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Title
Sailmakers, 1957
Creator
Emery
Date Created and/or Issued
1957-04-20
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961
Rights Information
Contact: Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189; specol@usc.edu
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
USC Libraries Special Collections
University of Southern California
specol@usc.edu
Description
2 images. Sailmakers, 20 April 1957. Mike Henderson -- 6 years
Christine Hanscomb -- 5 years
Paul Newman
Randy Henderson -- 12 years
Mark Hanscomb -- 7 years
Jeff White -- 11 years
Leo New (Sailmaker).
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Emery. Date: 1957-04-20. Reporter: Emery to rw. Assignment: Sailmakers. 53: Leo New cutting out a mainsail for the 60-foot schooner Kelpie. 81: Paul Newman examines 'clew corner' of a sail -- this sail a mainsail for the schooner Martha. Intricately stitched-in corner ring is called a cringle. 43: l to r (background): Leo New
Wanda New
and John Henderson 'making up' (that means folding it up for delivery) gaff-headed foresail for 65-ft schooner Martha. 042: l to r, Leo New and John Henderson 'marking tablings' to finish off a mainsail for Ackerman Newporter, a 40-ft ketch (a tabling is the hem of a sail). 058: In 'sail loft' of Pacific Sailmakers at 1415 Cota Ave, near Long Beach harbor water front, five young visitors watch sailmaker Paul Newman putting an eye-splice in a rope. Left to right, starting left foreground: Mike Henderson, 6
Christie Hanscomb, 5
Randy Henderson, 12
Mark Hanscomb, 7
and Jeff White, 11. 35: Sailmaker Leo New swinging rawhide mallet against cutter to cut hole in sail. 43: Leo New sewing-in a hard-worked hole in sail. 80 and 52: Paul Newman 'roping a sail.' He's sewing-in a 1/2 inch dacron rope along the edge of dacron sail to take the strain".
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : negatives, b&w
10 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographs
Identifier
examiner-m22368
EXM-N-12108-009~1...~2
http://doi.org/10.25549/examiner-m22368
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/EXM-N-12108-009~1.jpg
Time Period
1957-04-20
Place
1415 Cota Avenue
California
Long Beach
Los Angeles
USA
Source
12108-009 [Sleeve Number]
University of Southern California [Contributing entity]
Relation
Los Angeles Examiner Negatives Collection, 1950-1961
Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961
examiner-m1663

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