Portal:San Francisco Bay Area/Selected historical image/Archive

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This page displays all the images which appear in the "selected historical image" section of the San Francisco Bay Area portal. Instructions on how to add new images to this list are here.


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General Vallejo with his daughters and granddaughters.jpg
General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (1807–1890) with his daughters and granddaughter
image credit: Unknown

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The Louis Agassiz statue, Stanford University, after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906
image credit: Trialsanderrors

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Palace of Fine Arts and the Lagoon (San Francisco)
1915 painting by Edwin Deakin, from the collection of the Crocker Art Museum
image credit: Crocker Art Museum

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San Francisco in ruins after the 1906 earthquake and fire
image credit: Library of Congress


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1967 Mantra-Rock Dance Avalon poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Mantra-Rock Dance 1967 musical event
image credit: Harvey W. Cohen

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San Francisco in 1851
image credit: Library of Congress

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San Francisco Harbor, 1851
image credit: Library of Congress


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Mission District on fire, after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Edward Teller at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
image credit: United States Department of Energy

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1906 San Francisco earthquake
image credit: Still Picture Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park


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Northern Valley Yukut Indians hunting on bay of San Francisco, California, Louis Choris c. 1822
image credit: (MOAC) Museums & Online Archive of California

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Albert Bierstadt - Seal Rock, California.jpg
Seal Rock, California, Albert Bierstadt, ca. 1872
image credit: Christie's

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Karl Malden Michael Douglas Streets of San Francisco 1972.JPG
Karl Malden and Michael Douglas from the television program The Streets of San Francisco
image credit: We hope

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Mt. Diablo, San Joaquin Valley (Boston Public Library).jpg
Mt. Diablo, San Joaquin Valley, John Ross Key, 1873. Chromolithograph of Mount Diablo, Contra Costa County, viewed from the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta.
image credit: Boston Public Library

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Farallon Island, Albert Bierstadt, 1887
image credit: Carnegie Museum of Art

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Strawberry Creek, Berkeley by Edwin Deakin (1892).
image credit: Amadscientist

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Photograph of the Shibuya Family in Mountain View, California - NARA - 536037.jpg
Shibuya Family, Mountain View, April 1942, prior to the World War II internment of Japanese Americans
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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First women to attain rate of Electric Welder, 3rd class, were Alyce R. Sawyers (on the left) and Josephine L.... - NARA - 296887.jpg
"First women to attain rate of Electric Welder, 3rd class, were Alyce R. Sawyers (on the left) and Josephine L. Hollingworth, in 1942. US Navy Yard, Mare Island., CA."
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Lake Merritt, Oakland (ca. 1890-1905)
image credit: Library of Congress

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Fleischhacker Pool & Bath House.jpg
Fleischhacker Pool & Bath House, San Francisco, 1979 (since demolished)
image credit: Library of Congress

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Cosmonaut Gherman Titov at the Marina Safeway (1962).jpg
Cosmonaut Gherman Titov at the Marina Safeway, San Francisco (1962)
image credit: Eric Fischer

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M. Stanley Livingston (L) and Ernest O. Lawrence in front of 27-inch cyclotron at the old Radiation Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley.
image credit: Department of Energy

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Hayward, California. The Negi family, operators of a forty-acre intensively cultivated, leased truc . . . - NARA - 537798.jpg
"Hayward, California. The Negi family, operators of a forty-acre intensively cultivated, leased truck farm, completes arrangements with a Chinese business man who is taking over this farm and equipment at the time of the family's voluntary evacuation to Colorado prior to Civilian Exclusion Orders." May 1942
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Jack LaLanne (1961), creator of the nation's first fitness club in Oakland in 1936
image credit: Cliff Riddle, Hollywood

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The Lark, magazine published by Gelett Burgess, 1895.
image credit: Night Ranger

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PeraltaHomeInterior SanLeandroCA 1960.jpg
Peralta Home, San Leandro (1960)
image credit: Jack E. Boucher/Historic American Buildings Survey

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Blanket design of the Haida Indians, WPA poster for Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, 1939.jpg
Poster for the Indian Court exhibit at the Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco, showing Haida Indian blanket design (1939)
image credit: Library of Congress

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Photograph of a vault with gold bars - NARA - 296609.jpg
Vault with gold bars, Department of the Treasury. Bureau of the Mint. U.S. Mint, San Francisco, California (ca 1935)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Arnold Genthe - Merchant and Body Guard, Old Chinatown, San Francisco - Google Art Project.jpg
Merchant and Body Guard, Old Chinatown, San Francisco, Arnold Genthe (ca. 1896-1906)
image credit: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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John Cipollina at the Keystone Berkeley (1976)
image credit: David Gans

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Poster from Bill Graham's Fillmore Auditorium featuring Jefferson Airplane
image credit: We hope

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Condor Club North Beach1973.jpg
North Beach, San Francisco, North East corner of Broadway and Columbus (1973). Carol Doda's Condor Club, Big Al's, Roaring 20s and Hungry I strip clubs.
image credit: Michael Holley

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Coit Tower, San Francisco (2013) - 04.JPG
Mural, Coit Tower (Public Works of Art Project, 1933)
image credit: Another Believer

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Coit Tower, San Francisco (2013) - 08.JPG
Coit Tower (Public Works of Art Project, 1933)
image credit: Another Believer

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San Francisco Oracle Cover Vol.1 No.5, January 1967.jpg
San Francisco Oracle cover, 1967
image credit: Estate of Allen Cohen and Regent Press

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Ansel Adams and camera.jpg
Photographer Ansel Adams (ca. 1950)
image credit: J. Malcolm Greany/Yosemite Field School

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Menu, Coppa’s Restaurant, San Francisco (12001587454).jpg
Menu, Coppa’s Restaurant, San Francisco (ca. 1930s)
image credit: California Historical Society

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"Cliff House and Seal Rocks." - NARA - 520071.jpg
Cliff House and Seal Rocks (1902)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Frank Lloyd Wright - V.C. Morris Gift Shop, SF - 1.jpg
V. C. Morris Gift Shop, San Francisco, by Frank Lloyd Wright (1948) (1981 photograph)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Victims of the 1918 flu pandemic, Oakland
image credit: Oakland Public Library

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Cruiser USS San Francisco between 1890 and 1901
image credit: Library of Congress

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Marine Corps tanks-ready for the front lines-are swung aboard a barge at the Naval Supply Center by crane, for... - NARA - 541949.tif
"Marine Corps tanks-ready for the front lines-are swung aboard a barge at the Naval Supply Center by crane, for transhipment to our forces in the Pacific Far Eastern Command. Oakland, California, 1950. Acme."
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Spencer Dryden, Marty Balin, Paul Kantner at the KFRC Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival (June 1967)
image credit: Bryan Costales

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Topsy's Roost Restaurant.jpg
Postcard, Topsy's Roost Restaurant (date unknown)
image credit: Jooojay

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The City of San Francisco, panorama by Currier & Ives, 1878.jpg
"The City of San Francisco", color lithograph by Currier & Ives (1878)
image credit: Library of Congress

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"Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake October 17, 1989. Oakland. Reinforcement bars lie at the base of the Cypress viaduct of Interstate 880 near 14th Street"
image credit: United States Geological Survey

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Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake October 17, 1989. Collapsed section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
image credit: United States Geological Survey

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Damage from 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, Emeryville, California
image credit: sanbeiji / Joe Lewis

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Damage from the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. The top deck (Cypress Street Viaduct) of the Nimitz Freeway collapsed down onto the lower deck.
image credit: sanbeiji / Joe Lewis

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LomaPrietaSFMissionStopPlafker.jpg
"Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake October 17, 1989. Structures damaged in the Marina District of San Francisco. The first story of this three-story building was damaged because of liquefaction; the second story collapsed. What is seen is the third story."
image credit: United States Geological Survey

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"On the wharves, San Francisco, 1900." - NARA - 520072 restored.jpg
"On the wharves, San Francisco, 1900."
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Baldwin's Hotel and Theatre San Francisco.jpg
Baldwin's Hotel and Theatre, as it existed prior to its burning in 1898, architect: J. A. Remer, SF. illustration: Wood engraving by T. J. Pettit & Co, San Francisco (unknown date, but prior to 1898)
image credit: T. J. Pettit and Company

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Promotional postcard for duckhunting in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1915. caption reads: "Hundreds of thousands of wild duck haunt the marshy shoreline of some parts of San Francisco Bay, affording the finest sport during the season."
image credit: Publicity Commissioners of Alameda County

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No. 246A Battery Davis Fort Funston, Calif., Placing Concrete Under step - ring at Gun Block No. 1. - NARA - 296373.jpg
"No. 246A Battery Davis Fort Funston, Calif., Placing Concrete Under step - ring at Gun Block No. 1. The barrels for the guns had been manufactured for mounting on the 35,000 ton battlecruiser U.S.S. Saratoga whose construction was stopped by the Treaty of Washington." (1938 image)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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San Francisco, California. Many children of Japanese ancestry attended Raphael Weill public School, . . . - NARA - 536439.jpg
"San Francisco, California. Many children of Japanese ancestry attended Raphael Weill public School, Geary and Buchanan Streets, prior to evacuation. This scene shows first- graders during flag pledge ceremony. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration. Provision will be effected for the continuance of education." (Dorothea Lange, 20 April 1942)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Camp Merritt, California Transport Indiana receiving troops and freight at Pacific Mail Docks on eve of departure. Crowd - NARA - 530697.tif
"Camp Merritt, California. Transport Indiana receiving troops and freight at Pacific Mail Docks on eve of departure. Crowd bidding farewell. June 27, 1898." (San Francisco)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, The building with the large arch is the entrance to the Olympic Club on Post Street... - NARA - 531014.tif
"San Francisco Earthquake of 1906: The building with the large arch is the entrance to the Olympic Club on Post Street near Mason."
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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A photochrome postcard published by the Detroit Photographic Company showing Sutro Baths, San Francisco. (1900)
image credit: Unknown

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Pavilion from Gestie, from Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views.jpg
"Pavilion from Gestie", views in Woodward's Gardens, San Francisco (1860?-1880?).
image credit: Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views

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Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Railroad House, Clay St, from Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views.png
"Effects of the Earthquake, Oct. 21, 1868, Railroad House, Clay St." (San Francisco) C. E. Watkins: Pacific Coast series (1868)
image credit: Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views

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J Gundlach California Vintage 1889.jpg
Advertising from an 1889 directory, showing an advertisement for J. Gundlach & Co. wine, Sonoma County
image credit: J. Gundlach & Co.

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Headline SF Call Nov 23 1896.jpg
Mystery Airship, The San Francisco Call, 23 November 1896.
image credit: unknown

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California volunteers saying goodbye on SF wharf before embarking, 1898.jpg
"California volunteers saying good-bye, on the wharf at San Francisco, before embarking." From Harper's Pictorial History of the War with Spain, 1898
image credit: J.A. Cahill

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Officers of the Chinese Six Companies, Chinatown (date not known)
image credit: Roy D. Graves

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"Dupon Gai" or Dupont Street, now Grant Ave in Chinatown (ca. 1910)
image credit: Bancroft Library

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The Street of Gamblers (Ross Alley) (Chinatown) Arnold Genthe (1898)
image credit: Arnold Genthe

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Palace Hotel hosts Pres. McKinley 1901.jpg
The visit of President William McKinley to the original Palace Hotel in San Francisco in 1901
image credit: unknown

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Workers on the San Francisco waterfront, 1901
image credit: unknown

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Grant Avenue at Market Street, San Francisco, 1915.jpg
Grant Avenue at Market Street (and O'Farrell, which is the one that turns left in the foreground), San Francisco. The building on the right is now Wells Fargo. The temple on the left is now an Emporio Armani store. (1915)
image credit: Library of Congress

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VampireLandlord1882.jpg
1882 political cartoon, San Francisco
image credit: Keller

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Mission and First Streets, San Francisco (1970)
image credit: Drew Jacksich

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LNER 4472 on Jefferson March 1972xRP - Flickr - drewj1946.jpg
Opening day for the short lived operation of Alan Pegler's #4472, The Flying Scotsman along San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. Seen running on Jefferson St., Pegler is in the engineers seat and riding the tender is Joseph Silva, manager of the State Belt RR. (1972)
image credit: Drew Jacksich

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Carol Doda Condor Club 1973.jpg
Broadway, San Francisco, with the Condor Club featuring Carol Doda (1973)
image credit: Michael Holley

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The Bay City Reds juggling troupe at the Castro Street Fair, San Francisco, 1975. Performers are, from left: Dan Mankin, Billy Kessler, Diana ??? Don Forrest, Merle Goldstone.
image credit: BillyKwiki

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Winterland Ballroom, The Last Waltz, The Band with Bob Dylan and other guests performing "I Shall Be Released" (1976)
image credit: David Gans

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Alvord Lake Bridge, Golden Gate Park, the first reinforced concrete bridge in the United States. (1984)
image credit: Historic American Engineering Record

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2008 fire on Angel Island
image credit: Danleo

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Golden Gate Bridge, view of Marin Headlands from South Tower, 1984.jpg
Golden Gate Bridge, view of Marin Headlands from South Tower, 1984
image credit: Library of Congress

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Panama Pacific International Exposition postcard 1915.jpg
1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition postcard
image credit: Library of Congress

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"Chinese tea shop in San Francisco." From Die Gartenlaube (Germany, 1884)
image credit: Ernst Keil's Nachfolger

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Chinese sidewalk fortune teller, San Francisco (1892)
image credit: Chinese Customs - Indelible Photographs. Adolph Wittemann (New York) & Jos. Hofmann (San Francisco). 1892. 

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Photograph of San Francisco Yeomen Attached to the Naval Reserve, 06-1918 - NARA - 533764.tif
"San Francisco Yeomanettes attached to the Naval Reserve, Twelfth District. San Francisco Bulletin." (June 1918)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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"Great Depression: unemployed, destitute man leaning against vacant store", San Francisco (1935)
image credit: Dorothea Lange

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"Mission of Dolores of San Francisco, A.D. 1830" (published 1866)
image credit: The Colonial History of the City of San Francisco

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Illustration of various buildings in San Francisco, from Die Gartenlaube (Germany, 1874)
image credit: Die Gartenlaube

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Fort Point 1934.jpg
Fort Point, view from south-west with Golden Gate Bridge under construction (1934)
image credit: Historic American Engineering Record

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Pan American Clipper (Boeing 314A NC18602) at Treasure Island in 1939. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is in the background.
image credit: Bill Larkins

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2013 World Baseball Classic, pre-game ceremony at the Championship Game at AT&T Park, San Francisco
image credit: LiAnna Davis

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James Flood Mansion (San Francisco).jpg
James Clair Flood Mansion, 1000 California Street, San Francisco (National Register of Historic Places, 1940)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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San Francisco's cable cars climbing the Powell Street hill, ca. 1945 - NARA - 535921.jpg
"San Francisco's cable cars climbing the Powell Street hill" (ca. 1945)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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San Francisco Mission Freeway (1948) (3890830634).jpg
Bay Area Rapid Transit planning document. Looking northeast toward Cortland and what would now be called 30th Street BART, between Mission and Coleridge, from the 1948 Transportation Plan for San Francisco
image credit: Eric Fischer

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San Francisco International Airport terminal dedication, August 27, 1954
image credit: Bill Larkins

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Jules Irving as Lucky in "Waiting for Godot," 1957 - San Francisco Actor's Workshop
image credit: KFFOWLER

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Finocchio's club in 1958, San Francisco, California.jpg
Finocchio's Club, 1958, San Francisco
image credit: A Gender Variance Who's Who

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Powell Street, San Francisco, showing Lefty's (1959).jpg
image credit: Roger Wollstadt

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Whittier Mansion, 2090 Jackson Street, San Francisco (1960)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Chestnut and Taylor Safeway (1963).jpg
Cable car in front of Safeway, Chestnut and Taylor Streets, San Francisco (1963)
image credit: Eric Fischer

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Candlestick Park, 1965. Hall of famer Willie McCovey making the play at first base in a Sunday day game vs the Mets
image credit: Dave Glass

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"Funeral Notice for Hippie", distributed by the Haight-Ashbury Switchboard, 1967

image credit: unknown

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San Francisco Municipal Railway car, 1967
image credit: Drew Jacksich

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Poster for Ratha Yatra parade, San Francisco, 1969
image credit: Gaura

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STAIRWAY, FROM FIRST FLOOR - Carolans, 565 Remillard Drive, Hillsborough, San Mateo County, CA HABS CAL,41-HILBO,1-6.tif
Carolans (sic), 565 Remillard Drive, Hillsborough, San Mateo County
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, June 1972, Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco
image credit: Larry Rogers

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Whale Sculpture.jpg
Whale sculpture outside the California Academy of Sciences, 1970 (removed in 2000s during remodeling)
image credit: Gordon F. Smith

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Mick Taylor 1972.jpg
Mick Taylor, Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco (1972)
image credit: Larry Rogers

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Early Oakland, 7th and Adeline Streets, The Southern Pacific Depot, by William Keith, 1867.jpg
"Early Oakland, 7th and Adeline Streets, The Southern Pacific Depot", William Keith (1867)
image credit: Oakland Museum of California

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Golden Gate Park – and stand (Spreckles) (5168276850).jpg
Spreckels Temple of Music, Music Concourse, Golden Gate Park
image credit: OSU Special Collections & Archives : Commons

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Chinese American woman and child, San Francisco (ca. 1870 - 1889)
image credit: Bancroft Library

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Opium den, Chinese lodging house, San Francisco (ca. 1890)
image credit: Bancroft Library

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Photograph of Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California, ca. 1891 - ca. 1891 - NARA - 513106.tif
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco (ca. 1891)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Parade by the Ringling Brothers Circus, Market Street, San Francisco, September 1900
image credit: unknown

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Watercolor painting of Lone Mountain, San Francisco by Alice Brown Chittenden, 1910. Shacks or tents in foreground are from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
image credit: Alice Brown Chittenden

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Proposed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, from Overland Monthly, April 1913
image credit: "KET"

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1920s Fashions for young Flappers in San Francisco.jpg
The mid-1920s, San Francisco (from personal collection)
image credit: John Atherton

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Golden Gate Bridge , San Francisco , 1950s , Kodachrome by Chalmers Butterfield.jpg
Golden Gate Bridge , San Francisco , 1950s
image credit: Chalmers Butterfield

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Oakland Chevrolet factory c.1917.jpg
Promotional photograph of one day's output at the Chevrolet factory in Oakland, California, circa 1917. Photograph commissioned by Oakland Chamber of Commerce, Publicity Bureau. Photographer from Cheney Photo Advertising Co. Original photo part of Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room
image credit: Oakland Chamber of Commerce, Publicity Bureau

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Oakland, California. Hot Jazz Recreation. Swing enthusiasts crowd against the band stand at an appearance of the... - NARA - 532265.tif
"Oakland, California. Hot Jazz Recreation. Swing enthusiasts crowd against the band stand at an appearance of the Benny Goodman Band in a local dance hall. One of the boys in the foreground has a copy of "Hot Jazz" by Hughes Panassic (sic)." Photograph by Rondal Partridge (26 April 1940)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Oakland, California. High School Youth. Two Negro youngsters look over the shoulders of a couple of fortunate enough... - NARA - 532226.tif
Original file information from NARA: "Oakland, California. High School Youth. Two Negro youngsters look over the shoulders of a couple of fortunate enough to own a model plane. The white boys can hope to become aviators." Photograph by Rondal Partridge (1940)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Open-air school in San Jose, California following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
image credit: San Jose Library

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"Women shipfitters worked on board the USS NEREUS, and are shown as they neared completion of the floor in a part of... - NARA - 296892.jpg
"Women shipfitters worked on board the USS NEREUS, and are shown as they neared completion of the floor in a part of the engine room. Left to right are Shipfitters Betty Pierce, Lola Thomas, Margaret Houston Thelma Mort and Katie Stanfill. US Navy Yard, Mare Island,CA." (1943)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Kenny Barron at the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society, Half Moon Bay (1986)
image credit: Brianmcmillen

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Archie Shepp.jpg
Archie Shepp at Keystone Korner, San Francisco, August 19, 1982
image credit: Brianmcmillen

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Historic American Buildings Survey Robert W. Kerrigan, Photographer August 18, 1936 VIEW TOWARDS FRONT SOUTH ELEVATION - Trocadero Inn, Sigmund Stern Grove, San Francisco, San HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,2-1.tif
Trocadero Inn, Sigmund Stern Grove, San Francisco (1936)
image credit: Robert W. Kerrigan, Historic American Buildings Survey

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Historic American Buildings Survey S.F. Examiner Library Signal Corps Photo May 1928 LOOKING WEST - Naval Training Station, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, San Francisco HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,131-1.tif
Naval Training Station, Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco (1928)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Historic American Buildings Survey Nelson Collection, McCoy Label Co., S.F. Circa - 1876 VIEW DURING ERECTION - U. S. Sub-Treasury and Mint, 608 Commercial Street, San HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,17-3.tif
Construction of the San Francisco Mint, 608 Commercial Street, San Francisco (1876)
image credit: Eadweard Muybridge, Historic American Buildings Survey

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Historic American Buildings Survey A. J. Wittlock, Photographer March 1940 TELEGRAPH HILL AND MONTGOMERY STREET HOUSES - Telegraph Hill (House), 1301 Montgomery Street, San HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,126-1.tif
1301 Montgomery Street, Telegraph Hill, San Francisco (1940)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Historic American Buildings Survey INTERIOR OF LIBRARY (with Sturo) - Adolph Sutro House, Point Lobos and Forty-Eighth Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,31-6.tif
Adolph Sutro, with library interior, Adolph Sutro House, Point Lobos and Forty-Eighth Avenue, San Francisco
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Historic American Buildings Survey HOUSE AND FRAME TERRACE - Adolph Sutro House, Point Lobos and Forty-Eighth Avenue, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,31-2.tif
Adolph Sutro House, Point Lobos and Forty-Eighth Avenue, San Francisco
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Historic American Buildings Survey A. J. Wittlock, Photographer March 1940 TELEGRAPH HILL - ALTA STREET HOUSES - Telegraph Hill (Houses), Alta Street, San Francisco, San HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,118-1.tif
Alta Street, Telegraph Hill, San Francisco (1940)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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October 1960 SOUTH ELEVATION - Spreckels Mansion, 2080 Washington Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA HABS CAL,38-SANFRA,74-1.tif
Spreckels Mansion, 2080 Washington Street, San Francisco (1960)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Big Mike, Muffler Man, Hayward, California.jpg
Muffler Man, Downtown Hayward (since removed)
image credit: Mercurywoodrose

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Cindy Lauper at San Francisco Pride 2008
image credit: Franco Folini

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With nearly 1000 (African-American) women employed as burners, welders, scalers, and in other capacities at the... - NARA - 535803.tif
"With nearly 1000 [African-American] women employed as burners, welders, scalers, and in other capacities at the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, California, women war workers played an important part in the construction of the Liberty Ship, SS George Washington Carver, launched on May 7th, 1943. Welder -trainee Josie Lucille Owens plies her trade on the ship." (1943)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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"The vintage in California – at work at the wine-presses", Paul Frenzeny, Harpers Weekly, late 19th century: from the Wine Country
image credit: Paul Frenzeny

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Lena Horne, African American actress, singer, and sponsor of the SS George Washington Carver, swinging a champagne bottle to christen the Liberty ship SS George Washington Carver as another African American woman looks on, Richmond Shipyard No. 1, Richmond, California, May 7, 1943.
image credit: E. F. Joseph, U.S. Office of War Information

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Map of San Mateo County, 1878
image credit: Moore & DePue

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San Francisco Chronicle building, 1901
image credit: Detroit Photographic Co.

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Then United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
image credit: Department of Energy

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San Jose, 1875
image credit: C. B. Gifford - A.L. Bancroft & Co.

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Early Cliff House, and Seal Rocks, San Francisco, 1876
image credit: LLOYD, B. E.

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San Francisco Mint, 1876
image credit: LLOYD, B. E.

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Woodward's Gardens, San Francisco, 1876
image credit: LLOYD, B. E.

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Palace Hotel, San Francisco, 1876
image credit: LLOYD, B. E.

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Steamship at the San Francisco waterfront, 1876
image credit: LLOYD, B. E.

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Montgomery Block, San Francisco, 1862
image credit: unknown, collection of the UC Berkeley Bancroft Library

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Palace Hotel, San Francisco
image credit: New York Public Library

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Aftermath of the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion
image credit: Mbz1

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San Francisco Maritime Museum (date not known)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Advertisement, Sonoma Valley winery, 1858
image credit: California Historical Society

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The National Ignition Facility's target chamber being moved into the Target Bay, 1999
image credit: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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William Westerfeld House, San Francisco (1981)
image credit: Historic American Buildings Survey

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The Call Building on fire during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
image credit: Library of Congress

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San Francisco in November 1848, prior to the California Gold Rush
image credit: Bayard Taylor
CF1850 SAN FRANCISCO IN NOVEMBER 1849.jpg
San Francisco in November 1849, after the start of the California Gold Rush
image credit: Bayard Taylor

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Land in Bodega Bay selected for intensive housing development (1972)
image credit: National Archives and Records Administration

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Portsmouth Square, San Francisco (1850)
image credit: Bayard Taylor

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"View of San Francisco 1850, taken from a High Point on the South Side."
image credit: New York Public Library

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"Entrance to the Straits of Karquinez (sic)" (1850)
image credit: British Library

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"Monte Diablo, near Suisun Bay" (1850)
image credit: British Library

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"Benecia" (1850)
image credit: British Library

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"Sonoma" (1850)
image credit: British Library

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The whaling vessel Niantic, prior to her being abandoned and grounded in San Francisco and converted into a hotel
image credit: Robert Harris-Stoertz

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Article in The Californian on the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, the origin of the California Gold Rush
image credit: public domain

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Shattuck Avenue at Berkeley Way, Berkeley ca. 1893
image credit: Berkeley Public Library

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"Champagne Corking", Buena Vista Winery, Sonoma
image credit: Eadweard Muybridge

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San Francisco Pacific Railroad Bond, 1865
image credit: City and County of San Francisco, California

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William "Cocktail" Boothby, bartender at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco (1891)
image credit: Cocktail Boothby's American Bar-Tender, San Francisco 1891

167[edit]

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The World's Drinks And How To Mix Them, interior book cover or frontispiece, by William "Cocktail" Boothby (1908)
image credit: William Boothby

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Palace Hotel, San Francisco (1911)
image credit: Palace Hotel Company

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Wine label, Paul Masson Champagne Company, Santa Clara County (San Jose on label as nearest city to winery)
image credit: California Historical Society

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Luther Burbank with his Spineless Cactus, Overland Monthly, 1908
image credit: Overland Monthly

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Overland Monthly, January 1919
image credit: possibly Ruth Eastman, Mike Cline

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Overland Monthly, 1895
image credit: Maynard Dixon

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Macintosh SE "easter egg", featuring the computer's engineering team (Apple, Inc., Cupertino, ca 1987)
image credit: Autopilot

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Apple Computer initial public offering, 1980
image credit: Morgan Stanley and Hambrecht & Quist

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Bret Harte, ca 1868
image credit: William Rulofson

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Apple 1 advertisement, 1976
image credit: Apple Computer

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Apple II advertisement, 1977
image credit: Apple Computer

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Sunset July 1904 issue, art by Maynard Dixon
image credit: Maynard Dixon

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Sunset, first issue
image credit: public domain

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Wine label, Gonsalves Winery, Martinez
image credit: California Historical Society

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Wine label, Mont-Rouge Vineyard, Livermore Valley
image credit: California Historical Society

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Wine label, New Almaden vineyard
image credit: California Historical Society

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Wine label, Italian Swiss Colony, Asti
image credit: California Historical Society

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Chinese Junk Amoy, Richardson Bay
image credit: Bancroft Library

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"View of the Procession in Celebration of the Admission of California, Oct. 29th, 1850, Crossing the Plaza of San Francisco", lithograph by John Prendergast
image credit: Bancroft Library

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Three Brothers ca. 1875 (Currier & Ives)
image credit: Bancroft Library

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German map of San Francisco Bay Area, ca. 1893-1897
image credit: F.A. Brockhaus' Geogr.-artist. Anstalt, Leipzig

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image credit: Sanfranman59


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The Sam Kee Laundry Building before and after the 2014 South Napa earthquake
image credit: James Gunn

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Smoke from a wildfire on Angel Island blankets San Francisco
image credit: Brocken Inaglory

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Mt. St. Helena, c. 1870s
image credit: public domain

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Street scene, San Francisco, c. 1870s
image credit: public domain

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Street scene, San Francisco, c. 1870s
image credit: public domain

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Chinese funerary customs, San Francisco, c. 1870s
image credit: public domain

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Sheriff's deputies and San Francisco Police officers confront demonstrators at the International Hotel, 1977
image credit: Nancy Wong