A Potter’s Life: Marguerite Wildenhain at Pond Farm

Marguerite Wildenhain at the potter’s wheel  c. 1959

Universal’s Classic Monsters

Dracula one-sheet poster  1931

San Francisco: From the David Rumsey Map Collection

 “The water is so scarce that it is scarcely sufficient for the few families that reside at the Presidio…timber is found at a distance of twelve or fourteen leagues, and pasturage for the little stock of the garrison is only found at a distance of five or six leagues. Therefore, I am convinced that the worst place or situation in California is that of San Francisco for the establishment of such a villa…”

From Ship to Shore: Nautical Arts from the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park