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1930 Bekins Map of San Francisco, California


Latest City Map of San Francisco Compliments of Bekins Van & Storage Co. 13th and mission…Geary at Masonic
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Title:    Latest City Map of San Francisco Compliments of Bekins Van & Storage Co. 13th and mission…Geary at Masonic

Description:    A c. 1930s pocket map of the city of San Francisco by the Bekins Van and Storage Co. shows all major streets, piers, parks and cemeteries. It covers San Francisco from the Masonic Cemetery in the south to Fort Point in the north and from Great Highway in the west to Water Front Street in the east. The population of San Francisco at that time, as mentioned on the cover of the folded map was 650,000, indicating that this map dates back to the 1930s, before the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in 1937. An index on the top right corner shows a list of San Francisco Streets. The bottom right corner contains a photograph and graphic of the Bekins Company. All Bekins storage locations are noted on the map. The verso contains a continuation of the index of the list of San Francisco streets along with advertising text and photographs for the Bekins Company. This map was produced and distributed by the Bekins Van and Storage Co.

Date:    1930 (undated)

Size:   Printed area measures 18.5 x 20 inches (46.99 x 50.8 centimeters)

Condition:    Very good. Verso repair and wear on original fold lines. Additional text on verso.

Code:   SanFrancisco-bekins-1930 (to order by phone call: 646-384-4040)


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