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Guide to the San Francisco News-Call Bulletin Newspaper Photograph Archive, ca. 1915-1965
BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG  
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Blood Donor Drive -- Parent Teachers Association -- Girls' High School(January 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 3, [01-29-52.09]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Claude Sowers, Mrs. Daniel Link, and Mrs. George Campbell plan blood donor drive.
 

Babe Ruth cancer fund gold tournament

 

Housing project proposal at the Presidio

 

Gertrude Morris murder trial [01-22-52 - 01-31-52, 16 negatives]

 

"Flying Congressman" Peter F. Mack lands his Bonanza plane

 

Alcatraz felon slays inmate

 

Fire in theater at Haight and Fillmore Streets [01-25-52, 2 negatives]

 

Fire at Theater -- San Francisco(January 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 3, [01-25-52.12]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of burned interior (charred seats and aisle) of theater at Haight Street and Fillmore Street.
 

Navy plane crashes in swamp near Port Chicago [01-25-52, 2 negatives]

 

Korean war hero Lieutenant Frank J. Gately

 

New cable for the cable cars [01-28-52, 6 negatives]

 

Civil defense air reconnaissance flights [01-29-52, 6 negatives]

 

Air Reconnaissance -- Civil Defense(January 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 3, [01-29-52.04]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Henry Eaton, Mayor Clifford E. Rishell of Oakland, Harry H. Stoops, Admiral A.G. Gook, Major General William Robertson, and Deputy Director of State Civil Defense Orville R. Caldwell examine map [and flight of planes flying reconnaissance?]. Aerial views of Monterey and Monterey Bay. State Civil Defense people exit airplane in San Francisco after air inspection of the Northern California area.
 

San Francsico City College students run a hotel for a day

 

Chinese New Year on Grant Avenue [01-29-52 - 01-30-52, 8 negatives]

 

Chinese New Year Celebration -- Lion Dance -- San Francisco(January 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 3, [01-29-52.13]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Boys perform lion (dragon?) dance amid group of spectators and firecrackers in Chinatown near Grant Avenue and Washington Street.
 

Chinese New Year Celebration -- Lion Dance -- San Francisco(January 30, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 3, [01-30-52.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Boys perform dragon (lion?) dance amid spectators and firecrackers in Chinatown near Grant Avenue and Washington Street.
 

Young folks symphony

 

The Henry Ford family arrives in San Francisco [01-31-52, 3 negative]

 

Home atom bomb shelter for school children (civil defense) [01-31-52, 2 negatives]

 

Civil Defense -- Air Raid Shelters -- Home Atom Bomb Shelter for School Children(January 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 3, [01-31-52.12]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Children (David Rosen, Robert Hammer, Wendy Harper, and Patricia Gallis) sit on the floor near first aid supplies. Mrs. Richard Nasser (and A.G. Cook (Director of Civil Defense Committee) stand nearby.
 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

February 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4-5, [020052-022852]

Physical Description: 1025 negatives (estimate)
 

Leonardo da Vinci exhibit

 

Navy plane crashes into San Lorenzo Reservoir

 

Princess Azamat Guirey of Egypt gives Arabian horse to Presidio stables

 

Junior Leaguers learn modeling [02-06-52, 4 negatives]

 

Gertrude Morris murder trial [02-01-52 - 02-25-52, ca. 28 negatives]

 

Cecil King committee hearing [02-04-52 - 02-18-52, ca. 46 negatives]

 

American President Lines acquires passenger liner La Guardia (ship) [02-07-52, 2 negatives]

 

La Guardia (ship) -- American President Lines -- Pier Seven(February 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-07-52.11]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The La Guardia, a passenger ship acquired by American President Lines, sits in dock at Pier Seven.
 

Frank Sinatra visits [02-07-52, 2 negatives]

 

Frank Sinatra Visits San Francisco -- Orpheum Theatre(February 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-07-52.12]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actor Frank Sinatra is interviewed by Barbara Blake (Washington High School). Sinatra is visiting San Francisco for "Danny Wilson" at the Orpheum Theatre.
 

King George VI memorial services at Mills College and Grace Cathedral [02-07-52 - 02-10-52, 8 negatives]

 

Memorial Services Held for King George VI -- Mills College(February 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-07-52.18]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Three Canadian women (Ann Gradburn, Joan Clements, and Linda Graburn) pray at the altar by a British flag. Chaplain George Hedley (Mills College) leads the service.
 

Memorial Service Held for King George VI -- Grace Cathedral(February 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-10-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Procession of flag bearers and dignitaries walk down the center isle. Bishop Karl Morgan Block speaks at the rostrum before a large assembly.
 

Women arrested during raid on indecent show

 

Girl scout leaders

 

Woman charged with selling heroin

 

Actress Ava Gardner [02-08-52, 2 negatives]

 

Navy recommissions aircraft carrier Intrepid (ship) at Hunters Point [02-09-52, 1 negative]

 

Navy -- Recommissioning of Intrepid (ship) -- Hunters Point Shipyard(February 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-09-52.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Aerial view (from a crane) of the aircraft carrier Intrepid (ship). Boy Scouts spell "Be Prepared" on her deck during commissioning ceremony.
 

Air raid rescue crews practice at Galileo High School [02-10-52, 2 negatives]

 

Civil Defense -- Air Raid Rescue Crews Give Aid -- Galileo High School(February 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-10-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Muni (San Francisco Municipal Railway) bus is converted into an ambulance. Inside bus lies Virginia King aided by Red Cross worker Mary Ward. Bus driver Kay Glenn stands in the background. Rescue crews lower a victim by the use of ropes and pulleys.
 

Sir Thomas Beecham (music) [02-11-52, 2 negatives]

 

Music -- Sir Thomas Beecham -- Hotel St. Francis(February 11, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-11-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Sir Thomas Beecham and his wife at hotel.
 

E.M. Shino income tax evasion case

 

UC Berkeley Registration [02-12-52, 4 negatives]

 

Registration for Classes -- UC Berkeley(February 12, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-12-52.08]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Students register while sitting at long benches on gymnasium floor [with bleachers in background]. Close-up views of three unidentified women registering for classes.
 

Actors Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin at the Fox Theatre [02-12-52 - 02-14-52, 5 negatives]

 

Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin Perform -- Fox Theatre(February 12, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-12-52.10]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actors Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin stand in comic poses. People stand in a long line which circles the block waiting to enter the theater.
 

Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin -- Fox Theatre(February 14, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-14-52.02]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Actors Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin made honorary recruiters for the Navy for their work in "Sailor Bonnie." Lewis and Martin in a comic pose; Chief Petty Officer John D. Redmond stands with two actors.
 

Actress Barbara Hale at the Orpheum Theatre

 

Rare blood given to US Army [02-13-52, 2 negatives]

 

Rare Blood Given to Army -- Erwin Blood Bank(February 13, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-13-52.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Nurse Donnie McDonald draws blood from Jeannette Weiss; a rare blood type to be given to Letterman Army Hospital.
 

Senator Richard M. Nixon press conference [02-13-52, 2 negatives]

 

Senator Richard Nixon at Press Conference -- Hotel St. Francis(February 13, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-13-52.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Senator Richard Nixon seated in a chair.
 

Heart drive rally with actor George Murphy and Senator Richard M. Nixon

 

Dan Kimball (Secretary of the Navy) arrives at Alameda Naval Air Station

 

General M.C. Meigs (ship) arrives with troops [02-14-52, 6 negatives]

 

Returning Veterans -- General M.C. Meigs (ship) -- Fort Mason(February 14, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-14-52.11]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

People in crowd hold up signs welcoming home veterans on Valentine's Day. Sergeant Fred Marlett holds baby Diane as Irene Marlett and Mrs. E.N. Wagner look on. Howard Koch reaches down from ship porthole to touch hands with his wife, Averil Koch. Family and friends welcome Sergeant Ken Boyer.
 

Chinese murders [02-15-52, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Phoebe Apperson Hearst memorial wreath laying ceremonies in Golden Gate Park [02-15-52, 2 negatives]

 

Wreath Laying Ceremony for Phoebe Apperson Hearst Memorial -- Golden Gate Park(February 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-15-52.15]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Group of women gather for wreath laying ceremony at the Hearst Memorial Fountain in Golden Gate Park. The plaque reads, "In Memory of Phoebe Apperson Hearst. From Her Friends." Mrs. George Hearst, Mrs. George Chambers, and Mrs. Edward Hood are present.
 

Miss San Francisco Pageant

 

California Industrial Safety Conference [02-18-52, 3 negatives]

 

California Industrial Safety Conference -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(February 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-18-52.06]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of crowd taken from stage, with speakers in foreground. Attendees Paul Scharrenberg of the State Division of Industrial Relations, Mayor Elmer E. Robinson, Governor Earl Warren, and Chief A.C. Blackman of the State Division of Industrial Safety sit together.
 

President Pinto of Chile at Treasure Island [02-18-52, 2 negatives]

 

Presidente Pinto (Chilean ship) -- Treasure Island(February 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-18-52.09]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chilean Consul Dalman, Admiral J.L. Hall, Captain Louis Recart (Chilean Navy), Major General Johnson, Major General Alfred H. Noble (Marines), and Rear Admiral B.J. Rodgers aboard Chilean ship Presidente Pinto (interior view).
 

Opening ceremonies for Veterans War Memorial Building [02-19-52, 4 negatives]

 

Inaugural Ceremony -- Veterans War Memorial Building(February 19, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-19-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Hugh Powell, Randy Hearst, and Ernest Linoberg hold a cake for charter members of William Randolf Hearst Post 601. Members of Post 601 pose for a picture. Randy Hearst presents charter to members who are represented by William Strachan and Andrew Collins.
 

Catholic relief in Korea [02-19-52, 1 negative]

 

Catholic Relief for Korea(February 19, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-19-52.04]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Monsignor Edward E. Swanstrom, executive director of the Catholic Bishop's Committee for Relief in Korea, and Reverend Bernard C. Cronin, director of the Korea relief campaign for the Archdiocese of San Francisco, hold poster requesting relief for the "homeless, destitute, and driven."
 

Effects of transit strike around town (labor, cityscapes) [02-19-52 - 02-24-52, 63 negatives]

 

San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike -- Various San Francisco Locations(February 19, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-19-52.08]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Aerial and ground views of automobiles (traffic) in long lines on streets; interior view of Union Square garage shows crowds among cars; empty Muni tracks; picketers stand by row of parked MUNI cars (in rain); automobiles driving on Muni tracks (labor).
 

Traffic Jam -- Howard Street(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Above ground photographs taken from Virginia Bollivant's office, showing traffic jam on Howard Street at 5:30 pm [most likely an effect of the Muni transit strike] (labor, neighborhood).
 

Commuters Wait for Buses -- San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.10]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Commuters at Third and Townsend Streets stand and wait for buses to arrive during Muni transit strike (labor, neighborhood).
 

Strike Vote -- San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike -- Labor Temple(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.11]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

"Car men" enter hall for strike vote meeting [in which they voted to go on strike]. President Charles Wood of the American Federation of Labor speaks from podium as others on stage count strike vote ballots and workers sit in area below (labor). Taken at Sixteenth and Capp Streets.
 

San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.12]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Muni employees stand at front of streetcar [striking workers?]. Photographs of streets devoid of Muni cars and traffic, illustrating effects of strike. Other photographs show large number of cars parked on or driving in streets (labor, neighborhood).
 

San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike -- Geary Car Barn(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.13]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Elbert Holmes and motorman Malcolm Nelson stand onboard the last [operating] streetcar. Albert Monroe and others stand in rain to wait for bus at stop on Geary Street (neighborhood). Above ground views of streetcars stranded due to the transit strike (labor).
 

San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike -- Superior Court(February 21, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-21-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Deputy City Attorney Dal Thomson and City Attorney Dion Holm shown in court requesting an injunction against a strike by transit workers (labor). Secretary-Treasurer George Johns, labor counsel for striking transit workers, and union Attorney Matthew Tobriner also shown.
 

Striking Transit Workers -- San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike(February 21, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-21-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Strikers Ed Havens, Nash Garcia, R.E. Martin, and Gen Berners warm themselves around a trashcan fire at Seventeenth and Mariposa Streets. Bonnie McCann, Ruth Crockard, and Cleeta Braner rub their tired feet at California and Stockton Streets. Marcine Shaff and Barbara Jennings of Southwest Airways hitchhike at Powell and Geary Streets (labor).
 

Evening Rush Hour -- San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike(February 21, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-21-52.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowds of people walk along Sixth Street to the Southern Pacific Depot during strike by Muni transit workers (labor). Cars sit stopped on Sixth Street, [view looking to Market Street from Folsom Street].
 

Traffic Jam -- San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike(February 21, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-21-52.04-05]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Cars sit parked in the middle of Market Street during a traffic jam caused by halt of Muni transit service due to striking workers (labor) [Views of Market Street at California, from Sansome Street looking east, and from the top of the Ferry Building looking up Market Street (neighborhhod)].
 

Union Meeting -- San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike(February 22, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-22-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

International executive board member Henry B. Mann [of unidentified union; Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America?] speaks with "car men" at meeting of striking workers (labor). Taken at 1179 Market Street.
 

Muni Cars Back in Service -- San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike(February 23, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-23-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A.E. Handle boards a Muni streetcar on his way to work; taken on Market Street. Conductor E.E. Goodsen and Gripman Earl Hugh push a Powell Street cable car. Passengers depart streetcar on Market Street (neighborhood). Early morning workers board the Powell Street cable car [all Muni transit vehicles back in service after transit worker strike (labor)].
 

First Car Back in Service -- San Francisco Municipal Railway and Cable Car Strike(February 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-24-52.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Municipal Railway "L" car which is headed east on Market Street is blocked by an automobile parked on the tracks (rails). Men push the automobile to the side of the street (labor).
 

Leading Chinese Americans visit San Francisco [02-19-52, 5 negatives]

 

Chinese-Americans Visit San Francisco -- City Hall(February 19, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 4, [02-19-52.10]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer E. Robinson shakes hands and speaks to one hundred "leading" Chinese-Americans, who are on a visit to the city.
 

Air raid practice around town (San Francisco cityscapes and civil defense) [02-20-52, 26 negatives]

 

Civil Defense -- Air Raid Drill -- Market Street, San Francisco(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Group of people clustered around signs posted on the doors of a bank; two men shield their heads as they lie on the ground in front of a store display window; group of people look upward.
 

Civil Defense -- Air Raid Drill -- Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company Building(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Building's fourth drill. 1700 people were moved in 3 minutes. Crowd stands in safe place; first aid team provides relief on the 22nd floor; on 19th floor, fire truck arrives from the basement while floor wardens bring the hose; in control center of building only one telephone switchboard operates [William Siegfried, Ethel Davis, Patti Houston, Florence Young, and Mary Clarke].
 

Civil Defense -- Alert -- Civil Defense Control Center(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The first comprehensive defense test since World War II. General views of the control center: men stand by chalkboards and map; men (and a woman) sit at desks by telephones and binders.
 

Civil Defense -- Air Raid Drill -- St. Patrick's School(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.04]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Children say rosary in the gym during an air raid drill; kindergartners seated in the dark with Sister Eulalia; children line up and then leave the building.
 

Civil Defense -- Air Raid Drill -- Union Square(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

People head for Union Square garage which is converted to air raid shelter. People enter shelter from Geary Street side. Interior view of garage shows crowd among cars.
 

Civil Defense -- Air Raid Drill -- Downtown Department Store(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Shoppers and personnel (employees) in a room that serves as an air raid shelter in a leading downtown women's (clothing?) store. Large group of women assembled; some are seated and others are standing.
 

Civil Defense -- Air Raid Drill -- Central Control Center(February 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-20-52.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Traffic on Woodside Avenue proceeding as usual during warning. State Director Major General W.M. Robertson leaves main Control Center and passes Police Officer Al Ruppel guarding entrance.
 

Displaced persons feature [02-21-52, 4 negatives]

 

Displaced Persons(February 21, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-21-52.12]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Leapold Zourek shown painting and reading with Mrs. Leapold Zourek.
 

Japanese brides at Camp Stoneman

 

General John Pope (ship) returns from Korea with troops [02-25-52 - 02-27-52, 17 negatives]

 

Military -- USNS General John Pope (ship) Returns from Korea -- Presidio(February 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-25-52.03-04]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

3700 soldiers return from Korea. USNS General John Pope (ship) in bay off marina; uniformed men wave from the deck of ship; ship pulls alongside pier; returning men are reunited with their families, wives, and babies.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Fort Mason(February 27, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-27-52.05]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corinne Ritchason greets Corporal Richard Ritchason inside dock building. Billy Wygant waves from his cousin Bill Finch's arms to servicemen on ship as he waits for his uncle, Private [Scar?] Keppler. Friends and relatives meet ship as it comes alongside dock.
 

Interview with actress Joan Fontaine [02-25-52, 4 negatives]

 

Alexander Lobanov held after refusing return to Russia [02-26-52, 2 negatives]

 

Detention of Russian Immigrant(February 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-26-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Alexander Lobanov, a Russian immigrant detained in jail for 390 days after he refused to return to the Soviet Union, speaks to reporter at the office of the American Civil Liberties Union.
 

First spring bloom in Japanese Tea Gardens at Golden Gate Park [02-26-52, 4 negatives]

 

First Spring Bloom -- Japanese Tea Gardens -- Golden Gate Park(February 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 5, [02-26-52.08]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lorreta Vella poses among first blossoming plum buds?. Oriental magnolia sprouted through a statue of a Buddha. The oriental magnolia, supposedly from Korea, was given to the Japanese Tea Garden from Gumps.
 

Spring training at Seals Stadium

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

March 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6-7, [030052-033152]

Physical Description: 900 negatives (estimate)
 

Leap year babies

 

Girl scouts start annual cookie sales

 

Greyhound bus strike (labor) [03-01-52 - 03-27-52, 17 negatives]

 

Labor -- Greyhound Bus Stike -- Greyhound Negotiators(March 01, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-01-52.09]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Management: M.C. Frailey (Operating Manager of Greyhound Lines) and Earl N. Cannon (Council Labor Relations, Greyhound Lines in Chicago). Group: Henry B. Mann, Harold Oathes, K.S. Brown, C.J. Simpson (National Labor Bureau), T.T. Davis, and Edward Seyore.
 

Civil Service -- Muni Exams for Motormen and Conductors -- City Hall(March 11, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-11-52.17]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A room full of men take Muni exams at small desks. Some striking Greyhound bus drivers among test takers (labor).
 

Strike -- Greyhound Buses Parked in Lot(March 12, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-12-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Several views of parked Greyhound buses in lot on Irwin Street (labor).
 

Women Stranded by Greyhound Strike(March 14, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-14-52.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Shirley Wright, Norma A. Neathameg, and Carol Johnson sitting on top of their suitcases (labor).
 

Strike -- Greyhound Bus Strike Settled(March 19, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-19-52.19]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Doors to meeting are closed; crowd of strikers are barred from meeting. After meeting held, men agree to go back to work.
 

Negotiators -- Greyhound Bus Strike(March 22, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 7, [03-22-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Negotiators A.A. Baker, Edward Begore, H.P. Meluikoa, H.T. Oathes, O. Hoskins, K.S. Brown... men working toward end to Greyhound bus strike, sit at table (labor).
 

Picketers -- Greyhound Bus Strike(March 27, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 7, [03-27-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Auto salesman Gene Samuelson and bus agent Albert R. Silva, each with arm bands reading "AFL Picket," walk and talk on Thirtieth [Street?] (labor).
 

E.M. Shino income tax evasion case

 

Actor Humphrey Bogart here for "African Queen" opening [03-04-52, 2 negatives]

 

Humphrey Bogart Arrives for Movie Opening -- Fairmont Hotel(March 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-04-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actor Humphrey Bogart arrives for the opening of "African Queen." He poses on a balcony.
 

Submarines (ships) at Mare Island [03-05-52, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Submarines (Ships) -- Mare Island(March 05, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-05-52.05]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Twelve year old Henry Cobick of Vallejo fishes over the deck of submarine. QMI Donald L. Burton and Radio Man First Class Ernest Tingle sit at submarine controls. Charles T. Schroader works near topedo tubes. EMI Clarence J. Fox regulates speed of boat. Views of other submarine and Mare Island through periscope. Sailors man large gun on deck.
 

Racial discrimination and violence in Rollingwood section of Richmond [03-05-52 - 03-06-52, 8 negatives]

 

Racial Discrimination -- Violence -- Rock Thrown Through Window (March 05, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-05-52.10]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. L.L. Fowler (NAACP) and Decca Treuhaft (East Bay Civil Rights Congress) stand on lawn in front of house. Both women look at window broken by a rock. Doris Campbell, an employee of Neitha's Real Estate Office, stands by broken window with rock (race).
 

Racial Discrimination -- Police Guard Home -- Rollingwood (March 06, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-06-52.01-02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Rollingwood neighborhood, outside San Pablo. Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Spotts and Deputy Sheriff Ernest Brown guarding home because of racial trouble (race: integration of neighborhood?). Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Gary cooking their first meal in new home.
 

Belote murder case [03-06-52 - 03-25-52, 17 negatives]

 

Interview with chain store owner James Cash (J.C.) Penney [03-06-52, 3 negatives]

 

Narcotics roundup

 

Troop ship General William Weigel arrives [03-08-52, 3 negatives]

 

Troops Return From Korea -- Arrival of General William Weigel (ship)(March 08, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-08-52.07]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

USNS General William Weigel (ship) arrives with 1435 Marine Corp veterans aboard. View of ship sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge.
 

William Mailliard files for congressional election

 

Dr. Charles F. McKhann discusses cerebral palsy

 

Storm aftermath [03-15-52 - 03-16-52, 6 negatives]

 

Weather -- Automobile Collision(March 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-15-52.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified people attend to Barbara Martindale, a victim of an automobile collision at Pacific and Buchanan Streets [probably caused by a storm].
 

Weather -- Aftermath of Storm(March 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-15-52.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at the foot of Sixth Street. Steamboat partly submerged.
 

Weather -- Landslide -- Broadway Tunnel(March 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-15-52.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

General view of highway near Broadway Tunnel, Oakland. Trucks try to clear road from landslide damage.
 

St. Patricks Day Parade

 

100th anniversary of Wells Fargo Bank [03-17-52, 2 negatives]

 

One Hundredth Anniversary -- Wells Fargo Bank(March 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-17-52.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President I.W. Hellman of Wells Fargo Bank looks at photograph of the first Wells Fargo bank.
 

Coast Guard guards freighter Spalmatori (ship) [03-17-52, 6 negatives]

 

US Coast Guard -- Freighter Spalmatori (ship) -- Encinal Terminals(March 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-17-52.12]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Jack L. Doughty of the US Coast Guard stands guard with rifle over the Spalmatori (ship). Views of other coast guardsmen on and around ship. View of ship in Alameda dock.
 

Harry Bridges hearing (labor) [03-17-52, 3 negatives]

 

Harry Bridges Hearing(March 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-17-52.15]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Group exits door. Vincent Hallinan, Harry Bridges, Nancy Bridges, Alice P. Whykes, Bridge's sister, Harry Bridges, and Norman Leonard (labor).
 

Troops arrive from Korea [03-18-52, 3 negatives]

 

Troops Return From Korea -- Transport (ship) Docks -- Fort Mason(March 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-18-52.01-02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Captain Ashton H. Boyer hold his infant son. Sergeant James Bruno is greeted by his entire family: his infant daughter, wife, mother and father, his sister and brother-in-law, his nephew and niece, and his wife's sister. Master Sergeant Leigh Brink reunites with his family.
 

UC Berkeley law school dedication (Boalt Hall) [03-18-52, 4 negatives]

 

Dedication -- Law School -- UC Berkeley Campus(March 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 6, [03-18-52.06]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dean William L. Prosser, Judge Herbert F. Goodrich, and Dr. Robert Gordon Sproul pose in the Garret W. McEnerney Law Library. Robert Sproul speaks at law school dedication ceremony (Boalt Hall?). View of crowd and library (education).
 

Anti-aircraft guns fired from Fort Baker [03-18-52, 5 negatives]

 

Caspar W. Weinberger (files for Assembly election?)

 

New Metabolic laboratory at UC Hospital (health)

 

Hail storm on Howard Street

 

Concert pianist picked up for dope peddling (narcotics)

 

James J. Wadsworth of the Federal Civil Defense Administration [03-20-52, 2 negatives]

 

Federal Civilian Defense Administration -- James J. Wadsworth(March 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 7, [03-20-52.09]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Deputy Administrator James J. Wadworth of the Federal Civil Defense Administration speaks with Major General W.M. Robertson and Henry S. Eaton.
 

Aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard (ship) sails under the Golden Gate Bridge [03-20-52, 2 negatives]

 

Arrival of Bon Homme Richard (aircraft carrier) -- San Francisco(March 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 7, [03-20-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bon Homme Richard (ship) passes under the Golden Gate Bridge.
 

Sun coming up over San Francisco (cityscapes) [03-20-52, 4 negatives]

 

View of Sunrise Over San Francisco(March 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 7, [03-20-52.12]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views (cityscapes) of San Francisco from the hills.
 

Government warehouse

 

Hilda Pagan murder (Ramon Rodriguez case) [03-21-52 - 03-27-52, ca. 80 negatives]

 

San Francisco cityscapes (with hills, cable car, Bay Bridge, and Ferry building) [03-22-52, 2 negatives]

 

Golden Gate Bridge and Mount Diablo(March 22, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 7, [03-22-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of San Francisco looking down California Street, one with the Golden Gate Bridge and one with Mount Diablo in background (cityscapes).
 

Judge John B. Molinari files for Superior Court

 

"Dope" raid (narcotics) [03-25-52, 3 negatives]

 

Narcotics Raid(March 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 7, [03-25-52.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Woman arrested in "dope raid" (narcotics), hides face in hand at the Hall of Justice. Officer Leon Getcehl holds up opium pipe confiscated in raid, while other items from the raid sit on table.
 

Shriner's parade [03-26-52, 6 negatives]

 

Mare Island Naval Shipyard

 

General "Skinney" Jonathan Wainwright here for prisoner of war reunion

 

Fog over the Golden Gate Bridge [03-28-52, 4 negatives]

 

Fog -- Golden Gate Bridge(March 28, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 7, [03-28-52.10]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of Golden Gate Bridge shrouded in fog, with San Francisco in background (cityscapes).
 

Morrison Planetarium in Golden Gate Park

 

Easter festivities

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

April 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8-9, [040052-043052]

Physical Description: 1350 negatives (estimate)
 

Disagreement over who's chief of police in Daly City

 

Robert A. Ranson trial [04-01-52 - 04-10-52, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Seals baseball team on parade for opening day [04-01-52, 8 negatives]

 

Hilda Pagan murder (Ramon Rodriguez case) [04-01-52 - 04-10-52, ca. 7 negatives]

 

Vincent Hallinan (with Harry Bridges) surrenders to US Marshall [04-01-52, 04-08-52, 7 negatives]

 

Surrender of Vincent Hallinan -- Post Office Building(April 01, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-01-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Attorney Vincent Hallinan stands with Mrs. Hallinan and Harry Bridges before surrendering himself to authorities. Gives his International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union badge to Mrs. Hallinan for safekeeping. Climbs in US Marshall's wagon (labor).
 

Attorney Vincent Hallinan Leaves for McNeil Island(April 08, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-08-52.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Vincent Hallinan, handcuffed to Paul Steffen, leaves for McNeil Island Penitentiary (labor).
 

Canadian and US Military Officials hold joint discussions

 

Kenneth Skinner fire trial [04-02-52 - 04-25-52, ca. 28 negatives]

 

$1,500,000 of narcotics destroyed by fire between Mission and Howard Streets

 

700 businessmen visit city schools (education) [04-02-52, 1 negative]

 

Navy transport General H.W. Butner (ship) arrives at Fort Mason [04-02-52, 3 negatives]

 

Naval Transport -- Arrival of General H.W. Butner (ship) -- Fort Mason(April 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-02-52.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

US Korean War veterans stand behind their seated Japanese brides. Technical Sergeant George R. Haage, Hanke Haage, Sergeant Norbert Janiszeski, Hisako Janiszeski, Master Sergeant Ralph Johnson and his Canadian wife Maureen Johnson... shown. Staff Sergeant Clifford C. Sparks and his wife Saeko Sparks sit with baby while awaiting check off for immigration.
 

Western Union on strike (labor) [04-03-52 - 04-25-52, 10 negatives]

 

Workers on Strike -- Western Union(April 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-03-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Workers belonging to the Commercial Telegraphers Union hold pickets reading "On Strike" outside the Western Union office on Geary Street (labor).
 

Strike -- Western Union Pickets(April 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-16-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowd of striking workers walk in front of the Western Union office near Post Street (labor). Workers hold signs reading, "Western Union Says Not One Cent for Employees," "Western Union Employees Still On Strike," "Commercial Telegraphers Local 208 AFL" [American Federation of Labor], "On Strike for Decent Wages..."
 

Strike Trouble -- Western Union -- Hall of Justice(April 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-25-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Richard S. Thompson, a Western Union supervisor beaten by SUP (Sailors' Union of the Pacific?) men [by striking workers?] shown exiting room in Hall of Justice and speaking on telephone. The men who beat him sit in cell at city prison (labor).
 

Actress Betty Grable [04-03-52, 2 negatives]

 

Actress Betty Grable -- Claremont Hotel(April 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-03-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Betty Grable sits on balcony at hotel [photographs related to incident Betty Grable reported to police, in which she was "annoyed" by a drunk at Golden Gate Fields].
 

Million dollar stripper and ex-wife of Bolivian tin king Juanita Roddy-Eden Patino performs in Oakland

 

Lights on top Mount Davidson [04-04-52, 3 negatives]

 

Easter murals at the Youth Guidance Center

 

Senator Richard M. Nixon and wife arrive at San Francisco International Airport [04-04-52, 4 negatives]

 

Arrival of Senator Richard M. Nixon -- Airport(April 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-04-52.02-03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Richard and Pat Nixon speak with John Dinkelspiel of Atherton after arriving at airport. Richard and Pat Nixon wave to crowd before descending from airplane.
 

Actor Danny Thomas arrives [04-04-52, 2 negatives]

 

Arrival of Danny Thomas -- "Newspaper Frolic" -- Fairmont Hotel(April 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-04-52.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Danny Thomas shown carrying baggage; speaking with Jeanne Lee Checks about ticket sales for the "Annual Newspaper Frolic" in which he is to appear.
 

Ethnically Mixed Congregation -- Westminster Presbyterian Church (April 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-04-52.05]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of church service uniting white congregation from Westminster Church and Afro-American congregation from Hope Church [the unification of the two churches resulted from changing population patterns in the twelve block area surrounding the churches, including the decline in white population and the resulting decline in Westminster Church membership, and the increase in Afro-American population]. New church Pastor Wesley L. Hawes sings from pulpit, as visiting pastors stand and sing in line to his left. Hampton B. Hawes of Louisiana, father of Wesley Hawes, speaks to congregation. Visiting pastors stand in line and sing, with two Afro-American pastors standing before altar to rear and above. Hampton Hawes speaks to congregation about issue of church population. View of congregation in pews (race relations)
 

Miss San Francisco contestants at Angel Island beach [04-05-52, 6 negatives]

 

General Pope (ship) arrives at Fort Mason with Korean War troops

 

Telephone strike (labor) [04-07-52 - 04-18-52, 27 negatives]

 

Workers on Strike -- American Telephone and Telegraph Company(April 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-07-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Plant department employee James Smith stands in front of [American Telephone and Telegraph Company] building with sign around neck announcing "mass meeting" for plant employees. Officer Jim Pigott of the Police Department stands on steps to his left. Taken at 430 Bush Street (labor).
 

Strike Meeting -- Telephone Workers -- Polk Hall(April 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-07-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mass meeting for workers on strike [against the American Telephone and Telegraph Company]. President Art Hellender of the Local CWA-CIO [Communications Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations] gives plant stewards strike instructions on duties to be performed as picketing captains. Long views of meeting, with speakers platform in foreground and full auditorium. Secretary Treasurer Roy Haus and President Art Hellender stand at podium, while Vice President Lynnie Teeters, strike director Harry McBirney [responsible for organization outside plants], and strike director John Bell [responsible for organization inside plants] sit at table to right (labor).
 

Strike Walkout -- American Telephone and Telegraph Company(April 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-07-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Telephone workers belonging to the CWA-CIO [Communications Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations] march outside building after walking out on jobs to begin strike [some workers bear placards reading "'Bell' System Unfair to Organized Labor"]. Taken at 430 Bush Street (labor).
 

Telephone Strike -- Company and Union Representatives Meet(April 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-07-52.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

CWA-CIO representatives [Communications Workers of America - Congress of Industrial Organizations] and representatives of AT&T [American Telephone and Telegraph Company] meet at 140 New Montgomery Street, with union members sitting to the left side of table (labor).
 

BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-07-52.05] Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All Stars -- Basketball -- Civic Auditorium (April 07, 1952)

 

Strike -- Telephone Workers(April 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-09-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Phone operators walk on sidewalk holding signs stating "operators have been locked out" after being locked out by AT&T [American Telephone and Telegraph Company]. Other striking workers also shown (labor).
 

Telephone Strikers' Meeting -- Civic Auditorium(April 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-10-52.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Art Hellender of the CIO Local 9410 [Communications Workers of America] speaks from podium, with Vice President Lennie Teeters sitting at speakers' table to his left [sign hanging from podium reads "'Bell' System Unfair to Organized Labor"]. Views of crowd in Polk Hall [workers striking against the American Telephone and Telegraph Company].
 

Telephone Strike -- Pickets(April 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-15-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Striking workers Seymour Singer and Chester Woods carry "new style picket signs" printed on 2x4 pieces of wood that read, "picket." Striker also carries sign around neck reading "'Bell' System Unfair to Organized Labor." Dave Morton, a striker who was knocked down by an American Telephone and Telegraph truck, shows his new style picket [wood probably used for self-defense] (labor). Taken at Twenty-fifth and Capp Streets (neighborhood).
 

Telephone Strikers -- Pickets -- Telephone Building(April 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-18-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Striking workers picket building on New Montgomery Street. Strikers in car hold signs reading, "'Bell' System Unfair to Organized Labor" [Referring to the American Telephone and Telegraph Company's system of corporate organization].
 

Harlem Globetrotters vs. College All Stars -- Basketball -- Civic Auditorium (April 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-07-52.05]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Action photographs of game in progress during the first and second quarters (race).
 

Bing Crosby at the Henry Von Murpurgo trial [04-08-52 - 04-17-52, 7 negatives]

 

Singer Bing Crosby -- Von Murpurgo Trial -- Federal Building(April 08, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-08-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Bing Crosby and the Attorney Faulkner exit elevator. Deputy Marshall Mahar opens door for Bing Crosby as he exits District Court. Crowd follows Bing Crosby as he walks down corridor. Shown outside after leaving Federal Building.
 

Von Murpurgo Trial -- Post Office Building(April 08, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-08-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Laurence "Larry" Crosby shown at district court where he is to act as witness for his brother, singer Bing Crosby. Marvin Kline, former director of the Kenny Foundation and former mayor of Minnesota, also shown.
 

Von Murpurgo Trial -- Bing Crosby -- Southern Pacific Station(April 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-10-52.02]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Trial witness Bing Crosby walks with his brother Larry as he arrives in San Francisco.
 

Bethlehem Steel strike (labor) [04-09-52 - 04-30-52, 6 negatives]

 

Strike -- Bethlehem Steel(April 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-09-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A crowd of approximately 200 workers gathers outside the gates of Bethlehem Pacific Coast Steel Corporation (labor).
 

Steel Strike -- Pittsburg, Calif.(April 30, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-30-52.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Striking steel workers hold pickets at entrance to steel plant (labor). Signs read "Put the Fair in Fairless," "Plant on Strike: United Steel Workers of America," "Union Supports US Government in Emergency Period. Management Defies..." [workers from the Congress of Industrial Organizations - United Steelworkers of America].
 

Strike -- Bethlehem Steel Plant(April 30, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-30-52.02]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Three picketers stand at gates to "huge empty" steel plant during strike by steel workers (labor). Taken in South San Francisco.
 

Eddie Rickenbacker president of Eastern Airlines along with Trans World Airlines (TWA) and Braniff provide new air service at the San Francisco International Airport [04-09-52, 2 negatives]

 

New Air Service -- Hotel St. Francis(April 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-09-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Arthur J. Schilder of the Redwood Empire Association gives gavels to Captain Eddie Rickenbacker of Eastern Air Lines, President Ralph Damon of TWA (Trans World Airlines), and President Tom Braniff of Braniff Airways. Director Jim Turner of San Francisco Public Utilities also shown.
 

Senator Estes Kefauver and wife arrive in San Francisco [04-09-52 - 04-10-52, ca. 17 negatives]

 

Presidential Campaign -- Senator Estes Kefauver -- Airport(April 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-09-52.04]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Senator Estes Kefauver and Mrs. Kefauver wave from door of airplane upon arriving in San Francisco. Stewardess [Fran?] Turner and Connie Hess also shown. Mrs. Kefauver shown holding flowers, and with Estes Kefauver and reception committee [members of reception committee hold signs saying "Kefauver for President"].
 

Interview -- Mrs. Estes Kefauver -- Mark Hopkins(April 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-09-52.05]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Kefauver, wife of Senator Estes Kefauver, speaks to reporters during interview.
 

Luncheon -- Senator Estes Kefauver -- Palace Hotel(April 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-09-52.06]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Estes Kefauver speaks from podium at luncheon [stop on presidential campaign]. Views of crowd, with speakers table and podium in background.
 

"Fried Chicken Jamboree" -- Senator Estes Kefauver -- Civic Auditorium(April 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-09-52.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Estes Kefauver, standing with Mrs. Kefauver, waves to crowd from podium [a "Kefauver for President" banner hangs in the background]. Mr. and Mrs. Kefauver and George Miller eat fried chicken. View of crowd in auditorium.
 

Presidential Campaign -- Senator Estes Kefauver -- Airport(April 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-10-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Estes Kefauver waves from door of airplane as he arrives in San Francisco. Stands with wife and welcoming committee [members of committee hold signs reading "Kefauver for President"].
 

Blood bank rally for Korean War [04-10-52, 6 negatives]

 

Blood Bank Rally -- US Naval Shipyard(April 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 8, [04-10-52.04]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Captain A.L. Becker, shipyard commander, pins a corsage on Mrs. Reininger while her husband Sergeant Werner Reininger looks on [in background is painting of wounded man being attended to on battlefield]. Views of crowd, with speakers' platform in background and banner reading "Battle Bombs With Blood." View of speakers on platform.
 

Conductor Pierre Monteux at Opera House

 

Cow auction at the Cow Palace

 

Sergeant Woodford (ship) arrives at Fort Mason with troops

 

Good Friday and Easter services at various churches [04-11-52 - 04-13-52, ca. 45 negatives]

 

Baseball player Lefty O'Doul's dinner party

 

Author Kathleen Norris acts in "Arsenic and Old Lace"

 

PTA convention [04-15-52 - 04-18-52, ca. 48 negatives]

 

Premature baby in new machine [04-16-52, 4 negatives]

 

Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands arrive [04-17-52 - 04-19-52, ca. 110 negatives]

 

Marilyn Monroe and Joe Di Maggio get passports and leave for Japan with Lefty O'Doul [04-18-52, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Leaving for Japan -- Marilyn Monroe and Joe Di Maggio -- Airport(April 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-18-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Baseball player Joe Di Maggio and actress Marilyn Monroe pose for photos as they prepare to leave for Japan [with crowds watching]. Wave from stairs as they prepare to board airplane with Lefty O'Doul.
 

Passports -- Marilyn Monroe and Joe Di Maggio -- Federal Building(April 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-18-52.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actress Marilyn Monroe and baseball player Joe Di Maggio shown walking into and coming out of the Federal Building, where they retrieved their passports for a trip to Japan. Lefty and Jean O'Doul also shown.
 

Actress Betty Hutton greets returning soldiers (military) [04-18-52, 3 negatives]

 

Greeting Returning Soldiers -- Actress Betty Hutton(April 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-18-52.05]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Betty Hutton shown greeting returning Korean War veterans.
 

Red Cross blood drive for Korean War (military)

 

Husband and wife abortionists in court

 

Methodist bishops' conference [04-22-52 - 04-29-52, ca. 57 negatives]

 

Ladies P.G.A. Open at Richmond Golf Course

 

Ambassador Abba Eben of Israel

 

Consul General Tadatomi Ishimaru newly appointed from Japan

 

Daylight savings time catches people running late to work (street scene) [04-28-52, 2 negatives]

 

Daylight Savings Time -- Market Street Scene(April 28, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-28-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lois Cameron checks her watch against a clock showing Daylight Savings time as she goes on her way to work at Pacific Mutual. Don Mason shown looking at clock and running to work. Taken on Market Street at Grant Street (neighborhood).
 

Preparedness Dinner for Republicans with Richard Nixon and William Knowland [04-29-52, 7 negatives]

 

Preparedness Dinner -- Republicans -- Palace Hotel(April 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-29-52.01]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chairman Robert A. Hornby of the Arrangements Committee, Senator Richard M. Nixon, and Chairman Alvin F. Derre of the Republican County Central Committee talk together at table. Co-Chairman Arthur J. Dolan Jr. of the Finance Committee, Senator William Knowland, and master of ceremonies Actor George Murphy also shown. View of crowd eating dinner in the Garden Court, with banner above reading "Work + Work = Victory."
 

Soldiers return from Korea [04-29-52, 9 negatives]

 

Transport General W.F. Hase (ship) -- Korean War Veterans -- Fort Mason(April 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-29-52.02]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The General W.F. Hase (ship) sits in dock at Fort Mason. Views of soldiers gathered on decks of ship [with one soldier waving a confederate flag], and crowd of friends and family members gathered below. Soldiers shown lined up with baggage. Private First Class Anthony Zayas Jr., the one hundred thousandth soldier back from Korea, rushes to meet his mother and other relatives; stands for group photo with twenty-two family members.
 

Commonwealth Club discusses the atom bomb

 

Comedian Red Skelton at the Fairmont Hotel [04-30-52, 2 negatives]

 

Comedian Red Skelton -- Fairmont Hotel(April 30, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 9, [04-30-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. and Mrs. Red Skelton stand with flower arrangement.
 

Henri Matisse sculpture exhibit at Museum of Modern Art

 

Cerebral palsy drive

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

May 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10-11, [050052-053152]

Physical Description: 1000 negatives (estimate)
 

Oakland Centennial celebration parade [05-01-52, 6 negatives]

 

Oakland Centennial Celebration Parade -- Oakland(May 01, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-01-52.04]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Les Grant, Ida E. Colbourn, Mayor Cliff Rishell, Florence I. Fletcher, Mrs. Howard E. Riles are dressed in costumes. Operator Nick P. Alevizos and Marcia Lacey stand in the back of a trolley. Various scenes of parade: Mayor waves to crowd from an old horse trolley that leads the parade; Alameda County sheriff's posse on horseback; general views of San Pablo and 14th Street, Broadway between 13th and 14th Streets.
 

Boy Scout activities

 

Henri Matisse art exhibit [05-02-52 and 05-22-52]

 

Moscow economic conference

 

Antietam (ship) arrives at Alameda Naval Air Station with troops from Korea [05-02-52, 24 negatives]

 

Troops Return From Korea -- Arrival of Aircraft Carrier Antietam (ship)(May 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-02-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Antietam (ship) approaches Golden Gate Bridge. Men stand on the deck forming the number "$15,000" and a human figure. View of carrier as it passes under bridge and heads for the East Bay.
 

Troops Return From Korea -- Arrival of Aircraft Carrier Antietam (ship) -- Alameda Naval Air Station(May 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-02-52.03]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Antietam (ship) pulls into dock. Various scenes of sailors reuniting with girlfriends, wifes, and families. Lieutenant Commander F.N. Nutt holds Marcia Owens (disabled child) as she waves to officers onboard carrier. A check for $15,454.09 is presented by Airman F. Montee to Marcia Owens. General view of crowd, men disembarking ship, and officers on carrier.
 

Troops Return From Korea -- Arrival of Aircraft Carrier Antietam (ship) -- Alameda Naval Air Station(May 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-02-52.04]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lieutenant Samuel Murphy and Lieutenant Jack T. Stultz stand on deck; view of San Francisco (cityscape) behind them. Lieutenant Commander William H. Rogers Jr., who has handle-bar mustache, stands on deck. Various views of group of sailors sitting and standing around Marcia Owens (disabled child). Marcia Owens holds the check. Views through hanger deck of crew as carrier docked.
 

Trout season opens at Lake Merced

 

Anti-personnel bomb found at Mission station

 

Displaced Persons Commission

 

Governor Adlai Stevenson speaks at the Commonwealth Club [05-05-52, 2 negatives]

 

Governor Adlai Stevenson Speaks at Luncheon -- Commonwealth Club(May 05, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-05-52.11]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at the Palace Hotel. Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson stands at podium before microphones. Attorney General Brown and Governor Stevenson shake hands.
 

Troop transport General W.M. Black (ship) arrives from Korea [05-07-52, 5 negatives]

 

Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner at the San Francisco International Airport [05-07-52, 3 negatives]

 

Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner -- San Francisco Airport(May 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-07-52.04]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Arrival of Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner at the San Francisco Airport because of an emergency landing of their plane. Various scenes of Sinatra and Gardner sitting in the airport café. Sinatra lights Gardner's cigarette.
 

Consul General Aluzino De Magalhens of Brazil

 

Abortionist jailed

 

Raid on "obscene show"

 

Veterans protest Berkeley performance of singer Paul Robeson [05-09-52, 2 negatives]

 

Quincy (ship) in bay (Korean War related?)

 

General W.H. Gordon (ship) returns with troops from Korea [05-09-52, 19 negatives]

 

Troops Return From Korea -- Arrival of General W.H. Gordon (ship) -- Fort Mason(May 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-09-52.15]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views (from roof of Fort Mason pier) of troops on deck of transport ship General W.H. Gordon. Corporal Frank Ward reunites with his family; female family member holds up sign "Here We Are".
 

Troops Return From Korea -- Arrival of General W.H. Gordon (ship) -- Fort Mason(May 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-09-52.16]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various scenes of troops reuniting with girlfriends, wives, and families. Troops stand in line with duffel bags waiting to meet families; women pass out drinks to troops as they wait in line.
 

Troops Return From Korea -- Arrival of General W.H. Gordon (ship) -- Fort Mason(May 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-09-52.17]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of troops on bow deck as General W.H. Gordon (ship) pulls into dock. Family members and relatives wave to returning troops; someone holds a large welcome sign. Elsi Norwood stands on pier and sings to troops. Various views of troops on deck waving to singer and crowd below.
 

Troops Return From Korea -- Arrival of General W.H. Gordon (ship) -- Fort Mason(May 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-09-52.18]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Combat troops and Japanese brides arrive from Korea. Wives stand in line in front of their prospective husbands. These women are among 46 Japanese war brides accompanying their military husbands to the United States. Includes Army Sergeant and Mrs. James B. Tillotson, Air Force Sergeant and Mrs. Bonnie W. Guerri, Army Sergeant and Mrs. John M. Loree.
 

Western Hospital Association convention [05-11-52 - 05-12-52, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Harness and quarter horse racing at Bay Meadows

 

General Matthew B. Ridgway arrives at Hamilton Field greeted by honor guard [05-13-52, 16 negatives]

 

Arrival of General Matthew B. Ridgway -- Hamilton Field(May 13, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-13-52.02]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

General Matthew B. Ridgway, Major General Walter E. Todd (Commander General of Western Air Defense Force), and Lieutenant General Joseph M. Swing salute; General Ridgway is greeted by the Air Force Honor Guard. Plane lands on field. General Ridgway disembarks plane and greets family.
 

Arrival of General Matthew B. Ridgway -- Presidio of San Francisco(May 13, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-13-52.03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

General Matthew B. Ridgway walks with Brigadier General William Sexton. General Ridgway returns a salute of Louis Jensen (child). Various views of General Ridgway at a press conference. He stands behind a desk and speaks to reporters.
 

Troop transport General H.W. Butner (ship) arrives from Korea [05-13-52 and 05-17-52, 13 negatives]

 

San Quentin State Prison convict has sit down strike on top of smoke stack [05-13-52, 4 negatives]

 

Striking Convict Sits Atop a Smoke Stack -- San Quentin Prison(May 13, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-13-52.06]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various views (distant and close) of convict who has sit-down strike on smoke stack top. Convict climbs halfway down ladder of smoke stack.
 

Shipping tied up by stewards' and sailors' strikes (labor) [05-13-52, and 05-22-52 - 05-27-52, ca. 25 negatives]

 

Sailors' Strike -- Lurline (ship) -- Pier Fifty-three(May 13, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-13-52.11-12]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of the Lurline, a ship stuck in dock because of ongoing strike by members of the Sailors' Union of the Pacific. Ivy Bird, Mary Stangenberger, and Ruby Strolhoff stand in line for coffee and pastries onboard the Lurline. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kaufman and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Finkelstein sit at table. Views of passenger crowds on board ship. Bus takes passengers on tour while they wait out strike (labor).
 

Shipping Strike -- Stewards' Strike -- Lurline (ship)(May 14, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-14-52.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Stewards (labor) walk off Lurline (ship) and wave to passengers from dock. Dr. and Mrs. Wilber Marlin smile upon hearing the boat will sail. Other passengers smile and wave. Passengers disembark ship. Man at counter refunds passengers' fares.
 

Sailing of the Lurline (ship) -- Pier Thirty-five(May 22, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-22-52.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Lurline (ship) sails out of dock [after sailing was delayed due to strike by members of the Sailors' Union of the Pacific] (labor).
 

Sailing of the Lurline (ship)(May 22, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-22-52.10]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of the Lurline (ship) sailing out of dock, as seen from Coit Tower [ship was delayed by strike of the Sailors' Union of the Pacific] (labor).
 

Sailors' Strike -- President Wilson (ship) Remains Docked -- Pier Forty-six(May 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-24-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A "Bon Voyage" sign hangs over ticket counter. Mrs. And Mrs. W.R. Reidelberger gloomily wait at the top of a staircase to see if President Wilson (ship) will sail. Five Salesian sisters (nuns) validate their tickets at the counter; three sisters are heading to a mission in Tokyo. Mrs. Lawrence Berns and her son Donald Berns (child) were on their way to visit her husband who is serving in Japan.
 

Sailors' Strike -- President Wilson (ship) Remains Docked -- Pier Forty-six(May 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-24-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Passengers disembark President Wilson (ship). Streamers hang from the sides of the docked ship; the dock is empty of people (labor).
 

Sailors' Strike -- President Van Buren (ship) Remains Docked -- Pier Fifty(May 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-24-52.03]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

President Van Buren (ship) which holds war cargo bound for Korea remains tied up at dock (labor).
 

Saliors Strike -- Pier Fifty(May 27, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-27-52.16]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Four picketers from the Sailors' Union picket Pier 50 (labor). They stand in front of a high chain link fence.
 

Henry Von Morpurgo [05-14-52, 2 negatives]

 

Armed Forces Day activities [05-17-52, 6 negatives]

 

Armed Forces Day -- Activities and Exhibits -- Presidio of San Francisco(May 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-17-52.08]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Children man anti-aircraft gun with officers' supervision. Soliders reenact historic flag raising on Mount Suribachi by Marines at Iwo Jima. Various views of Sixth Army Bagpipe Band playing before a large crowd on the parade grounds.
 

First atomic aircraft carrier Essex (ship) off Golden Gate Bridge

 

Crystal Palace market [05-17-52, 3 negatives]

 

Crystal Palace Market(May 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-17-52.11]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Employees (butchers?) pose behind and in front of meat counter.
 

Bus strike ends (labor) [05-20-52, 6 negatives]

 

Bus Strike Ends -- Greyhound Bus Depot(May 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-20-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Greyhound buses resume after strike (labor). People line up to buy tickets at window. Bus driver Ervin Busswell starts his run with no passengers. Buses lined up at depot with no passengers in sight.
 

Bus Strike Ends -- First Bus to Marin County -- Greyhound Bus Depot(May 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-20-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at Seventh Street depot. Bus driver Fred Waite collects tickets from passengers (labor). The Greyhound bus left for San Rafael and Hamilton Field.
 

J.C. Breckinridge (ship) arrives with troops and Japanese war brides and Chinese National Air Force [05-20-52, 6 negatives]

 

Arrival of General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(May 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 10, [05-20-52.06]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Arrival of returning troops, Japanese war brides, and Chinese National Air Force. Japanese war brides and their children await immigration clearance: Mrs. Mariko Delaney, Mrs. Kazuko Mansau, Mrs. Kioyoto Rotta, Mrs. Harue Jones, and Mrs. Shizu Smith. Army corporals met girlfriends on dock: Corporal Richard Conway, Lila Jane Sewall, Corporal Ted Claski, Jo Anne McGuire, ... Chinese Nationalist Air Force officers arrive for training.
 

General George C. Kenney [05-20-52, 2 negatives]

 

Dinner for Governor Earl Warren at the Fairmont Hotel

 

Women's lingerie contest at Larry Blakes in Berkeley

 

National Maritime Day ceremonies [05-22-52, 4 negatives]

 

Cruiser Rochester (ship) in bay [05-22-52, 4 negatives]

 

Civilian defense "Alert America" proclamation [05-22-52 - 05-30-52, 19 negatives]

 

Civil Defense -- "Alert America" Proclamation -- City Hall(May 22, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-22-52.16]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at Mayor's Office. Mildred Mesich (Miss San Francisco), Admiral A.G. Cook (San Francisco Civil Defense Director), Maureen Gylfe (Miss "Alert America") stand beside Mayor Elmer E. Robinson as he signs "Alert America" proclaimation.
 

Civil Defense -- "Alert America" Defense Exhibit -- Preparation -- National Guard Armory(May 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-24-52.05]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Men unloading exhibit ("Traffic Control" board and wood structure) from a truck. Miss "Alert America" Maureen Gylfe poses with an exhibit labeled Incendiary Attack.
 

Civil Defense -- "Alert America" -- Activities(May 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-26-52.05]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

New Civilian Defense Warden H.W. Freeman is sworn in: Al Vollmer (Battalion 2), Deputy Chief Anthony Anselmo (Warden Service of San Francisco), Deputy Chief Wesley Edwards (Battalion 2). Mrs. Mildred Sumich signs up for Warden service: George A. Ruple (Battalion 2), and Commander Peter A. Tachis (Battalion 2). Alva Neyhart demonstrates emergency aid service to Helen Sharum.
 

Civil Defense -- "Alert America" Defense Exhibit -- Opening -- National Guard Armory(May 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-26-52.06]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson speaks at podium during opening ceremonies. Ribbon cutting ceremony: Mayor Robinson cuts ribbon. Includes Miss San Francisco Mildred Mersich, State Director of Civil Defense Major General Walter M. Robertson, Federal Director of Civil Defense Henry S. Eaton, and Mrs. Walter Boyd (President Gold Star Mothers of America and representative of Valley Forge Foundation).
 

Civil Defense -- "Alert America" Defense Exhibit -- National Guard Armory(May 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-26-52.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Commander Hever Guet (San Francisco Auxiliary Fire Reserve) and Hoseman Charles Carli teach David Arnet (child) to pull the lever in a fire alarm box. Mrs. John Macauley gives instructions to Mrs. and Mrs. Ralph Kinsey at the "Civil Defense at Home" display.
 

Civil Defense -- "Alert America" Defense Exhibit -- National Guard Armory(May 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-26-52.08]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Janet Thomas, Ellen Kinsey, Beverly Bell, Winnie Isham, and Tom Farrell watch "This Could Be Your City" exhibit (atom bomb wrecks a city). Alvin Daspit thanks phone operators? Claudette Mason and Jean Schlueter for work in civilian defense; the two women stand in front of "Telephone Service for Defense" exhibit. Overhead view of entire "Alert America" exhibit. An unidentified man and woman stand in front of Naval Schools Command Station exhibit; man points Geiger counter at his wrist watch; counter reacts to radium in his watch.
 

JoAnne Johnson and her talking dog [05-23-52, 3 negatives]

 

General A.W. Brewster (ship) here with troops [05-25-52, 12 negatives]

 

Returning Troops -- Arrival of General A.W. Brewster (ship) -- Fort Mason(May 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-25-52.04]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of troops standing on deck of General A.W. Brewster (ship). Returning troops reunite with wifes and families. Family embraces Sergeant L.R. Sunsori. Private Fred A. Mollenhour hugs his wife Billy Mollenhour while their daughter Lizabeth Ann Mollenhour watches. R.W. Boswell poses with his wife Juanita Boswell. Relatives hold signs.
 

Returning Troops -- Arrival of General A.W. Brewster (ship) -- Fort Mason(May 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-25-52.05]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Tugboats guide General A.W. Brewster (ship) into dock. Returning troops reunite with wifes and families. William Catheart and wife Hazel Catheart embrace. Four servicemen hug their wifes: Sergeant C.J. Burke and Merna Burke, Sergeant Bill Maggiora and Mitzi Maggiora, and unidentified others. Sergeant Mike Seaduto is greeted by eighteen family members.
 

Actress Barbara Stanwyck visits Fort Mason [05-26-52, 9 negatives]

 

Arrival of Barbara Stanwyck -- Southern Pacific Railroad Station(May 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-26-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actress Barbara Stanwyck walks from a railroad car; she holds flowers. Stanwyck signs autograph for Joe Perelly (child), poses with an unidentified woman in front of a railroad car, and speaks with another woman in front of a microphone.
 

Barbara Stanwyck Visits Fort Mason(May 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-25-52.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actress Barbara Stanwyck gives cookies and coffee to returning Korean veterans. Stanwyck feeds a cookie to Staff Sergeant Roy M. Ballard. Stanwyck poses with a group of men in Air Force.
 

Barbara Stanwyck Visits Fort Mason(May 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-26-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actress Barbara Stanwyck stands on bow of purse-seiner New St. Joseph (ship) to make a proclamation. George Christopher and General Robert H. Wylie (port manager) stand behind her.
 

Japanese American Citizens' League convention

 

James Smythe trial [05-27-52 - 05-29-52, 9 negatives]

 

Colonel Katerine Towls of US Marines

 

Rabbi Morris Goldstein celebrates his twentieth year at Temple Sherith Israel [05-28-52, 2 negatives]

 

Shrine Circus

 

Memorial Day at the Presidio cemetery [05-28-52 - 05-30-52, ca.16 negatives]

 

Presidential candidate Estes Kefauver visits [05-29-52, 2 negatives]

 

Presidential Candidate Estes Kefauver Visits San Francisco -- Clift Hotel(May 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-29-52.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Langdon Post (campaign manager for Kefauver) and Senator Estes Kefauver (presidential candidate) sit and talk on a couch.
 

Graduation ceremonies at various schools and colleges

 

Guardsmen road race through Golden Gate Park [05-31-52, 36 negatives]

 

Guardsmen Road Race -- Golden Gate Park(May 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-31-52.03]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various scenes of Guardsmen racing automobiles (cars) on track; barricades on track are bundles of hay. Allard (Racer No. 14), Phil Hill (Racer No. 22), and others. View of cars speeding around Turn No. 6.
 

Guardsmen Road Race -- Golden Gate Park(May 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-31-52.04]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various scenes of Guardsmen racing automobiles (cars) on track; barricades on track are bundles of hay. Cars lined up at the starting line; crowds watch. Car No. 14 crosses the finish line; man waves flag. Close-up of the winner Bill Pollack holding a trophy. Another unidentified man who holds a trophy poses with an unidentified woman.
 

Guardsmen Road Race -- Golden Gate Park(May 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-31-52.05]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Winner Bill Pollack stands up in his car and holds up the trophy; crowd surrounds him. Cars turning around Turn No. 2 on course. Car No.30 malfunctions just as it finished third in the main race; driver Michael Graham was not injured. Car No. 14 driven by Bill Pollack crosses the finish line. Various scenes of Guardsmen racing automobiles (cars) on track; barricades on track are bundles of hay.
 

Guardsmen Road Race -- Golden Gate Park(May 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [05-31-52.06]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Marvin Lewis extends his arm and points to something; Gaffey and Getz stand alongside him. Winner Sherwood Johnston sits in his automobile (car) and waves. Lewis stands among the crowd and watches the races. Lewis, Gaffey, and Getz stand together. Winner Sherwood Johnston and his car are surrounded by his pit crew. View of the start of the race.
 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

June 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11-12, [060052-063052]

Physical Description: 800 negatives (estimate)
 

Boy Scouts of America executive Arthur A. Schuck

 

Shipping strike or disagreement (labor) [06-02-52 - 06-19-52, 15 negatives]

 

Shipping Strike -- Last Ship to Move During Strike -- Pier Thirty-five(June 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-02-52.07]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lurline (ship) is last ship to move during strike. Ship docks with aid of tugboats. Passengers disembark ship and walk down ramp.
 

Shipping Strike -- Amercian Presidents Lines -- Embarcadero Truck Jam(June 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-16-52.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Trucks backed up at Pier 46 waiting to load perishables bound for Hawaii "relief" aboard the President Cleveland (ship). [Apparently delayed by Sailors' Union of the Pacific strike or disagreement (labor)].
 

Labor Dispute -- President Cleveland (ship) -- Pier Forty-six(June 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-18-52.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Richie Kim and Dusty Payne speak to reporter, Dusty Payne being the crewman who is supposedly "the cause of all the trouble" [ie. labor dispute aboard ship; Sailors' Union of the Pacific?].
 

Sailing of the President Cleveland (ship) -- Pier Forty-six(June 19, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-19-52.08]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Assistant coffee cook I.W. Tucker becomes last man to sign the ship's articles, allowing the American President Lines ship to set sail; with Deputy US Shipping Commissioner R.R. Cruthoff witnessing signing. Clodoaldo H. Leonadio, supervisor of public schools in Manila, watches ship set sail [he missed boarding time]. Departing passengers wave and throw streamers through windows. Views of ship leaving dock and sailing in Bay [ship was delayed in departure by labor dispute; Sailors' Union of the Pacific?].
 

Troops returning from Korea [throughout the month], US Steel strike (labor) [06-02-52, 8 negatives]

 

United States Steel Corporation Strike -- Bethlehem Pacific Coast Steel Corporation -- South San Francisco(June 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-02-52.11]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Leonard Craig and Clec Swartzell are the first picketers on duty at the main gate of Bethlehem Pacific Coast Steel Corporation (labor). Men and cars line up near the main entrance. Parked cars block entrance.
 

Elections and voting [06-03-52, 20 negatives]

 

Voting -- Edwin M. Wilson Registers and Votes(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Wilson register to vote.
 

Voting -- First Ballots Submitted -- San Francisco(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.02]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Inspector F.S. Dempsey (Precinct No. 3) arrives after polls close. Bill Perac takes the first submitted ballots from Dempsey.
 

Elections -- San Francisco(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.03]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Taken at City Hall. Captain Fred Briemeister (on Fireman's Campaign Committee), Patrolman Frank A. Defarti, and Patrolman Ted Dilano? (Chairman of Policemen's Campaign Committee) look at early returns.
 

Elections -- San Francisco(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.04]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowd looks at election boards (candidates and statistics are written on chalkboard) in City Hall. Large group of firemen and their wives cheer at the results of Proposition H.
 

Voting -- Judge J.B. Molinari and His Wife Vote(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Judge John B. Molinari signs register while Mrs. Helen Molinari sits nearby. Judge Molinari enters voting booth.
 

Voting -- Family Accompanies Parents to Polling Place(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Marvin Lewis signs the register while Mrs. Marvin Lewis, Marvin Lewis Jr., and Joelle Lewis stand nearby. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis enter voting booth.
 

Voting -- Congressman Franck Roberts Havenner Votes(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Congressman Franck Havenner signs register and enters voting booth.
 

Voting -- Governor Earl Warren and Family Vote(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.08]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor and Mrs. Earl Warren and Virginia Warren arrive at polling place and pass an American flag posted on a tree trunk. Virginia Warren signs register. Warren family submits votes.
 

Voting -- Candidates Vote(June 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-03-52.09]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Edward T. Mancuso and wife Dorothy Mancuso stand in voting booth. Mrs. and Judge John J. McMahon sign register. The woman in the foreground is Marie Christern.
 

James Smythe trial [06-03-52 - 06-09-52, 11 negatives]

 

Governor Earl Warren and wife [06-04-52, 3 negatives]

 

Election -- Governor Earl Warren and Wife Read Results of Election(June 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-04-52.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor and Mrs. Earl Warren read newspaper for results of election. Unidentified woman signs voting register while an unidentified man looks over her shoulder.
 

Breaking through during construction of Broadway Tunnel [06-06-52, 4 negatives]

 

Republican candidate for Congress William Mailliard

 

Kathleen Norris speaks at the Commonwealth Club [06-06-52, 3 negatives]

 

Kathleen Norris Speaks -- Commonwealth Club(June 06, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-06-52.04]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Author Kathleen Norris speaks before a microphone at a podium. Eric Hoffer shows the gold medal he won for non-fiction winner to M.E. Dooling Jr. (President of the Commonwealth Club) and K. Norris. Erich Hoffer, Mary Jane Rolfs, Leon J. Richardson, Dilys Jones (expecting her father Idwal), Maurice T. Dolling, and K. Norris.
 

First girl graduates from University of San Francisco [06-06-52, 2 negatives]

 

First Woman Graduates from University of San Francisco(June 06, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 11, [06-06-52.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Laura D. Sypin is the first "girl" to graduate from the University of San Francisco's Business Course.
 

Consul General Benigno Pidlaoan of the Philippines

 

Senator George Rochester with attorney Melvin Belli sue for slander

 

Mayor Robinson signs proclamation for Israel Bond Day

 

Judy Garland announces her marriage to Sid Luft [06-11-52, 4 negatives]

 

Judy Garland Announces Marriage to Sid Luft(June 11, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-11-52.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actress Judy Garland explains to reporters her recent marriage to Sid Luft (who is in Los Angeles).
 

First flag of San Francisco found after 50 years [06-11-52, 2 negatives]

 

First Flag of San Francisco Found After Fifty Years(June 11, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-11-52.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Edward D. Keil (President of Pioneer Society of California) and Police Chief Michael Gaffery hold the first flag of San Francisco ("Oro en Pax Fierro en Guerra" written below a phoenix?).
 

Ambassador Begam Mohammed Ali of Pakistan

 

New Jesuit priests ordained at St. Mary's Cathedral

 

Crime board hearing [06-13-52, 7 negatives]

 

NCAA track finals [06-13-52, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Robert Ranson murder trial [06-16-52 - 06-30-52, 15 negatives]

 

Boys and girls go to YMCA camp

 

Junior Olympics

 

Parade and celebration for flying ace and war hero Colonel Francis S. Gabreski [06-15-52 - 06-17-52, 15 negatives]

 

Parade for War Hero Colonel Francis S. Gabreski(June 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-15-52.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Robinson presents the key of the city to Colonel Francis S. Gabreski. Mrs. Hap Arnold, Mrs. C. Gabreski and daughter Joni watch the presentation. View of the marching band parading past reporters.
 

War Hero Colonel Francis S. Gabreski Greets Wife and Child -- San Francisco Airport(June 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-16-52.04]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Colonel Francis S. Gabreski meets his wife and daughter who flew from the east to see him. Various scenes of their meeting and embrace, as the family walks to their waiting car, and as their car drives away.
 

Parade for War Hero Colonel Francis S. Gabreski(June 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-17-52.11]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Colonel Francis S. Gabreski rides in front car of motorcade that travels up Market Street. Gabreski waves from car; Examiner building is in the background.
 

Parade for War Hero Colonel Francis S. Gabreski -- San Francisco(June 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-17-52.12]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Colonel Francis S. Gabreski waves from car as it started down Montgomery Street. Major General William E. Hall rides with him. Air Force Marching Band leads the Colonel's car; Scotty (dog) marches with band leader.
 

Frogmen story (Navy?) at Fleishhacker Pool [06-17-52 - 06-20-52, ca. 16 negatives]

 

Ice Follies [06-17-52 - 06-26-52, ca. 23 negatives]

 

Blood banks for civil defense and war effort

 

Attorney and naval captain John J. Doyle gets Papal decoration for his work during the war

 

Tempest Storm interview

 

Interview with Professor S.I. Hayakawa

 

Admiral C. Turner Joy arrives at Fort Mason

 

Japanese American Citizens League convention

 

"I like Ike day" [06-26-52, 3 negatives]

 

"I like Ike" Day -- Dwight D. Eisenhower Volunteers(June 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 12, [06-26-52.12]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

"Ike" Volunteers: Mary Tom Burke, Jody Foster, and Dolores de Victoria sign up Paul Jones. Another female volunteer who wears an "I Like Ike" sign encourages a passerby to sign up.
 

San Francisco Founding Day celebration at the Presidio [06-28-52, 2 negatives]

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

July 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13-14, [070052-073152]

Physical Description: 800 negatives (estimate)
 

Hot weather at Aquatic Park

 

Robert Ranson murder trial [07-01-52 - 07-18-52, 07-30-52, 16 negatives]

 

"Woman of the Week" Mary Ellen Ford is the only woman engineer at Standard Oil Company [07-02-52, 2 negatives]

 

"Woman of the Week" -- Female Engineer -- Standard Oil Company(July 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-02-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of Mary Ellen Ford, the only female engineer at Standard Oil of California. Given "Woman of the Week" honor [by "Call Bulletin?"]. Taken at 225 Bush Street.
 

Special telephone for polio victim

 

Fourth of July celebrations [07-03-52 - 07-04-52, 9 negatives]

 

Fourth of July Celebration -- Oakland(July 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-03-52.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Four year old Vicky Bockius and one year old Kathy Bockius play with sparklers inside their house, with their mother Betty Bockius looking on, and again on lawn. Several children also shown playing with sparklers on an outdoor stairway.
 

Fireworks Display -- Fourth of July Celebration -- Crissy Field(July 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-04-52.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Rockets go off in fireworks display at the Presidio.
 

US Navy Ships Open to Public -- Fourth of July Celebration -- Pier Seven(July 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-04-52.02]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Seaman First Class Clyde D. Short points out items of interest on board the Floyds Bay (ship) to Warren, Anne, Carolyn, and Mrs. R.K. Craycroft...
 

"Ike" (Dwight D. Eisenhower) petitions ready for the convention [07-03-52, 2 negatives]

 

"Ike" Petitions -- Volunteers for Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Ike Headquarters(July 03, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-03-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chairman Edward A. Merrill, Jr. of the Dwight Eisenhower Campaign Committee, Yvonne Wagner of headquarters staff, and Vice President Walter H. Sullivan, Jr. of "Ike" Volunteers for Northern California show some of the "Ike" petitions to be sent to Chicago [for the Republican convention?].
 

Cardinal Gilroy arrives from Australia

 

Republican conventions (shots taken from television screen) [07-07-52 - 07-09-52, ca. 71 negatives]

 

Korean War veterans return on Aiken Victory (ship) [07-07-52, 10 negatives]

 

Reception for Austrian ambassador Max Lowenthal

 

San Francisco artist does portrait in metal of J. Edgar Hoover

 

Troops return from Korea [07-10-52, 07-15-52, 07-23-52, 38 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General John Pope (ship) -- Fort Mason(July 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-10-52.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowd at dock waves to men on approaching ship. Serviceman Darrell Smith greets his wife, whom he had not seen in over a year. Servicemen shown sitting together aboard ship, descending stairs from ship, and stooping to kiss land.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General John Pope (ship) -- Fort Mason(July 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-10-52.02-03]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Servicemen wave from ship as it approaches dock. Sergeant Alvin P. Lewis greets his wife Elaine after eleven months in Korea. Servicemen back from Korea bend to kiss ground. Private First Class Leonard Johnson greets his wife and baby Glenn in the middle of crowd. Melvin Johnson also shown. Women hand pour beverages for waiting servicemen.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General A.W. Brewster (ship) -- Fort Mason(July 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-15-52.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Singer Elsi Norwood sings to troops aboard ship with "tears in her eyes." Edna Miller clutches her husband Harry Miller as Clarissa Miller looks on. The family of Sergeant First Class Edwin E. Nystrom greets him for the second time in eighteen months. Captain Dale Briggs of the US Army and his wife Audrey kiss. Three year old Margaret Anne greets her father Captain Floyd Welch. Crowd waves to soldiers on board ship. Views of ship as it aproaches dock.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General W.H. Gordon (ship) -- Fort Mason(July 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-15-52.02]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of crowd and band greeting servicemen on approaching ship. Some of the seventy-five Japanese war brides aboard ship sit with husbands. Corporal Robert Dixon and wife, Staff Sergeant John D. Akers and Norie Akers, Staff Sergeant Leon W. Cook and Sachiko Cook... shown. Air Force airmen wait on dock for ferry boat to Treasure Island. Harriette Jo Preston greets father Major W.H. Proctor of US Air Force, with other family members shown. Others shown.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Sergeant Howard E. Woodford (ship) -- Oakland Army Base Docks(July 23, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-23-52.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Wauneta Van Schock greets her brother Corporal Nye Maynard while crowd looks on. Corporal Do Hart greeted by his mother and father. The wives and relatives of returning veterans wait behind fence on dock. Crowd watches ship docks with servicemen on deck. The first servicemen off of ship walk past crowd of civilians. View of ship pulling into dock.
 

Celebrations for "Ike" (Dwight D. Eisenhower) victory [07-11-52, 8 negatives]

 

Parade -- Celebration of Dwight D. Eisenhower Convention Victory(July 11, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-11-52.01-02]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Automobile, filled with people holding four large photographs of Dwight Eisenhower, cruises down Market Street in a parade honoring his convention victory, which made him Republican presidential candidate. View of crowd along parade route (neighborhood). Taken at 651 Market Street. World War One Veteran Joseph Orlando, working for Dwight Eisenhower since his first mention as possible presidential candidate, holds American flag in middle of parade route.
 

People standing in front of store watching television through the windows [07-11-52, 3 negatives]

 

Stores with Television Sets(July 11, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-11-52.03]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowds of people [all men] stand and watch footage of a political convention [Democrat or Republican?] at the Federal Store on Market Street, the Schwabacker and Frey Store, and at the Music Center on Kearney Street.
 

Ambassador Juichi Tsushima of Japan

 

Ramon Rodriguez trial [07-14-52 - 07-18-52, 07- 25-52 - 07-30-52, 49 negatives]

 

Senator William F. Knowland interviewed

 

Arrival of US statesman Bernard Baruch

 

Japanese yacht "Wataridori" docks at yacht harbor with Japanese crew and retired Rear Admiral J. McDonald

 

Stanford Board of Trustees meets with Herbert Hoover [07-17-52, 2 negatives]

 

Meeting with Herbert Hoover -- Stanford Board of Trustees -- Balfour Building(July 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-17-52.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Group photos of Leland Cutler, Judge M.G. Sloss, George Morell, Paul C. Edwards, Mrs. Roger Gooden... taken during meeting with former president Herbert Hoover. Taken at 351 California Street.
 

Federal narcotics roundup

 

Novena procession at St. Anne's Church [07-20-52, 3 negatives]

 

Vice Admiral Sir William Andrews and Consul General Kenneth White of Great Britain arrive on the HMS Sheffield (ship)

 

Kenneth Skinner sentenced [07-22-52, 3 negatives]

 

Aerial views of Tehachapi [earthquake damage?]

 

Grey line and sheep truck collide at Powell and North Point [07-23-52, 3 negatives]

 

Traffic Collision -- Grey Line Bus and Sheep Truck(July 23, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-23-52.10]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Truck driver William Despin places a sheep and a goat back in truck after collision with bus at Powell Street and North Point Street.
 

Marilyn Monroe interview [07-26-52, 4 negatives]

 

Interview -- Actress Marilyn Monroe -- Hotel St. Francis(July 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 13, [07-26-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Marilyn Monroe poses for photographs alone and with reporter Bill Walsh.
 

Senator Richard M. Nixon arrives in San Francisco [07-29-52, 10 negatives]

 

Senator Richard M. Nixon(July 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [07-29-52.02]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Richard and Pat Nixon wave from door of airplane upon arriving in San Francisco. Senator William F. Knowland greets the Nixons. Supervisor Marvin Lewis stands with the Nixons. Senators Knowland and Nixon and Pat Nixon wave from car as they leave airport. Motorcade drives down Montgomery Street on the way to Market Street, with pedestrians looking on (neighborhood). Richard Nixon arrives at hotel, where crowd awaits him. Shakes hands with unidentified man in crowd as he enters hotel. Marvin Lewis speaks from podium. Richard Nixon waves to crowd.
 

Airplane for the King of Saudi Arabia complete with throne and bedroom

 

Raid on burlesque show

 

Sailors' Union of the Pacific (labor) [07-31-52, 3 negatives]

 

Picketers -- Radio Operators -- Pier Forty-six(July 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [07-31-52.04]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Radio operators Jimmy Chambers, Les Hart, and Charlie Dunn [of Sailors' Union of the Pacific?] wear arm bands as they picket the President Cleveland (ship) (labor).
 

Union Men with Guns -- Hall of Justice(July 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [07-31-52.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Charles A. Tucker and Daniel "Lefty" Reed, men belonging to the SUP [sailors' union of the Pacific?] sit in jail after being brought up on charges related to the carrying of guns (labor).
 

Australian ambassador and United Nations vice president Percy Spender

 

August 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [080052-083152]

Physical Description: 600 negatives (estimate)
 

Troops returning from Korea [08-02-52 - 08-30-52, 47 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General W.A. Mann (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-02-52.03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Navy, Marine, and Air Force veterans return from Korea aboard transport General W.A. Mann (ship). Returning troops stand on deck and wave to crowd below. Band plays as ship approaches dock. Elsie Norwood stands on pier and sings to troops. Crowd of relatives await troops.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General W.M. Black (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 06, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-06-52.03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Combat veterans arrive aboard transport W.M. Black (ship). An unidentified woman sings to troops as ship approaches dock. Troops stand on deck; corps and division insignia of Army units serving in Korea hang on rail. Troops wave to crowd waiting on pier as ship approaches dock. Lieutenant George E. Doran embraces his wife Roberta. Other unidentified troops embrace their wives.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Arrival of Ship -- Fort Mason(August 12, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-12-52.03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Returning troops stand on deck of transport. Troops stand in line with baggage on dock; women serve them beverages and cookies. Troops disembark transport [?] and ride the ferry. Captain Henry Thompson embraces his wife and sons Michael and Mark. Barbara Vann looks at the transport while holding her son Garnett. Corporal Marcel Weidmaier, Master Sergeant Wilmotx Wiedmaier and wife Dina embrace; son greets father returning from war.
 

Troops Travel to National Guard Base -- Hayward, Calif.(August 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-16-52.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Six hundred fifty air troops moved to National Guard Base by five large Globmaster Eleven transports (airplanes). Views of three planes at the end of the airport runway preparing for takeoff. There are one hundred thirty-two troops in each plane.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General W.H. Gordon (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-18-52.04]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Group of returning troops who enlisted together and their relatives: Amanda C. Caraveo, her son Corporal Joseph Caraveo, Herbert Dizzell, his son Private First Class Herbert Dizzell Jr., cousin Vern T. Riley, mother Mrs. Bizzell, Corporal Ray Halsebo, and Robert C. Olson.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-20-52.08]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Returning troops stand on deck as transport approaches dock. Troops line up with baggage; women serve them beverages and cookies. Men walk on gangplank and ride ferry. Air Force First Lieutenant Charles Skouras Jr. embraces his father Charles Skouras (President of Fox West Coast Theaters Corporation and of National Theaters Corporation).
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Anderson (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-25-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Returning troops stand on deck as transport General Anderson (ship) docks.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Pope (ship) -- Treasure Island(August 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-25-52.04]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Stephen Jacobson greets his brother Corporal George Jacobson who lies on a stretcher because of an appendix operation. Captain Theodore Meves embraces his wife Virginia. Crowd of civilians stand on pier waiting to greet troops. Returning troops stand on deck of transport General Pope. Troops disembark from transport.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General M.C. Meigs (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 30, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-30-52.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corporal John L. Lunt stands with his family: his grandfather W.L. Gossen, his wife Emily, his son John Winn Lunt (baby), corporal's mother Mrs. Ester Lunt, and his brother Butch (child). Returning troops stand on deck and wave to crowd below as transport approaches dock.
 

Ramon Rodriguez trial [08-04-52, 1 negative]

 

Fire alarm invention for homes [08-07-52, 2 negatives]

 

Olympic swimmer Barbara Stark returns home

 

Actors Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy arrive to open play [08-11-52, 2 negatives]

 

Blind war veterans (disabled persons)

 

100 millionth car passes through Golden Gate Bridge toll gate

 

Treasure Island prisoners captured

 

Mayor's Korea proclamation with Koreans (Korean Americans?) and Consul General Young Han Choo of Korea

 

Eskimo reindeer herder Chester Sivick and wife visit San Francisco [08-15-52, 2 negatives]

 

Ramon Rodriquez sent to San Quentin State Prison[08-18-52, 2 negatives]

 

Progressive Party presidential candidate Vincent Hallinan [08-18-52, 2 negatives]

 

Progressive Party Press Conference -- Vincent Hallinan -- Bellevue Hotel(August 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-18-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Presidential candidate Vincent Hallinan and National Chairman C.B. Baldwin of the Progressive Party speak during press conference.
 

First Chinese to become district commander of American Legion [08-18-52, 2 negatives]

 

Freeway construction at Seventeenth Street (with James Lick School in background) [08-19-52, 2 negatives]

 

Red Cross nursery for dependents of servicemen

 

Man buried alive in barley hopper

 

Burlesque theater owner Ding Dong Daddy goes to jail [08-20-52 - 08-22-52, ca. 16 negatives]

 

Strippers start their trial [08-21-52 - 08-22-52, 5 negatives]

 

Blood bank views (for war effort)

 

Funeral for L.M. Giannini (president of Bank of America) at St. Brigid's Catholic Church

 

Progressive Party rally [08-24-52, 4 negatives]

 

Rally -- Progressive Party -- Civic Auditorium(August 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-24-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Paul Robeson sings to audience from podium. Carlotta Bass waves from behind podium with Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Hallinan; all three walk through audience, with banner behind and above reading "Make Your Vote Count - Vote Progressive in '52."
 

King Feisel of Iraq arrives at the Fairmont Hotel [08-24-52 - 08-26-52, 4 negatives]

 

King Feisal of Iraq -- Fairmont Hotel(August 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-24-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

H.H. Farrington of the Fairmont Hotel greets the King Feisal of Iraq as he steps from his car in front of the Fairmont Hotel.
 

Press Conference -- King Feisal of Iraq -- Fairmont Hotel(August 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-26-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

King Feisal stands at window with camera and sits on arm of sofa.
 

State Fair opens in Sacramento with Jack Benny [08-27-52, 12 negatives]

 

Fleet Reserve Convention

 

Unidentified aircraft carrier (ship) [08-31-55, 1 negative]

 

Aircraft Carrier (ship) -- San Francisco Bay(August 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 14, [08-31-52.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

View (taken from Embarcadero) of an unidentified aircraft carrier in the foreground; Yerba Buena is in the background.
 

September 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15-16, [090052-093052]

Physical Description: 925 negatives (estimate)
 

Layout on San Francisco State College [09-01-52, 9 negatives]

 

San Francisco State College(September 01, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-01-52.01]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of campus athletic facilities and buildings (cityscapes, neighborhood, education). Female students holding pom-poms. Two men speaking from podium, with orchestra and choir in chapel.
 

Finance Minister Hayato Ikeda of Japan

 

New Anza grade school (education) [09-02-52 - 09-03-52, ca.16 negatives]

 

Back to school

 

Aircraft carrier Boxer (ship) arrives [09-04-52, 6 negatives]

 

Transports (ship) return with troops [09-05-52 - 09-19-52, 09-24-52 - 09-25-52, 71 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Nelson Walker (ship) -- Fort Mason(September 05, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-05-52.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Private Marlin Lohr, returning from service in Korea, shown being greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lohr, Barbara Scott, and Gary Lohr. Angel greets brother Staff Sergeant Dominic Catalano. View of troops lined up with belongings. Servicemen stand on deck of ship. Servicemen disembark from ship. Other returning servicemen shown with friends and family.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General E.T. Collins (ship) -- Fort Mason(September 12, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-12-52.01]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Staff Sergeant Lawrence Finnie kisses wife and child upon return from Korea. Richard waits with mother and military policeman [Kery?] Foehr for father Captain Clyde Albeen. Troops stand on deck of ship with crown below on shore. Finnie family waits with banner, waves to camera. Shown gathered around Lawrence. Servicemen receive refreshments [while awaiting transport?]. Servicemen walk down ramp departing ship. Other returning servicemen shown with family members.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General W.F. Hase (ship) -- Oakland Army Base(September 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-17-52.01]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Private First Class Joe Nocito holding baby sister Gail with cousin Jim Compagno nearby. Troops wait on deck of ship, disembark on ramp. Shown as close ups and long shots. Unidentified man holds child.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Daniel Sultan (ship) -- Fort Mason(September 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 16, [09-18-52.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Army Secretary Frank Pace Jr. talks with Air Force veterans Staff Sergeant Robert Forest, First Class Airmen John Fanning and Edward Gilmartin, Third Class Airman Frank T. Ballo. As transport docks, Pace looks up at troops on deck with Major General James A. Lester and Lieutenant General Joseph M. Swing.
 

Return of Korean War Army and Air Force Veterans -- General Daniel Sultan (ship) -- Fort Mason(September 18, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 16, [09-18-52.02]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops on deck waiting to disembark ship. Long shot of docked ship with other boat in rear. Troops on land [awaiting transport?]. Indoor shot of Staff Sergeant Glenn A. Leppell holding daughter Deborah, with Mrs. Yaeko Leppell, Mrs. Virginia Lowell, Corporal Myles M. McLain of US Army, and others. Technical Sergeant Allan Nicolson hugs wife Myrna.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General A.W. Brewster (ship) -- Treasure Island(September 19, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 16, [09-19-52.01-02]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Captain Lemuel C. Shepherd III of the US Marine Corps exits ship from ramp. Private First Class Barry Silvers of the US Marine Corps holds wife who is holding their baby Gregory. Army troops on deck topside. Troops awaiting Camp Stoneman ferryboat play cards: Corporal Langley Wages, PFC Martin O'Conner, Corporal John Krone, and Corporate John Petrillo. Seated troops gather by radio. Unidentified man is greeted by two women. Troops wave from deck of ship. Long shot of troops waving from deck and on dock.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General W.M. Black (ship) -- Fort Mason(September 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 16, [09-24-52.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

People on land wave to troops on ship. Corporal Donald Holmberg of the US Army is greeted by his three nephews Dickie, Jimmie and Dennis. Last of California National Guard's Fortieth Division to return from Korea is Captain David E. Leonard embracing his mother, Mrs. Ruth Warriner and wife Dorothy.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans-- Carrier Boxer (ship)(September 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 16, [09-25-52.02]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of troops on ship. Polio victim Barbara Gay Ward waving to troops on ship holding banner with her name. Ship waiting to dock, Barbara waving crutch. Joyous crowd awaits troops. AP First Class James Patterson greets wife Eileen. Patterson and Captain Marshall Gurney shake hands while James has arm around wife.
 

Opera singer Lily Pons

 

Hearings on adult education

 

Adlai Stevenson arrives in San Francisco [09-09-52 - 09-10-52, 58 negatives]

 

Address to Labor Group -- Presidential Candidate Adlai E. Stevenson -- Fairmont Hotel(September 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-09-52.01]

Physical Description: 25 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois speaks from podium to labor group, shakes hands with John Francis Shelley and other labor leaders. Shown getting applause after short talk, walking in crowd. Speaking at unidentified event [with television cameras in background]. Walks among crowd in hotel lobby. Waves goodbye from rear of train.
 

Presidential Campaign -- Candidate Adlai E. Stevenson(September 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-09-52.02]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor Adlai E. Stevenson of Illinois waves from back seat of convertible car. Stevenson supporters from San Mateo County hold banners on runway. Motorcycle escorts Stevenson's car. Stevenson exits American Airlines airplane. Longshots and close-ups of supporters holding banners. Close up of Stevenson and staff in car, walking by plane. Stevenson holds child and enormous key [to city].
 

Cake Presentation -- Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson -- Fairmont Hotel(September 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-09-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Adlai Stevenson's fifth grade teacher presents him with a cake.
 

Campaign Speech -- Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson -- Veterans Building(September 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-09-52.04]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Adlai Stevenson shakes hands with guard Max Leibovitz of the police department. Junior cameraman has trouble with his camera and Stevenson tries to help just before his speech. Stevenson stands on podium with his sons Borden and John, waits to give speech, delivers speech, arms raised and laughing.
 

Valley Tour -- Presidential Candidate Adlai Stevenson -- Southern Pacific Station(September 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-10-52.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Adlai Stevenson waves goodbye to crowd from rear of train as he leaves San Francisco for valley tour. Shown with John Fell. Stands with, father, Borden and other son [in front of train station?]. Taken at Third and Townsend Streets.
 

Harry Bridges and the ILWU meeting (labor) [09-10-52, 6 negatives]

 

International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union -- Harry Bridges -- Waterfront(September 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-10-52.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Harry Bridges sits inside balcony window while looking out over crowd; American flag in background. Close-up and long views of Harry Bridges speaking to crowd in street from balcony of building (neighborhood).
 

Danny Kaye and his daughter Dena [09-10-52, 2 negatives]

 

Pacific Gas and Electric's centennial [09-11-52, 3 negatives]

 

New housing project in North Beach [09-11-52, 09-22-52, 8 negatives]

 

New Housing Project -- North Beach(September 11, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-11-52.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Martin family, one of first families to inhabit project, move belongings into building and sit inside living room with possessions. Shown moving bed into apartment. Mary and Theodore Martin walk with Theodore Jr. in play area (neighborhood). Former WAVE Alice Settle stands by television and caged parrot. View of kitchen (housing).
 

North Beach Housing Project -- City Hall(September 22, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 16, [09-22-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified people standing and seated inside City Hall [in courtroom or assembly chamber for hearing?].
 

Abortion kit (instruments) and suspects

 

Strike at shipyards (labor) [09-12-52, 2 negatives]

 

Strike -- AAA Shipyards(September 12, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-12-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Picketers and striking workers stand outside gates of AAA Shipyards, inside near docked ships [International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union?] (labor). Taken at Sixteenth Street east of Third Street.
 

Carl F. Wente is new president for Bank of America [09-12-52, 2 negatives]

 

Corregidor (ship) at dock

 

American Bar Association convention [09-13-52 - 09-18-52, 27 negatives]

 

New contour bed

 

Tower Market on Portola Drive [09-15-52, 7 negatives]

 

Tower Market -- Portola Drive(September 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-15-52.01]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified women and man shop in produce section. Four employees stand behind counter. Liquor section in market shown; one image with grocer Dan. Inside view of people shopping, outside view of supermarket (neighborhood).
 

Olympic athletes welcomed with parade and luncheon [09-15-52, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Contour lounge chair

 

Opening night at the opera [09-16-52, ca. 45 negatives]

 

Harry Bridges protest at waterfront (labor) [09-17-52, 4 negatives]

 

International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union -- Harry Bridges -- Waterfront(September 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 15, [09-17-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of docked ship Mormacgulf at Pier 9. Views from front of ship building, in road with rail road tracks, and inside warehouse (neighborhood).
 

Singer Dorothy Dandridge

 

Socialist Labor Party candidate for president Eric Hass [09-18-52, 2 negatives]

 

Window washer dangles from sixth floor of Golden Gate Theatre [09-18-52, 2 negatives]

 

Herbert Hoover speaks at dedication of new boys' club [09-25-52, 6 negatives]

 

Boys' Club Dedication -- Former President Herbert Hoover -- Boys' Club(September 25, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 16, [09-25-52.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Herbert Hoover waving from behind microphone, on podium before speech, speaking. View of audience. Hoover stands with former director Harold A. Meyer of the Boys' Club. Hoover speaks to teenager Jerry Jackson in the crowd. Taken at 1950 Page Street.
 

Watching the world's heavyweight fight at the Paramount Theatre

 

Girl bull fighter Pat McCormick

 

Blowing of the Shofar at Temple Sherith Israel [09-26-52, 2 negatives]

 

Daylight savings time ends

 

Cop's funeral at St. Gabriel's Church

 

Bullock and Jones celebrates their 100th year

 

Herbert Fleishhacker

 

Navy plane flares seen from Top of the Mark (Mark Hopkins Hotel) (cityscapes) [09-30-52, 5 negatives]

 

Navy Plane Flares -- San Francisco at Night(September 30, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 16, [09-30-52.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Navy airplane flares in the distance, as seen from the top of the Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill. Views of city with Bay Bridge and bay in background (cityscapes).
 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

October 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17-18, [100052-103152]

Physical Description: 1125 negatives (estimate)
 

Mission Miracle Mile parade [10-01-52, 10 negatives]

 

Rabbi Bernstein

 

Vegetarian Party nominee for president Daniel J. Murphy [10-02-52, 2 negatives]

 

Dave Beck of the Teamsters' Union (labor) [10-02-52, 1 negative]

 

New biochemistry and virus laboratory at the University of California

 

Mayor Elmer G. Robinson being serenaded on his birthday

 

American Cancer Society annual conference (health)

 

Crusade for Freedom show with blind Boy Scouts and actor David Niven (disabled persons)

 

President Harry S. Truman [10-03-52 - 10-04-52, 38 negatives]

 

President Harry S. Truman(October 03, 1952 - March 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-03-52.13]

Physical Description: 28 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of Harry Truman arriving and departing from train station, standing by and shaking hands with unidentified people, and of crowd at station. President Truman waves goodbye from rear of train. Sits in rear of car with unidentified men during drive through San Francisco (cityscapes). Shown standing outside the Palace Hotel upon arrival, waving to crowd as he enters hotel and walks through lobby. View of crowd outside hotel [one person holds Eisenhower sign reading "We Like Ike"]. Photograph of cat painting. Harry Truman stands with Mayor Elmer E. Robinson at luncheon; receives gift from unidentified men; stands next to podium. Taken in Oakland and San Francisco.
 

President Harry S. Truman -- Oakland Auditorium(October 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-04-52.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Harry Truman speaks, with audience seated to rear of him and before him. Views of large crowd in auditorium. Harry Truman speaks with unidentified men on stage [Dwight D. Eisenhower?]. Unidentified woman reaches hand out to unidentified speaker [with Presidential Seal affixed to podium]. Close-up views of President speaking. Harry Truman waves goodbye from rear of train [sign reading "Vote for Stevenson and Sparkman" posted on train].
 

Marijuana plants found in window box (narcotics]

 

Governor Earl and Virginia Warren

 

Real estate convention [10-06-52 - 10-07-52, 6 negatives]

 

President Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives [10-06-52 - 10-09-52, 51 negatives]

 

Presidential Campaign -- Supporters of Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Palace Hotel(October 06, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-06-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Maureen Gylfe, Pat Bradley, Helene Montrose, and Mila Powell hold brooms in an illustration of the "Sweep or Weep" campaign slogan [the hope that Dwight Eisenhower "sweeps" the states for an election victory?] as they stand on cable car decorated with "Win With Ike," and "We Like Ike" posters.
 

Presidential Campaign -- Citizens for Dwight D. Eisenhower(October 07, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-07-52.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Models hold brooms in an illustration of Dwight Eisenhower's "Sweep or Weep" campaign slogan [the hope that Dwight Eisenhower sweeps the states for an election victory?] as they stand on the largest flatbed truck in California [flyers fall from the sky and onto women]. View of flatbed truck from side, with long sign reading "Sweep or Weep! Sweep or Weep! Sweep..." visible. Taken at Montgomery and Market Streets (neighborhood).
 

Presidential Campaign -- Dwight D. Eisenhower -- Cow Palace(October 08, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-08-52.01]

Physical Description: 27 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Cheerleaders from Santa Clara County lead their crowd in cheer for Dwight Eisenhower at large campaign rally. Eleven year old Penny Alindugen and twelve year old Carole Conover, who came alone to the rally, hold "We Like Ike" signs. Singing group from Sonoma County entertains crowd. Unidentified man speaks; with crowd in background. Dan Matranga, Margaret Johnston, and Dr. Paul Musacchia eat box lunches. Paper boy holds newspapers inside gates of cow palace, with crowd standing outside fence looking in. Crowd surrounds unidentified man [Dwight Eisenhower?]. Boys sit on ledge above banner for the Eisenhower and Nixon Republican presidential ticket. Views of crowd. Views of Dwight Eisenhower speaking.
 

Presidential Campaign -- Dwight D. Eisenhower(October 08, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-08-52.02]

Physical Description: 14 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dwight Eisenhower speaks to crowd in front of City Hall [in San Francisco?] (neighborhood). Waves goodbye from rear of train in Oakland. Shown with family members and unidentified people at Oakland train station.
 

Leaving for South -- Dwight D. Eisenhower(October 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-09-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Inspector Harry Wallenberg of the Police Department, General Manager Dan London of the Hotel St. Francis, and Senator William Knowland walk with Dwight Eisenhower as he leaves hotel. Dwight Eisenhower waves from door of airplane before departing for the South on presidential campaign tour. Copy of photo showing young man and woman [Ike and Mamie Eisenhower?].
 

Spanish-American War veterans [10-06-52, 2 negatives]

 

United Spanish-American War Veterans -- Furniture Mart(October 06, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-06-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dan S. Hewitt and Chairman G.S. Worthington shake hands for camera at dinner for veterans.
 

Press conference with vice president of the California Farm Bureau Federation

 

Blood bank donation for Korean War

 

Columbus Day celebration and parade [10-08-52 - 10-12-52, 10 negatives]

 

Columbus Day Festivities -- City Hall(October 08, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-08-52.04]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crown bearer Julie Anne Casassa holds crown on pillow for "queen" Rita Totaro [playing the part of Queen Isabella of Spain]; with both being embraced by Mayor Elmer E. Robinson in Mayor's office.
 

Columbus Day Festivities -- North Beach(October 12, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-12-52.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Men in the costume of conquistadors and American Indians reenact the landing of Christopher Columbus, with John Mazza playing the part of Columbus. Christopher Columbus kisses Queen Isabella's hand, with Cardinal De Mendoza in background [played by William Gibson]. Band marches by as Queen and court applaud (neighborhood). US Navy band from Treasure Island shown marching. US Army band from Presidio marches. Governor Earl Warren applauds passing parade entrants from review stand.
 

Chinese anti-communist luncheon (communism) [10-09-52, 2 negatives]

 

Haven (ship) arrives with wounded veterans of Korean War [10-12-52, 7 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Hospital Ship Haven -- Alameda Naval Station(October 12, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-12-52.02]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Haven (ship) sits in dock. Sailors load wounded veterans into ambulance near ship. Audrey Skiles greets her husband Don Skiles [being carried on stretcher] at foot of gangplank. Joseph Dominguez lays on stretcher that sits on ground. Corpsman William Gentleman, with bandage around head, stands alone and with arm around Aunt Jeannette Esteva.
 

Man with tomahawk and dressed up as an Indian is arrested

 

Governor Adlai Stevenson arrives [10-15-52 - 10-16-52, 54 negatives]

 

Presidential Campaign -- Adlai Stevenson(October 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-15-52.01]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of journalists and large crowd gathered around Governor Adlai Stevenson of Illinois, with banner overhead reading "Stevenson for President" [in Chinatown?]. Adlai Stevenson waves as he descends ramp from airplane. Walks through lobby of Fairmont Hotel. Long views of Governor Stevenson speaking to big crowd in the Cow Palace.
 

Presidential Campaign -- Adlai Stevenson -- Chinatown(October 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-15-52.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actress Mercedes McCambridge sticks head out of car window to kiss four year old Pauline Wong [being held up by her father]. Governor Adlai Stenvenson of Illinois reaches out for person in Chinese dragon costume. Waves to crowd from stage, with spectators on balcony above and behind him [both Chinese nationalist and American flags fly on balcony]; shakes hands with Chinese American officials (neighborhood).
 

Presidential Campaign -- Adlai Stevenson(October 15, 1952 - October 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 17, [10-15-52.03]

Physical Description: 38 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of crowd in Cow Palace, with many people holding banners indicating support for Governor Adlai Stevenson of Illinois in presidential election, and their city of origin. People greet Adlai Stevenson as he walks through crowd to stage. Views of Governor Stevenson speaking at podium. Adlai Stevenson speaks to crowd at UC Berkeley, with buildings and hills in background [inside stadium?]. Views of Adlai Stevenson speaking to large crowd in open space, with buildings situated behind podium [UC Berkeley Campus?] (neighborhood). Front of podium reads "Students for Stevenson." Crowd listens to Stevenson speak in front of the Richmond City Hall. Views of Adlai Stevenson descending stairs from airplane, riding in rear of automobile, and leaving the Fairmont Hotel.
 

Presidential Campaign -- Adlai Stevenson -- Fairmont Hotel(October 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-16-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Adlai Stevenson shown with others walking down the stairs of the Fairmont Hotel and waving from rear of automobile as he prepares to leave San Francisco.
 

Actors Robert Ryan and Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart arrive [10-15-52, 3 negatives]

 

Various transport ships bring home Korean War troops [10-16-52 - 10-27-52, 24 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Aiken Victory (ship) -- Fort Mason(October 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-16-52.02]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sergeant Virgill Tilford hugs wife Evelyn Tilford as friend Ethel Wilson stands by. Corporal Melven Gaustad hugs wife Louise Gaustad and mother Aasta Gaustad. Other returning servicemen shown with families. Veterans look down from deck of ship to crowd on dock below.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Marine Serpent (ship) -- Fort Mason(October 21, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-21-52.01]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corporal Dick Berger kisses wife Carlena while Mary Berger stands behind. View of crowd in background. Eva Lobsity reaches up from her wheelchair to hug returning son Harry Lobsity. Serviceman shown standing on deck of ship and inside lifeboats and looking down on shore, descending ramp from ship to shore, lined up inside dock building [waiting for transport?]. Views of transport ships in harbor. Servicemen stand in line with beverages and baggage.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(October 27, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-25-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Charlene Moran and veteran Jack D. Moran of the US Navy hold baby Eddi Moran. View of General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) sailing in harbor. Crowd on dock looks up to sailors standing on deck of ship.
 

New Woolworth store opens on Market Street [10-16-52, 6 negatives]

 

Convicts attempt to break out of San Quentin State Prison

 

Madame Chiang Kai-shek is greeted by Dr. J.C. Geiger [10-17-52, 6 negatives]

 

Madame Chiang Kai-shek -- Airport(October 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-17-52.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Madame Chiang Kai-shek [wife of Chinese nationalist leader] waves goodbye as she boards airplane, and again from window of airplane when departing San Francisco. Shown speaking into microphone, with unidentified men present. Superintendant Frank Schmidt of Franklin Hospital hands Madame Chiang Kai-shek roses. Dr. J.C. Geiger, Madame Chiang Kai-shek, Consul T.K. Chang of China, and other unidentified people pose for several photographers.
 

Actor Danny Kaye drawing sweepstakes winners at Children's Hospital [10-17-52, 2 negatives]

 

Eastern Star convention [10-18-52 - 10-24-52, ca. 80 negatives]

 

Ambassador Eikichi Araki of Japan visits

 

Touring Chinatown [10-21-52, 3 negatives]

 

Tour of Chinatown -- Margaret Hughes Lauritzen Association(October 21, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-21-52.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Tour group meets at the corner of California Street and Grant Avenue in front of the old Saint Mary's church (neighborhood). Sonny Ng leads group past restaurants and stores on Grant Avenue. Guide Earnest Au shows group the Robert Louis Stevenson monument, with view of Portsmouth Square plaza in background.
 

New FBI chief D.K. Brown [10-21-52, 3 negatives]

 

Consul General Young Han Choo of Korea with Mayor Elmer Robinson [10-23-52, 1 negative]

 

John Roosevelt in San Francisco in support of Eisenhower [10-23-52 - 10-24-52, 11 negatives]

 

Campaign for Dwight D. Eisenhower -- John Roosevelt -- Palace Hotel(October 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-24-52.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

John Roosevelt and George Creel speak from speakers' table at presidential campaign event for Republican Dwight Eisenhower [banners in background read "Democrats for Eisenhower" and "We Need Ike." Automobile decorated with banner reading "John Roosevelt Likes Ike" sits parked in front of the Palace Hotel, where crowd of people supporting Democrat Adlai Stevenson for president hold campaign posters (neighborhood).
 

Press conference with boxer Joe Louis [10-24-52, 5 negatives]

 

Press Conference -- Boxer Joe Louis -- Booker T. Washington Hotel (October 24, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-24-52.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Joe Louis, former heavyweight champion boxer, speaks to Jane [his wife?] during press conference. Speaks to reporters. Speaks into microphone of KCBS [radio or television] reporter [all photos show Joe Louis wearing button reading "Vote Adlai," with image of Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson]. Stands and waves with unidentified man, under banner reading "Welcome Congressman Bill Dawson; Civil Rights Rally, Fri. 7:30; Joe Louis" [race relations].
 

Birthday of Actor Edward Everett Horton

 

Mural by James Leong unveiled at Chinese Housing-Health Building [10-28-52, 2 negatives]

 

Mural -- Chinese-American Artist -- Ping Yueng(October 28, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-28-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Artist James Leong shows his mural to Mrs. Toy Wong and her three children at the artwork's unveiling [mural depicts various versions of traditional and modern Chinese and Chinese American life].
 

Boys ordered by judge to get haircuts (fashion, hairstyles) [10-28-52, 4 negatives]

 

Boys Ordered to Get Haircuts -- Hall of Justice(October 28, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-28-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

John Riordan and Tom Ganley stand with bowed heads as they face judge [who is apparently ordering them to cut their hair]. Franklin Spahn, Robert Hughes, and John Borg stand with unidentified men [attorneys?] before judge [the haircuts of the boys appear short and relatively conservative by present day standards] (fashion).
 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police visit

 

Man falls into organ pit at the Fox Theatre [10-28-52, 3 negatives]

 

Actress Jeanne Crain arrives for Nixon rally

 

Richard M. Nixon arrives [10-29-52, 27 negatives]

 

Presidential Campaign -- Richard M. Nixon(October 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-29-52.01]

Physical Description: 23 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Vice presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon gestures with fist as he speaks to crowd in the Civic Auditorium. Wears lei as he walks with Mrs. Richard Nixon and Dan London through hallway at Hotel St. Francis. Speaks with Charlene Sanders, who sent Richard Nixon a $10 campaign contribution and letter. Mr. and Mrs. Nixon receive handshakes, hugs, and a tie from unknown members of crowd at the Civic Auditorium. Views of crowd. Mr. and Mrs. Nixon wave from door of airplane. Views of Richard Nixon on stage, alone and with others.
 

Campaign Speech -- Richard M. Nixon -- Civic Auditorium(October 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 18, [10-29-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Overall views of crowd and stage as vice presidential candidate Richard Nixon delivers campaign speech.
 

Halloween at Children's Hospital

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

November 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19-20, [110052-113052]

Physical Description: 975 negatives (estimate)
 

Elections and voting [11-02-52 - 11-05-52, ca. 34 negatives]

 

Transport ships return with troops [11-03-52 - 11-26-52, 44 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Princeton (ship) -- Alameda Naval Air Station(November 03, 1952 - November 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19, [11-03-52.01-02]

Physical Description: 23 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lieutenant Commander N.W. Boe of "Fighting Squadron" holds son Buzz Boe and daughter Helen Boe. Electrician Third Class N.D. Stout lifts up sister Mary Stout; with Mrs. P.R. Stout also shown. Crowd of civilians waits to greet returning servicemen [man in foreground holds flag for Veterans of Foreign Wars; American flag also flies]. Views of the Princeton (ship) in harbor, sailing under Golden Gate Bridge. Officers from ship sit around table [no names given]. Officer walks with wife and baby on deck of ship. Views of airplanes parked on deck of aircraft carrier, with soldiers in order and at attention. Sailors on dock look out toward approaching ship.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- A.W. Brewster (ship) -- Fort Mason(November 13, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19, [11-13-52.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corporal Ed Miller hugs his girlfriend Sylvia Lovato, while his mother stands alongside crying. Views of returning servicemen receiving hugs from loved ones. Soldiers stand lined up with baggage and drinking coffee after getting off of transport ship. Stewart Leaf hugs his sister Mrs. E.H. Rothermel. William J. [Durnnen?] holds eighteen month old son William, with wife Irene looking on. Men on ship look down from deck to where military band plays on dock.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Pope (ship) -- Fort Mason(November 26, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 20, [11-26-52.01]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Close-up view of US Army troops waving from deck of ship. Corporal George Lawrey kisses his fourteen month old daughter Nancy, held by his wife. Corporal Dell Cunningham holds fourteen month old twin daughters Nancy Ann and Patsy Ann with wife Nancy. Others shown. Group of US Marine troops wave from decks of ship. Army veterans eat donuts and drink coffee [while awaiting transport?]. View from behind crowd of civilians looking up towards servicemen on deck of ship. American Red Cross vans sit parked by ship exit ramp. View of servicemen exiting ship [one view of men reboarding ship?].
 

Planetarium to open in Golden Gate Park [11-03-52, 5 negatives]

 

Governor Earl Warren and Caspar W. Weinberger (and wives) vote [11-04-52, 6 negatives]

 

Election Voting -- Governor Earl Warren -- Oakland(November 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19, [11-04-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Earl Warren, Virginia Warren, and Mrs. Warren prepare to drop ballots into box. Earl Warren signs voting register. Earl Warren and family shown entering voting precinct at 1988 Montecito Avenue in Vernon Heights, with Mrs. Warren on crutches.
 

Election Voting -- Caspar W. Weinberger(November 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19, [11-04-52.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Caspar W. Weinberger sits with Jane, Arlin, and Caspar W. Weinberger while signing voter register at precinct. Taken at 3540 Jackson Street.
 

New premature baby nursery at San Francisco hospital (health) [11-05-52, 8 negatives]

 

Making preparations to poison all fish in Lake Merced [11-06-52, 6 negatives]

 

Poisoning of Fish -- Lake Merced(November 06, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19, [11-06-52.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Men shown making preparations for the poisoning of all fish in lake. Lake patrolman Ralph G. Fleming guides rudder of motorboat. Vince Catania of the State Fish and Game division pours poison from bag into feeder with the assistance of Jimmy Fox [men are on boat in middle of Lake Merced]. Assistant Fisheries Biologist Chester Woodhull, roads and paths supervisor James R. Black of the Recreation and Park Department in San Francisco, and Bill Talbott of Fish Hatcheries also shown (environment).
 

Policeman Scurini shot [11-07-52, 9 negatives]

 

Fat cattle auction at the Cow Palace

 

Guest symphony conductor Enrique Jorda of Spain [11-08-52, 11-20-52, 10 negatives]

 

Berkeley City Club promotion at the pool

 

Korean War related blood bank donations

 

Show for veterans

 

Mario Taratino and daughter launch fishing boat at Fisherman's Wharf

 

Armistice Day observance at Presidio cemetery [11-11-52, 8 negatives]

 

Marine Robert S. Kennemore of Oakland receives the Congressional Medal of Honor

 

Twelfth Street dam project in Oakland

 

Actress Joan Fontaine arrives for her wedding to Collier Young [11-12-52 - 11-13-52, 4 negatives]

 

Cop killer Boyd Van Winkle arrested [11-12-52 - 11-17-52, 7 negatives]

 

Dutch ambassador Dr. Jan Herman Van Roijen visits

 

Display of opium smoking paraphernalia (narcotics)

 

Girl Scouts grand council

 

Night shots of Bay Bridge from Yerba Buena Island with San Francisco in the background (cityscapes) [11-16-52, 6 negatives]

 

Views from Yerba Buena Island(November 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19, [11-16-52.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of San Francisco and the Bay Bridge as seen from Yerba Buena Island at night (cityscapes).
 

Jack Benny visits with Secretary of the Interior Oscar L. Chapman and Benjamin Harrison Swig at the Fairmont Hotel [11-16-52, 3 negatives]

 

Comedian Jack Benny with US Secretary of the Interior -- Fairmont Hotel(November 16, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19, [11-16-52.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Benjamin Harrison Swig and Rabbi Alvin Fine stand and read from book. Jack Benny poses for group photo with US Secretary of the Interior Oscar Littleton Chapman and Max Lipin.
 

New freeway construction near Tenth Street (cityscapes) [11-17-52, 6 negatives]

 

New Freeway Construction(November 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 19, [11-17-52.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of raised freeway from underneath and sides, showing steel supports, construction, and San Francisco skyline in background as seen from site near Tenth Street (citysapes). Welders shown joining steel and workers assembling bridge.
 

Big Game parade on UC Berkeley campus [11-20-52, 8 negatives]

 

Big Game Parade -- UC Berkeley Campus(November 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 20, [11-20-52.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The UC Berkeley marching band enters Sather Gate during a rally before the Cal vs. Stanford football game. Specators line the sides of the walkway (neighborhood). Sigma Pi fraternity float, "The Big Red Machine," drives down parade route with the "Stanford Queen" [a man dressed in drag]. Views of floats made by Greek student organizations [one float with model recreations of UC Berkeley campus and school seal, another with model of Cal bear mascot].
 

Boxer Rocky Marciano at Kezar Stadium [11-20-52, 4 negatives]

 

Boxer Rocky Marciano -- Kezar Stadium(November 20, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 20, [11-20-52.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sports writer Walt Daley of the "Call Bulletin" points out aspects of stadium to local boxing promoter Murray, world heavyweight boxing champion Rocky Marciano, and his manager Weil.
 

San Francisco International Flower Fiesta

 

Eye transplant operation at Stanford Hospital (health)

 

Student nurses learn how to use new equipment at French Hospital

 

World Peace Garden receives branch from famed blooming tree in the Garden of Fatima

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

December 1952 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 20-21, [120052-123152]

Physical Description: 950 negatives (estimate)
 

New gadget inaugurates instantaneous wire conversations by radio

 

Crusade for Freedom with Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz speaking [12-02-52, 2 negatives]

 

Troop transports (ships) retruning from Korean War [12-02-52 - 12-31-52, 63 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Walker (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 02, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 20, [12-02-52.01-02]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corporal John Simpson of the US Air Force leans out of port hole waving to 19 family members on dock. Servicemen of US Army and US Air Force walk off ship with bag over shoulder, stand in lines on dock. Families wait behind barricades. Troops board ferry, on ferry, waiting to board ferry. Lois Gonzales embraces mother Rachel and girlfriend Carol Marshman. Private First Class Paul Cooper and mother holds his niece Kathryn Stecher with Mr. Paul Cooper nearby.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Daniel I. Sultan (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 04, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 20, [12-04-52.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corporal Ronald Huertas greeted by sister Margaret Visneski, brothers Richard and Tommy, sister Iris, mother Emalina, and other family members. Family awaits soldier. Families embrace.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- M.C. Meigs (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 13, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-13-52.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corporal Harold Taylor holds baby Linda with Mrs. Taylor and Mrs. William Markwith nearby. Corporal Raymond Branchi greeted by Mrs. G. Raffaell and Pete Branchi. Troops line up as woman pours them refreshments. Men drink and eat doughnuts. Long shots of men on ship
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General A.E. Anderson (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 17, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-17-52.01]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Air Force personnel line up [on dock]. Marine personnel disembark ship. Sergeant Robert E. Canleron, Technical Sergeants E.D. Cook and J.G. Thomas reading the Call Bulletin. Sergeant John E. Nicholson and wife Eleanor greet. Other families greet. Troops line up with beverages. Women await troops.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General W.F. Hase (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 23, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-23-52.01]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Singer Elsi Norwood sings holiday songs on dock as transport ship approaches. Troops on deck wave, families wave. Recruiting Service Sergeant Walter Speight, on dock, is booed loudly by returning vets on deck. Close-ups of troops on deck cheering. Quadruplets on deck of transport: Corporates Anthony, Bernard and Donald, and Sergeant First Class Carl Perricone.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- W.A. Mann (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-31-52.01]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Ship arriving with Air Force and Army personnel looking over side of ship. Baby Janice Broaddus sleeps on father's bag on ship. Staff Sergeant Donald E. Mack kisses baby Steven who is being held by Steven's mother Mrs. R.A. Mack. Airman First Class Robert E. Utterback embraces wife Criste and daughter Cheryl. Other families greet servicemen. Long shots and close-ups of troops on deck and dock.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General G.M. Randall (ship) -- Fort Mason(December 31, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-31-52.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Corporal Neil Smith about to embrace fiancée Betty Deese with Smith's mother Mrs. Delph Smith pictured. Mrs. Thomas Earp greets son Private First Class William E. Earp.
 

Blood bank donations for Korean War (throughout month)

 

Clothes for Korea donated by families

 

New maternity facilities at Mount Zion Hospital (health)

 

State Chamber of Commerce meeting

 

Nurses' caps from around the country

 

Corporal Roland Huerta silver star winner returns home

 

Snow on Mount Diablo [12-06-52, 4 negatives]

 

Pearl Harbor Day at Marina Green [12-07-52, 4 negatives]

 

Children in toy stores at Christmas time [12-08-52, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Crowds boarding cable cars [12-08-52 - 12-10-52, 19 negatives]

 

Korean War combat fatigue research

 

Fern Bruner's slander suit against Jimmie Tarantino who named her as a "commie" (communism) [12-09-52 - 12-10-52, 12-15-52 - 12-30-52, 9 negatives]

 

Slander Suit (Communism) -- Jimmie Tarantino -- City Hall(December 09, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 20, [12-09-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Plaintiff teacher Fern Bruner discussing case with attorneys Gardiner Johnson and Thomas Stanton Jr. in Municipal Court [she is suing Tarantino for slander because he named her as a Communist].
 

Slander Suit (Communism) -- Jimmie Tarantino -- City Hall(December 10, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 20, [12-10-52.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Defendant Jimmie Tarantino sits on the stand. Long shot of Tarantino on the stand; in the foreground are his attorney Melvin Belli, plaintiff Fern Bruner, her attorneys Gardiner Johnson and Thomas Stanton Jr.
 

Grand Jury Trial -- Jimmie Tarantino -- City Hall(December 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-15-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Joe Ferrera stands indoors. Jimmie Tarantino and attorney Nate Cohn relax in courthouse (communism?).
 

Grand Jury Trial -- Jimmie Tarantino -- City Hall(December 30, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-30-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Jimmie Tarantino and attorney Van H. Pinney sit in courthouse (communism?).
 

Chancellor Clark Kerr of UC Berkeley with Earl Warren and Robert Gordon Sproul [12-10-98, 2 negatives]

 

Arrival of 11,000 sacks of mail from troops in Korea

 

Moose Lodge gives Christmas party for kids

 

Hawaiian Rancher and Fernstream (ships) collide in San Francisco Bay [12-11-52, 12-17-52, ca. 50 negatives]

 

Bali dancers arrive at Opera House

 

Fernstream (ship) sinks [12-12-52, 3 negatives]

 

Abortion suspects

 

Soroptimus Club gives blind teacher scholarship (disabled persons)

 

Opening of the Broadway Tunnel [12-15-52, 12-21-52, 11 negatives]

 

Tunnel Almost Finished -- Broadway Tunnel(December 15, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-15-52.02]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Workmen C. Minnique and Bernie Matuska wash down tunnel with fire hose.
 

Opening Ceremonies -- Broadway Tunnel(December 21, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-21-52.01-02]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Supervisor John J. Sullivan, Mayor Robinson, Thomas Brooks, Francis McCarty, Marvin E. Lewis and his son cut ribbon. Official cars go through tunnel during ceremony, exit tunnel to crowd reception, long shots of crowd. Close-up of Mayor and Brooks, Mayor on podium speaks to crowd. Eastbound traffic congestion in tunnel two hours after opening.
 

Speakers to address issue of cost of political campaign

 

Actors Pat O'Brien and Richard Egan visit boys' club [12-16-52, 2 negatives]

 

Automobile crash over cliff at Devil's Slide (Pacific Coast Highway)

 

Sugar Bowl ski resort layout

 

Naturalization of new US citizens

 

Arrival of Brazilian training ship

 

Alien address report [12-29-52, 2 negatives]

 

Alien Address Report -- Post Office(December 29, 1952) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 21, [12-29-52.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Director Bruce G. Barber of US Immigration and Naturalization and Postmaster John F. [Fixa?] of the US Postal Service unveil tabulation machine and cards.
 

Christmas parties and cotillions and services and other activities [throughout the month]

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

January 1953 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 22-23, [010053-013153]

Physical Description: 1000 negatives (estimate)
 

Diane McKelvey first baby born in San Francisco, New Year's celebrations

 

Judge John B. Molinari retires

 

The Colorado (ship) collision near the Golden Gate Bridge

 

Plaque for Jack London's birthplace unveiled [01-02-53, 3 negatives]

 

Jimmie Tarantino in court with lawyer Melvin Belli (communism or slander case?) [01-03-53 - 01-05-52, 01-25-53 - 01-29-53, ca. 27 negatives]

 

Dr. Hideo Itokawa from Japan receives iron lung

 

Actress Betty Hutton promotes the opening of her new show

 

President of Macy's arrives for annual visit

 

Press conference with Generals Dean and Mark Clark [01-06-53, 2 negatives]

 

"Crusade for Freedom" with Supervisor George Christopher

 

Art works of Beniamino Bufano and others

 

Boyd Van Winkle murder trial [01-07-53, 01-28-53, 8 negatives]

 

Woman arrested in police raid on night spot

 

General Dwight D. Eisenhower's honor guard arrives from Korea [01-08-53, 5 negatives]

 

Honor Guard of General Eisenhower -- General D.I. Sultan (ship) -- Fort Mason(January 08, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 22, [01-08-53.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dwight D. Eisenhower's honor guard stands at attention on dock before ship. Major Sergeant Kenneth M. Castleman stands with girlfriend Donna Lee Kilbeck upon reunion; with Mr. and Mrs. Roy K. Castleman also shown. "Local boys" Major Sergeant Ward Dillard of Oakland, Sergeant First Class Kenneth Castleman of Antioch, and Major Sergeant Manuel Silva of Livermore pose for photograph. Close-up view of honor guard standing at attention.
 

Bon Homme Richard (ship) along with others arrive with troops from Korea [01-08-53 - 01-30-53, 68 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Bon Homme Richard (ship) -- Alameda Naval Air Station(January 08, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 22, [01-08-53.02-03]

Physical Description: 15 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Rear Admiral W.D. Johnson, Captain L.B. Southerland, and Commander H.E. Cook Jr., officers of the aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard (ship), sit around table. Group photos of officers with sailors. Views of ship sailing in harbor. Unidentified man greets servicemen. Unidentified woman stands outside ship with umbrella and dog. Dog dressed in sailor suit looks out from door of ship. Family and friends of crew members stand in rain waiting for servicemen; with view of ship in background. View of ship approaching dock.
 

Press Conference -- Return of Korean War Veterans -- Saint Paul (ship)(January 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 22, [01-09-53.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Rear Admiral H.G. Hopwood sits at table during press conference. Seaman Roy Creel lashes down the lines from ship to shore before the "rat guards" are put out. Seaman Jack Borg of San Mateo and Seamen Eddie Meyer, Harry Jones, and James Malone of San Francisco stand around "Liberty Board" beneath the ship's large guns.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Marine Serpent (ship) -- Fort Mason(January 19, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 22, [01-19-53.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Captain Selig Gellert is greeted by his wife Dorothy, a doctor on staff at UC Hospital. Corporal John H. Bell kisses his baby daughter Jackie, with wife Joyce alongside. Returning servicemen walk down ramp from ship, with crowd below awaiting their arrival. Veterans wave from deck of ship. Tugboats help ship into dock.
 

Return of Servicemen -- Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(January 21, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [01-21-53.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Private First Class Ray Nardi, one of servicemen returning from Japan, fiancee Ronnie Mcgobern and mother Francis Nardi. Private First Class James B. Mitchell greeted by Vaughn Mitchell, Beverly Mitchell... view of crowd awaiting arrival of servicemen in foreground, with troops standing on deck of ship in background. Views of troops on upper deck of ship. Troops drink coffee and stand with baggage as they await transport on ferry boat.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Meigs (ship) -- Treasure Island(January 26, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [01-26-53.01]

Physical Description: 17 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Veterans carry baggage from ship. Views of troops standing on and waving from decks of ship as it sits in dock; with view of Bay Bridge in background (cityscapes). Views of crowd on shore awaiting servicemen, and of servicemen being greeted by family and friends. Veterans sit onboard ship.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Randall (ship) -- Fort Mason(January 30, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [01-30-53.01-02]

Physical Description: 14 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Major General Ralph F. Stearley of the US Air Force [commander of the Twentieth Air Force] and Captain William S. Kittrell of Fort Mason salute camera; with Mildred Stearley standing alongside. Corporal Leland Wellman bends down to kiss his grandmother Bertha Gault. Views of ship in dock with troops standing on deck. Servicemen stand with baggage, drinking coffee inside building at pier. Servicemen line up to board ship [ferry boat or transport ship?].
 

Tearing down a building at Fourth and Bryant Streets to make way for freeway [01-08-53, 2 negatives]

 

University of California Charter Day Banquet with Chancellor Clark Kerr and President Robert Gordon Sproul [01-08-53, 2 negatives]

 

Dr. Tom Groody and his television science show

 

PTA has drama tea at Lowell High School

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) apartment with bookie Avon Trois Smith alias Roy Smith

 

US Navy Fleet arrives in San Francisco Bay [01-09-53, 35 negatives]

 

Arrival of US Navy Fleet(January 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 22, [01-09-53.03]

Physical Description: 22 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Civilians stand upon hill, watching for ships comprising the US Navy Fleet as they enter Bay. Ships sail beneath Golden Gate Bridge (cityscapes). Other views of ships in bay as seen from land.
 

US Navy Fleet -- Waterfront(January 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 22, [01-09-53.04]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The Catfish (ship), a newer "snorkel" variety of submarine, sits in dock. The submarine Spinax sits in dock, with antennae and radar equipment exposed above bridge and men sitting near gun in front. Richard Waszak, Irving C. Hawkins, F.W. Beaudoin, and Lietenant Junior Grade W.W. Bulmer, an electronics officer, stand in engine room of the Spinax. Sailors play cards in quarters of the Spinax. Views of the Thomason, Buck, and Lofberg [the latter two ships docked side by side] in harbor. Sailor Reynold Raus chips paint off of the anchor of the Lofberg while other seamen watch from deck. Sailor salutes and others stand at attention on deck of the Lofberg as they prepare to go on liberty [shore leave]. Sailors swab deck of the Buck. Seamen wake up fellow sailor, who is asleep in bunk but should be working on deck. Crew of sailors work on torpedo.
 

Mayor Elmer Robinson discusses new Bay Bridge crossing [01-10-53, 2 negatives]

 

Globe Trotters basketball at the Cow Palace

 

Plaque unveiled for dedication of new airport

 

Two cable cars have run-in

 

Rear Admiral Chester Nimitz speaks at the Marine Memorial [01-13-53, 2 negatives]

 

Nobel Prize winner Dr. Selman A. Waksman

 

Raid on Market and Third Streets fun centers [01-14-53, 8 negatives]

 

Raid on Fun Centers(January 14, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 22, [01-14-53.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Man walks by the Fun Center at 723 Market Street, with large sign hanging above (neighborhood). Sergeant Frank Lynch and officers Fred P. Mullen and John Cavalli look at "filthy" pictures (pornography) at 729 Market Street. View of stores on corner at 200 Mason Street. Officer Ed Sarrailli, Captain Daniel H. Kiely of the Juvenile Bureau, and Sergeant Frank Lynch look through box of pictures [box sits upon pinball machine]. Officers place confiscated materials in trunk of automobile at 1116 Market Street. Officer looks through cigar box filled with pictures. Views of stores at 1116 Market Street, including one advertising "girls revue," and the "Fun House."
 

Men transferring into National Guard

 

San Francisco Republican Party leaders leave for Washington

 

Western airlines inaugurates service from San Francisco

 

Head of campaign against polio holds press conference (health) [01-14-53, 3 negatives]

 

Glide Memorial Church [01-15-53, 2 negatives]

 

Federal Security Administrator Oscar Ewing

 

Mile Rock Lighthouse

 

Polish actress Helena Norblin becomes US citizen

 

Dinner dance on the Brazilian training ship docked at Treasure Island

 

President Dwight D. Eisenhower's inauguration as seen on television [01-20-53, 23 negatives]

 

First Unitarian Church and Beth Emanuel [01-20-53, 4 negatives]

 

Detroit Murray Millman in San Francisco prison

 

Beth Sholom gets new temple house

 

Grace Episcopal Cathedral [01-22-53, 2 negatives]

 

Freeway construction reveals old landmark (unidentified) [01-22-53, 4 negatives]

 

Reception and parade for jet ace Lieutenant James Low [01-22-53 - 01-23-53, 15 negatives]

 

Bishop Donahue ordains 16 new priests

 

Betty Hutton gives party for 100 homeless kids [01-25-53, 2 negatives]

 

Record catch of herring at Fisherman's Wharf [01-27-53, 3 negatives]

 

Record Fish Catch -- Fishing Boat "Virginia" (ship) -- Fisherman's Wharf(January 27, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [01-27-53.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Captain Carle Crivelle and crewman Joe Damate shovel some of the ten tons of herring that fills their boat, the largest single catch of herring recorded since 1944.
 

Victor de Sabata becomes guest conductor of San Francisco Symphony

 

Construction of new passenger terminal at San Francisco International Airport [01-28-53, 11 negatives]

 

Construction -- New Passenger Terminal -- International Airport(January 28, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [01-28-53.01]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Workmen install the batteries of high intensity lights, meant to complement the airport's electronic landing aids system, along a 3000 foot pier [with airplane taking off visible in background] (neighborhood). Views of surveillance radar tower, which gives the tower operator knowledge of airliner location from up to sixty miles away, being tested. Ramp leads up to the second deck of the $7 million passenger terminal [under construction]. Men work on the interior of the terminal's second floor [as seen from the fourth floor]. View of present terminal area, with hangars and airplanes parked, taken from upper floor of terminal (cityscapes). View of the airplane Super Constellation taking off, as seen from the rear of the terminal's fourth floor restaurant.
 

Poet Raymond Duncan

 

Addie G. Morton the man wants to be a woman (transsexual) [01-29-53, 3 negatives]

 

Man Who Wants to be a Woman -- Post Office Building(January 29, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [01-29-53.18]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Addie G. Morton stands in doorway. Mug shots of Addie Morton (transsexual?).
 

St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church [01-31-53, 2 negatives]

 

American missionary Dr. Emanuel H. Giedt returns after 2 years in Red China

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

February 1953 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23-25, [020053-022853]

Physical Description: 900 negatives (estimate)
 

Models demonstrating the use of various kitchen gadgets (appliances) [02-01-53, 2 negatives]

 

Man found murdered in Alameda County garage (Oakland) may be husband of Hildagard Pelton [02-02-53, ca. 10 negatives]

 

President Dwight D. Eisenhower's State of the Union address as it appears on television [02-02-53, 8 negatives]

 

Harry Luckenbach (ship) hits pier in the fog [02-03-53, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Mardi Gras at the Fairmont Hotel

 

Nineteenth century valentine collection at the M.H. De Young Memorial Museum

 

Ground breaking ceremonies for the new National Guard Armory at Fort Funston [02-04-53, 3 negatives]

 

Blood bank donations for Korean War effort

 

Statue of Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen ready for removal from St. Mary's Square [02-05-53 - 02-06-53, 6 negatives]

 

Removal of Statue of Sun Yat-sen -- St. Mary's Square(February 05, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [02-05-53.10]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Workers commence the removal of statue of Chinese revolutionary and excavation for new parking lot. Views of Sun Yet-sen statue and Old St. Mary's Church, close-up of statue with workers in the foreground, statue amid excavation with cranes in foreground, side view fo statue and Old St. Mary's Church.
 

Removal of Statue of Sun Yat-sen -- St. Mary's Square(February 06, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [02-06-53.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Construction workers make preparations for the removal of Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen statue. The back wheels of a vehicle and wooden boards are in foreground.
 

Troop transports (ships) arrive from Korea and Japan [02-06-53, 18 negatives]

 

Troops Returning from Korea -- Arrival of General M.L. Hersey (ship) -- Fort Mason(February 06, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [02-06-53.01]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops stand on deck of USNS General M.L. Hersey (ship); relatives stand on pier in foreground; some carry welcome signs. Returning troops line up with baggage; women serve them beverages. Sergeant First Class Alde Achera greets Veronica Alchera (mother) and Emil Alchera (father). Army Corporal Jesse C. Bringham helps his wife Kathryn Bringham over barricade fence so they can embrace.
 

Troops Returning from Japan -- Arrival of W.A. Mann (ship) -- Fort Mason(February 06, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 23, [02-06-53.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Air Force veterans stand on deck of General W.A. Mann (ship) and wave to relatives waiting on pier. Returning servicemen line up with baggage; women serve them beverages. Colonel George C. Merkens (led "Old Baldy" Hill vitory in Korea; winner of Silver Star Medal) greets his wife. Army Sergeant First Class Lloyd Hawks (Congressional Medal of Honor recipient during World War Two) returns from his second war to greet his family: wife Cora, baby Charlotte, LeRoy, and Daniel.
 

Blind man has to give up his dog due to continued beatings (disabled persons)

 

Victor "Lucky" Stoner and Carl Brown murder conspiracy trial [02-06-53 - 02-24-53, 17 negatives]

 

Boy Scouts visit Navy ships

 

Bloodhounds at the Toll Plaza search for lost persons

 

US Senator Thomas Kuchel press conference [02-09-53, 3 negatives]

 

Actress Sophie Tucker in San Francisco [02-09-53 and 02-13-53, 5 negatives]

 

Chinese New Year preparations and festivities [02-09-53 - 02-15-53, 19 negatives]

 

Chinese New Year Celebration -- Preparations and Festivities(February 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-09-53.10]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Frances Fong, Nancy Lee, Paul Louie (Chairman of Chinese New Year Festival Committee), and Helen Owyang are walking from supervisor's chambers after a motion for the proclamation passed. The three women stand around Louie as he prepares to light a firecracker.
 

Chinese New Year Celebration -- Parade -- San Francisco Chinatown(February 15, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-15-53.01]

Physical Description: 11 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson and Police Chief Gaffrey ride in a car in the parade. The Sixth Army Bagpipe Band marches down Grant Avenue playing their pipes. Sergeant Jessie Lee sits with blind veteran Corporal Joe Wong (Korean War veteran). St. Mary's Chinese Drill team marches down Grant Avenue among crowd. Firecrackers[?] explode. View of large crowd assembed. Overview scenes of crowd and dragons parading through crowd.
 

Chinese New Year Celebration -- San Francisco Chinatown(February 15, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-15-53.02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Billy Pon lights a firecracker while his brother Thiman Pon holds his hands over his ears. Winifred Kwan, Marion Kwan, and Ester Kwan (three sisters) hold their hands over their ears. Overhead views of parade route and crowd watching exploding firecrackers. Miss Firecracker Pat Kwan poses with a large cardboard model of a firecracker.
 

Kukla, Fran and Ollie meet a San Francisco seafood crab at Fisherman's Wharf [02-10-53, 3 negatives]

 

Boy Scout cook out in front of The Emporium

 

Actress Betty Hutton greets Korean veterans [02-10-53, 3 negatives]

 

Actress Betty Hutton Greets Korean Veterans(February 10, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-10-53.10]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actress Betty Hutton greets 300,000th Korean veteran Sergeant John J. Colletti. Hutton extends her arms towards him and later hugs him. View of ship alongside dock; returning troops stand on deck; families and relatives wait on the pier.
 

Ice skater and actress Sonja Henie and husband Winthrop Gardiner visit [02-11-53 - 02-15-53, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Firestone tire demonstration at Ocean Beach [02-11-53, ca. 10 negatives]

 

General William Weigel (ship) arrives [02-11-53, 12 negatives]

 

Arrival of Transport General William Weigel (ship) -- Fort Mason(February 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-11-53.07]

Physical Description: 12 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of General William Weigel (ship) docking. Troops stand aboard bow, stern, and midship decks. Sergeant Elmer R. Munkers Jr. is greated by his three sisters: Marilyn, Pat, and Leila. Sergeant Clifford H. Fisher is reunited with his wife Alice Joyce Fischer and his baby daughter Linda Fischer. Brothers Sergeant Carl A. Bruegniann and Sergeant Robert A. Bruegniann who were drafted together, served and returned together. The brothers are greated by their family. Unidentified solider hugs his mother and another woman. A woman holds a microphone and sings to returning troops as ship docks.
 

First Congregational Church [02-11-53, 2 negatives]

 

First Congregational Church -- Exterior Views -- San Francisco(February 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-11-53.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Exterior views of First Congregational Church located at the corner of Post Street and Mason Street.
 

Girl Scouts and their cookies [02-11-53, 2 negatives]

 

Fort Sutter (ship) last of the river showboats [02-11-53 - 02-14-53, 11 negatives]

 

Last of the River Steamers -- Fort Sutter (ship) -- Aquatic Park(February 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-11-53.12]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Exterior views of river steamer "Fort Sutter" (ship, showboat, ferry boat) sitting by the pier.
 

Last of the River Steamers Fort Sutter (ship) -- Aquatic Park(February 12, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-12-53.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Tugboats push and men pull the river steamer Fort Sutter (ship, showboat, ferry boat) onto the beach. The Fort Sutter will be used as a restaurant. During the moving process, the cable broke trying to pull the steamer onshore.
 

Last of the River Steamers -- Fort Sutter (ship) -- Aquatic Park(February 13, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-13-53.08]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Barney Gould swims to get ropes from the Fort Sutter's stern. Tugboats push and men pull the river steamer Fort Sutter (ship, showboat, ferry boat) onto the beach.
 

Last of the River Steamers -- Fort Sutter (ship) -- Aquatic Park(February 14, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-14-53.04]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views taken from atop the Maritime Museum of bleacher seats, the Fort Sutter (ship, showboat, ferry boat), and surrounding area. A view taken from Fort Mason of the Maritime Museum in the foreground and the Fort Sutter in the background.
 

New Chinese community center in Oakland [02-12-53, 1 negative]

 

Chinese Community Center -- Oakland(February 12, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-12-53.02]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

View of exterior of new $350,000 Chinese Community Center located at the corner of 9th Street and Harrison Street.
 

Explosion in Hercules [02-12-53, 11 negatives]

 

Explosion -- [Suspects?] -- Hercules (Pinole?)(February 12, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-12-53.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Suspects?. John Mountjoy and Al Schmidt stand together. An unidentified woman hides her face as she gets into an automobile; another woman sits in the front passenger seat and a child sits in the back seat. The two women look downward as they walk down a hallway. An unidentified man points to a large crack in a car's front windshield.
 

Explosion -- Hercules (Pinole?)(February 12, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-12-53.03]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Aerial views of demolished building and rubble near train tracks (rail yard?).
 

McLaren Park [02-12-53, 10 negatives]

 

Merry-go-round at Portsmouth Square [02-12-53, 2 negatives]

 

Bridge jumper lands on Fort Winfield Scott [02-12-53, 2 negatives]

 

Bridge Jumper Lands In Fort Winfield Scott(February 12, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-12-53.11]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

An unidentified person jumps from the Golden Gate Bridge and lands in Fort Winfield Scott. Views of courtyard showing body, police, coroner, and reporters.
 

Construction of the new wing of the University of California's hospital [02-13-53 - 02-16-53, 5 negatives]

 

Construction of New Wing -- University of California Hospital -- San Francisco(February 13, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-13-53.09]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various views (looking through trees at Children's Playground in Golden Gate Park) of exterior of new hospital wing (UC San Francisco).
 

Construction of New Wing -- University of California Hospital -- San Francisco(February 16, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-16-53.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Exterior views of the new Univeristy of California Hospital wing under construction (UC San Francsico).
 

Essex (ship) returns troops [02-13-53, 5 negatives]

 

Returning Troops -- Arrival of the Essex (ship) -- Alameda Naval Air Station(February 13, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-13-53.06]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

The aircraft carrier Essex (ship) docks. Men stand in formation on deck. Margie Burdine sneaks a kiss with her boyfriend Kerr Conkel behind Corporal James Stone's (Marine Sentry) back; Conkel could not leave the ship. Boatswains mate Edward Newland greets his wife Irene and their four children; Newland kisses his wife.
 

"Argonaut Bay" campaign committee members

 

National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) convention [02-13-53 - 02-14-53, 8 negatives]

 

Jimmie Tarantino in court [02-16-53 - 02-17-53, 14 negatives]

 

Japanese baseball team arrives for exhibition games [02-16-53, 5 negatives]

 

Japanese Baseball Team Arrives for Exhibition Games(February 16, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-16-53.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Japanese Consul Yasuske Katsuro greets group of Japanese baseball officials and team players; the team poses for a group picture. Women dressed in kimonos give the baseball officials and players flowers. Tokyo General Manager Mizuhara receives flowers from Barbara Okamato. Shoji Uno (owner's representative), Consul Katsuro, Lefty O'Doul, and Cappy Harada pose together. O'Doul and Wally Yonamine also pose together.
 

Arlys Watson murdered by husband Philip [02-16-53 - 02-21-53, ca. 24 negatives]

 

Governor Samuel King of Hawaii arrives in San Francisco with family

 

St. Ignatius Church [02-17-53, 2 negatives]

 

St. Ignatius Church -- Exterior Views -- San Francisco(February 17, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-17-53.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Exterior views of the St. Ignatius Church (its two towers) located at the corner of Fulton Street and Parker Street.
 

Sherith Israel [02-17-53, 2 negatives]

 

Civil defense display [02-17-53, 3 negatives]

 

Civil Defense Display -- Civic Center(February 17, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-17-53.10]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mayor Elmer Robinson, Admiral Robert Cook (retired), and Fire Chief Edward J. Walsh stand high above the display; Walsh points his finger at something. Overhead views of display in front of civic center, includes various officers and 29 fire trucks [?] (trucks with ladders).
 

Painting "Moulin Rouge" by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec on exhibit during run of play

 

Artist Beniamino Bufano statue to be auctioned [02-18-53, 2 negatives]

 

American Legion's naturalization program

 

New deputy sheriff's uniforms

 

Beached whale on Ocean Beach at foot of Irving Street [02-19-53, 5 negatives]

 

Beached Whale -- Ocean Beach(February 19, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-19-53.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A dead whale lies on the beach at the foot of Irving Street. Ruth Werner who lives nearby examines the beached whale. She touches the whale's head and later stands on top of the dead whale.
 

Beached Whale -- Ocean Beach(February 19, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-19-53.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A dead whale lies on the beach at the foot of Irving Street. A tractor-like machine pulls the beached whale off the shore as the crowd watches.
 

Removal of Beached Whale -- Woman Injured(February 19, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-19-53.08]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Margaret E. Jones sits in an automobile (car) next to a young boy. She injured (scraped) her right leg.
 

Cattle escape and run loose at Third and Evans Streets [02-20-53, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Major General Chiang Wei-kuo (Chang Kai-shek's son) and Chinese mission get honors at the Presidio [02-20-53, 6 negatives]

 

Arrival of Major General Chiang Wei-kuo and Chinese Mission -- Presidio of San Francisco(February 20, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-20-53.12]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

General Chiang Wei-kuo (Chang Kai-shek's son) and Chinese mission receive honors at Presidio. Close-up of General Chiang Wei-kuo. General Chiang Wei-Kuo inspects men. Troops march by and salute officers and Chinese guests. The officers and guests walks around the grounds.
 

George Washington's birthday anniversary service at Grace Cathedral

 

Rincon Annex post office murals [02-23-53, 13 negatives]

 

Murals -- Rincon Annex Post Office(February 23, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-23-53.09]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of numerous murals which depict important political and historical events in American history. [WPA murals? (Work Projects Administration)].
 

St. Patrick's Church interior [02-23-53, 3 negatives]

 

Theater demolition at Mason and O'Farrell Streets

 

National Conference of Christians and Jews

 

"Biggest Man in the West" Locks Martin visits Children's Hospital

 

Testimonial dinner for Rabbi Dr. Abba Hillel Silver

 

Democratic national chairman Stephen A. Mitchell

 

Woman of the Week Lois G. Davidson (architect who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright)

 

Flying saucers? [02-25-53, 4 negatives]

 

Unidentified Flying Objects -- Flying Saucers? -- Call Bullentin Building(February 25, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 24, [02-25-53.09]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views taken from the rooftop of the Call-Bullentin building of possible flying saucers. Unknown objects look like deflated balloons.
 

General Van Fleet arrives in San Francisco [02-25-53, ca. 30 negatives]

 

Steamboat Fort Sutter (ship) hearing

 

New Zealand beef on sale at the Crystal Palace market

 

New deputy sheriff badges

 

Girl Scouts visit the cable car barns [02-28-53, 2 negatives] billiards champion Willie Moscone

 

Transport General Gordon (ship) arrives with troops from Korea [02-28-53, 9 negatives]

 

Returning Troops from Korea -- Arrival of General W.H. Gordon (ship) -- Fort Mason(February 28, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 25, [02-28-53.04]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

General W.H. Gordon (ship) at docks. Returning troops stand and wave from the deck. Troops line up with baggage; women serve them cookies and beverages. Troops disembark from transport. Relatives stand on pier; some carry welcome signs. View showing height of transport compared to height of building on pier.
 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

March 1953 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 25-26, [030053-033153]

Physical Description: 1200 negatives (estimate)
 

Snow falls in San Francisco [03-01-53, 1 negative]

 

Snow Fall -- San Francisco(March 01, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-01-53.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

View of snow on ground on Ivy Street and in parking lot near the Fox Theatre (neighborhood).
 

General A.E. Anderson (ship) arrives with troops from Korea [03-02-53, 14 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General A.E. Anderson (ship) -- Fort Mason(March 02, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-02-53.01]

Physical Description: 14 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Returning servicemen stand on deck of ship [two views with Golden Gate Bridge in background]. Shown with coffee and donuts at Fort Mason. Private Irwin Rietz, who held his twin brother as he died in Korea, hugs mother-in-law Margarita Bardsley. Sergeant Richard Gibson of US Air Force greets his wife Martha and baby Vicki Lynn [whom he had not seen before]. Servicemen descend ramp from ship.
 

Governor Adlai Stevenson's reception at the Fairmont Hotel [03-02-53, 5 negatives]

 

Reception -- Governor Adlai Stevenson -- Fairmont Hotel(March 02, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-02-53.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Crowd stands in receiving line for former presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson. Adlai Stevenson and India Edwards speak with unidentified "well wisher." View of crowd in Gold Room. Governor Stevenson and crowd stand aboard unidentified ship.
 

New Hastings College at Hyde and McAllister Streets [03-02-53, 4 negatives]

 

New Hastings College of the Law(March 02, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-02-53.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Students Robert Moore and Robert Mires hand books from large stack to John Stumbos and Librarian Hazel Reed [shelving books in new library]. Student Orrington Tubbs carries object through lobby. Dean David E. Snodgrass sits in chair at desk in "modern classroom." Taken at Hyde and McAllister Streets.
 

"Mad Man" Marcus (Barney Marcus) assalts his wife [03-02-53, 03-05-53, 03-20-53, ca. 18 negatives]

 

Actors Jackie Cooper and Peggy Ann Garner of "John Loves Mary Show," old St. Mary's Church [03-03-53, 2 negatives]

 

National Smile Week

 

Actress Sophie Tucker testimonial dinner

 

Car hits cable car at California and Polk Streets [03-04-53, 2 negatives]

 

New Alameda County Juvenile Home [03-04-53, 5 negatives]

 

New Alameda County Juvenile Home(March 04, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-04-53.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Exterior view of boys' quarters, with hills in background. Assistant Director Alden McElrath stands before boys' quarters. Interior view of boys' shop, with machinery and tables. Exterior views of the main administrative building (child welfare).
 

Kick off at Trader Vic's of the M.H. De Young Memorial Museum's treasure hunt

 

Huck Finn fish pool sports show [03-06-53 - 03-18-53, ca. 40 negatives]

 

Hospital ship Repose returns wounded veterans

 

Butano forest fire

 

Japanese Girl Scouts and Brownies hold traditional doll festival

 

General G.M. Randall (ship) and M.C. Meiggs (ship) return with troops [03-09-53, 03-18-53, 26 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General G.M. Randall (ship) -- Fort Mason(March 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-09-53.09]

Physical Description: 17 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Close-up and long views of returning servicemen standing on deck of ship, drinking coffee inside dock building, descending ramp from ship. Sixteen month old Terry Leo Bushman waits on dock for father, Technical Sergeant Stanley Bushman, with ship in water behind. Mary Cirimili waits in crowd for returning soldier. Sergeant John Kubisich of US Marines hugs wife Fern. Other servicemen shown with family. View of ship in Bay.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General M.C. Meigs (ship) -- Fort Mason(March 18, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-18-53.01]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mary Allen, of Ottawa, Canada, greets her son, Private First Class Charles John Allen of the US Army. Private First Class Robert Brown, returning home after eleven months in Korea, holds his daughter Lonean with wife Dolores. Crowd on dock looks out toward ship as it pulls into dock with troops on deck. Military band on dock plays for troops on deck. Women hand out coffee and food to servicemen standing inside dock building.
 

Car hop uniform for new drive-in at Eddy and Larkin Streets [03-09-53, 3 negatives]

 

Car Hop Uniform -- Dobbs Drive-In(March 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-09-53.13]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Pat Knudsen models new uniform for car hops who will work at new drive-in. Taken at Eddy and Larkin Streets (neighborhood, fashion).
 

Greek church on Valencia Street

 

Daughters of the American Revolution convention

 

Atomic scientist and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Harold C. Urey lecturer at University of California [03-10-53, 2 negatives]

 

Hitchcock Lecturer -- Dr. Harold C. Urey -- UC Berkeley(March 10, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-10-53.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Nobel Prize winning atomic scientist Harold Urey sits at table with unidentified persons [in Berkeley to give lecture].
 

Victor "Lucky" Stoner and Carl Brown hammer murder conspiracy trial [03-10-53 - 03-26-53, ca. 22 negatives]

 

Redwood City prisoners donate blood (civil defense, Korean War effort)

 

Interview with Director of Public Institutions Charles M. Wollenberg

 

Alameda's first councilwoman Irene Moresi

 

The Fort Sutter Showboat (ship) hearing [03-12-53, 03-26-53, 5 negatives]

 

Vincent Hallinan surrenders (tax charges?)

 

United States Treasurer Mrs. Ivy Baker Priest visits [03-12-53 - 03-14-53, 8 negatives]

 

Ivy Baker Priest -- Hotel St. Francis(March 12, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-12-53.12]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of US Secretary of the Treasury Ivy Baker Priest .
 

Ivy Baker Priest -- Hotel St. Francis(March 13, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-13-53.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lobbyist Francis Keesling Jr. speaks with new US Secretary of the Treasury Ivy Baker Priest.
 

Governor Earl Warren -- Republican State Central Committee -- Hotel St. Francis(March 14, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-14-53.01]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of crowd (with first photo taken as Marjorie Benedict, Governor Earl Warren, and US Secretary of the Treasury Ivy Baker Priest enter room?). Views of Earl Warren and Ivy Baker Priest speaking [to Womens Division?]. [Four of five negatives badly discolored. Noted Dec. 1998].
 

Return of Korean War veterans [03-12-53, 8 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Pier Three(March 12, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-12-53.15]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Returned servicemen stand with baggage inside building on Fort Mason transport dock, eating and drinking coffee [as they wait for transport?]. William and Wanda Howell hold their baby Karen. Ray Marks holds Deborah, the granddaughter of Lieutenant Jerome Marks, who stands above them on deck of ship. Other servicemen shown with family members. Veterans descend ramp from ship; shown on board [ferry boat?].
 

Lost art treasures of the city found in San Francisco city warehouse

 

Spring and new tea garden at the Japanese Tea Gardens in Golden Gate Park [03-14-53, 8 negatives]

 

St. Patrick's Day Parade [03-15-53, 16 negatives]

 

Parade -- St. Patrick's Day(March 15, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-15-53.01]

Physical Description: 16 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of parade near Civic Center and on Market Street (neighborhood). Float for the Ancient Order of Hibernians passes before City Hall. Laurie Lynch leads the Gaelic League Drill Team in front of Ferry Building. Ten year old Michael [Deeley?] sits on float with Irish harp. Military officers salute from parade viewing stand, while others in crowd hold hands over hearts [during national anthem?]. Children from the St. Cecilia School march with American and California flags. Boy Scouts from St. Anne's Church march in parade. The Contra Costa "Shamrocks" ride horses down parade route. Gregory Perkins watches as servicewomen march by on route. "May Day" float shown, with city in backdrop (cityscapes).
 

Crowds working out income tax return at the last minute at the Bureau of Internal Revenue

 

View from Inspiration Point during atomic bomb blast (simulation?) [03-17-53, 1 negative]

 

Atomic Bomb Blast(March 17, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-17-53.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

View of San Francisco from Inspiration Point on Twin Peaks [during simulation of atomic bomb blast?] (cityscapes, atomic age, civil defense).
 

The Gilmore divorce [03-17-53 - 03-25-53, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Horse Trader Ed (Ed Shapiro) surrenders on income tax evasion charge

 

1906 San Francisco earthquake reunion luncheon

 

US Commissioner Cameron Wolfe of Immigration and Naturalization Service [03-18-53, 2 negatives]

 

Illegal Immigration Case -- US Commissioner Cameron Wolfe(March 18, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-18-53.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Commissioner Cameron Wolfe [of the Immigration and Naturalization Service?] stands behind desk as he speaks to [Desio?] Delgado and Arelio Reyes, two men accused of "transporting wetbacks" [the photographer's term for illegal immigrants from Mexico] across the US border with Mexico (race relations, social relations).
 

Damage done in Sutro Park [03-19-53, 10 negatives]

 

Damage in Sutro Park(March 19, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-19-53.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of damage caused to fences, statues, monuments, trees, etc. in Sutro Park [damage caused by storm?] (neighborhood).
 

Fred Gray and his talking jack ass (donkey)

 

Harry S. Truman and family arrive at the Fairmont Hotel [03-21-53, 4 negatives]

 

Harry S. Truman(March 21, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-21-53.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Former president Harry Truman walks with police escort alongside train at the Oakland Mole. Shown with wife and daughter outside and inside of the Fairmont Hotel [upon arrival in San Francisco, in midst of vacation trip to Honolulu, Hawaii] (neighborhood).
 

Eleanor Roosevelt speaks at the Israel bond rally [03-21-53, 3 negatives]

 

Eleanor Roosevelt -- Airport(March 21, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-21-53.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Eleanor Roosevelt shown walking away from airplane, being greeted by Mrs. Henry Harris, Lutie Goldstein, and Sam Jacobson at foot of airplane [Eleanor Roosevelt in town for speaking engagement at an Israeli bond rally].
 

Madame Chiang Kai-shek visits Chinatown [03-22-53, 3 negatives]

 

Madame Chiang Kai-shek -- Chinatown(March 22, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-22-53.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Madame Chiang Kai-shek shown leaving Six Company building, speaking in Victory Memorial Hall [negative missing], and standing with Sandra Chou, the daughter of the "mayor" of Chinatown.
 

Father and sons game at Seals Stadium

 

Charter Day at UC Berkeley with new chancellor Dr. Clark Kerr and Dr. Robert Gordon Sproul [03-23-53, 8 negatives]

 

Charter Day -- New Chancellor -- UC Berkeley(March 23, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 26, [03-23-53.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Barbara Stewart Briton and Professor Stan McCaffrey accompany Charles Stewart, who at ninety years old is the oldest alumnus walking in ceremonies [man walking alongside carries banner for the alumni class of 1884]. New Chancellor Clark Kerr speaks from podium, with Dr. Gordon Sproul standing, then seated behind. Long view of speakers on stage, crowd, and orchestra within the confines of Greek Theatre, with the Campanile (Sather Tower) visible in background (neighborhood). Overhead views of ceremony participants marching to Greek Theatre along campus path, with views of campus buildings in background (cityscapes).
 

Interview with Palmer Bevis of American-Korean Foundation

 

Cancer Society presents medal to Dr. Robert Stone for his research (health)

 

Easter activities

 

Macy's Flower Show [03-28-53, ca. 15 negatives]

 

Service for Queen Mary of Great Britain at Grace Cathedral

 

Opening season for the Pacific Coast League (baseball) at Oakland ball park [03-31-53, 10 negaitves]

 

Additional subject information enclosed with some sleeves.

 

April 1953 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27-28, [040053-043053]

Physical Description: 1025 negatives (estimate)
 

Keating Investigation (date uncertain: possibly May 1953?) [04-00-53, 3 negatives]

 

Keating Committee -- City Hall(April 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-00-53.01-02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Irvin Goldstein, special assistant to the Attorney General [apparently responsible for "San Francisco tax scandals"], speaks into microphone as he gives witness testimony. Richard Seward, foreman of the Seward Grand Jury, stands next to chair. Attorney Jake Ehrlich points with finger.
 

Fire on Mission Street (neighborhood)

 

Fire in Chinatown [04-01-53, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War veterans [04-01-53 -04-02-53, 04-20-53, 04-27-53, 33 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(April 01, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-01-53.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Major General David L. Ruffner, commander of the 45th Division, speaks to reporters as he prepares to make his way home. Technical Sergeant Brady Owen of the US Marines and Jean Owen hold their one year old child and son Brady. Sergeant Rod D. [Theiga?] and Betty [Theiga?] hold their thirteen month old son Danny. Returning Marine and Air Force veterans stand on deck of ship. Servicemen walk down ramp as they disembark from ship.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General Hersey (ship) -- Fort Mason(April 02, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-02-53.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Colonel Son Hi Sun and First Lieutenant So Byong Wook stand with Major W.F. Dahlstrom, who came to US with 150 [Korean?] soldiers for training at Fort Benning, Georgia. Views showing some of two thousand returning servicemen standing on decks of ship. Sergeant Finis R.D. Arnold holds baby Richard Edward while hugging wife Loana Arnold. Others shown.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Fort Mason(April 20, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-20-53.06]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of servicemen waiting inside transport dock and standing on deck of ship [two negatives missing].
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General W.A. Mann (ship) -- Fort Mason(April 27, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-27-53.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Clarence E. Reed of the US Air Force hugs wife Phyllis upon his arrival from Japan. Staff Sergeant Frank M. Campbell hugs wife Glenda Lee. Views of servicemen on deck of ship, crowd on dock awaiting returning veterans, veterans disembarking from ship, and servicemen standing inside transport dock.
 

Jimmie Tarantino trial (extortion indictment) [04-02-53, 04-27-53, 5 negatives]

 

Jack Benny arrives for variety show [04-02-53, 2 negatives]

 

Comedian Jack Benny -- Southern Pacific Station(April 02, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-02-53.11]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Harvey Wing of the Press and Union League Club and Ted Huggins stand by door of train with Jack Benny, in town for variety show. A cook with [George Costmos?] shows interest in interview with "Call Bulletin" reporter and "San Francisco News" reporter George Murphy.
 

Good Friday and Easter services at various churches [04-03-53 - 04-05-53, ca. 20 negatives]

 

Old Samuel Gompers School remodeled into Benjamin Franklin Junior High School (education) [04-03-53, 6 negatives]

 

Remodeling -- Samuel Gompers School(April 03, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-03-53.07]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Edward Redford and Principal Julian Reinhertz look over new homemaking class in the temporary Benjamin Franklin Junior High School [formerly Samuel Gompers school]. Workers move food and other items in through door of building. Books rest on tables and chairs sit stacked as artist and shop teacher John Boghasian, Assistant Principal Ivor Callaway, Woody Justice, and Henry Springer work to ready newly remodeled library. View of school from the rear, showing playground, and from the front, showing street (neighborhood).
 

Commander in Chief James W. Cothran of the Veterans of Foreign Wars

 

Easter activities [04-04-53, ca. 2 negatives]

 

Dope king Robert Coronado ("The General") in jail

 

The Gilmore divorce [04-06-53, 1 negative]

 

Colonial Dames dedication of the Octagon House on Gough Street [04-06-53, 3 negatives]

 

Dedication of Octagon House -- Colonial Dames of America(April 06, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-06-53.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

People stand on front porch of Octagon House, and others by side door [house as seen from street]. Bishop Edward Lamb Parsons of the Episcopal Church and others watch as Mrs. Lindley Miller of the California chapter of Colonial Dames lays mortar for the foundation stone of the Octagon House. Taken at 2645 Gough Street (neighborhood).
 

Call "circ man" Leon Uris writes book [04-07-53, 1 negative]

 

New Navy supersonic jet squadron (Cougar jets for Korea, with pilots of Squadron VF-24) [04-07-53, 7 negatives]

 

Navy Jet Squadron -- Training for Korea -- Alameda Naval Air Station(April 07, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-07-53.07]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

"New jet foe for Russian Mig train here." "Hot" pilots of Navy Squadron VF-24 walking back from swept-wing F-9-F6 Cougars. Pilots with Squadron Commnader "Duke" R.W. Windsor. Ensign Jack Pearl in cockpit, with Robert Velasquez and Dick Morrison standing by. R.W. Windsor with Arthur Howe. Cougar jets fly overhead.
 

New spiral slide at the children's playground in Golden Gate Park

 

Governor Earl Warren dedicates the new Hastings College of the Law [04-09-53, 2 negatives]

 

Dedication -- Hastings College of the Law(April 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-09-53.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Above ground view of crowd standing for prayer outside new building for Hastings Law School, during dedication ceremonies for building. Governor Earl Warren addresses crowd.
 

Poet Lord Dunsany of England (Baron Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany)

 

Crown Prince Akihito of Japan arrives in San Francisco [04-11-53, 14 negatives]

 

Crown Prince Akihito of Japan -- President Woodrow Wilson (ship) -- Pier Fifty-nine(April 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-11-53.01-02]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Prince Akihito stands with Akua Matsui, Governor Earl Warren, and President George Killion of President Lines [negatives missing 11/98]. Japanese-American school children dressed in traditional Japanese clothing wave to Prince Akihito upon his arrival aboard the President Woodrow Wilson (ship). Policemen set up ropes to cordon off crowd [and allow passage of Prince?]; with Japanese and American flags flying together over doorway in background. Prince Akihito shown with journalists surrounding him as he speaks into microphone, eating with others aboard ship, and standing with Ambassador to Canada Saao Iguchi and Ambassador to the US Eikichi Araki of Japan.
 

Crown Prince Akihito of Japan -- Coast Guard Station(April 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-11-53.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Prince Akihito waves to crowd from door of airplane before departing for Canada.
 

Crown Prince Akihito of Japan(April 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-11-53.04]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Governor Earl Warren shakes hands with Prince Akihito in midst of crowd standing on dock [by the Lurline (ship)?].
 

Chancellor Konrad Adenauer of Germany [04-11-53, 19 negatives]

 

Chancellor Konrad Adenauer of Germany(April 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-11-53.05-06]

Physical Description: 16 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of crowd at luncheon for Konrad Adenauer at the Palace Hotel. An interpreter bows his head to listen as Governor Earl Warren and Konrad Adenauer speak. Interpreter Walter Weber, Konrad Adenauer, and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Herr Walter Hallstein of Germany speak to reporters. The Chancellor leaves the German Embassy at 703 Market Street, with crowd watching; holds painting with Cub Scout Lee Cotterell; smiles as he takes in view of Bay and Golden Gate Bridge with his daughter Lotte (cityscapes); shakes hands with boy David Smith in front of the Legion of Honor (neighborhood). Sits at desk with unidentified man [during press conference?].
 

Chancellor Konrad Adenauer of Germany -- Airport(April 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 27, [04-11-53.07]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Gisella Stahlberg, daughter of Germany's consul-general in San Francisco, gives flowers to Konrad Adenauer upon his arrival; with Dr. Lotte Adenauer also shown. Konrad Adenauer shown walking through crowd and sitting in car [with unidentified men].
 

Model of St. Mary's Square garage

 

Senator William F. Knowland gives blood [04-12-53, 2 negatives]

 

Head-on crash in Golden Gate Park [04-15-53, ca. 25 negatives]

 

Girls with flower headgear in preparation for Flower Ball

 

Actress Audrey Hepburn with Guardsmen [04-16-53, 2 negatives]

 

Actress Audrey Hepburn -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(April 16, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-16-53.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Chinese-American girl Rosalind Linn puts necklace, which she made in camp, around the neck of Audrey Hepburn. Linn Alexander of Guardsmen also shown.
 

New civil defense disaster truck

 

Reconversion of carrier Bon Homme Richard (ship)

 

Victor "Lucky" Stoner and Carl Brown in hammer murder conspiracy trial [04-17-53, 2 negatives]

 

Earthquake memorial wreath placed at Lotta's Fountain [04-18-53, 2 negatives]

 

Aircraft carrier Yorktown (ship) (Korean War) [04-21-53, 4 negatives]

 

Fighting Lady (ship)(April 21, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-21-53.04]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of the carrier Yorktown (ship) (nicknamed the Fighting Lady) sailing under the Bay Bridge and with Yerba Buena Island in background; as seen from the fleet landing at the Ferry Building (cityscapes).
 

Governor Howard Pyle of Arizona visits [04-21-53, 2 negatives]

 

Western Airlines airplane crashes in the bay [04-21-53, ca. 18 negatives]

 

Fifth anniversary banquet for Israel (with Eleanor Roosevelt) [04-21-53, 3 negatives]

 

Fifth Anniversary Banquet for Israel -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Fairmont Hotel(April 21, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-21-53.13]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lutie Goldstein, Mrs. Henry Harris, Samuel Jacobsen, and noted violinist Isaac Stern crowd around honorary co-chairman Eleanor Roosevelt at banquet table. Eleanor Roosevelt sits alone with Mrs. Henry Harris.
 

Actress Edith Hughes here to promote her new 3-D movie

 

Eleanor Roosevelt visits [04-22-53, 3 negatives]

 

Interview -- Eleanor Roosevelt -- Fairmont Hotel(April 22, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-22-53.09]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of Eleanor Roosevelt taken indoors and on balcony of hotel with view of city in background (cityscapes). Eleanor Roosevelt speaks with reporter.
 

Prisoners of war return (military) [04-29-53 - 04-30-53, 10 negatives]

 

Return of Prisoners of War -- Travis Airfield(April 29, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-29-53.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Robert Weinbrant lays in bed at Travis Hospital; gets cigarette light from hospital corpsman Joseph Mazzella. Views of crowd inside room where journalists' interviews of former prisoners of war took place; with movie cameras set up around interviewees. US Marine Corporal Baez Pizarro of Puerto Rico speaks with television actress Eve Meyer and into several microphones.
 

Prisoners of War(April 30, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-30-53.10-11]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Johnnie Wilson Sr., Florine, Bruce, and Sherrel Moore, the family of prisoner of war Private Johnnie Moore, read document relating to the release of prisoners of war in Japan; taken at 2238 San Pablo Avenue in Oakland. Andrew, Harry, and Chris Pallas shown looking at photograph of their brother and speaking on telephone after hearing the first news in four months about their brother, who is a prisoner of war; taken at 270 Pope Street.
 

Destroyer Craig (ship)

 

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright [04-30-53, 7 negatives]

 

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright(April 30, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-30-53.01-02]

Physical Description: 7 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright sitting at drawing board. Frank Lloyd Wright sits in front of architectural drawing, which shows the Bay Bridge; with unidentified young men and women shown drawing and speaking [perhaps a class taught by Frank Wright entitled "Bridging the Bay"?]; taken at 319 Grant Avenue.
 

Blood bank volunteers (civil defense)

 

Cruiser Rochester (ship)

 

Opening of Guardsmen headquarters (with actor Henry Fonda) [04-30-53, 2 negatives]

 

New Guardsmen Headquarters -- Actor Henry Fonda(April 30, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [04-30-53.18]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Henry Fonda sits with Michaela Helser, Isabel Flood, and Celia McNeer at official opening of the Guardsmen Headquarters at [657?] Market Street.
 

May 1953 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28-29, [050053-053153]

Physical Description: 925 negatives (estimate)
 

Henry Fonda goes salmon fishing [05-01-53, 4 negatives]

 

Prisoners of war [05-01-53 - 05-09-53, 27 negatives]

 

Prisoners of War(May 01, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [05-01-53.01-02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Helen Dean reads a letter containing news about her brother Sergeant Aaron Bennett, a prisoner of war. Her husband, Walter Dean, looks over her shoulder; taken at 1804 104th Avenue in Oakland. Cora Lee Reynolds, sister of Private First Class Walter Oxford Reynolds, speaks on telephone after receiving news about his status as prisoner of war; taken at 1540 Pine Avenue at San Pablo Avenue.
 

Return of Prisoners of War -- Travis Air Force Base(May 02, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [05-02-53.01]

Physical Description: 15 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sailor carries Private First Class Charles Sacco, a returning prisoner of war, on stretcher; with view of crowd in background. Photographs of Corporal Tubor Rubin alone and with friend Everett Ritenour. Corporal Jiminez stands with Osorio Nicolas [reporter interviewing the corporal?]. Corporal David W. [Ludlum?] looks at latest issue of "Life" magazine, which has his picture gracing half of the cover and the words "return of the captives." Other views of returning prisoners of war with family and friends, leaving airplane, and of crowds there to greet them.
 

Prisoner of War(May 02, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [05-02-53.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mrs. Vince Cobalis tells her children Vincent and Flora that their father, a prisoner of war, has been freed and is ok, and Flora inquires about the time of her father's arrival.
 

Return of Prisoners of War -- Travis Air Force Base(May 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-09-53.03]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified persons greet servicemen descending ramp from airplane, with view of crowd and air base in background (neighborhood). Man on stretcher carried from airplane and placed in ambulance. Servicemen help injured prisoner of war down from airplane [no names given].
 

Scout-O-Rama

 

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright shows "butterfly bridge" model [05-01-53 and 05-25-53, 4 negatives]

 

Bridge Model -- Architect Frank Lloyd Wright -- Museum of Modern Art(May 01, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [05-01-53.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Model of bridge constructed by Frank Wright sits on table with mirrored surface.
 

Bridge Model -- Architect Frank Lloyd Wright -- Emporium(May 25, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-25-53.07]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Henry Alexander, Arthur Hoggard Jr., Dewey Mead, George Christopher, and Wright's representative Aaron G. Green view"butterfly bridge" model displayed on mirrored table.
 

May Day Festival and parade at Kezar Stadium

 

Harry S. Truman and family interviewed on the President Cleveland (ship) [05-03-53, 1 negative]

 

Paul Cohn trial [05-04-53 and 05-19-43, 19 negatives]

 

Troops at Fort Mason returning from Korea [05-05-53, 9 negatives]

 

Arthur H. Samish tax evasion trial [05-06-53 - 05-21-53, ca. 15 negatives]

 

Old car barns (Municipal Railway?) about to be demolished at Thirty-second Avenue and Clement Street (Richmond District neighborhood) [05-05-53, 2 negatives]

 

Conductor Pierre Monteux and Boston Symphony Orchestra

 

Harlem Globetrotters [05-07-53, 9 negatives]

 

Harlem Globetrotters -- Cow Palace(May 07, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [05-07-53.08]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Photographs showing the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team in action during game against an all-star team [from Bay Area?]. Views of crowd.
 

Wooden ships built at Mare Island Naval Shipyard [05-07-53, 4 negatives]

 

Wooden Ships -- Mare Island Navy Yard(May 07, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [05-07-53.10]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

View of Mine Layer 121 (ship) from front, a new wooden ship designed to lay harbor mines. Two mine layers under construction sit side by side in dock, with view of shore in background (cityscapes). Workers finish construction of a ship's main mast. Boat builder Antonio Armas corks seams on deck of ship.
 

New traffic signals at Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue intersection in Berkeley creates pedestrian chaos [05-07-53, 4 negatives]

 

New Traffic Lights -- Pedestrian Crossing -- Berkeley(May 07, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 28, [05-07-53.12]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

UC Berkeley students and others shown using whole of intersection to cross the street at Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue, after placement of new traffic lights at the intersection (neighborhood) [note streetcar tracks still present on both streets (transportation)].
 

Map of proposed plan for children's "Fairyland" in Oakland [05-08-53, 2 negatives]

 

Zionist Organization of America press conference [05-08-53, 2 negatives]

 

Press Conference -- Zionist Organization of America -- Press Club(May 08, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-08-53.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Rabbi Irving Miller and President Jack Verdi speak during press conference.
 

Garbage dumped along road on Coast Highway and Skyline Boulevard [05-08-53, 7 negatives]

 

Transport General Breckinridge (ship) arrives with troops from Korea [05-08-53, 6 negatives]

 

Navy Reserves flying helicopters

 

Mother's Day breakfast served by Boy Scouts

 

Transport General Collins (ship) arrives with troops from Korea [05-11-53, 10 negatives]

 

Silent film actress Mary Pickford helps with bond drive [05-11-53, 2 negatives]

 

Bond Drive -- Mary Pickford -- City Hall(May 11, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-11-53.08]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Actress Mary Pickford sits with Mayor Elmer Robinson and Supervisor Dewey Mead behind speakers' table at event for bond drive. Mary Pickford and Elmer Robinson shown speaking into microphone.
 

Prime Minister Sydney G. Holland of New Zealand arrives

 

Opening of the Shrine Circus [05-13-53, 6 negatives]

 

Western Union demonstrates facsimile transmission machine [05-13-53, 2 negatives]

 

Facsimile Transmission Machine -- Western Union -- Palace Hotel(May 13, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-13-53.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Unidentified men demonstrate a device intended for the transmission of business document facsimiles [fax machine].
 

Victor "Lucky" Stoner and Carl Brown hammer murder conspiracy trial [05-13-53, 2 negatives]

 

Conscientious objector David W. Hammack at the (draft) induction center [05-14-53, 4 negatives]

 

Arrest of Conscientious Objector -- Induction Center(May 14, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-14-53.06]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Major Phillip W. Hurd reads regulations to potential military recruit David W. Hammack. After David Hammack refuses to step forward [and into military service] two times, Major Phillip W. Hurd places him under technical arrest and leads him away. Taken at 30 Van Ness Avenue.
 

Armed Forces Day

 

Guardsmen automobile race through Golden Gate Park [05-15-53 - 05-20-53, ca. 22 negatives]

 

Transport General Hase (ship) arrives with Army troops [05-18-53, 10 negatives]

 

Sea Cliff robbery loot found in Spreckels Lake at Golden Gate Park

 

Memorial Day Parade [05-20-53, 4 negatives]

 

Memorial Day Parade(May 20, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-20-53.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

A US Marine corps color guard marches down parade route. Military policemen march in units from Lombard Street and onto Van Ness Avenue (neighborhood). Sergeant Raul Claya of the US Marines, Sergeant George Rodgers of the US Army, and BM Third Class of the US Navy hold hand of legionaire E.J. Long.
 

Defanging and milking rattle snakes at the California Academy of Sciences [05-20-53, 8 negatives]

 

Largest oil tanker Petroking (ship) on San Francisco Bay

 

Aircraft carrier Oriskany (ship) arrives [05-21-53, 16 negatives]

 

Vandals wreck Starr King Elementary School [05-25-53, 4 negatives]

 

Reds (communism) release Presbyterian missionary Nathaniel Bercovitz

 

Bakers on strike (labor) [05-25-53, 1 negative]

 

Blood drive (civil defense)

 

Memorial Day ceremony at the Presidio [05-27-53 - 05-30-53, ca. 16 negative]

 

Keating Committee investigation hearings (communism?) [05-27-53 - 05-30-53, 8 negatives]

 

Keating Committee -- Mark Hopkins Hotel(May 27, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-27-53.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Investigator Murray B. York, Chief Counsel Robert A. Collier, and Investigator W. Wade Bromwell examine document as they stand for group photos.
 

Hearing -- Keating Committee -- City Hall(May 29, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-29-53.01-02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Witness Robert B. McMillan, former chief assistant to the US Attorney General, speaks about tax scandals to the Taylor Jury. Patrick J. Hellings, Kenneth B. Keating, and B.J. Rodgers [all members of Keating Committee?] sit and stand behind desk during hearing; with Patrick Hellings speaking in both photographs. Robert A. Collier [attorney?] stands while examining document. Taken in the supervisors' chambers.
 

Hearing -- Keating Committee -- City Hall(May 30, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 29, [05-30-53.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Attorney Al Zirpoli stands with Edwin M. Furtado as he is sworn in as witness before committee. Reporter Ed Montgomery of the "San Francisco Examiner" stands for swearing in before committee.
 

General Brewster (ship) arrives with Army troops from Korea [05-28-53, 8 negatives]

 

Aircraft carrier Oriskany (ship) in drydock at Hunters Point [05-28-53, 10 negatives]

 

June 1953 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30-31, [060053-063053]

Physical Description: 1050 negatives (estimate)
 

Keating Committee investigation hearings [06-01-53, 11 negatives]

 

Keating Committee Investigation Hearings -- City Hall(June 01, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-01-53.01]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Attorney Irving Goldslien [Goldstein? or Goldstien?] enters room. Lou Linss has message from judge for Congressman Keating [Kenneth B. Keating of New York?]. Linss hands message to Congressman Keating. Includes Joe Sweeney (court reporter for Goodman) and Daniel Koss (attorney for Russell Duke).
 

Keating Committee Investigation Hearings -- City Hall(June 01, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-01-53.02]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various courtroom scenes. Judge Louis and Goodman enter the room. Goodman testifies; he is seated at a desk in front of a microphone.
 

Daughters of the Nile [06-01-53 - 06-04-53, ca. 115 negatives]

 

Row with University of California regents over Robert Gordon Sproul pension [06-02-53, 3 negatives]

 

Queen's "coronation reception" with British consul general [06-02-53, 3 negatives]

 

Lawrence "Buck" Shaw and others work with 49ers contracts at office in Flood Building

 

Coronation concert at the Opera House

 

Philip Watson and the bathtub murder trial [06-03-53 - 06-24-53, ca. 28 negatives]

 

Atomic bomb flash seen from Coit Tower [06-04-53, 3 negatives]

 

View of Atomic Bomb Flash Taken From Coit Tower(June 04, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-04-53.11]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various views taken from parking area near Coit Tower of an atomic bomb flash (Simulation? Civil defense?) The Golden Gate Bridge is in the foreground.
 

Arthur H. Samish surrenders [06-04-53, 06-26-53, 6 negatives]

 

University of San Francisco commencement ceremonies at the Opera House [06-07-53, 9 negatives]

 

Internal Revenue commissioner T. Coleman Andrews

 

Supervisor Chester McPhee retires

 

Preparations for artist Fernand Leger exhibit

 

Vandalism to miniature historical models of San Francisco at the Palace of Fine Arts [06-09-53, 12 negatives]

 

New YWCA-USO in operation on Market Street

 

Reception for Vice President S. Radhak Rishnan of India

 

Bryant Street overpass is new addition to freeway [06-10-53, 6 negatives]

 

Freeway Addition -- Bryant Street Overpass(June 10, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-10-53.07]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Various views of the Bryant Street overpass: overhead view of a section of the overpass and nearby buildings, freeway level, and below overpass on Potrero Avenue (showing columns and underside of freeway).
 

Korean orphan arrives in San Francisco en route to Boys' Town

 

Grand National Livestock Exhibition

 

Governor Abraham Biran of Jerusalem visits

 

Filming of "Caine Mutiny" at Pier Eighteen with director Edward Dmytryk

 

South Korean army officers at airport [06-13-53, 2 negatives]

 

South Korean Army Officers -- San Francisco International Airport(June 13, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-13-53.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Five South Korean Army officers ordered to return to Korea. Colonel Jung Nae Hiuk, Major General Y. Chang, Major General B.K. Bak, Lieutenant General Chan Lee, and Major General Y.H. Choi arrive in San Francisco by TWA (Trans World Airlines). One officer shakes hands with Consul General Young Han Choo of South Korea .
 

Flag Day at Golden Gate Park with Senator William F. Knowland [06-14-53, 6 negatives]

 

Flag Day with Senator William F. Knowland -- Golden Gate Park(June 14, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-14-53.03]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views (taken from the back of the stage looking towards crowd) of Senator William Knowland speaking to large crowd. View of service men standing with guns; crowd and the American flag in the background. Close-up of Senator Knowland speaking in front of microphones at podium. Crowd disperses. Military personnel (servicemen, veterans?) stand with flags in foreground; crowd in background.
 

Junior Olympics

 

Mrs. Spreckels throws society event at the Maritime Museum

 

Seventh Day Adventists' convention [06-15-53 - 06-19-53, ca. 111 negatives]

 

Green Cross safety campaign

 

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz watches while four sisters take the oath of citizenship [06-15-53, 4 negatives]

 

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Watches Citizenship Oath -- San Francisco(June 15, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-15-53.08]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at the Post Office Building. Four sisters (Magda Battha, Marta Battha, Margit Battha, Maria Battha) take the citizenship oath as Admiral Chester Nimitz watches. Monreo Friedman performs the ceremony. The sisters pose with Admiral Nimitz.
 

Interview with historian Lawrence Henry Gipson

 

Harry Bridges wins his freedom (labor) [06-15-53, 3 negatives]

 

Harry Bridges Wins His Freedom -- ILWU Hall(June 15, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-15-53.11]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at ILWU (International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union) Hall. Harry Bridges' wife whispers something in his ear. Harry Bridges, Henry Schmidt, and Bob Robertson smile upon hearing the news from the Supreme Court.
 

Board of Supervisors rent control hearing [06-16-53, 06-29-53]

 

Boxer Jack Dempsey arrives with his two daughters [06-16-53, 3 negatives]

 

Demonstration on behalf of the Rosenbergs (communism) [06-17-53, 4 negatives]

 

Demonstration On Behalf of the Rosenbergs -- Post Office Building(June 17, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 30, [06-17-53.02]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at the Post Office Building (Seventh Street and Mission Street). Various views of protesters. A mother pushes baby in a stroller in the picket line. Overhead views of long picket line which spans length of building. Close-up of marching people with signs protesting the pending execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for espionage. [Execution took place on June 19, 1953 at Sing Sing Prison].
 

Clement Street merchants parade (neighborhood)

 

Acting mayor Marvin Lewis in civilian defense togs

 

UC Berkeley graduation at Edwards field with President Robert Gordon Sproul presiding [06-19-53, 4 negatives]

 

Civil defense demonstrations [06-20-53, 4 negatives]

 

Civil Defense -- Operations During An Alert -- Civil Defense Control Center(June 20, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31, [06-20-53.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Admiral A.G. Cook (Civilian Defense head) points and talks to workers. People are scattered around building for fire, police, communications, etc. Chalkboards and pin-up boards in background.
 

Civil Defense Demonstration -- Marina District(June 20, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31, [06-20-53.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Civilian Air Patrol demonstrates how it can land small planes in a confined area to deliver plasma. Mary Nye (Red Cross Motor Service) gets cartons of plasma from Captain Clem Lattimore (Commander of Civilian Air Patrol) who sits in the small plane. The Red Cross Bloodmobile (large bus) is in the background.
 

FBI captures Donald Charles Fitterer (one of the 10 most wanted) [06-21-53, 4 negatives]

 

FBI Captures Donald Charles Fitterer -- City Prison(June 21, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31, [06-21-53.01]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

United States FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) captures Donald Charles Fitterer (one of ten most wanted criminals). Close-up of Fitterer smoking a cigarette. Fitterer walks into prison.
 

Rafer Johnson in Junior Olympics decathalon

 

Korean truce talks (with Legion National Commander Lewis K. Gough) [06-22-53, 2 negatives]

 

Merced train wreck

 

Irving Thalberg Jr. (son of actress Norma Shearer) inducted into the Army [06-22-53, 2 negatives]

 

Transports (ships) arrive with troops [06-23-53 - 06-24-53, 24 negatives]

 

Returning Troops (veterans) -- Arrival of General Meigs (ship) -- Fort Mason(June 23, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31, [06-23-53.08]

Physical Description: 14 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Transport General Meigs (ship) docks. Returning troops stand on deck of transport. Troops line up with their baggage; women serve them beverages; relatives stand on pier in background. Servicemen greet their wives and families.
 

Returning Troops (veterans) -- Arrival of General E.T. Collins (ship) -- Fort Mason(June 24, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31, [06-24-53.01]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops stand on deck of transport General E.T. Collins (ship); relatives stand on pier in foreground. Troops line up with baggage. Women serve them beverages and cookies in the background; troops disembark transport in foreground. Lieutenant Corporal Jerry Cepernich embraces his wife Marian and baby Gayle. Corporal Raymond Koenig kisses his nieces and greets his sister and mother. Bruce (baby boy) reaches up to Arnold Lyons' (his father) pocket; his father embraces his mother.
 

Burlesque celebrity Tempest Storm in court

 

Cerebral palsy telethon with actor Ralph Edwards

 

Waldo Tunnel approach plan and map [06-27-53, 6 negatives]

 

San Francisco Judo competition [06-28-53, 4 negatives]

 

Director George Stevens and actor Van Heflin visit to promote new movie "Shane" [06-29-53, 2 negatives]

 

President Elpidio Quirino of the Philippines visits

 

Victor "Lucky" Stoner and Carl Brown hammer murder conspiracy trial [06-30-53, 2 negatives]

 

July 1953 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31-32, [070053-073153]

Physical Description: 775 negatives (estimate)
 

Models show off Arboretum in bloom at Golden Gate Park

 

Fire at Third and Townsend Streets

 

Key System transit strike at Pier Sixty-four stranding commuters (labor) [07-01-53, 07-24-53 - 07-27-53, 11 negatives]

 

Key System Strike -- Pier Sixty-four(July 01, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31, [07-01-53.01]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at the foot of 16th Street. Picket line in foreground; large crowds of men standing in the parking lot in the background. Riggers, boilermakers, fitters, machinists, and others participate in strike (labor and transportation).
 

Labor -- Key System Strike -- Automobile (car) Traffic -- San Francisco(July 24, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-24-53.03]

Physical Description: 4 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Normal congestion on Bay Bridge from Fifth Street; clock in Schmidt tower reads 5:15 p.m. in the background. Views of normal congestion on the corner of First Street and Harrison Street looking north and east. Five police officers direct traffic at the intersection.
 

Labor -- Key System Strike -- Automobile (car) Traffic -- San Francisco(July 24, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-24-53.08]

Physical Description: 10 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of automobile traffic taken from Bay Bridge toll plaza looking towards San Francisco, from Bay Bridge toll plaza looking towards Oakland, and from tunnel on Treasure Island looking towards San Francisco. Ed Ulsheimer (toll taker) wipes his brow as he accepts money from a driver.
 

Labor -- Key System Strike -- Commuters Ride Owl -- Oakland(July 27, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-27-53.06]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Taken at the Southern Pacific Railroad 16th Street Station. Commuters board the Owl for San Francisco. About 50 to 70 passengers boarded at 7:30 a.m. The trainmaster said about 250 passengers boarded at the Berkeley station. [Meaning of caption unclear. The Owl was the overnight train from Los Angeles to Oakland, and The Lark ran from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Perhaps commuters were traveling via San Jose during the strike.]
 

Troops return from Korea [07-01-53 - 07-29-53, 33 negatives]

 

Returning Troops (veterans) from Korea -- Arrival of Transport (ship) -- Fort Mason(July 01, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31, [07-01-53.03]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops stand on deck as transport (ship) docks. Troops carrying their baggage disembark from transport. Returning troops line up with baggage; relatives stand behind a fence in the background. Sherman Flanders hugs and kisses his mother Elizabeth Davis; his brother William Flanders who returned from Korea a year ago stands nearby.
 

Returning Troops (veterans) -- Arrival of General A.W. Brewster (ship) -- Fort Mason(July 15, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-15-53.08]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Troops stand on deck as Navy transport General A.W. Brewster (ship) approaches dock; relatives stand on pier. Troops disembark transport. Returning troops line up with baggage; women serve them beverages and cookies.
 

Returning Troops (veterans) -- Arrival of General J.C. Breckinridge (ship) -- Fort Mason(July 27, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-27-53.09]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Two troops hold up the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle (newspaper); heading reads "War is Over." An officer greets and hugs two young girls. Close-up of serviceman in the foreground; troops eating cookies and drinking beverages in background. Troops talk after boarding a ferry boat for Camp Stoneman separation camp.
 

Returning Troops (veterans) from Korea -- Arrival of General W.M. Black (ship)-- Fort Mason(July 29, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-29-53.03]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Tugboats aid Navy transport General W.M. Black (ship) to dock. Troops stand on deck as transport docks. Returning troops line up with baggage; women serve them beverages and cookies. Mrs. Aage Jonsen (sitting in wheelchair) greets son Clarence Jonsen (45th Division infantryman who served a year in Korea).
 

Philip Watson found guilty in the bathtub murder trial [07-01-53, 07-24-53, 12 negatives]

 

Ice Follies open at Winterland

 

Blind children leave for YWCA camp (disabled persons) [07-01-53, 2 negatives]

 

International photo exhibition

 

Enoch R. Bershofski arrested for $100,000 robbery plot of "Communist Funds" (communism)

 

Mission Community Center kids have a rocket race [07-03-53, 2 negatives]

 

Junior Olympics at Fleishhacker Pool [07-05-53, 15 negatives]

 

Opera singer Dorothy Kirsten arrives

 

Police probe shakedown

 

Matrons at San Francisco County Jail get new uniforms [07-07-53, 4 negatives]

 

Ray Carmassi before he swims to Catalina Island and back

 

Pops concert at the Civic Auditorium with Italian opera singer Franca Duval and conductor Arthur Fiedler [07-09-53, 3 negatives]

 

Baseball player Ted Williams returns from Korea [07-09-53, 9 negatives]

 

Ted Williams Returns from Korea(July 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 31, [07-09-53.08-09]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Baseball player Ted Williams stands with an unidentified officer. Williams stands surrounded by reporters. Williams sits at the head of a table among reporters and photographers during a press conference. Includes Major Maurice Flynn (Commanding Officer Marine Barracks) and Major Herb Schlosberg (PIO officer). Williams talks to reporters in the foreground; US Marines plane in the background.
 

Jehovah's Witnesses ministers held as draft dodgers (conscientious objectors?)

 

Train engine at Folsom and Beale Streets runs off track [07-11-53, 4 negatives]

 

Junior Olympic fencing

 

New head of the FBI William M. Whelan

 

Head of National Polio Foundation Basil O'Connor

 

Captain E.M. Bourdeau and the sinking of the ship Jacob Luckenbach [07-14-53 - 07-17-53, ca. 45 negatives]

 

Clearance of slum by Housing Authority [07-14-53, 1 negative]

 

Housing Authority Slum Clearance(July 14, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-14-53.03]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

The first house (1717 Eddy Street) is demolished in the slum clearance program. Men tie rope to the wall of the house in order to pull it down.
 

Narcotics trial starts for Mr. and Mrs John Tipton caught selling dope to juveniles

 

New Army Medical Service ambulance unit

 

Ambassador Dr. You Chan Yang of Korea visits [07-17-53, 2 negatives]

 

Korean Ambassador Dr. You Chan Yang Visits San Francisco(July 17, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-17-53.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Korean Ambassador Dr. You Chan Yang poses for photographers during a press conference. Taken at the Fairmont Hotel.
 

Australian Labor Party leader Herbert Evatt

 

Dancer Ruth St. Denis

 

New ideas in furniture [07-20-53, 4 negatives]

 

Artist's conception of proposed World Trade Center [07-20-53, 3 negatives]

 

"Miss American Indian" at the Fairmont [07-22-53, 3 negatives]

 

Mayor Elmer Robinson pours fish into Spreckels Lake [07-24-53, 3 negatives]

 

Boy Scouts get a tour of submarine (ships) [07-25-53, 3 negatives]

 

Boy Scouts Tour Submarines (ships) -- Pier Fifty(July 25, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-25-53.02]

Physical Description: 3 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Boy Scouts aboard the submarine Aspro (ship). Overhead and side view of scouts on deck. Seaman First Class Paul Henterly explains the guns to a group of scouts.
 

Barney Gould's Showboat at Aquatic Park

 

49ers start training for the fall football season at Menlo Junior College [07-27-53, ca. 20 negatives]

 

San Francisco sends 21 million ladybugs to Texas to combat the boll weevils

 

James D. Zellerbach is appointed alternate United Nations delegate

 

Unusual operation for four year old boy extending esophagus to stomach (health) [07-29-53, 6 negatives]

 

Opening ceremonies for a parking lot on Bartlett and Mission Streets [07-29-53, 18 negatives]

 

Ticker tape parade down Montgomery Street for General Mark Clark (cityscapes) [07-30-53, 8 negatives]

 

Parade for General Mark Clark -- San Francisco(July 30, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-30-53.06]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of ticker tape parade traveling down Montgomery Street, includes crowds lining the street, marching band, and motorcade. Mayor Elmer Robinson and General Mark Clark stand in front of microphones at City Hall. Clark salutes during the playing of Ruffles.
 

Parade at the Presidio for retiring Army officers [07-31-53, 3 negatives]

 

Installment of assistant rabbi at Sherith Israel

 

Senator William F. Knowland and Joseph R. Knowland (father and Oakland Tribune publisher) arrive at the San Francisco International Airport [07-31-53, 2 negatives]

 

Arrival of Senator William F. Knowland and Joseph R. Knowland -- San Francisco Airport(July 31, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 32, [07-31-53.13]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Senator William F. Knowland disembarks plane. He is greeted by his children Estelle Knowland and Joseph W. Knowland (an employee of the Oakland Tribune) and Joesph R. Knowland (publisher of the Oakland Tribune). Young Joseph just presented his dad with new grand-daughter Deanne Christian Knowland.
 

August 1953 BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33-34, [080053-083153]

Physical Description: 775 negatives (estimate)
 

Copies of photographs showing 1906 earthquake damage

 

American Federation of Labor (AFL) state convention (labor) [08-00-53 - 08-16-53, 20 negatives]

 

State Convention -- American Federation of Labor -- Civic Auditorium(August 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-00-53.02]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Secretary Treasurer William Z. Sutherland of the California State Theatrical Federation, Bob Herman, and President Charles H. Kennedy of the Musicians Local 6 stand at table for entertainment workers. Sign on table reads "Entertainment with a Union Label: UMTA" (labor).
 

State Convention -- American Federation of Labor -- Civic Auditorium(August 10, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-10-53.01-02]

Physical Description: 6 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Group photos showing George Chandler, Leon Ames, and Walter Pidgeon. President Pat Somerset of the California State Theatrical Federation also shown. President Thomas L. Pitts, Jack Golberger, and State Treasurer C. Charles Haggerty stand for group photo. Views of convention crowd in auditorium (labor).
 

State Convention -- American Federation of Labor -- Whitcomb Hotel(August 10, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-10-53.03]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

President Thomas L. Pitts of the state American Federation of Labor, Charles Wood, Bill Carroll, and Ed Wilson [representing sailors union] pose for group photo. A.J. Mier and Victor E. Munyer of the Transport Union also shown.
 

State Convention -- American Federation of Labor -- Civic Auditorium(August 13, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-13-53.01]

Physical Description: 8 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Sectretary Treasurer Rudy Tham of the American Federation of Labor Teamsters Local 856 and Sid Cohen of the Freight Drivers Local 208 kneel before table. Behind the table stand John W. Filipott, "Grand Exalted Golden Flea of the West" [dressed as a "sultan" and being fanned by two other men], William "Swede" Nissen of the Retail Milk Drivers Local 441, Cam Ferrell, and Robert B. Savage [men are taking part in an initiation ceremony].
 

State Convention -- American Federation of Labor -- Civic Auditorium(August 16, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-16-53.01]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Doorman Jack Caspers stops President Walter Pidgeon of the American Federation of Labor Screen Artists Guild on his way into the convention.
 

New York Ballet opens at the Opera House with conductor Arthur Fiedler and prima ballerina Maria Tallchief [08-03-53 - 08-06-53, 10 negatives]

 

Opening -- New York City Ballet -- War Memorial Opera House(August 03, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-03-53.03-04]

Physical Description: 9 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Powell stand in lobby of opera house. Mr. and Mrs. Hart R. Allen, Ruth Allen, and Ann Frankel stand outside opera house. Other spectators shown. "Famed conductor" Arthur Fiedler speaks with Mr. and Mrs. James Bodrero. Photographs of Prima Ballerina Maria Tallchief preparing in dressing room and warming up for performance.
 

New York City Ballet -- Train Depot(August 06, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-06-53.01]

Physical Description: 1 negative

Scope and Content Note

Maria Tallchief, Janet Reed, Nova Kay, Tanaquil LeClerg, and Nicholas Magallanes, members of ballet company, stand in door of train upon arriving in San Francisco from Los Angeles [during troupe's tour of the US].
 

Conductor Arthur Fiedler and actress Cyd Charisse at the Fairmont Hotel [08-03-53, 2 negatives]

 

Conductor Arthur Fiedler -- Fairmont Hotel(August 03, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-03-53.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Cyd Charisse presents an "honorary studio" fire department certificate and fire chief's badge to Arthur Fiedler, conductor of the visiting New York City Ballet.
 

Canners strike (labor) [08-04-53, 2 negatives]

 

End of Canners' Strike -- Palace Hotel(August 04, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-04-53.05]

Physical Description: 2 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Jules Medoff, John Fenton, George Hillenbrand, and Tom Nicolopulos, federal and state mediators who helped end the canners' strike, sit and talk at hotel (labor).
 

Troops return [08-04-53, 5 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Fort Mason(August 04, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-04-53.06]

Physical Description: 5 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Veterans stand inside transport dock building, drinking coffee; load baggage onto trucks; descend ramp from ship. Mrs. Robert Handlon and daughter Sandra greet Sergeant Robert Handlon of the US Air Force, back from a year of duty in Korea.
 

American Broadcast Company (ABC) vice president dedicates new site on Golden Gate Avenue

 

Fair rent hearing [08-05-53, 3 negatives]

 

San Francisco Seals dressing room after 22 inning game [08-05-53, 4 negatives]

 

Jimmie Tarantino trial [08-06-53, ca. 10 negatives]

 

Troops return home [08-09-53 - 08-16-53, 08-24-53 - 08-29-53, 44 negatives]

 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- General M.C. Meigs (ship) -- Fort Mason(August 09, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-09-53.02]

Physical Description: 13 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Views of ship, with servicemen standing on deck, as it pulls into dock. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wiley hold their twin daughters Jacquelyn and Jennifer. Sergeant Joseph Spagolini shown with family. Veterans stand in transport dock building, drinking coffee given them by Red Cross members.
 

Return of Korean War Veterans -- Philippine Sea (ship) -- Alameda Naval Air Station(August 14, 1953) BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 33, [08-14-53.01]

Physical Description: 18 negatives

Scope and Content Note

Lieutenant Commander Ace Johnson, commanding officer of Fighter Squadron Ninety-one, stands with Lieutenant Hugh Batten, Lieutenant Junior Grade Max Wakeland, Lieutenant Arthur Westmoreland, and Ensign Byron Kelley, all members of squadron. Lieutenant C.F. Means shows