Sunday, January 10, 2010

Vintage photos: San Francisco

Lovely images from the  S.F. Public Library digital collection. Sometimes the description is more charming than the photo.

Referee Billy Burke proclaims the match between Glen Stentson from the Richmond Boys Club and Bobby Munoz from the San Francisco Boys Club a draw, 1950.

Group of women riding a Powell Street cable car to advertise the
"Fishermen's Fiesta" at Fisherman's Wharf, 1946.

Crab stand at Fisherman's Wharf, 1946.

Lois Thomas viewing downtown San Francisco from
Russian Hill, with Telegraph Hill in background, 1944.

Woman and a child playing with a dog at Ocean Beach, 1943.

Reflection of Moon Bridge in the Japanese Tea Garden, 1964.

Model June Smith demonstrating the practical uses
of motor scooters for American housewives, 1959.

McCoppin School student Jacqueline Darling
posing with her pet cat, "Tige", and dog, "Bing", 1939.

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