The James L. Douthit photographs and oral histories, circa 1965-1975, 1989 (SAFR 22588, P91-058) consist of 239 photographs
and oral history interview transcripts about Monterey clippers, boat builders and fisherman of the San Francisco Bay Area
in the 20th century. There are a few photographs of Northern California and Oregon vessels, lighthouses and cities in 1989.
The collection is processed at the subseries level and is open for use without restriction.
James L. Douthit was a photographer and a reporter from the Pacific Northwest and spent many years writing for the Oakland
Tribune. He was also a maritime historian and wrote articles on whaling and conducted oral histories of people involved with
fishing vessels and steam schooners in California and Oregon.
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