Monthly Archives: October 2011

Alter Egos

Most archivists arrange, describe and preserve their collections. This is simply not enough for the S.F. Examiner’s print staff, who have taken the extra step for this special Halloween post, and have “become” their collection! Choosing favorite photographs from the … Continue reading

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Politics as Usual

The subject matter and lack of accompanying background story for this photo immediately intrigued me. No clues are given about the circumstances pictured here other than the date, names, and identification of J.J. Collier as sheriff of Alameda County. My … Continue reading

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Fashions from a Bygone Era

From ladies and their cats to everyday dogs to ladies wearing leopardskin coats while walking their dogs – I’m fascinated by the abundance of fur coats found in the Examiner photo files, politically incorrect as that may be. Traditionally, fur … Continue reading

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