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Entrance to Sutro Baths

Entrance to Sutro Baths

Entrance to Sutro Baths c1896-1907

Two men standing in the newly completed Alcatraz cell block D, March 20, 1911

Two men standing in the newly completed Alcatraz cell block D, March 2...

Two men standing in the newly completed Alcatraz cell block D before opening. The new cell block included toilets, electricity, and sinks. Photograph taken: 20 March 1911.

Alcatraz Inmate Electricians - National Parks Gallery

Alcatraz Inmate Electricians - National Parks Gallery

Two inmate electricians can be seen standing by tools and meters.

Inside of Alcatraz - National Parks Gallery

Inside of Alcatraz - National Parks Gallery

Night view of the Alcatraz prison inside, located in San Fransisco Bay.

Alcatraz Inmates Walking to the Rec Yard

Alcatraz Inmates Walking to the Rec Yard

Several Alcatraz inmates heading out to the Rec yard.

Spectators and Swimmers at Sutro Baths

Spectators and Swimmers at Sutro Baths

View of Spectators and swimmers

Nike Site at Fort Cronkhite

Nike Site at Fort Cronkhite

Three men suited for hazardous materials at the NIKE Site at Fort Cronkhite.

Golden gate national recreation area - Baker Beach
Veterans Return from Korea, 1953

Veterans Return from Korea, 1953

A shipload of Army combat veterans arriving at the San Francisco Port of Embarkation from Korea, 9 April 1953."

View of the Alcatraz Main Cell Block from the West side, c1935-1960

View of the Alcatraz Main Cell Block from the West side, c1935-1960

View of the Alcatraz Main Cell Block from the West side, c1935-1960

End of WWII, 1945

End of WWII, 1945

Crowd in San Francisco celebrates the end of WWII, 1945

Nike Missile at Crissy Field, c1960

Nike Missile at Crissy Field, c1960

Nike missile on it's transport at Crissy Field, c1960s.

Sutro Historic District - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Historic District - National Parks Gallery

View from the south of the foundation of the Sutro Baths and related circulation and natural features Sutro Historic District Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco Golden Gate National Recreation ... More

Adolf Sutro poses for a picture in Sutro Heights

Adolf Sutro poses for a picture in Sutro Heights

Adolf Sutro poses for a picture in Sutro Heights

Troops at the Port of Embarkation loading a transport ship, cWWII

Troops at the Port of Embarkation loading a transport ship, cWWII

Troops at the Port of Embarkation loading a transport ship, cWWII. Most embarkations were done at night at the beginning of the war.

Sutro Baths and Cliff House postcard

Sutro Baths and Cliff House postcard

Sutro Baths and Cliff House postcard. Public domain scan of the vintage San Francisco postcard, California, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Soldier washing clothes, c. 1890s

Soldier washing clothes, c. 1890s

Soldier washing clothes, c. 1890s.

Man lounges on Ocean Beach, c1896-1907.

Man lounges on Ocean Beach, c1896-1907.

Man lounges on Ocean Beach, c1896-1907. In the top right corner is Sutro Heights, while the 2nd Cliff House can be seen on the left.

Fort Barry Baseball Team

Fort Barry Baseball Team

Fort Barry Baseball Team with hospital steward (right), 1910 Public domain scan of the vintage baseball memorabilia, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Battery Cranston, Fort Scott, 1915

Battery Cranston, Fort Scott, 1915

“Coast Artillery soldiers on 10” disappearing gun, Btry, Cranston, Fort Scott, 1915”

Sutro Baths Seals - National Parks Gallery
Increased Storm Surge at Golden Gate

Increased Storm Surge at Golden Gate

Increased Storm Surge at Golden Gate (NPS photo): Increased sea level and storm surge impact roads at trails at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Sutro Baths and visitors

Sutro Baths and visitors

Sutro Baths and visitors. Adolph Sutro, the self-made millionaire who designed Sutro Heights and later the second Cliff House, developed the Sutro Baths in 1894. He constructed an ocean pool aquarium among the ... More

Golden gate national recreation area - Sutro Baths

Golden gate national recreation area - Sutro Baths

A man walks along the rocks near Sutro Baths

Party at the Cliff House

Party at the Cliff House

Picture of a woman dancing in front of guests, at the Cliff House, date unknown

Alcatraz guards at the sallyport, c. 1939-1962

Alcatraz guards at the sallyport, c. 1939-1962

Alcatraz guards at the sallyport, c. 1939-1962.

Aerial of the third Cliff House and the Sutro Baths.

Aerial of the third Cliff House and the Sutro Baths.

Aerial of the third Cliff House and the Sutro Baths. A shipwreck can also be seen in the upper left corner of the picture. Date Unknown.

Mori Point in Full Bloom

Mori Point in Full Bloom

The headlands at Mori Point are blanketed in wildflowers that are at their peak during the months of April and May.

Alcatraz, Cell House, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA

Alcatraz, Cell House, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, San Francisc...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2216 Survey number: HABS CA-1792-A Building/structure dates: 1853-1859 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1909-1912 Subsequent Work Bu... More

Alcatraz, Cell House, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA

Alcatraz, Cell House, Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, San Francisc...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N2216 Survey number: HABS CA-1792-A Building/structure dates: 1853-1859 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1909-1912 Subsequent Work Bu... More

Sutro Baths Construction - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Baths Construction - National Parks Gallery

Main Building, Boiler House circa 1892. Construction of Cliff House and Sutro Baths.

A Visitor in the Gardens

A Visitor in the Gardens

A visitor at the gardens in Sutro Heights, 1894-1907 Public domain photograph - park, sign, monument, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Sutro Pleasure Grounds - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Pleasure Grounds - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Pleasure Grounds, c. 1896-1907

Sutro Baths - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Baths - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Baths Interior, April 8, 1900

Museum at Sutro Baths

Museum at Sutro Baths

Sutro Baths Museum

Armed Nike Missile - National Parks Gallery

Armed Nike Missile - National Parks Gallery

View of a Nike guided missile ready for immediate launch in Guard Bay Area, near San Francisco, 10/18/54.

Soldiers Loading a Gun

Soldiers Loading a Gun

Soldiers loading a gun.

Alcatraz Inmate Cutting Out Gloves

Alcatraz Inmate Cutting Out Gloves

An Alcatraz inmate cutting out gloves.

The Incubator Babies - National Parks Gallery

The Incubator Babies - National Parks Gallery

To display some of the advances in child care, several premature babies were brought to The Zone and displayed in new incubation units. Several storks were brought from the wild to complete the exhibit.

Exterior picture of Fort Point with the Golden Gate Bridge, 19 February 1947.

Exterior picture of Fort Point with the Golden Gate Bridge, 19 Februar...

Exterior picture of Fort Point with the Golden Gate Bridge, 19 February 1947. Notice the light keeper's house is still intact.

Sutro Baths tram close-up shot, 1951

Sutro Baths tram close-up shot, 1951

Sutro Baths tram close-up shot, 1951 Public domain photograph of a tram car, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Press Photo of Alcatraz Buildings After the 1962 Escape

Press Photo of Alcatraz Buildings After the 1962 Escape

Press Photo from the 1962 Alcatraz escape, June 1962. View from the west side building diagram directions.

Sutro Baths burning, 1966

Sutro Baths burning, 1966

Sutro Baths burning, 1966.

Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer. Originally, El Presidio Real de San Francisco or Royal Presidio of San Francisco, the park is on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula in San Fr... More

Sutro Heights Conservatory, 1886

Sutro Heights Conservatory, 1886

The conservatory was an elaborate greenhouse structure built to house Sutro's collection of climate-sensitive tropical plants. Centrally located on an elevated mound east of the terminus of Palm Avenue, the str... More

WWI Nurses at Letterman

WWI Nurses at Letterman

Letterman Army Hospital Nurses. Third from the left is Dora Thompson, Chief of Nurses during WWI.

Tea House near the Cliff House

Tea House near the Cliff House

Tea House on the Terrace behind the Cliff House, date unknown

Train at the Cliff House

Train at the Cliff House

Visitors in front of the Train at the Cliff House, date unknown

Soldiers With Gun - National Parks Gallery

Soldiers With Gun - National Parks Gallery

Soldiers by a gun with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background, date unknown

WPA cadet on large gun, c. 1930s

WPA cadet on large gun, c. 1930s

Fort Scott West Point Academy cadet sitting on large gun, c. 1930s.

Group of military officials tour Fort Cronkhite's Nike Site, 1955.

Group of military officials tour Fort Cronkhite's Nike Site, 1955.

"Officers concerned with the defense of the Pacific Coast visit a Nike Installation (site SF-87). Included in the group are: Col Dallas F Haynes (4th from the right), Maj. General Roy H Lynn and Gen Hobart Hewe... More

Produce Making Its Way To The Army Kitchens

Produce Making Its Way To The Army Kitchens

An average truckload of fresh produce starting its regular early morning trip from the food warehouse to the Army kitchen. Major Paul E. Haines, along with Claude Brown, the marketing specialist, giving the oka... More

Mail orderly delivers mail aboard a transport ship, 1942

Mail orderly delivers mail aboard a transport ship, 1942

Cpl. James G Kissanitakis, mail orderly for a quartermaster battalion calls off the first name from the final sack of mail to be put aboard the transport at a Port of Embarkation...His appearance in the bunk sp... More

Oil Spill Sample taken on Alcatraz

Oil Spill Sample taken on Alcatraz

An oil sample was taken by a NPS Law Enforcement Ranger on Alcatraz.

Aerial view of plane flying over the Golden Gate Bridge before completion, c1930s.

Aerial view of plane flying over the Golden Gate Bridge before complet...

Aerial view of plane flying over the Golden Gate Bridge before completion, c1930s.

View of the Alcatraz Guard Tower from the base.

View of the Alcatraz Guard Tower from the base.

View of the Alcatraz Guard Tower from the base. The guard tower overlooks the dock and road area on eastern side of the Island.

Great egret hunting - National Parks Gallery

Great egret hunting - National Parks Gallery

Crissy Marsh supplies food and rest for many migrating shorebirds and waterfowl

Woman's baseball team playing near Letterman General, cWWII.

Woman's baseball team playing near Letterman General, cWWII.

Woman's baseball team playing near Letterman General, cWWII. Notice the patients on the make-shift bleachers behind the team.

Golden gate national recreation area - Nike Missiles

Golden gate national recreation area - Nike Missiles

Nike missiles of the 30th AAA group, Fort Barry, 3/15/55

Al Capone Mugshot - National Parks Gallery

Al Capone Mugshot - National Parks Gallery

Mugshot of Alcatraz prisoner, Al Capone. Public domain image of a criminal, arrest mugshot, conviction, prisoner, crime, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Women and tree, Muir Woods, 1923

Women and tree, Muir Woods, 1923

Two women at Muir Woods standing against a tree, 1923.

Unnamed soldiers in a line, 1930s

Unnamed soldiers in a line, 1930s

Unnamed soldiers in a line, 1930s.

WPA cadet doing handstand, c. 1930s

WPA cadet doing handstand, c. 1930s

WPA cadet doing a handstand, c. 1930s. The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was a New Deal program established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 as a response to the high unemployment during the Gr... More

Nurses training on gas mask usage, 1942

Nurses training on gas mask usage, 1942

"Cecilie Petit, left, and Isabelle Chiapperini, right, of the General Hospital Group, are shown examining the gas mask of Nurse Anne Chile, center. Gas mask training is part of the routine training of these nurses..."

Group of ship building workers during WWII.

Group of ship building workers during WWII.

Group of ship building workers during WWII. Public domain photograph related to World War Two, Navy ships, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Sutro Heights gardeners - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Heights gardeners - National Parks Gallery

A full-time staff of seventeen — ten gardeners, a tree man, a coachman, driver, gatekeeper, machinist and helper, and a road maker — maintained Sutro Heights. Sutro used largely drought-tolerant plant materials... More

Alcatraz cell house before completion, c1912.

Alcatraz cell house before completion, c1912.

Col Reuben Turner in the Alcatraz cell house before completion, c1912.

CALIFORNIA - NARA - 542807

CALIFORNIA - NARA - 542807

Public domain aerial photograph, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Golden gate national recreation area - John Muir

Golden gate national recreation area - John Muir

Photo of John Muir, date unknown

Soldiers in Shooting Practice

Soldiers in Shooting Practice

Soldiers in shooting practice, date unknown.

Golden gate national recreation area - Sutro Baths
WPA cadets scrubbing, c. 1930s

WPA cadets scrubbing, c. 1930s

Two Fort Scott West Point Academy cadets scrubbing the floor near upright rifles, c. 1930s.

Sutro Baths exterior, c. 1958

Sutro Baths exterior, c. 1958

Sutro Baths exterior, c. 1958.

Alcatraz Recreation yard with inmates

Alcatraz Recreation yard with inmates

Aerial view of the Alcatraz Recreation yard with inmates, c1935-1960.

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.

Blanket Flower [Gaillardia x grandiflora]

Blanket Flower [Gaillardia x grandiflora]

Common name: Blanket Flower Scientific name: Gaillardia x grandiflora Origin: Central and western U.S. Uses: Blooms from early summer to first frost, these add bright colors to borders. Needs well drained so... More

Army issue gas masks, cWWII.

Army issue gas masks, cWWII.

Group of men and soldiers wearing the army issue gas mask, cWWII.

Troops loading trains for trip home, c1945

Troops loading trains for trip home, c1945

Caption states: "Last service of San Francisco Port of Embarkation to returning veterans is loading them on troop trains for the trip home, via separation and reception stations..."

Fort Baker baseball game, c1910s.

Fort Baker baseball game, c1910s.

Catcher and hitter at a Fort Baker baseball game, c1910s. Public domain scan of the vintage baseball memorabilia, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Gardens at Sutro Heights

Gardens at Sutro Heights

Gardens at Sutro Heights, c.1894-1907

Sutro Baths Interior - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Baths Interior - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Baths interior with crowds of people, 1896-1907

People visiting Ocean Beach with the burned Cliff House in the distance.

People visiting Ocean Beach with the burned Cliff House in the distanc...

People visiting Ocean Beach with the burned Cliff House in the distance. Either 1894 or 1907.

Point Bonita life saving station, c. 1900-1909

Point Bonita life saving station, c. 1900-1909

U.S. Coast Guard Point Bonita life saving station boat and crew, c. 1900-1909

Sutro Baths Swimming Tank

Sutro Baths Swimming Tank

Swimmers at Sutro Baths, date unknown

Railroad Steam Train at Land's End

Railroad Steam Train at Land's End

Cliff House railroad steam train at Land's End Public domain photograph of a steam locomotive, engine, train, railroad, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Soldier and a Wagon at Fort Baker

Soldier and a Wagon at Fort Baker

Soldier and wagon at Fort Baker, c. 1915-1920

Alcatraz sewing work room, c. 1939-1962

Alcatraz sewing work room, c. 1939-1962

Alcatraz sewing work room with inmates, c. 1939-1962

Fort Mason Air Raid Drill

Fort Mason Air Raid Drill

Civilians in the Fort Mason railroad tunnel during an air raid drill, 1951. Markings can be seen on the wall directing people where to stand.

Toy in post office window, c. 1952

Toy in post office window, c. 1952

William Toy in widow of post office with a man buying stamps, c. 1952.

Richard Oakes - National Parks Gallery

Richard Oakes - National Parks Gallery

Native American activist Richard Oakes, Nov. 1969 Public domain photograph of native Americans, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Women's Army Corps - National Parks Gallery

Women's Army Corps - National Parks Gallery

Women's Army Corps standing at attention at Camp Stoneman, date unknown

Presidio Parkway Groundbreaking Event

Presidio Parkway Groundbreaking Event

Presidio Parkway Groundbreaking Event with Nancy Pelosi speaking

Alcatraz Girl's Club on Agave trail cannon

Alcatraz Girl's Club on Agave trail cannon

Alcatraz Girl's Club on Agave trail cannon, South end of the island.

President Harrison and guests with Adolf Sutro, 1891

President Harrison and guests with Adolf Sutro, 1891

President Harrison and guests with Adolf Sutro, 1891

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.

Presidio cemetery, c. 1900.

Presidio cemetery, c. 1900.

Bodies of soldiers who died of various diseases during the Spanish American War ...Presidio cemetery, c. 1900.

Sutro Baths Program - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Baths Program - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Baths Swim Program Flyer, December 6, 1908

Soldiers load a gun at Battery Townsley

Soldiers load a gun at Battery Townsley

Battery Townsley, soldiers loading powder bags into a gun, c1948.

Sutro Baths Fire - National Parks Gallery

Sutro Baths Fire - National Parks Gallery

Photo of the Sutro Baths fire

Golden gate national recreation area - Sutro Baths

Golden gate national recreation area - Sutro Baths

Swimmers and spectators enjoying a day at Sutro Baths

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