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Bay to Breakers race photographs from the San Francisco Examiner photograph archive [graphic].
BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN carton 1; BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN carton 2; BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN carton 3; BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN carton 4; ...
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Title:

Bay to Breakers race photographs from the San Francisco Examiner photograph archive
San Francisco examiner photograph archive
San Francisco examiner

Creator/Contributor:

San Francisco Examiner (Firm), creator

Abstract:

Photographs documenting the Examiner-sponsored Bay to Breakers 12 kilometer foot race and "fun run" through San Francisco. Between 1912 and 1964, this race was known as the Cross City Race. The Examiner began sponsorship in 1966, but the earliest photographs in this series date from 1984. Photographs are of crowds, runners, costumed participants, ceremonies, and related events held in Golden Gate Park following the race.

Date:

1984-1999 (issued)

Subject:

San Francisco Examiner (Firm)
San Francisco examiner
Bay to Breakers Marathon
Running races -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Photographed, presumably, by staff photographers of the San Francisco examiner. Named photographers include: Kenneth Lee, Robert Kaufman, George Olson, John Storey, Gus Bower, Jeff Dooley, Jeff Reinking, Michael O'Callahan, D. Lee, Sam Forencich, Mark Trousdale, Gerry Gropp, Janet Holden Ramos, Terrence McCarthy, Michael Rossney, and Peter DaSilva.
Title devised by cataloger.
Forms part of the Fang Family San Francisco Examiner archive.
Negatives of Bay to Breakers races are filed in the negative files of the news archive of the Examiner (BANC PIC 2006.029--NEG).
AVAILABLE FOR USE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Gift; of the the SF Newspaper Company, LLC, in consultation with the Fang family of San Francisco, former owners of the San Francisco Examiner; 2006.
Received with the news photograph archive of the Examiner (BANC PIC 2006.029--PIC and 2006.029--NEG), 100 linear feet of publisher's correspondence, microfilmed clippings files (BANC MSS 2006/160), and over 900 volumes of bound copies of the newspaper.

Type:

graphic
Photographs.
Slides, color.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
slide
5 cartons (ca. 7,500 slides and ca. 300 photographic prints) : color ; slides 35mm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN carton 1
BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN carton 2
BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN carton 3
BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN carton 4
BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN box 1
Motion Picture 1187 box 1
Motion Picture 1187 box 2
Motion Picture 1187 box 3
BANC PIC 2006.029--LAN
BANC PIC 2006.029
Motion Picture 1187

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AVAILABLE FOR USE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

Fang family San Francisco examiner archive : San Francisco Examiner (Firm)