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Union Oil tanker Lyman Stewart stranded at entrance to San Francisco Bay

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a ship, the Lyman Stewart, stranded on rocks at the entrance to San Francisco Bay after a collision with the freighter Walter A. Luckenbach in October 1922. Alongside the Lyman Stewart are three boats. On the negative is the text “Ashore at Mile Rk. [two words, not legible] / Union Oil Tanker Lyman Stewart.” Image note: Light leaks. Possibly a copy negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing a wide view of a city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. A road with streetcar tracks runs through the center. Very faintly visible in the background toward the right is the dome of what may be the old San Francisco City Hall building. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0531, 373G0532, and 373G0535. Image note: Damaged negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph showing a street, houses, and a hill in an unidentified city or town. The words “Geo. Holl Mission & 26th sells shoes on their merit” are painted on a wooden railing along the street. The photograph may have been taken in San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. It may be related to image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0532, and 373G0535. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration. Negative damage at upper left.

San Francisco?

Photograph showing houses in the hills around an unidentified city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. Also see image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0531, and 373G0535, which may be related. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing a wide view of a city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. A road is visible at the center of the image. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0531, and 373G0532. Image note: Damaged negative.

Jane Johnson (Conner) Failing

Photograph of Jane (Conner) Failing, looking towards the right side of the frame. Her hair is pulled back, and a decorative neckline can be seen on her dress.

Flaglor Instantaneous Photographs (Firm)

Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "1931 Los Angeles"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring a family trip to Los Angeles and Yosemite National Park in 1931. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family visiting the Mount Wilson Observatory in Los Angeles. There is snow on Mount Wilson.
01:28 - Scenes of Los Angeles, including a visit to Japanese Miniature Village
01:59 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family visiting a zoo and the Los Angeles Ostrich Farm.
02:59 - Members of the Tsuboi family pose on a rooftop overlooking Los Angeles City Hall. 04:08 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in Los Angeles. Includes footage of family visiting a film studio, possibly Charlie Chaplin's movie studio. Brief shot of studio's cement slab featuring Chaplin's signature with the date, January 21, 1918.
07:36 - The Tsuboi family visits the Coliseum stadium in Los Angeles
08:08 - More Los Angeles scenes, including a visit to an orchard in a Ford automobile, the family laughing on a rooftop, and an ice hockey game
09:33 - Visit to Yosemite National Park
12:37 - Scenes from California visit

Tsuboi family

Lily E. White negatives

  • Org. Lot 1415
  • Collection
  • 1900-1915

Collection consists of negatives from the estate of Lily E. White. They are attributed to White but some of the photographs were possibly taken by Sarah Hall Ladd. The photographs date from approximately 1900-1915. Topical highlights in the collection include landscape views of the Columbia River Gorge, Garden scenes and flower photographs taken at the home of Charles Elliott Ladd and Sarah Hall Ladd, and interior and exterior views of Lily E. Whites’ houseboat, The Raysark. Also included in the collection are photographs and scrapbook pages taken during trips to Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, and along the coast near Carmel, California.

White, Lily E.

Jerry Jiro Yasutome photographs

  • Org. Lot 762
  • Collection
  • 1945-1948

This collection consists of photographs of the Yasutome family, a Japanese-American family from Portland, Oregon, taken from 1945 to 1948. Most of the photographs were taken by Jerry Jiro Yasutome; a smaller number were created by other members of the Yasutome family and by unidentified students at the Northwest School of Photography in Portland, where Jerry Yasutome studied from approximately 1946 to 1948. Photographs taken by Jerry Yasutome and other family members document their experiences during incarceration at the Tule Lake Relocation Center in California from 1945 to 1946. These images include portraits of the Yasutome family, including Jerry Yasutome’s son, James Mamoru Yasutome, and his parents, Sadao Kurata Yasutome and Ju Jiro Yasutome; group portraits of electrical workers and a Buddhist Sunday School; and photos of a fire at the Tule Lake high school. The remainder of the photographs in the collection represent the work of students at the Northwest School of Photography. They include photographs of the processing lab and students in classes, as well as portraits taken by the students. Also included are photographs taken by Yasutome and other students depicting the aftermath of the Vanport Flood in May 1948.

Yasutome, Jerry Jiro, 1919-1994

Tule Lake photographs

Photographs taken by Jerry Jiro Yasutome and other members of the Yasutome family documenting their time at the Tule Lake Relocation Center in California. These images include portraits of the Yasutome family, including Jerry Yasutome’s son, James Mamoru Yasutome, and his parents, Sadao Kurata Yasutome and Ju Jiro Yasutome; group portraits of electrical workers and a Buddhist Sunday School; and photos of a fire at the center. Between 1942 and 1946 the Yasutome family was incarcerated by the United States government at the Tule Lake Relocation Center in California. The Tule Lake Relocation Center was one of ten American concentration camps to which Japanese Americans were forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. The Yasutomes' son, James Mamoru Yasutome was born at Tule Lake in 1943.

Yasutome, Jerry Jiro, 1919-1994

Scrapbook album page 1B - Back

A loose page from a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Subjects depicted in the three photographs on the page include landscape photographs likely taken in Yosemite National Park and a distant view of an unidentified city. Image note: significant fading and discoloration on prints. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints from album, S-30, LW2-1B."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2A - Front

A loose page from a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. The four photographs on the page depict landscape scenes likely taken around Yosemite National Park. Image note: significant fading and discoloration on prints. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S31, LW2-2A."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2A - Back

A loose page from a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. The four photographs on the page depict unidentified people posing on rocks likely taken around Yosemite National Park. Image note: significant fading and discoloration on prints. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S31, LW2-2A."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2B - Front

An unidentified man and child sit on top of a large rock in Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from the back of the print reads, "On trail to Vernal Falls, Yosemite." Caption from envelope reads, "Prints from Yosemite, S32, LW2-2B."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2B - Back

View of Half Dome from across Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S32, LW2-2B."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2C - Front

A waterfall likely taken near Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S33, LW2-2C."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2c - Back

A waterfall likely taken near Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S33, LW2-2C."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2D - Front

A waterfall likely taken near Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S34, LW2-2D."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2D - Back

An unidentified man and child in front of a small lake. Likely taken at Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S34, LW2-2D."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2E - Front

An unidentified man sitting on a large rock in the middle of a river. Caption from back of print reads, "At top of Vernal Falls, Yosemite." Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S35, LW2-2E."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2E - Back

Distant view of a Nevada Falls in Yosemite National Park. Caption from back of print reads, "Nevada Falls, Yosemite." Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S35, LW2-2E."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2-F - Front

An unidentified child standing in front of a large tree with a fence around its base. Likely taken near Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S36, LW2-2F."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2-F - Back

Automobiles parked in front of a building. Likely taken near Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S36, LW2-2F."

White, Lily E.

Ocean Scene

A rock formation on a beach. Likely taken near Carmel, California. Image taken at the same location as LW2-60. Caption from negative sleeve reads, "Landscape - Shore, S-64, LW2-21."

White, Lily E.

Ocean Scene

Cliffs at an ocean. Likely taken near Carmel, California. Caption from negative sleeve reads, "Landscape - headland at coast, S-67, LW2-24."

White, Lily E.

Ocean Scene

Cliffs at an ocean. Likely taken near Carmel, California. Caption from negative sleeve reads, "Landscape - cliff, coast, S-68, LW2-25."

White, Lily E.

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