The first scrapbook (BANC PIC 1964.026) was assembled by Graupner in 1899. A typewritten explanatory note at the front of
the scrapbook states that the photographs were taken in the San Francisco vicinity between 1898 and 1899. The photographs
show detailed views of army camp life (drills, inspections, recreation, meals, military formations and weapons) and of volunteer
troops preparing to go to the Spanish-American War. The explanatory note goes on to say that the cartoons came largely from
San Francisco daily papers, although some of them are reproductions of cartoons published in newspapers from the east. There
are typewritten captions and explanatory text throughout the album. Both are transcribed in the container list. The explanatory
text is used to group the photographs in the list as follows:
Adolphus Earhart Graupner was born in Iowa in 1875. He was graduated from the University of California in 1897 and began his
law career in San Francisco the same year, ultimateley becoming assistant district attorney and Superior Court judge. He was
an active member of the American Legion and served as chairman of its rehabilitation committe, 12th district. Judge Graupner
died in 1947.
2 scrapbooks: 1964.026: 100 cyanotype photographic prints and 39 cartoons in one album, 23 x 34 cm. 1966.066: 38 photographic
prints in one album, 19 x 28 cm.
177 digital objects
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