Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

William Figari: San Francisco Bay and Waterfront

Interviewee(s):
Figari, William
Interviewer(s):
Teiser, Ruth
Title:
William Figari: San Francisco Bay and Waterfront
Abstract:
Telegraph Hill and the Barbary Coast in the early 1900s; 1906 earthquake and fire; maritime competition and labor relations on the waterfront, 1900-65; operations of the Crowley Launch and Tugboat Co.: Bay and Delta towing, excursion boats and the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, freight and oil transportation; scow schooners and other craft; the effects of Prohibition, the Depression, the 1934 strike, and WWII on maritime Commerce, Industry, and Labor and practices.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Commerce and Industry
Interview date(s):
1968
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11234340
Rights:
Figari, William. "William Figari: San Francisco Bay and Waterfront." Interview by Ruth Teiser in 1968. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1969.