Maritime past at Fort Mason.
Hundreds of tapes and records preserve sailors' tales and chanteys. More than 170,000 photographs, including many prints from original glass negatives, show grand sailing ships and steamers, shipwrecks, and shipbuilding in San Francisco Bay. In the reading room, periodicals cover current topics such as wooden boat building and coasted fisheries.
The closed-stack, noncirculating collection is on the third floor of Building E in Fort Mason Center, at Marina Boulevard and Laguna Street. Hours are 1 to 5 Thursdays and Fridays, 10 to 5 Saturdays. You are welcome to browse through the periodicals and call up books, but appointments are required for photographic and oral history research. Copies of original photographs can be ordered. Call (415) 556-9870 for details.
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|Title Annotation:||National Maritime Museum at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco|
|Date:||Apr 1, 1985|
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