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Bridging the Past - Golden Gate NRA Museum Program Blog

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The Bridging the Past - Golden Gate NRA Museum Program Blog will provide opportunities to spotlight individual collections, describe events and programs that involve museum materials, and discuss projects and positions within the Museum Program.

Protection with a Purpose - Stable and Clean

June 15, 2014 Posted by: Nicole Hayduk, Archives Technician

The first installment in discussing what it takes to keep a museum collection protected and preserved for generations to come.

 

The Rankin-Nagel Family: A Portrait of Fort Point

May 12, 2014 Posted by: Nicole Meldahl, Archives Technician

A deeper look into one of the lighthouse keepers at Fort Point, James Rankin, and his family's papers and photographs.

 

Presidio of San Francisco Transition and Development Records Processing Project is Underway

November 14, 2013 Posted by: Anna Uremovich

This fairly recent collection (created from 1990-1997) is currently the largest collection at the Park Archives and Records Center, totaling over 500 linear feet. Processing this body of material will be a matter of years before everything is in its final place.

 

Mysterious Statues at Land's End - Part 2

July 08, 2013 Posted by: Kate Clevenger

In our last Archaeology Behind the Scenes blog post, we talked about the mysterious, vanishing statues at Adolph Sutro’s home and gardens at Land’s End: Where did the statues come from? Why did they disappear? Where are they now? In this post, we’ll explore another exciting archaeological discovery that brought more information to light about these intriguing statues…

 

Point Bonita Light Station Goes Automatic

September 17, 2012 Posted by: Nicole Hayduk

The John Dusch Point Bonita Light Station Collection (GOGA 35188) is just on set of materials that records and explains the history of one of the lighthouses in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

 

Mysterious Statues at Land's End - Part 1

April 14, 2011 Posted by: Kate Clevenger

A look at how GGNRA archaeologists are reconstructing the history of Sutro Heights Park from the pieces left in the ground.

 

Spanish-American War Bugle, GOGA 21984

March 04, 2011 Posted by: Justin Cleveland

A closer look at one of the items in the Museum Collection and persistent element of military history.

 

The Star Presidian During the Cold War

January 24, 2011 Posted by: Justin Cleveland

An Army perspective of social and cultural events. This entry was researched from the Presidio Public Affairs Office Records Collection GOGA 35330 which contains a set of the Star Presidian newspapers.

 

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