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Fort Point, Golden Gate, San Francisco

The Presidio and Golden Gate, from Russian Hill, San Francisco

Entrance to the Golden Gate, San Francisco

Black Point and Golden Gate, from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco

Golden Gate from Berkeley Heights

Alcatraz and the Golden Gate, San Francisco

Surf near the Golden Gate, San Francisco

The Golden Gate, San Francisco

Atlantic fleet entering Golden Gate, May 6th, 1908

Golden Gate from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, U.S.A.

View from the Golden Gate on Russian Hill at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco

San Francisco dock strike

Slums of San Francisco, California

Mission District. San Francisco, California. Rent twenty to twenty-two dollars a month for three or four rooms

Backyard. North Beach District (Italians). San Francisco, California

Mission District. San Francisco, California

Mission District firetrap. San Francisco, California

Mission District. San Francisco, California

Card Alley. North Bean District (Italians). San Francisco, California

Mission District. San Francisco, California

Employment agency on Howard Street. San Francisco, California

Unemployed men on Howard Street. San Francisco, California

Scene along "Skid Row." Howard Street, San Francisco, California

"Skid Row." Howard Street, the street of the unemployed in San Francisco, California

Longshoremen's lunch hour. San Francisco waterfront, California

"Skid Row." Howard Street. San Francisco, California

Longshoremen's lunch hour. San Francisco waterfront. California

Howard Street, called "Skid Row," the street of the unemployed in San Francisco, California

Employment agency. San Francisco

Striking longshoremen during the waterfront strike in San Francisco, California

Unemployed men sitting on the sunny side of the San Francisco Public Library. California

Employment office on Howard Street. San Francisco, California

Unemployed men on Howard Street. San Francisco, California

"Skid Row." Howard Street, San Francisco, California

Signboards in San Francisco, California

Longshoremen's lunch hour. San Francisco waterfront. California

Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open. They will receive from six to fifteen dollars per week for up to sixteen weeks. Coincidental with the announcement that the federal unemployment census showed close to ten million persons out of work, twenty-two states begin paying unemployment compensation

The interview for unemployment compensation. San Francisco, California

Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open. They will receive from six to fifteen dollars per week for up to sixteen weeks. Coincidental with the announcement that the federal unemployment census showed close to ten million persons out of work, twenty-two states begin paying unemployment compensation

In front of the local paper of San Francisco's Chinatown Chinese read news of the surrender of Canton to the Japanese. Most of San Francisco's Chinese are Cantonese

The interview for unemployment compensation. San Francisco, California

Lilac Street, Mission District. Rent fifteen dollars a month for three rooms. San Francisco, California

In front of the local paper of San Francisco's Chinatown Chinese read news of the surrender of Canton to the Japanese. Most of San Francisco's Chinese are Cantonese

In front of the local paper of San Francisco's Chinatown Chinese read news of the surrender of Canton to the Japanese. Most of San Francisco's Chinese are Cantonese

San Francisco Chinaman reading news of surrender of Canton to Japanese. San Francisco, California

Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open. They will receive from six to fifteen dollars per week for up to sixteen weeks. Coincidental with the announcement that the federal unemployment census showed close to ten million persons out of work, twenty-two states begin paying unemployment compensation

Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open. They will receive from six to fifteen dollars per week for up to sixteen weeks. Coincidental with the announcement that the federal unemployment census showed close to ten million persons out of work, twenty-two states begin paying unemployment compensation

Unemployment benefits aid begins. Line of men inside a division office of the State Employment Service office at San Francisco, California, waiting to register for benefits on one of the first days the office was open. They will receive from six to fifteen dollars per week for up to sixteen weeks. Coincidental with the announcement that the federal unemployment census showed close to ten million persons out of work, twenty-two states begin paying unemployment compensation

News of the surrender of Canton to the Japanese. San Francisco, California. Chinatown

News of the surrender of Canton to the Japanese. San Francisco, California. Chinatown

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. "Power of the lord" preaching by a "soldier" saved twelve years before, with the army ever since

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Church in Potrero district where there is a "Russian-White" colony. San Francisco, California

Preaching Salvation. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Note on modern architecture and home building. San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Returning to headquarters. No recruits to audience from street

April. The city of San Francisco, California. Seen from the first street ramp of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Returning to headquarters; no recruits to audience from street

Meeting closes with adjutant Nock selling Easter edition of the "War Cry." Salvation army, San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. In the neighborhood where the Salvation Army operates. Sedan service to Los Angeles on share the expense basis

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Soldier: "I go panhandling every night at bars and places. You wouldn't want a picture of that, it's just beggin."

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Men pause a moment to watch, and then pass on

Solo. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. In the hall an audience awaits the return of the army for the meeting to open

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Unemployed young men pause a moment to loiter and watch, and then pass on

Adjutant and his wife sing. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Adjutant and his wife sing. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Salvation Army. San Francisco, California

Solo. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Army contributes first to the tambourine (two dollars), outside contribution about seventy-five cents, all from drunks and the like

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. In the neighborhood where the Salvation Army operates. Breakfast for his pal, bummed from a restaurant

City officials hear the speeches made at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting cut in relief appropriation. In front of city hall, San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. General view of army and crowds

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. General view of army and crowds

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Return of the army seen through the lobby of a low-class hotel. Causes slight attention

San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Self-denial. Each member of the army is a quota, and chooses means of self-denial by which he saves his quota

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Regular Sunday meeting. (Meeting held regularly Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays.) Marching up the street to the meeting

San Francisco, California

Trio. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Architecture in the Potrero district. San Francisco, California

The city of San Francisco, California. Seen from the first street ramp of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge

San Francisco, California. After forty-four years of Republican administration, California gets a Democratic administration. The California "New Deal" faces same opposition as the national "New Deal"

Meeting opens with taking the collection. Army contributes (about one dollar and fifty cents) again, as well as the audience. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers parading up Market Street. San Francisco, California. The meeting was held in protest to cuts make by Congress in relief appropriations

Listening to speeches at mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers protesting congressional cut of relief appropriations. San Francisco, California

Mass meeting of Works Progress Administration (WPA) workers parading up Market Street, San Francisco, California. The meeting was held in protest to cuts made by Congress in relief appropriations

In front of city hall, San Francisco, California. The Worker's Alliance, Works Progress Administration (WPA) organize simultaneous demonstrations in the large cities of the nation cut in the relief appropriation by the United States Congress

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Regular Sunday morning meeting. (Meeting held regularly Sunday, Tuesday and Thursdays.) Marching up street to the meeting

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Girls' Sunday school class sings between preaching

At Minna Street the army forms a semi-circle and sings to attract a crowd. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. At Minna Street the army forms a semi-circle and sings to attract a crowd

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Return of the army seen through the lobby of a low-class hotel. Causes slight attention

Salvation Army, San Francisco, California. Exhortation

Visiting lassies sit on rostrom. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California