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Title
[Burro packtrain leaving Sutter's Fort for Bay Bridge opening, 1936] (2 views)
Contributor
McCurry Foto Co
Date Created and/or Issued
[1936]
Publication Information
[Sacramento, Calif.] : [McCurry]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
View 1 (2009-1059). McCurry no. 31963-5 -- View 2 (2009-1060). McCurry no. 31963-6.
View of burro packtrain leaving Sutter's Fort for the opening celebration of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on November 12, 1936. Men seen are Jake Pfosi, Sr., M.E. Reed, and Jake Pfosi, Jr. A Sutter's Fort bastion and cannons are seen in the background. Photograph was taken on November 7, 1936.
Also have negatives: 2009-1059, no. 3492a (4 x 5 in.); 2009-1060, no. 3492b (4 x 5 in.)
Sacramento's contribution to the celebration of the opening of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was the Progress of Transportation Pageant. The Pageant consisted of a different form of transportation leaving Sutter's Fort each day, traveling to San Francisco for the opening. Pageant was sponsored by the Sacramento Chamber of Commerce.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
2 photographic prints ; 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001393012CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-6363
Language
English
Subject
Cannons--California--Sacramento
Celebrations--California--Sacramento
Donkeys--California--Sacramento
Forts & fortifications--California--Sacramento
Packtrains--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Sutter's Fort (Sacramento, Calif.)--Photographs
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)
Sutter's Fort (Sacramento, Calif.)
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.)

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