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Title
[Refugee camp at Union Iron Works]
Creator
Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
Date Created and/or Issued
1906
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
V1p376b
In PHOTO ALBUM-VAULT: ** fc917.9461 A3, Vol. I, page 376 center.
This photograph is contained in one of two volumes by Dobbin titled "Album of San Francisco."
Text written on photo: "Camp Fire Refugees North Beach 1906." There was no refugee camp in North Beach. This view, looking south, is of the Union Iron Works camp. This camp, according to the "San Francisco Relief Survey," was founded on May 9, 1906 and was bounded by Kentucky, Indiana, Mariposa, and 21st Streets. Photo shows the tents and cookstoves of this camp. A soldier is patrolling in the foreground. In the distance, the various water tanks, smokestacks and foundries characteristic of this area can be seen.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photoprint ; 4 5/8 x 6 5/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001381065CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-4324
Subject
Refugee camps--California--San Francisco
Tents--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)

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