San Francisco officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco encompasses a land area of about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, which makes it the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,187 people per square mile (7,022 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City.
Presenting 20 Rare & Old Photo’s of San Francisco | Mega Series Part 1
1# California Street Looking East from Van Ness Avenue c.1944
2# Aerial view of the Golden Gate Bridge c.1937
3# City Skyline Pic undated
4# Waller Street at Webster
5# Old Hulks Abandoned off Hunters Point c.1932
6# Corner of Sutter and Montgomery c.1924
7# St. Ignatius Church c.1930
8# U.S. Naval Drydocks, Hunters Point From The Air 11 Mar 1942
9# Society Horse Show at Panama-Pacific International Exposition C.1915
10# Laguna Honda Hospital c.1927
11# San Francisco circa 1920. Chalmers touring car on Van Ness Avenue. At F.J. Linz Motor Co., your Scripps-Booth dealer.
12# Woodward's Gardens c.1875
13# Fort Mason c.1948
14# Aerial view of Fort McDowell, Angel Island c.1927
15# 25th Street and Dolores c.1945
16# Aerial view of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco c.1937
17# Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park graphic c.1911
18# Alcatraz from North Point. c.1865.
19# Geary at Scott street c.1932
20# Intersection of Market Street at 17th and Castro Streets at the entrance of the Twin Peaks tunnel c.1945
Old Video Footage of San Francisco
A Trip Down Market Street 1906 San Francisco
[youtube height=”500″ width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGloeX1SpAU[/youtube]
Summers collection: San Francisco, California, 1941
[youtube height=”500″ width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gb1LtVTvVVQ[/youtube]
The earliest archaeological evidence of human habitation of the territory of the city of San Francisco dates to 3000 BC.The Yelamu group of the Ohlone people resided in a few small villages when an overland Spanish exploration party, led by Don Gaspar de Portolà, arrived on November 2, 1769, the first documented European visit to San Francisco Bay. Seven years later, on March 28, 1776, the Spanish established the Presidio of San Francisco, followed by a mission, Mission San Francisco de Asís (Mission Dolores), established by the Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza.
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