Historical Newspaper and Poster Collection

Processed by Joseph Cottingham

MacMullen Library & Research Archives

Maritime Museum of San Diego

1492 North Harbor Drive

San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 234-9153 x118

Fax: (619) 234-8345

Descriptive Summary

Creators:

The Times (London), Illustrated Newspapers Limited (Britain), Harper & Brothers (New York), Charles P. Taggart and Edward W. Bushyhead, Union-Tribune Publishing Company, The Copley Press, Times-Mirror Company, Hearst Publishing Company, Raymond-Harper and Company (New York), The New York Times Company, The New York Times Corporation, Press Democrat Publishing Company (Santa Rosa, CA), John D. Spreckels, Chronicle Publishing Company (San Francisco), Hearst Corporation, Hearst Publications Inc., United States Amphibious Training Base (Coronado, CA), Sacramento Publishing Co., Mountain Democrat, Inc., Australian Provincial Newspapers (Auckland, New Zealand), Daily Commercial News (San Francisco, CA), Spottiswoode & Company Limited (London), Old News, Inc.(Boston), Illustrated London News Group: The International News Company (London), Munn & Company, Inc. (New York), Funk & Wagnalls Company (New York & London), Alameda Newspaper Group (Alameda, CA), H. Jones & Company (Sydney, Australia), The McClatchy Company: The Tribune: The Cambrian, (San Luis Obispo, CA), Boston Herald-Traveler Corporation (Boston), Manila Chronicle Publishing Company (Philippines), Manuel P. Manahan, San Pedro Printing and Publishing Company (San Pedro, CA), Guide Publishing Company (San Francisco), Press Telegram (Long Beach, CA), Duncan McIntosh Company Inc. (Irvine, CA), San Diego Union (San Diego, CA), Cary Printing Company (Columbia, SC) and The Outlook Company (New York)

Title:

Historical Newspaper and Poster (1854-1986)

Extent:

2 archival boxes, containing 79 items

Repository:

MacMullen Library & Research Archives

Maritime Museum of San Diego

1492 North Harbor Drive

San Diego, CA 92101

E-mail: librarian@sdmaritime.org

URL:http://www.sdmaritime.org

Language:

English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research

Acquisition Information

The majority of the collection items were received by the Maritime Museum of San Diego from unknown sources on unknown dates.

Scope and content:

The Historical Newspaper and Poster Collection, dated 1854 through 1986, consists of originals and reproductions of newspapers, periodicals and posters associated with maritime vessel movements, sea going incidents and disasters that took place throughout the world, plus numerous articles that describe major events in history.

Newspapers and periodicals in original and reproduction format include The Times, The Graphic: Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, The San Diego Sun, The San Diego Union, The Evening Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Sunday Times, Los Angeles Herald Express, The New York Daily Times, The New York Times, Mid-Week Pictorial: An Illustrated Weekly, The Press Democrat, The San Francisco Call, The San Francisco Call Bulletin, The San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, The Ramp-age: Landing Craft School Newspaper, The San Francisco Herald, Sacramento Daily Union, Mountain Democrat, The New Zealand Herald, Daily Commercial News and Shipping List, Lloyd's Weekly Shipping Index, The Boston Daily Globe, The Illustrated London News, Scientific American Supplement, The Literary Digest, Auckland Weekly News, Alameda Times Star, Daily Telegraph, Sydney, The Cambrian, Los Angeles Examiner: Pictorial Review, The Boston Herald, The Manila Chronicle, The Philippine Liberty News, San Pedro News Pilot, The Guide 100 Years: Centennial Issue, Press-Telegram, San Diego Log and The Outlook.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically by document title and type within the following series:

Series I - Newspapers and Miscellaneous Newspapers

Series II - Posters

Series III - Periodicals

Container List

A0242.1 Series I - Newspapers (1854-1986)

A0242.1.01

Title: The Times No. 29633: New Zealand - The Passengers' Line and the Albion Shipping Company, dated 1879, July 30

Creator: The Times (London)

Description: 1 newspaper (16 pages), includes an entry on page 2, column 2: under the heading: New Zealand - The Passengers' Line and the Albion Shipping Company are now loading the following ships for the under noted ports from London, included in the list is the Euterpe, 2,000 tons, to sail for Canterbury, New Zealand on July 30, 1879.

Extent: 1 reproduction of an original printed paper document in newspaper format (16 pages), physical dimensions measure 60 x 46 cm (folded). (all following dimensions are height-by-wide)

A0242.1.02

Title: The Times No. 29637: Latest Shipping Intelligence: From Lloyd's Wrecks and Causalities, dated 1879, August 4

Creator: The Times (London)

Description: 1 newspaper (16 pages), includes an entry on page 11, column 6: under the heading: Latest Shipping Intelligence: From Lloyd's Wrecks and Causalities: includes the contents of a telegram, which describes how the immigrant vessel Euterpe, bound for Canterbury, New Zealand was hit by the vessel Telford, off Gravesend, England while leaving the port of London, England, the collision caused damage to the starboard bow, mizzen-boom, steering gear and poop-deck and one person was injured.

Extent: 1 reproduction of an original printed paper document in newspaper format (16 pages), physical dimensions measure 60 x 46 cm (folded).

A0242.1.03

Title: The Graphic No. 1,918 -- Vol. LXXIV: Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, dated 1906, September 1

Creator: Illustrated Newspapers Limited

Description: 1 newspaper (31 pages), an entry on page 271, column 2 includes a section of advertisements for overseas passenger and mail service by various companies such as Orient Royal Mail Line, Royal British Mail, Canadian Pacific Line, Imperial Direct Mail Service, The Aberdeen Line and P & O Company Mail, which includes vessel names, routes and departure dates. An entry on page 290, column 2 includes a photograph of the Steamship Xema as she prepares to leave a British port to search for the Island of Diamonds off the coast of Africa.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (31 pages), physical dimensions measure 40 x 30 cm (folded).

A0242.1.04

Title: The Graphic No. 1,920 - Vol. LXXIV: Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, dated 1906, September 15

Creator: Illustrated Newspapers Limited

Description: 1 newspaper (31 pages), an entry on page 327, column 2 includes a section of advertisements for overseas passenger and mail service by various companies such as Orient Royal Mail Line, Royal British Mail, Canadian Pacific Line, Imperial Direct Mail Service, The Aberdeen Line and P & O Company Mail, which includes vessel names, routes and departure dates. An entry on page 343, columns 1-3 includes photographs of the savage operation to remove the 12-inch guns from the H.M.S. Montagu, which hit Shutter Rock in heavy fog near Lundy Island, off the coast from Devon, England in May 1906.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (31 pages), physical dimensions measure 40 x 30 cm (folded).

A0242.1.05

Title: The Graphic No. 1,922 - Vol. LXXIV: Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, dated 1906, September 29

Creator: Illustrated Newspapers Limited

Description: 1 newspaper (31 pages), an entry on page 387, column 2 includes a section of advertisements for overseas passenger and mail service by various companies such as Orient Royal Mail Line, Royal British Mail, Canadian Pacific Line, Imperial Direct Mail Service, The Aberdeen Line and P & O Company Mail, which includes vessel names, routes and departure dates. An entry on page 392, columns 1-3 includes photographs of three recently launched vessels: the Cruiser Shannon, the Cunard Liner Mauretania and the White Star Liner Adriatic. An entry on page 406, columns 1-3 includes photographs of the last three-decker, 98-gun, second rate ship of the line H.M.S. Caledonia, scheduled to be scraped.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (31 pages), physical dimensions measure 40 x 30 cm (folded).

A0242.1.06

Title: The Graphic No. 1,923 - Vol. LXXIV: Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, dated 1906, October 6

Creator: Illustrated Newspapers Limited

Description: 1 newspaper (31 pages), an entry on page 417, column 2 includes a section of advertisements for overseas passenger and mail service by various companies such as Orient Royal Mail Line, Royal British Mail and Canadian Pacific Line, which includes vessel names, routes and departure dates. An entry on page 429, columns 1-3 includes photographs of the battleship H.M.S Dreadnought during her sea trials in October 1906. An entry on page 438, columns 1-3 includes a photograph of the Sloop Gjoa and Captain Roald Amundsen (Norwegian explorer), plus a brief article with a description of Amundsen's expeditions in the Polar Regions.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (31 pages), physical dimensions measure 40 x 30 cm (folded).

A0242.1.07

Title: Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Vol. II, No. 76, dated 1858, June 12

Creator: Harper & Brothers, New York

Description: 1 newspaper (16 pages), includes entries on page 369, columns 1-4 and page 370, columns 1-2: under the headline A Visit to Captain Howes of the American Schooner Mobile: includes an in-depth description of the stopping, boarding and interrogation of Captain Allen Howes, master of the Schooner Mobile by British War Ship Styx on April 29, 1858. Entry page 374, columns 2-4: under the heading Domestic Intelligence: The Latest British Outrage: includes a description of another British Navy boarding of the American vessel Mirianus on May 20, 1858. Entry pages 381 and 382: under the heading The Regatta of the New York Yacht Club: includes a detailed description of the annual New York Regatta held on June 3, 1858, includes a list of vessels, specifications and illustrations.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (16 pages), physical dimensions measure 42 x 31 cm (folded).

A0242.1.08

Title: Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Vol. XLII, No. 2157, dated 1898, April 23

Creator: Harper & Brothers, New York

Description: 1 newspaper (23 pages), includes an entry on page 385, over the caption North Atlantic Fleet at Key West: includes a photograph of the U.S.S. Helena taking on coal at a government dock in Key West. An entry on page 388-389, over the caption With Our Fleet in Key West: includes various photographs of American naval vessels such as the cruiser U.S.S. Cushing and various torpedo boats. An entry on page 400, over the caption Prominent American Naval Commanders: includes photographs of nine important United States naval commanders such as Richard Leary, James Dayton and William Brownson to name a few.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (23 pages), physical dimensions measure 40 x 28 cm (folded).

A0242.1.09

Title: Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization, Vol. XLII, No. 2166, dated 1898, June 25

Creator: Harper & Brothers, New York

Description: 1 newspaper (23 pages), includes an entry on page 605, over the caption The Auxiliary Cruiser "St. Paul" on Scout Duty: includes a sketch of the cruiser U.S.S. St. Paul by Howard F. Sprague with seamen manning the big guns on patrol during the Spanish American War. An entry on page 607, under the heading Diary of War includes description of Spanish American War action during June 1898. An entry on page 613, over the caption The Battle of Manila: Admiral Dewey's Squadron Swinging Around the Eclipse: includes a sketch of American and Spanish naval vessels during the sea battle, plus on page 622, column 3, and the accompanying article with a description of the action.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (23 pages), physical dimensions measure 40 x 28 cm (folded).

A0242.1.10

Title: Visitors To Fair Enjoy Swim: New Year's Plunge Attracts Hundreds, (probably San Diego Sun), no date (probably 1910-1915)

Creator: Unknown

Description: 1 newspaper clipping with photographs, under the headline Visitors to Fair Enjoy Swim: New Year's Plunge Attracts Hundreds: includes brief description of the San Diego Rowing Club's annual New Year's plunge into the cold waters of San Diego Bay.

Extent: 1 copy of an original printed paper document with illustrations (1 page), physical dimensions measure 28 x 17 cm.

A0242.1.11

Title: The San Diego Sun, No. 11,088, dated 1917, April 13

Creator: Charles P. Taggart and Edward W. Bushyhead, publishers

Description: 1 newspaper (2 pages), includes entries on page 1, columns 1-4: under the headline San Diego in U.S. Defensive Zone: includes a brief description of local preparations to protect the area coastline by order of President Woodrow Wilson, plus a list of local men sent to France and the Allies progress toward defeat of the German war machine.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (2 pages), physical dimensions measure 55 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.12

Title: The San Diego Sun, No. 12,063: Christmas Edition, dated 1918, December 25

Creator: Charles P. Taggart and Edward W. Bushyhead, publishers

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes entries on page 1, columns 4-5: under the headline Christmas, 1918 Is Marked By Spirit of Peace: includes a brief description of peace in the world after the ceasefire of November 11, 1918, bought an end to World War I and the fighting in Europe.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 55 x 43 cm (folded).

A0242.1.13

Title: The San Diego Union Extra, dated 1923, September 9

Creator: Union-Tribune Publishing Company (John Spreckles)

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes entries on page 1: under the headline 7 Destroyers Lost, 11 Reported Dead and 13 Injured in Destruction of All But One of San Diego Division on Rocks: includes description of seven San Diego based destroyers that crashed on the rock near Point Arguello, California near Santa Barbara Channel in dense fog on September 8, 1923. The incident is known as the Honda Point Disaster, which became the largest peacetime loss of United States naval vessels.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 45 cm (folded).

A0242.1.14

Title: The San Diego Union: U. S. F. Constitution Souvenir Section, dated 1933, January 29

Creator: The Copley Press, (Ira C. Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), is an entire souvenir edition dedicated to the U. S. Frigate Constitution, which visited San Diego on January 21, 1933 during a tour of Pacific ports. The edition contains articles that describe the history of the U. S. F. Constitution, its service to America, numerous photographs onboard the vessel, descriptions of its battles and officers who served on the Constitution and various short articles and poems about the famous vessel know as "Old Ironsides."

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 44 x 30 cm (folded).

A0242.1.15

Title: The San Diego Union, No. 28,495, EXTRA, dated 1941, December 7

Creator: Union-Tribune Publishing Company (Ira Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes entries on page 1: under the headline U. S. Fleet Battles Japs As Tokyo Declares War: includes description of the attack on Honolulu and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Manila, Philippines and Guam, plus articles on the dead and wounded and how America will plan for war.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.16

Title: The San Diego Union: Centennial Edition, dated 1968, October 10

Creator: Copley Newspapers: Copley Press Inc. (James S. Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), a reproduction of The San Diego Union original issue, first published on October 10, 1868, includes a chronology of interesting events over the last 100 years.

Extent: 1 reprint (issued 1968) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 48 x 33 cm (folded).

A0242.1.17

Title: San Diego Union and Evening Tribune: 200th Anniversary Edition, dated 1969, January 1

Creator: Copley Newspapers: Copley Press Inc. (James S. Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper (16 pages), includes an entry on page III-3, columns 1-3: under the heading The Waterfront's Stellar Attraction is the Sailing Ship Star of India: the vessel is described as a floating museum and includes a brief history of the ship, specifications and a photograph. The newspaper includes additional articles about San Diego Port Facilities, Coronado Bridge construction, San Diego Harbor history, Coronado Ferries final trip, San Diego Tuna Fleet and Kettenberg Marine 50th year in San Diego.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (16 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 38 cm (folded).

A0242.1.18

Title: The San Diego Union, date 1976, July 5

Creator: Union Tribune Publishing Company, a Copley Newspaper (Helen K. Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper (46 pages, 3 sections), includes an aerial photograph on page 1 of the Star of India returning to San Diego Harbor after her historic voyage on July 4, 1976 (America's Bicentennial). Entry on page A-3, under headline Our 'Star' Has Day in the Sun as Nation Marks Bicentennial: includes more photographs of the Star of India. Entry on page B-1, under headline Thousands Watch First Voyage Since 1923: Stately Star of India Sails in All its Glory: includes a description and photographs of the vessels history and her rebirth as a floating museum along the San Diego Embarcadero.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (46 pages), physical dimensions measure 57 x 36 cm (folded).

A0242.1.19

Title: The San Diego Union, dated 1984, November 12

Creator: Union Tribune Publishing Company, a Copley Newspaper (Helen K. Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper (24 pages, 2 sections), includes an aerial photograph on page 1 of the Star of India as she sails out of San Diego Harbor. Entry on page A-16, under headline The Star of India: includes additional photographs of the vessel under sail. Entry on page B-1, under the headline Star of India Makes Perhaps it Last Voyage: includes a description of the Star of India's successful sailing venture on November 11, 1984, a brief history of the vessel, quotes by Captain Carl G. Bowman and details of crew activities, plus a comment by John Harmick of the Maritime Museum Association, as he explains the financial burden of sailing the Star of India may prohibit future excursions.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (24 pages), physical dimensions measure 57 x 36 cm (folded).

A0242.1.20

Title: The Evening Tribune: Vacation Section, dated 1930, May 20

Creator: Copley Newspapers: Copley Press Inc. (Ira C. Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper clipping includes entry on page 7, under headline Southland Waters Paradise for Sportsman: includes photographs and description of San Diego fishing opportunities at local lakes, streams and ocean waters, plus an entry on page 8, under the headline Travel by Water: includes an advertisement for the Pacific Steamship Company roundtrip voyages from San Diego to San Francisco, Portland or Seattle, plus excursions to Alaska and Ensenada, Mexico.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format (1 page), physical dimensions measure 56 x 44 cm.

A0242.1.21

Title: The Tribune - Sun, No. 14987, EXTRA, dated 1941, December 8

Creator: Union-Tribune Publishing Company (Ira Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes entries on page 1, under the headline U. S. Declares War on Japs: 3000 Dead, Injured In Hawaii: includes description of Japanese actions and aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, President Roosevelt's appeal to Congress for a declaration of war and worldwide reactions.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.22

Title: The Evening Tribune, date 1986, May 21

Creator: Union Tribune Publishing Company, a Copley Newspaper (Helen K. Copley)

Description: 1 newspaper (10 pages, 1 section), includes a photograph on page A-1 of the Star of India under the headline Star Crew Makes Ready to Ship Out: includes a brief description of preparations for the Star of India's upcoming sailing excursion on May 25, 1986.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (10 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 35 cm (folded).

A0242.1.23

Title: Los Angeles Sunday Times: Section II, dated 1899, September 24

Creator: Times-Mirror Company

Description: 1 newspaper (2 pages), includes entry on page 5, columns 1-6 and page 6, columns 1-3: under the headline Welcome Home Battery D: includes descriptions of the return of Battery D, California Volunteer Heavy Artillery Unit from service in the Philippines and the resulting celebrations. Entry page 6, column 7: under headline Lines of Travel: Pacific Coast Steamship Company: includes a brief summary of steamship movements from San Pedro and Los Angeles to San Francisco, California.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (2 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 44 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.24

Title: Los Angeles Sunday Times, dated 1929, November 3

Creator: Times-Mirror Company

Description: 1 newspaper (2 pages), includes an entry on page 4, under the headline Los Angeles Harbor and the Pageantry of Commerce by Sea: includes photographs and a brief glimpse of Los Angeles Harbor in 1890 and 1929 and features the reproduction of two murals created by Griffith Bailey Coale entitled A Pageantry of Commerce by Sea.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (2 pages), physical dimensions measure 56 x 41 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.25

Title: Los Angeles Times: San Diego County Edition, 1984, November 12

Creator: Times-Mirror Company

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages, 1 section), includes a photograph on page J-1 of the Star of India under sail, with headline A Star Sails Again, plus a brief caption that describes the historic sea excursion of the Star of India on November 11, 1984.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 35 cm (folded).

A0242.1.26

Title: Los Angeles Herald Express, dated 1956, July 26

Creator: Hearst Publishing Company

Description: Original newspaper clipping with a picture of the Swedish cruise liner Stockholm after a collision with the Andrea Doria on July 25, 1956, the photograph shows the extensive damage to the bow of the vessel.

Extent: 1 original printed newspaper clipping with one photograph and brief caption mounted on bond paper (1 page), physical dimensions measure 22 x 14 cm.

A0242.1.27

Title: The Los Angeles Evening Herald Press, Vol. LXXXVI, No. 105, dated 1956, July 26

Creator: Hearst Publishing Co., Inc.

Description: 1 newspaper (2 pages), includes entries on page 1, columns 1-8: under the headline 1700 Rescued, 5 Dead; Big Ocean Liner Sinks: includes a description of the collision between the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm in the North Atlantic off the coast of Massachusetts.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (2 pages), physical dimensions measure 54 x 38 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.28

Title: The New York Daily Times, Vol. III, No. 854, dated 1854, June 13

Creator: Raymond, Harper and Company, New York

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes entries on page 1, columns 1-4: under the headline Japan Opened: Satisfactory Result of Commodore Perry's Visit: includes a detailed description of Commodore Matthew Perry's visit to Japan to establish diplomatic relations and open trade between The United States and Japan in 1854.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issued 1966) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.29

Title: The New York Daily Times, Vol. IV, No. 996, dated 1854, November 27

Creator: Raymond, Harper and Company, New York

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes entries on pages 1 and 2 that describe the general status of the Crimean War in 1854. Entry on page 1, columns 5-6 and page 2, columns 1-5: under the headline The British Cavalry: Gallant But Disastrous Cavalry Charge: includes a detailed description of the famous charge of the British Light Brigades during the Crimean War on October 25, 1854. Entry page 1, column 1: under the heading Markets: includes a brief summary of American vessel movements.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issued 1966) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.30

Title: The New York Times, Vol. XV, No. 4631, dated 1866, July 30

Creator: The New York Times Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes entries on page 1, columns 1-6: under the headline The Atlantic Cable: Successful Completion of the Great Work: includes a description of the history, process and completion of a deep sea telegraph cable between Great Britain and the United States. Entry page 1, column 6: under the heading Pacific Coast: includes a brief summary of steamship movements on the Pacific Coast from Panama to Mexico for July 28, 1866.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issued 1966) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.31

Title: The New York Times, Vol. XV, No. 17,617, dated 1906, April 19

Creator: The New York Times Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes entries on pages 1 and 2: under the headline Over 500 Dead, $200,000,000 Lost in San Francisco Earthquake: includes descriptions of damage, loss of life and the aftermath of the April 18, 1906 disaster, plus a map of the city showing the damage caused by fire, gas explosion, and building collapse.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issued 1966) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.32

Title: The New York Times, Vol. LXL, No. 19,306, dated 1912, April 16

Creator: The New York Times Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes entries on pages 1 and 2: under the headline Titanic Sinks Four Hours After Hitting Iceberg: 866 Rescued by Carpathia, Probably 1250 Perish; Ismay Safe, Mrs. Astor Maybe, Noted Names Missing: includes several detailed articles about the sinking of the Titanic and its aftermath, plus a partial list of known survivors and pictures of the Titanic and specifications for the vessel.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issued 1966) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.33

Title: The New York Times, Vol. LXL, No. 33,986, dated 1912 (April 16), 1912 (April 17), 1912 (April 18), 1912 (April 19), 1912 (April 20) and 1912 (April 21)

Creator: The New York Times Company

Description: 1 newspaper (32 pages), includes six consecutive editions with headlines and articles about the sinking of the RMS Titanic, lists of passengers, survivors and dead, eye witness accounts of the tragedy, description of rescues by various vessels and the government investigations that followed the disaster, plus numerous illustrations and photographs.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issued 1998) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (32 pages), physical dimensions measure 56 x 35 cm (folded).

A0242.1.34

Title: The New York Times, Vol. XCI, No. 30,634, dated 1941, December 8

Creator: The New York Times Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes entries on pages 1 and 2: under the headline Japan Wars on U.S. and Britain; Makes Sudden Attack on Hawaii; Heavy Fighting At Sea Reported: includes description of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Guam, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines on December 7, 1941.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issued 1966) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.35

Title: Mid-Week Pictorial: An Illustrated Weekly, Vol. VIII, No. 14, dated 1918, December 5

Creator: The New York Times Corporation

Description: 1 newspaper (24 pages), includes entry on front page, under the headline Historic Peace Assemblages: includes an entire issue dedicated to negotiations of peace during the last one-hundred years throughout the world. Highlights include the Congress of Vienna held after the defeat of Napoleon in 1814, the Treaty of Ghent that ended the conflict between Britain and the United States in 1814, the Treaty of Frankfort that ended the French-German War in 1871, the Berlin Conference that ended the Russian-Turkish War in 1878, the Treaty of Paris that ended the Spanish-American War in 1898, the Treaty of Portsmouth that ended the Russia-Japan War in 1905 and the surrender of the German ground troops and navy to Allied forces in 1918, includes numerous photographs and illustrations.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (24 pages), physical dimensions measure 41 x 28 cm (folded).

A0242.1.36

Title: Mid-Week Pictorial: An Illustrated Weekly, Vol. IX, No. 8, dated 1919, April 24

Creator: The New York Times Corporation

Description: 1 newspaper (24 pages), includes entry on front page, under the headline The Return of the Navy: includes an entire issue dedicated to the resurgence of American naval power and a detailed description of various victories at sea throughout our history up to the early 1900s. Highlights include photographs and description of the battleship USS Idaho, United States victories against England in the late 1700s and early 1800s, Admiral Dewey's naval defeat of Spain in 1898, the final defeat of Germany by the Allied forces in 1918 and the arrival of the American Fleet in New York during 1919.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (24 pages), physical dimensions measure 41 x 28 cm (folded).

A0242.1.37

Title: The Press Democrat, Vol. XLIV, No. 56, dated 1917, March 9

Creator: Press Democrat Publishing Company, Santa Rosa, California

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes entries on page 1: under the headline President Has Power For Arming Of Vessels: includes the opinions of Secretary Lansing and Attorney General Gregory that U.S. President Wilson has the authority to arm merchant ships to defend against German submarine attacks.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 56 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.38

Title: The Press Democrat, Vol. XLIV, No. 102, dated 1917, May 2

Creator: Press Democrat Publishing Company, Santa Rosa, California

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes entries on page 1: under the headline U. S. Stands Ready To Send Army To Europe: includes an article that describes the preparations to send the first group of Americans to France, plus a brief article by Marine Commandant, Major General George Barnett that explains the success of the "First To Fight" campaign, which yielded numerous new volunteers, the Marines are recommending to Congress an increase of 12,600 new men, bringing the total to 30,000 strong.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 56 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.39

Title: The Press Democrat, Vol. XLIV, No. 127, dated 1917, June 1

Creator: Press Democrat Publishing Company, Santa Rosa, California

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes entries on page 1: under the headline Question 12 Stricken From Registration: includes an article that describes incidents of demonstrations against military registration by United States citizens and the order to not require an answer to Question 12, "Do you claim exemption?" on the registration slips.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 56 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.40

Title: The Press Democrat, Vol. XLIV, No. 131, dated 1917, June 7

Creator: Press Democrat Publishing Company, Santa Rosa, California

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes entries on page 1: under the headline U. S. Manhood Answers Call: includes numerous articles that describe the June 6, 1917, United States call for volunteers and draftees to register to fight in France during World War I.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 56 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.41

Title: The San Francisco Call, Vol. LXXXVI, No. 85, dated 1899, August 24

Creator: John D. Spreckels, proprietor

Description: 1 newspaper (14 pages), includes entries on page 1, columns 1-7 under the headline California Heroes Home From The Philippines: includes several detailed articles about the return of the United States Army Transport Sherman from the Philippines to San Francisco on August 24, 1899 and the celebrations that followed. Entry page 8, column 7: under headline Ocean Travel: includes brief summaries of steamship movements for Pacific Coast Steamship Company, O. R. & N. Company, American Line, Toyo Kisen Kaisha Company and Oceanic Steamship Company. Entry page 9, column 2: under headline Strikes a Reef in Clear Water: includes a description of the Schooner Magic striking a reef and sinking in Rancho Viejo Bay, Santa Rosa Island. Entry page 10, column 7: under the headlines Steamer Movements and Shipping Intelligence: includes a summary of West Coast steamship arrivals and departures and a summary of United States, Foreign and Transatlantic steamers and schooner arrivals and departures.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (14 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.42

Title: The San Francisco Call, Vol. LXXXVI, No. 86, dated 1899, August 25

Creator: John D. Spreckels, proprietor

Description: 1 newspaper (7 pages), includes entries on page 3, columns 1-7 under the headline The Sherman Came to Port off Folsom-Street Wharf: includes several detailed articles about the parades, parties and celebrations that were a result of the return of Transport Sherman from the Philippines. Entry page 8, column 7: under headline Rescue of Gold Hunters: includes a description of the rescue of 83 gold prospectors from a camp in Kotzebue Sound, Alaska by the Cutter Bear. Entry page 10, column 6-7: under the headlines Steamer Movements and Shipping Intelligence: includes a summary of West Coast steamship arrivals and departures and a summary of United States, Foreign and Transatlantic steamers and schooner arrivals and departures. Entry page 10, column 7: under headline Ocean Travel: includes brief summaries of steamship movements for Pacific Coast Steamship Company, O. R. & N. Company, American Line, Toyo Kisen Kaisha Company and Oceanic Steamship Company.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (7 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.43

Title: The San Francisco Call, date unknown, probably 1899, August

Creator: John D. Spreckels, proprietor

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes entries on page 1, under the headline California's Glory is Her Victorious Returning Son's: includes several detailed articles about the return of the United States Army Transport Sherman to San Francisco from the Philippines, Californian's participation in the Philippine War and a roster of men, plus illustrations of the returning vessel by W. A. Coulter.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.44

Title: The San Francisco Call Bulletin, dated 1950, April 11

Creator: Hearst Publishing Company

Description: 1 newspaper (12 pages), includes an entry on page 1: under the headline Air Force Calls 50,000: Yanks Fight For Life At Vital Airbase: describes the August 11, 1950 attack on the United States Pohang Air Base in Korea.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (12 pages), physical dimensions measure 55 x 42 cm (folded).

A0242.1.45

Title: The San Francisco Chronicle, dated 1869 (May 9), 1901 (February 23), 1945 (August 15) and 1963 (November 23)

Creator: Chronicle Publishing Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes the headline and story of four major events in history. Entry on page 1, under the headline Celebration: Completion of the Trans-Continental Railroad: includes a description of the events following the driving of the final spike on the Trans-Continental Railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah in 1869, entry on page 2 under the headline Six Score Go Down to Death at the Golden Gate: includes the details of the sinking of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company vessel the S.S. Rio de Janeiro after striking a submerged reef in dense fog at the entrance to San Francisco Bay in 1901, entry on page 3, under the headline Peace! The Japs Give Up Unconditionally-Allied Troops Told to Cease Firing: includes the announcement of the unconditional surrender of Japan in 1945 and the celebrations that followed and entry on page 4, under the headline Murder of the President: includes news of the assassination of President Kennedy on November 22, 1963 and its aftermath.

Extent: 1 reproduction (date unknown) of original printed paper documents in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 38 cm (folded).

A0242.1.46

Title: The San Francisco Chronicle, dated 1898 (February 16), 1901 (September 7), 1941 (December 8) and 1945 (August 7)

Creator: Chronicle Publishing Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes the headline and story of four major events in history. Entry on page 1, under the headline Battle Ship Maine Blown Up in the Harbor of Havana: includes brief descriptions of the explosion aboard the United States naval cruiser Maine in 1896, entry on page 2, under the headline President McKinley Shot by an Anarchist at Buffalo Fair: includes articles about the shooting of McKinley, his injuries and treatment in 1901, entry page 3, under the headline U. S. at War!: includes front page news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in 1941 and entry on page 4, under the headline Japan Hit by Atom Bomb---Mightiest Weapon in History!: includes brief articles about the development of the atomic bomb and the subsequent bombing of Hiroshima, Japan in 1945 as described by President Truman.

Extent: 1 reproduction (date unknown) of original printed paper documents in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 38 cm (folded).

A0242.1.47

Title: The San Francisco Chronicle, dated 1906 (April 19), 1912 (April 16), 1927 (May 22) and 1937 (May 7)

Creator: Chronicle Publishing Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes the headline and story of four major events in history. Entry on page 1, under the headline Earthquake and Fire: San Francisco in Ruins: includes a description of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, entry page 2, under the headline Gigantic Liner Titanic Sinks: 1500 Lost of 2200 Souls Aboard Only 866 Are Rescued: includes a detailed article about the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, entry on page 3, under the headline Lindbergh Safely in Paris 2¼ Hours Ahead of Schedule: includes numerous articles about Charles Lindbergh's preparation, flight and arrival in France in 1927 and entry on page 4, under the headline Hindenburg, World's Largest Zeppelin Destroyed in Lakehurst Explosion; 33 Killed, 64 Miraculously Escape: includes a photograph and article about the Hindenburg disaster in 1937.

Extent: 1 reproduction (date unknown) of original printed paper documents in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 38 cm (folded).

A0242.1.48

Title: The San Francisco Chronicle, dated 1916 (July 23), 1917 (April 7), 1918 (November 11) and 1923 (August 3)

Creator: Chronicle Publishing Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes the headline and story of four major events in history. Entry on page 1, under the headline Bomb Explosion Kills 6 and Maims 40 Preparedness Parade Spectators: includes descriptions of the aftermath of a homemade bomb that exploded during a parade in San Francisco in 1916, entry page 2, under the headline War Proclaimed by Wilson; Von Schack Under Arrest: includes descriptions of President Wilson's declaration of war on Germany in 1917 and actions taken after the announcement, entry page 3, under the headline Great War Over: includes a summary of the signing of the armistice with Germany that ended World War I on November 11, 1918, plus related details and entry on page 4, under the headline Harding Dies: includes detailed articles about the death of President Harding on August 2, 1923.

Extent: 1 reproduction (date unknown) of original printed paper documents in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 38 cm (folded).

A0242.1.49

Title: San Francisco Examiner, dated 1921, August 11

Creator: Hearst Corporation

Description: 1 newspaper clipping with photographs under the headline And Thus She Becomes the Gem of the Pacific: 'California' is Placed in Commission: includes a description of the commission ceremony for the battleship U.S.S. California at Mare Island Navy Yard on August 10, 1921.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (1 page), physical dimensions measure 43 x 35 cm (folded).

A0242.1.50

Title: San Francisco Examiner, Vol. CLXIX, No. 22, date 1938, July 22

Creator: Hearst Publications Inc.

Description: 1 newspaper (32 pages, 2 sections), includes an entry on page 1, under the headline Russ Mass Million in Jap Row: Troops Reported Mobilized along Manchukuo Line: includes a description of massage Russian troop movements toward the border between the U.S.S.R and Japanese controlled Manchukuo (Manchuria) as the Russian and Japanese dispute border rights. Entry on page 1, column 1, under the headline Corrigan on Visit with Hyde; Ships $900 Plane to U.S.: includes the details of Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan's flight from New York to Ireland when his flight plan called for a flight from New York to Long Beach and the preparations to return his airplane to the United States. Entry on page 1, column 3, under the headline Dock Unions Get Ultimatum to End Strike: includes a number of articles that describe the waterfront dock workers strike that shut down eight ports along the Pacific Coast.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (2 entire sections, 32 pages), physical dimensions measure 55 x 43 cm (folded).

A0242.1.51

Title: The Ramp-age: Landing Craft School Newspaper, Vol. II, No. 4, dated 1944, December 23

Creator: United States Amphibious Training Base, Coronado, California

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), written for sailors of the amphibious forces, a weekly newspaper with feature headline stories, articles by the Roving Reporter, Ernie Pyle, comics, sports news, want ads and entertainment section.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 42 x 31 cm (folded).

A0242.1.52

Title: The Ramp-age: Landing Craft School Newspaper, Vol. II, No. 7, dated 1945, January 13

Creator: United States Amphibious Training Base, Coronado, California

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), written for sailors of the amphibious forces, a weekly newspaper with feature headline stories, articles by the Roving Reporter, Ernie Pyle, comics, sports news, want ads and entertainment section.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 42 x 31 cm (folded).

Miscellaneous Newspapers (1857-1984)

A0242.1.53

Title: The San Francisco Herald, dated 1857, October 23

Creator: Unknown (reproduction by California State Library, date 1965)

Description: 1 newspaper (1 page), includes entries on page 1, columns 2-6: under the headline Arrival of the Steamer Panama: Loss of the Central America: includes a description of the sinking, loss of life and rescue of the United States Mail Steamship Central America during a hurricane off the East Coast of the United States on September 12, 1857. The Central America was carrying over 13 tons of California prospector gold to New York.

Extent: 1 Photostat reproduction (issued 1965) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (1 page), physical dimensions measure 59 x 44 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.54

Title: Sacramento Daily Union, dated 1860, May 16

Creator: Sacramento Publishing Co. (reproduction by California State Library, date 1960)

Description: 1 newspaper (1 page), includes an entry on page 1, column 3: under the heading For California: includes a brief summary of three young school teachers bound for California by steamship to seek employment in the Golden State. Entry page 1, column 4: under the headline Pacific Mails at Washington: includes a summary of current proposals in the United States legislature sponsored by California Senator William Gwin to modify the three mail routes, which include pony express, passenger and steamship routes to favor mail transport by pony express from St. Joseph, Missouri to San Francisco, California.

Extent: 1 Photostat reproduction (issued 1960) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (1 page), physical dimensions measure 59 x 44 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.55

Title: Mountain Democrat, dated 1860, May 19

Creator: Mountain Democrat, Inc. (reproduction by California State Library, dated 1960)

Description: 1 newspaper (1 page), includes an entry on page 1, column 5: under the heading Pacific Mail Steamship Company to Panama: includes a brief notice of the steamship Sonora, scheduled to leave Folsom Street Wharf with mail and passengers for Panama on May 21, 1860.

Extent: 1 Photostat reproduction (issued 1960) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (1 page), physical dimensions measure 59 x 44 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.56

Title: The New Zealand Herald, Vol. VIII, No. 2260, date 1871, April 24

Creator: Australian Provincial Newspapers, Auckland, New Zealand

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes an entry on page 1, under the heading Shipping: includes a description of vessel movements from San Francisco to various New Zealand ports, entry on page 2 under the heading Shipping, includes descriptions of arrivals and departures of various vessels and lists of import and export goods and an entry on page 4, under the heading Merchandise, includes arrival lists of goods shipped from oversea ports to Auckland.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issued 1971) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 60 x 43 cm (folded).

A0242.1.57

Title: Daily Commercial News and Shipping List, Vol. XLIV, No. 15, San Francisco edition dated 1897, January 16

Creator: Daily Commercial News, San Francisco, California

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes an entry on page 1, column 1 under the heading Shipping: includes advertisements for several west coast shipping companies such as Pacific Mail Steamship Company, Occidental & Oriental Steamship Company and O. R. & N. Company. Entry on page 2, columns 2-3 under the heading Vessels in Port: includes lists of vessel names, arrival dates, tonnage, agent names, bound for port, cargo and/or wharf locations. Entry on page 1, column 5 under the heading Movements of Ocean Steamers: includes lists of arrivals and departures of vessels by name, date and destination. Entry on page 3, column 1 under the heading Vessels on the Way to the Pacific Coast: includes lists of vessels that are scheduled to arrive in San Francisco from different locations throughout the world. Entry on page 4, column 1 under the headings Discharge Notices and Crew Notices: includes notices by various shipping companies or agents to the public of freight arrivals and notices by Ship Masters to public of debt liability of crew members.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 61 x 41 cm (folded).

A0242.1.58

Title: Lloyd's Weekly Shipping Index, No. 1325, Vol. LI, dated 1905, May 18

Creator: Spottiswoode & Company Limited (London)

Description: 1 newspaper (70 pages), includes an entry on page 27, column 2: under the heading Sailing Vessels: lists the ship Euterpe under Master Swanson, 1247 tons, under the American flag is leaving San Francisco for Bristol Bay on April 14, 1905.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (70 pages), physical dimensions measure 37 x 25 cm (folded).

A0242.1.59

Title: The Boston Daily Globe, Vol. LXXXI, No. 107, dated 1912, April 16

Creator: Old News, Inc.

Description: 1 newspaper, morning and evening editions, same date (12 pages), includes entries on page 1, under the headline Titanic Sinks, 1500 Die: includes a description of the sinking of the Titanic, the loss of life, rescue of survivors, lists of survivors and the aftermath of the tragedy.

Extent: 1 reproduction (issue date unknown) of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (13 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 43 cm (folded).

A0242.1.60

Title: The Illustrated London News, No. 1490 -- Vol. 57, New York Edition, dated 1915, November 27

Creator: Illustrated London News Group, The International News Company

Description: 1 newspaper (36 pages), an entire edition of articles with descriptions of the action, destruction and results of World War I fighting on many battle fronts.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (36 pages), physical dimensions measure 41 x 30 cm (folded).

A0242.1.61

Title: Scientific American Supplement, Vol. LXXXIV, No. 2189, dated 1917, December 15

Creator: Munn & Company, Inc.

Description: 1 newspaper (15 pages), includes various scientific articles with titles such as Prehistoric Classification: Age of Man, Magic Behind the Trenches: Technical Work Important to Fighting, Chemical Laboratory Porcelain, War-Time Smuggling, Archeological Notes on the Danish West Indies, Companions of the Sun: Features of the Solar System, How the Sun, Earth and Moon Move and Permanent Magnets.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (15 pages), physical dimensions measure 40 x 27 cm (folded).

A0242.1.62

Title: The Literary Digest, Vol. 55, No. 24, dated 1917, December 15

Creator: Funk & Wagnalls Company New York, London

Description: 1 newspaper (15 pages), includes an entry on page 5, under the headline Topics of the Day: includes various articles with descriptions of actions during World War I. Entry on page 19, under the headline Scouting for U-Boats: includes a description of the coordinated effort of battleships, catapult airplanes and smaller naval vessels work in concert to sight and destroy German submarines. Entry on page 58, under the headline Current Events: The War: includes a description of important domestic war efforts and action on the battlefronts.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (15 pages), physical dimensions measure 48 x 33 cm (folded).

A0242.1.63

Title: Auckland Weekly News: Second Special Issue: American Fleet in New Zealand Waters, dated 1925, August 20

Creator: Unknown

Description: Special edition of the Auckland Weekly News describes the United States Naval Battle Fleets arrival in Auckland, New Zealand on August 11, 1925. The battleship California led the Battle Fleet and a division of cruisers on a good-will voyage to Australia and New Zealand. The newspaper features pictures with short descriptions of the historic visit. The vessel California is the subject of numerous photographs, plus photographs of receptions held for U.S. Naval officers and various New Zealand landmarks.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (15 pages), physical dimensions measure 48 x 33 cm.

A0242.1.64

Title: Dramatic Naval Spectacle Presented When Colors Lowered on Ships of 18th Division, Decommissioned, no date (probably 1930-1931)

Creator: Unknown

Description: 1 newspaper clipping from an unknown publication with photographs under the headline Dramatic Naval Spectacle Presented When Colors Lowered on Ships of 18th Division, Decommissioned: includes two photographs and a brief description of the decommissioning ceremony of six U.S. Navy destroyers including the USS Thompson and USS Kennedy.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (1 page), physical dimensions measure 29 x 21 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.65

Title: Alameda Times Star, Vol. 48, No. 59, dated 1932, April 12

Creator: Alameda Newspaper Group

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes an entry on page 1, column 4: under the heading Lindy Baby Payment in Quest Told: includes a description of how Dr. John F. Condon delivered the $50,000 ransom. Entry on page 1, column 8: under the heading: City Asks S. P. Ferry Rehearing: includes information about the Southern Pacific Company hearing on reduction of railway and ferry service, the company's actions may be unlawful.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 46 cm (folded).

A0242.1.66

Title: Daily Telegraph, Sydney, Vol. II, No. 147, Late Edition, dated 1937, September 9

Creator: H. Jones & Company

Description: 1 newspaper (32 pages), includes numerous articles with descriptions of preludes to World War II such as an increase in military personnel, the manufacture and delivery of war equipment and small battles and skirmishes in China and Japan. Entry on page 27, under the heading Shipping Index: includes lists of vessels arriving and departing, vessels in port and off the coast, plus vessel movements in and around the United Kingdom, Europe, New Zealand, United States and Canada.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (32 pages), physical dimensions measure 62 x 44 cm (folded).

A0242.1.67

Title: The Cambrian, Vol. 11, No. 17, dated 1941, December 25

Creator: The McClatchy Company: The Tribune: The Cambrian, San Luis Obispo, California

Description: 1 newspaper (3 pages), includes an entry on page 1, under the headline Cambria Rescues Victims of Sub: Tanker 'Montebello' is sunk by Jap Sub: includes a description of a Japanese submarine that surfaced a few miles from Estero Bay, California and fired torpedoes at the Richfield Tanker Doheny and the Union Tanker Montebello, disabling the Doheny and sinking the Montebello on December 25, 1941. The newspaper was donated to the museum by one of the Montebello survivors Edgar F. Smith.

Extent: 1 copy of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (3 pages), physical dimensions measure 56 x 36 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.68

Title: Los Angeles Examiner: Pictorial Review, dated 1942, April 5

Creator: Hearst Publishing Company

Description: 1 newspaper (10 pages), includes an entry on page 1: under the headline Why Java Was Lost - An Interview With Admiral Hart: Commander of the Allied Fleet, Admiral Thomas C. Hart describes the series of Allied defeats at the hands of the Japanese in the South Pacific war theater. Additional articles describe how American men and women are trained to manufacture airplanes, the vulnerability of the United States West Coast to enemy attacks and a Walter Winchell column about General McArthur.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (10 pages), physical dimensions measure 55 x 42 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.69

Title: The Boston Herald, Vol. CLXXXXVII, No. 45: Liberty Overseas Edition, dated 1944, August 14

Creator: Boston Herald-Traveler Corporation (reproduction courtesy of Jordan Marsh Company)

Description: 1 newspaper (12 pages), includes entries on front page, under the headlines Yanks Cut Paris Escape Line and Japs Fall Seen Without Invasion: includes several detailed articles about the war in Europe and the Pacific theater.

Note: The document is a miniature reproduction that was issued in limited numbers by the Boston Herald (Monday, Late City Editions only) and shipped to American servicemen overseas, the smaller edition saved paper and shipping costs.

Extent: 1 reproduction of an original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (12 pages), physical dimensions measure 23 x 17 cm (folded).

A0242.1.70

Title: The Manila Chronicle, Year I, No. 8, dated 1945, April 29

Creator: The Manila Chronicle Publishing Company

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes an entry on page 1, under the headline Baquio City Taken: Yanks at Davao Gulf: includes a brief description of how American forces captured the summer capital of the Philippines, plus other World War II news.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 36 x 49 cm (unfolded).

A0242.1.71

Title: The Philippine Liberty News, Vol. 1, No. 41, dated 1945, April 29

Creator: Manuel P. Manahan, publisher

Description: 1 newspaper (4 pages), includes an entry on page 1: under the headline Nazis Sue For Peace: announces the deaths of Adolph Hitler and Josef Goebbels and explains revolution has broken out on the streets of Munich, Germany and the people are asking for help from the British and United States military forces and offering to surrender.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (4 pages), physical dimensions measure 31 x 23 cm (folded).

A0242.1.72

Title: San Pedro News Pilot, Vol. 20, No. 179, dated 1947, September 30

Creator: San Pedro Printing and Publishing Company

Description: 1 newspaper (10 pages), includes an entry on page 1, under the headline Final Efforts Made to Keep Port Open: includes a description of the labor dispute between the International Longshoremen and Warehousemen's Union and the Port of San Pedro-Long Beach.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (10 pages), physical dimensions measure 55 x 43 cm (folded).

A0242.1.73

Title: The Guide 100 Years: Centennial Issue (1865-1965), dated 1965, April 12

Creator: The Guide Publishing Company (San Francisco)

Description: The Guide is by its own description "America's Oldest Daily Shipping Paper" (15 pages with insert), includes information about vessel movements and voyages by company, plus an insert of 48 pages that chronicles 100 years of shipping companies history and general maritime news. The insert includes a short article entitled San Francisco Bay Ferries that describes the final day (July 29, 1958) of Southern Pacific's San Francisco Bay Ferry service, includes information about the Maritime Museum of San Diego's 1898 steam ferry Berkeley.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (15 pages with insert of 48 pages), physical dimensions measure 41 x 25 cm (folded).

A0242.1.74

Title: Press-Telegram, Section J, dated 1984, May 4

Creator: Press Telegram, Long Beach

Description: The entire Section J is dedicated to the return of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) to Long Beach Harbor on May 12, 1984 and includes stories about the vessel, crew and families, homecoming celebrations and cruise highlights.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (12 pages), physical dimensions measure 58 x 45 cm (folded).

A0242.1.75

Title: San Diego Log, dated 1984, November 23

Creator: Duncan McIntosh Company Inc.

Description: 1 newspaper (8 pages), includes a photograph on page A-1 of the Star of India under sail and an entry on page A-14, under the headline A Magnificent Lady Trys Out Her Sea Legs Again: includes several photographs and a description of the sea going adventure of the Star of India and its crew on November 11, 1984, as the vessel sailed out of San Diego Harbor and around Point Loma reaching speeds of up to 10 knots as thousands of people watched in amazement.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in newspaper format with illustrations (8 pages), physical dimensions measure 43 x 29 cm (folded).

A0242.2 Series II - Posters (1925-1945)

A0242.2.01

Title: Eleventh Naval District: Headquarters San Diego, California, dated 1925, January 1

Creator: San Diego Union, illustration by Wheeley, reproduction by San Diego Historical Society

Description: Poster size reproduction of the San Diego Union front page of the Navy Section with an illustration of a United States Navy biplane, battleship and sailors operating a deck gun.

Extent: 1 reproduction printed paper document with color illustration (1 page), physical dimensions measure 61 x 46 cm.

A0242.2.02

Title: Kick In: Join the Navy NOW, no date, probably 1940-1945

Creator: Cary Printing Company, Columbia South Carolina, illustration by Pearson

Description: United States Navy recruiting poster with an illustration of an American bald eagle, dressed in navy blues attacking a German U-Boat, lists the locations of recruiting offices in South Carolina including Charleston, Columbia, Florence, Greenville and Spartanburg.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document with color illustration (1 page), physical dimensions measure 56 x 30 cm.

A0242.3 Series III - Periodicals (1903-1908)

A0242.3.01

Title: The Outlook, Vol. 75, No. 5, dated 1903, October 3

Creator: The Outlook Company, New York

Description: 1 weekly periodical (95 pages, plus education and advertisement sections) of opinions and editorial comments, which includes an article entitled The New American Navy: Some Personal Reminiscences, by John D. Long, the article written by former Secretary of the Navy John D. Long (1897 to 1902) provides personal opinions about the executive branch of government, politicians and politics, plus the experiences of Long during his time in office.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in journal/magazine format with illustrations (95 pages), physical dimensions measure 25 x 17 cm.

A0242.3.02

Title: The Outlook, Vol. 89, No. 4, dated 1908, May 23

Creator: The Outlook Company, New York

Description: 1 weekly periodical (95 pages, plus education and advertisement sections) of opinions and editorial comments, which includes an article entitled San Francisco's Welcome to the Fleet, by George Palmer Putnam, the article written by the American publisher provides a description of the United States Navy Fleet as it steamed under the Golden Gate Bridge on May 6, 1908. The American Fleet had just completed a cruise from Virginia to California that took the flotilla around the tip of South America.

Extent: 1 original printed paper document in journal/magazine format with illustrations (95 pages), physical dimensions measure 25 x 17 cm.

People

Amundsen, Roald (Captain)

Hart, Thomas C. (Admiral)

Howes, Allen (Captain)

Perry, Matthew (Commodore)

Subjects

Cruiser Shannon

Cunard Liner Mauretania

Cutter Bear

Euterpe

HMS Caledonia

HMC Dreadnought

HMS Montagu

Hondo Point Disaster

Liner Stockholm

Pacific Coast Steamship Company

RMS Titanic

San Diego Rowing Club

San Francisco Earthquake

Schooner Mobile

Sloop Gjoa

Star of India

Steam Ferry Berkeley

Steamship Central America

Steamship Rio de Janeiro

Steamship Sonora

Steamship Xema

Tanker Montebello

US Frigate Constitution (Old Ironsides)

USS California

USS Cushing

USS Helena

USS Idaho

USS Kennedy

USS New Jersey

USS St. Paul

USS Thompson

White Star Liner Adriatic