


Small Photos


Palace of Fine Arts


Large Photos--#1, 2, 3, 4


Small Photos--#1, 2, 3




Large Photos--#1, 2, 3


Small Photos--#1, 2


Palace of Food Products


Large Photos


Small Photos


Palace of Horticulture


Large Photos


Small Photos


Palace of Liberal Arts


Large Photos


Small Photos


Palace of Machinery and Palace of Manufacturers and Varied Industries


Large Photos


Small Photos


Palace of Mines and Metallurgy


Large Photos


Small Photos


Palace of Transportation


Post Cards




Advertising of PPIE


Art Painting


Art, Sculpture


Avenue of Palms


Avenue of Progress


California Building


Column of Progress


Court of Abundance


Court of Flowers


Court of Four Seasons


Court of Palms


Court of Sun and Stars


Court of The Universe


Dedication, Groundbreaking


Festival Hall


Foreign Pavilions (except Italian)


Interior Views


Italian Pavilion


Palace of Agriculture


Palace of Education


Palace of Fine Arts


#1, 2




Palace of Food Products


Palace of Horticulture


Palace of Liberal Arts


Palace of Machinery


Palace of Manufacturers and Varied Industries


Palace of Mines


Palace of Transportation


Railroad Buildings, Service Building


South Gardens


State Buildings (except California)


Tower of Jewels


Yacht Harbor


Zone, The


Post Card Booklets--#1, 2, 3, 4


Railroads, Service Building


South Gardens, Avenue of Palms


Large Photos--#1, 2


Small Photos--#1


Special Events


State Pavilions, U.S. Government (except California)


Large Photos


Small Photos


Tower of Jewels


Large Photos--#1, 2


Small Photos




Zone, The


Large Photos


Small Photos


Pan American Airways


Panhandle District (see: SF--Districts--Buena Vista--Haight-Ashbury)


Panhandle District (see: SF--Golden Gate Park--Panhandle)




General (see also: SF-- United States Navy--Parades--Great White Fleet (May 7, 1908)--Parade)


Admission Day


Labor Day


Saint Patrick's Day


General Douglas Mac Arthur (1949)




Paraffin Companies


Park Merced District




Aquatic Park


Buena Vista Park


Central Park


Huntington Park


Lincoln Park (see also: California Palace of the Legion of Honor)


Mission Dolores Park


Recreation Park


Victorian Park


Parkside District


Parnassus Heights District


Parrott Block


Paulist Fathers, (The Order of) (see: SF--Organizations)


Pelicano, Rossi and Company


Pelton Water Wheel Company


Large Photos--#1, 2, 3


Small Photos--#1, 2, 3


Phelan Building


Philomathian Society (see: SF--Organizations)


Pictorial Wide West


Pier 39 (see: SF--Waterfront)


Pioneer Building


Pioneer Coal and Transfer Company


Pioneer Woolen Mills


Playboy International Club




Excelsior Playground


Fleishhacker Playground (see: SF--Fleishhacker Playground)


Funston Playground


Jackson Park


North Beach Playground


Sharon Playground (see: SF--Golden Gate Park--Sharon Playground)


Southside Playground


Playland at the Beach


Plazas and Squares


Alamo Square


Alta Plaza


Jefferson Square


Lafayette Square


Marshall Square


Portsmouth Square (Ante 1906)--


Large Photos--#1, 2


Small Photos--#1, 2


Portsmouth Square (1907-present)


Large Photos


Small Photos


St. Mary's Square


Union Square


Large Photos--#1, 2


Post Cards


Small Photos--#1, 2


Washington Square


Pleasant Valley


Pleasanton, The (see: SF--Hotels)


Podesta Baldocchi Company


Point Lobos


Police Department


(Ante 1900)


Large Photos


Small Photos


















Pollack, (Arnold) and Company (Cigars)


Popcorn Industry


Pope and Talbot Lumber Company


Portola Festival


Large Photos


Small Photos


Portsmouth Square (see: SF--Plazas and Squares)


Potrero District (see: SF--Districts)


Premier Hat Company




Aerial and General Views


Brick Barracks


Camps and Tents




Crissy Field


Early Views


Gates (Entrance)




Letterman Hospital


Marching and Formations


Officers' Club and other Permanent Structures


Large Photos #1, 2


Small Photos


Officers' Quarters




San Francisco Chronicle Photos




Presidio Golf Course


Presidio Park and The Alameda


Views from Russian Hill


Weapons and Field Exercises


With Views of San Francisco Bay




Prohibition Era




San Francisco (Q)


San Francisco (R)


Railway Express Agency, Inc.


Rainier Brewing Company (see: SF--Breweries)


Realty Union, The


Recreation Park (see: SF--Parks--Recreation Park)


Red Cross (see: SF--Organizations--American Red Cross)


Red Men (see: SF--Organizations)






Bulkhead Coffee Parlor


Coppa's Red Paint




Fred Solari's Grill


Hink's Cafe


Mint, The


Oyster Loaf


Pearl Oyster House


Ritz Old Poodle Dog


Tait's Pompeian Garden


Rincon Hill


Rincon Point (see: SF--Waterfront)


Risdon Iron Works


Risdon Stables


Roberts at the Beach




Arch Rock


Blossom Rock


Helmet Rock


Hermit Rock


Mile Rock (see: SF--Mile Rock)


Seal Rock (see: SF--Seal Rock)


Shag Rock


Rohlffs, Edward (Grocer)


Royal Insurance Company


Russ House (see: SF--Hotels)


Russian Hill


(Ante 1906)




San Francisco (S)


Sailors Home


Saint Anthony's Dining Hall


Saint Francis Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


Saint Francis Wood District


Saint Francis Yacht Club (see: SF--Organizations)






Billiard Saloons


Capitol Saloon


Coronado Saloon


Edwin J. Foster Saloon


El Dorado Saloon


Idle Hour Cafe


Log Cabin


Temple Bar


Warner's Cobweb Palace


Salt Water Pier


San Francisco Art Association (see: SF--Organizations)


San Francisco Athletic Club (see: SF--Organizations)


San Francisco Baseball Club (see: SF--Organizations)


San Francisco Bay


General Views


Large Photos


Small Photos


Golden Gate


Large Photos


Small Photos


San Francisco Bicycle Club (see: SF--Organizations)


San Francisco Birthday Celebration


San Francisco Committees of Vigilance (see: SF--Committees of Vigilance)


San Francisco Department of Public Health


San Francisco Gas Company


San Francisco Gas and Electric Company


San Francisco Herald


San Francisco International Airport (see: SF--Airports)


San Francisco May Festivals


San Francisco Naval Shipyard


San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge


General--Post Cards


General Views (Close Up)


Aerial Views


Construction--General Views


Large Photos


Small Photos--#1, 2, 3


East of Yerba Buena Island


Men at Work


West of Yerba Buena Island--#1, 2


Illuminated Night Scenes




San Francisco Public Library


San Francisco Public Works Department (see in SF--Street Cleaning folder)


San Francisco Recreation and Park Department


San Francisco Stock Exchange


San Francisco Sugar Refinery


San Francisco Tuberculosis and Health Association


San Francisco Turnverein (see: SF--Organizations)


San Francisco Vigilance Committees (see: SF--Committee of Vigilance)


San Francisco Water Department


Scandinavian Sailors' Home


Scavenger Industry


Schilling, (A.) and Company


Schmidt Label and Lithographic Company--Photocopies




General--#1, 2


Boys High School


Bret Harte School


California State Normal School


Clarendon Elementary School


Clement Grammar School


College of Notre Dame


Columbia Grammar School


Commercial High School


Drake School


Dudley Stone School


Edison School


Emma Marwedel Pioneer Kindergarten School


Everett Grammar School


Garfield School


George Washington High School


Girls High School


Golden Gate Primary School


Grant School


Haight Primary School


Hamilton Grammar School


Hamlin School


Heald's College


Hearst Grammar School


Hopkins (Mark) Institute of Art


Horace Mann Grammar School


Hunters Point School


Irving Institute


Japanese Grammar School


Jean Parker


Lincoln Evening School


Lincoln Grammar School


Lincoln High School


Lowell High School


Lux School of Industrial Training--#1, 2


Madison Grammar School


Marshall's (Madame) French School


Michelangelo School


Mission High School


Monroe School


Pacific Heights Grammar School


Polytechnic High School


Portola High School


Potrero Grammar School


Ralph Waldo Emerson Jr. High School


Redding School


Rochambeau School


Sacred Heart College


Saint Ignatius College


Saint Ignatius High School


San Francisco English and Classical High School


San Francisco Nursery for Children


San Francisco State Normal School


Sarah B. Cooper School


School of Design


Sheridan School


Sutro School


Swett (John) School


Town School for Boys


Urban School


Washington Grammar School


West's (Miss) School for Girls


Winfield Scott Grammar School


Sea Cliff District (see: SF-Districts--Richmond--Sea Cliff)


Seal Rock House


Seal Rock


Large Photos


Medium Photos


Small Photos


Seaman's Institute


Sears Roebuck and Company


Selah Club


Selby Smelting and Lead Company


Shell Oil Company


Sherman Clay Music Store


Sherwin-Williams Paint Company


Shreve and Company


Shrine, Order of Islam Temple (see: SF--Organization--Freemasons--Shriners)


Sigmund Stern Grove


Large Photos--#1, 2, 3


Small Photos


Sir Francis Drake Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


Snow and Snow Scenes


Social Groups






(Ante 1930)






(1950-1959)--Large Photos--#1, 2


(1950-1959)--Small Photos


(1960-1969)--Large Photos--#1, 2


(1960-1969)--Small Photos








French--San Francisco Chronicle photos














Italians--San Francisco Chronicle photos




(Ante 1920)
















Koreans--San Francisco Chronicle photos




Society of California Pioneers (see: SF--Organizations)


Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) (see: SF--Organizations)


Sorenson Jewelers


Soule (Edward L.) Steel Company


South Beach (see: SF--Waterfront)


South Park (see: SF--Districts--Downtown--South of Market)


South San Francisco Opera House


Southern Pacific Company--Depots/Offices


Spring Valley Water Company


Standard Oil Company of California


Staufer Chemical


Steamboat Point (see: SF--Waterfront)


Steamer Day


Stewart Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


Stock Exchange




Street Cleaning


Street Vendors--Photocopies


Streets (see end of shelf list, after "Z")


Sunset Tunnel


Sutro, Adolph Residence


Sutro Baths




Large Photos


Small Photos


Sutro Forest


Sutro Heights


Large Photos


Medium Photos


Small Photos


Swain's Porcelain and Glassware Store


Swedish Athletic Club (see: SF--Organizations)


Swedish Hall


Swedish Tabernacle


Swift and Company




Bush Street Temple


Temple Emanuel


San Francisco (T)


Taverns (see: SF--Saloons)


Telegraph Hill












(Ante 1906, no date)


(Post 1907, no date)












Theater Audiences






Alcazar Theatre


Alhambra Theatre


American Theatre


Baldwin Theatre


California Theatre


California Theatre Company


Castro Theatre


Central Theatre


Fischer's Theatre


Fox Theatre


Golden Gate Theatre


Grand View Theatre


Grauman's Imperial Theater


Haverly's California Theatre


Jenny Lind Theatre


Maguire's Opera House


Metropolitan Theatre


Mowry's Opera House


Orpheum Theatres II-IV (1906-)


Pantages Theatre


Paramount Theater


Tivoli Opera Company


Tivoli Opera House




Thomas (F.), Cleaning


Tillman and Bendel Company, Inc.


Tobacco Shops


Tobin and Duncan's Chinese Sales Room


Transamerica Building


Transbay Terminal








Air Ferries, Limited--(1930)


Antoinette Monoplane (January 7, 1911)




Dirigibles--Graf Zeppelin (1929)




Parmelee, Ralph (January 1911)












#1, 2


Western Rapid Transportation






Draft (see: SF--Transportation--Rail--Draft)






California Street Railroad Company (1878-1951)


Clay Street Hill Railroad Company (1873-1887)


Ferries and Cliff House Railway Company (1887-1894?)


Geary Street Railroad Company (1880-1912)


Market Street Cable Railway (1883-1902)


Market Street Railway (1921-1944)


Municipal Railway (1912-present)


Cable Car Barn


Large Photos




Operator Training




Small Photos


Omnibus Cable Company (1890-1893)


Powell Street Railway Company (1885-1887)


Presidio and Ferries Railroad Company (1880-1913)


Sutter Street Railroad Company (1876-1902)


Telegraph Hill Railroad Company (1884-1886)


United Railroads (1902-1907)






Central Railroad


City Railroad


Market Street Railway Company


Omnibus Railroad Company


Sutter Street Railroad Company


United Railroads






Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)


Market Street Railway


Metropolitan Railway Company


Municipal Railway


San Francisco and San Mateo Electric Railway


Sutro Railroad


United Railroads


Southern Pacific Company


Bayshore Cut-off






Ferries and Cliff House Railroad


Geary Street, Park and Ocean Railroad


Hetch Hetchy Railroad


Market Street Railway Company


Presidio and Ferries Railroad


United Railroad Power House (Market Street Railway)






Large Photos


Small Photos


Tugs--Crowley Launch and Tug Company




Twin Peaks District


San Francisco (U)


Union Building


Union Hall


Union Iron Works


Union Lithograph Company


Union Oil Company


Union Square (see: SF--Plazas and Squares)


Union Square Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


Unions (see: SF--Labor)


United Hat Company


United Railroads (see: SF--Transportation)


United States Custom House


United States District Court--Photocopies


United States History


Civil War


Korean War--Demonstrations


Mexican War (1846-1848)


Spanish-American War


Vietnam War--Demonstrations


World War I


World War I--Belgian Official Mission (1917)


United States Laundry (see: SF--Laundry Business)


United States Mint


United States Navy




Great White Fleet (May-July, 1908)


Large Photos


Small Photos


Great White Fleet (May 7, 1908)--Parades


United States Post Office


Large Photos


Small Photos


United States Rubber Company


United States Ship (U.S.S.) San Francisco Memorial


Universities and Colleges


City College of San Francisco


San Francisco College for Women


San Francisco State Teachers College


San Francisco State University


Toland Medical College


University of California, San Francisco


University of California, San Francisco--Medical Center


University of San Francisco


San Francisco (V)


Vedanta Temple


Veteran's Memorial Building


Victorian Park (see: SF--Parks)


Vigilance Committee (see: SF--Committees of Vigilance)


Visitation Valley


San Francisco (W)


Walter (D.N. and E.) Company


Waltz Safe and Lock Company


War Memorial Opera House


Warner's Cobweb Palace (see: Saloons)


Washerwoman's Lagoon


Washington Square (see: Plazas and Squares)


Water Carriers


Water Supply


















General Views--#1, 2


Construction and Repair




Men and Services




Useful Craft and Trading










Black Point


Broadway Street Wharf


China Basin


Cunningham Wharf




Hunters Point Dry Dock


Hyde Street Pier


Islais Creek


Meiggs Wharf


Mission Street Wharf


North Point


Piers 1-9


Pier 39


Pier 80 (Army Street Terminal)


Post Cards


Rincon Point


South Beach


Steamboat Point


Union Street Wharf


Vallejo Street Wharf


Wave Machine


Wellman, Peck and Company


Werner (Frank) Shoe Store


West Portal District


Western Airlines


Western Rapid Transit Company (see: SF--Transportation)


Western Union Telegraph Company


Westwood Park District


Wharfside Center


Whitcomb Hotel (see: SF--Hotels)


White House, The


Wieland, John Brewing Company (see: SF--Breweries)


Wilmot Brewing Company (see: SF--Breweries)


Willows, The


Wilson's Exchange


Wine Institute


Wolverine Brass Works


Women's City Club of San Francisco (see: SF--Organizations)


Women's Committee of Progressives (see: SF--Organizations)


Wood (S.N.) and Company


Woodmen of the World--Camp No. 437 (see: SF--Organizations)


Woodward's Gardens


Exterior Views--Large Photos--#1, 2


Exterior Views--Small Photos


Interior Views


San Francisco (X)


San Francisco (Y)


Yacht Harbor


Yerba Buena Cemetery (see: SF--Cemeteries)


Yerba Buena Island (see: SF--Islands)


Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) (see: SF--Organizations)


Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) (see: SF--Organizations)


Youth's Directory


San Francisco (Z)


Zellerbach Paper Company


Zoological Gardens


Oversize Photographs, San Francisco Subjects








Cliff House


City Hall


















Golden Gate Bridge


Golden Gate International Exposition--(A-Z)


Golden Gate International Exposition--Arch Buildings and courts


Golden Gate Park--DeYoung Museum








Lincoln Grammar School


Lux Residence




North Beach






Panama Pacific International Exposition--# 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


Oakland Bay Bridge










Woodward's Gardens