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NHF-097 Yerba Buena - Naval Radio Station Collection

32 photographs (many with copy negatives) of U.S. Naval Radio Station Yerba Buena, San Francisco, California, 1917-1920. Views of interior buildings, towers, and antennae. Interior views of equipment including radio compass, telephone transmitters, receivers, power house, short wave sets, exchange, telegraphone wires, amplifiers, control circuits, transcribing amplifier, rheostats, kleinschmidt installation and perforator.  Some of these are copies made from nitrate negatives that were disposed of.
Title: Yerba Buena - Naval Radio Station Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # NHF-097-B.06: Interior view of U.S. Naval Radio Station Yerba Buena, San Francisco, California, circa 1917-1920. Shown is the short wave operating booth, with Underwood Standard Typewriter.
Description: 32 photographs (many with copy negatives) of U.S. Naval Radio Station Yerba Buena, San Francisco, California, 1917-1920. Exterior views of buildings, towers, and antennae. Interior views of equipment including radio compass, telephone transmitters, receivers, power house, short wave sets, exchange, telegraphone wires, amplifiers, control circuits, transcribing amplifier, rheostats, Kleinschmidt installation and perforator. Some of these are copies made from nitrate negatives that were disposed of.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-097
Tags: radio
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1916
Before this Year: 1921
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