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Alcatraz Island from Bay Shore and Fort Point Road, San Francisco

Alcatraz Island from Bay Shore and Fort Point Road, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 119. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco General Views. This record contains unverified old dat... More

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829–1916)

Alcatraz from California Street

Alcatraz from California Street

Book Title: part of 3 sections / San Francisco Panorama.Artist: Carleton Watkins.Artist Bio: American, 1829 - 1916.Creation Date: c. 1880.Print Date: c. 1880.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of Prentice... More

The City from California Street

The City from California Street

Book Title: part of 3 sections / San Francisco Panorama.Artist: Carleton Watkins.Artist Bio: American, 1829 - 1916.Creation Date: ca. 1880.Print Date: ca. 1880.Process: albumen print.Credit Line: Gift of Prenti... More

Panorama, #2 - view of Sausalito, Alcatraz, and Mt. Tamalpais from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, CA, circa 1884 Jan 20

Panorama, #2 - view of Sausalito, Alcatraz, and Mt. Tamalpais from Tel...

One in a series of six views. Source: "L&C - Wells Fargo History Room 6-1-1962". See info. file for more information. Panorama was dated based on the presence of these 3 buildings: Sea Wall Hotel, Crystal Swim... More

Century plant [Agave americana]

Century plant [Agave americana]

Common name: Century plant Origin: Southwestern USA Uses: Great for a specimen plant. These architectural plants will flower once after 8 -10 years with a dramatic flower stalk. The plant will die after putting... More

Alcatraz and the Golden Gate, San Francisco

Alcatraz and the Golden Gate, San Francisco

Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51135". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pgz

Alcatraz Island with Fort McDowell tug, c. 1900

Alcatraz Island with Fort McDowell tug, c. 1900

Alcatraz Island with Fort McDowell tug boat at dock, c. 1900.

U.S. Military Prison, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay

U.S. Military Prison, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay

Viewed from deck of boat. California. Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

Alcatraz garrison parade formation on dock below casemates, c1902-1903.

Alcatraz garrison parade formation on dock below casemates, c1902-1903...

Alcatraz garrison parade formation on dock below casemates, c1902-1903.

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, California, circa 1903

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, California, circa 1903

Seen from the bay. Originally received in Box 13.

Alcatraz Island from Russian Hill - looking across a sea of ruins - San Francisco earthquake and fire disaster of April 18, 1906

Alcatraz Island from Russian Hill - looking across a sea of ruins - Sa...

Stereo copyrighted by the Keystone View Co. Caption card tracings: Ca. SF Earthquake; Ca. SF Alcatraz; Shelf.

No. 2-panorama of the ruins in the valley that sweeps from Russian Hill to Telegraph Hill, showing Alcatraz island in the distance

No. 2-panorama of the ruins in the valley that sweeps from Russian Hil...

743920 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 2005... More

Alcatraz Island facing North, 1985

Alcatraz Island facing North, 1985

View facing North showing the cell house, 1909 lighthouse, and the ruins of the post commandant’s/warden's quarters, 1985.

GOGA 73 Pegboard

GOGA 73 Pegboard

Found in one of the gun galleries, thought to have been used to account for for tracking intervals when rounds or shifts were made by correctional staff.

GOGA 77 Guard Shirt and Tie

GOGA 77 Guard Shirt and Tie

Correctional Officer's Shirt and Tie

"SAP BILLYJACK", LEATHER STRAP

"SAP BILLYJACK", LEATHER STRAP

"SAP BILLYJACK", LEATHER STRAP, LEADED AT ONE END. MARKINGS ON FRONT OF BILLY

GOGA 91B Convict coat

GOGA 91B Convict coat

GOGA 91B Convict coat

Mug shot camera

Mug shot camera

GOGA 72 CAMERA, BOX BLACK BOX CAMERA, USED FOR TAKING MUG SHOTS. RIGHT SIDE SHUTTER SPEED MECHANISM

GOGA 76 Officers coat

GOGA 76 Officers coat

A Correctional Officers uniform coat from USP Alcatraz. Note that for safety reasons there was a patch rather than a badge.

National parks: HANDCUFFS - public domain image

National parks: HANDCUFFS - public domain image

A PAIR OF HANDCUFFS CONNECTED BY STEEL CHAIN. MARKINGS ON ONE CUFF

Children walking by the bay.

Children walking by the bay.

American Indian children walking on Alcatraz by the bay during the Indians of All Tribes occupation.

Golden gate national recreation area - Alcatlaz island

Golden gate national recreation area - Alcatlaz island

Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US built fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public, and the 18 month occupation by In... More

goga 71_12534_12535_18685_18963 Saps Clubs

goga 71_12534_12535_18685_18963 Saps Clubs

Five Alcatraz Saps, also known as Billy Clubs, part of our Museum Collection.

Native American Family

Native American Family

Two occupiers sit with children inside a correctional officer's apartment.

Children on the Agave Trail.

Children on the Agave Trail.

American Indian children on the Agave Trail on the east side of the island. Note the sign has been changed from Government Property to Indian Property.

Dock Guard Tower

Dock Guard Tower

Dock Guard Tower with flag picturing the image of a teepee and a broken ceremonial pipe.

Indian Power Portrait

Indian Power Portrait

Portrait of an American Indian occupier wearing an INDIAN POWER button, identity unknown.

Alcatraz Island, Page 4

Alcatraz Island, Page 4

Golden Gate Bridge

American Indian children walking by the bay.

American Indian children walking by the bay.

American Indian children walking by the bay during the occupation by Indians of All Tribes.

California - Alcatraz Island

California - Alcatraz Island

California - Alcatraz Island

[Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California, showing a view up Powell Street with the Fairmont Hotel on the left and Alcatraz Island in the distance] / R.J. Waters & Co.

[Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California, showing a view up Powel...

J243057 U.S. Copyright Office. Blind stamp: R.J. Waters & Co. 717 Market St. San Francisco.

GOGA 55 Thompson Submachine Gun

GOGA 55 Thompson Submachine Gun

GOGA 55 GUN, SUBMACHINE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN, MODEL 1928, SER.NO. 5768, CAL.45 ACP; DEACTIVATED

Alcatraz Dock

Alcatraz Dock

1934 Diamond-T firetruck apartments (Building 64) burned out warden's house and guard tower on the dock.

Herb Permark and Rych 'Rip' Collins both Pros in the Baseball world visiting Alcatraz Island.

Herb Permark and Rych 'Rip' Collins both Pros in the Baseball world vi...

Herb Permark and Rych 'Rip' Collins both Pros in the Baseball world visiting Alcatraz Island. Correctional Officer Emile Rychner at the center, date unknown. Rip Collins was a police chief from 1950-1959 in Tex... More

Federal Officer sitting in Frank Morris's cell after 1962 escape

Federal Officer sitting in Frank Morris's cell after 1962 escape

Federal Senior Correctional Officer Walronsitting in Frank Lee Morris's prison cell, #138 on cell block B, after the 1962 escape from Alcatraz Island.

Warden’s House

Warden’s House

The Warden’s House was located at the south end of the row of officers houses. It burned in 1970 during the Indian Occupation, and all that remains of this building are the exterior walls.

Alcatraz Island at Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Alcatraz Island at Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Warden's House. The Warden’s House was located at the south end of the row of officers houses. It burned in 1970 during the Indian Occupation, and all that remains of this building are the exterior walls.

Indians of All Tribes

Indians of All Tribes

Indians of All Tribes on the Rock in 1970 during their occupation.

Crewmen line the rail of the guided missile cruiser USS OKLAHOMA CITY (CG 5) as it passes Alcatraz Island. The ship is returning to port from the Pacific Missile Test Range, after the United States Navy conducted its final firing of the Talos surface-to-air guided missile

Crewmen line the rail of the guided missile cruiser USS OKLAHOMA CITY ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Release... More

Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

View of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

View of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Aerial view of San Francisco, California, with a focus on Alcatraz Island

Aerial view of San Francisco, California, with a focus on Alcatraz Isl...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Alcatraz Island is an island located in the San Francisco Bay, 15 miles offshore from San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island is an island located in the San Francisco Bay, 15 mile...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Aerial view of San Francisco, California, with a focus on Alcatraz Island

Aerial view of San Francisco, California, with a focus on Alcatraz Isl...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Aerial view of San Francisco, California, with a focus on Alcatraz Island

Aerial view of San Francisco, California, with a focus on Alcatraz Isl...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

[Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California]

[Aerial view of Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California]

Date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title ... More

Derelict building on Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Derelict building on Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

The Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) passes Alcatraz Island while participating in the Parade of Ships, during San Francisco Fleet Week 2006.

The Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) passes Alcatr...

San Francisco (Oct. 07, 2006) The Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) passes Alcatraz Island while participating in the Parade of Ships, during San Francisco Fleet Week 2006. Since 1981, San Fr... More