Local news photographs taken by staff of the Examiner, a major San Francisco daily newspaper. The vast majority of the negative
files record local persons and events in San Francisco, the Bay Area, and Northern California. Included are all the topics
typically found in local news coverage, including politics, state and local government, society, sports, visiting dignitaries
and celebrities, fashion, the arts, crime, accidents, transportation, urban and suburban development, and human interest stories.
The negative files are not limited to images that were published in the newspaper; the majority was never printed.
3,212 boxes (ca. 3,600,000 photographic negatives); safety film, nitrate film, and glass : various film sizes, chiefly 4 x
5 in. and 35mm.
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of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,
privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond
that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be
commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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