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Catalog Number 2015.001.05580.1
Title Air Traffic Controller at San Francisco International Airport, 1964
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1964
Description Air Traffic Controller at San Francisco International Airport, 1964. Black and white negative shows an Air Traffic Controller in a control tower at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). A man appears in profile at lower left. He wears a short-sleeved button down the front shirt and a tie while holding a telephone to his left ear and writing with his right hand. He sits in front of a desk that has a number of panels, buttons and screens. The room he is in has large glass windows, and outside the windows are airport runways. A parked airplane appears just behind his head through the window at left. Further down the runway towards the upper left of the image, another plane takes off. Part of a series.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Unincorporated San Mateo County, CA
Subjects Air traffic control
Airplanes
Airports
Workers
Search Terms Airplanes
Airports
San Francisco International Airport
SFO Airport
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association