Monterey history photo collection

California Views:
The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist


Gallery of over 2,400 Photos available as Canvas prints, Framed Prints, Acrylic Prints and Greeting Cards.

Monterey's Sardines Fishing Industry

Monterey Bay sardines fishing
Crew of the Purse seiner City of Monterey
braling sardines into the hole
Photo Accession CV # 81-021-0018
George Robinson Photo, 4x5 Film Neg.
Circa 1948

Monterey Fishing Pictorial Collection

The happy crew of the purse seiner City of Monterey brailing sardines into the hold after a long nights of fishing.
She was built in 1937 by Anderson & Cristofani, San Francisco
Fishing boats with names like, A.A. Ferrante, Adventure, American Eagle, City of Monterey, California Bear, California Rose California Star, Cerrito Bros., C.R. Martinolich, E.S. Lucido, Diana, Dux, Geraldine-Ann, U.S. Liberator, Lina V, Lucky Boy, Mineo Bros., New Crivello, New Hope, New Marettimo, New Rex, New Roma, North Star, Star of Monterey, Pacific Star, Providenza, El Cerrito, Western Explorer, Western Flyer, Western Maid, and Vitina A, U. S. Liberator, Yankee Clipper at one time fished in Monterey Bay. Just to name a few in our photo collection.
And photos of other purse seiners from the Monterey fishing fleet.

Early Monterey Fishing industry Gallery and photos of Cannery Row in it's hayday, and Cannery Row from the 1960 to today.
We also have photos of Salmon fishing in Monterey Bay and Fisherman's Wharf.
Photos by Pat Hathaway of fishing in Monterey Bay today.

Holdings: over 1000 photos of Monterey's Fishing Industry and Cannery Row from 1890-2012

Holdings: over 28,000 Photos of Monterey County listed in our database.
And over 81,955 historical California images in our Photo Archives.

A list of books, magazines and television programs that have used photos from the photo collection.

Please click to see over 200 Searchable California Photo galleries with over 2,400 Photos ,
Prints are available from 11 x14 - 40x60 inches.
All images are also available for editorial downloads and one-time editorial use.
Please keep checking back as we will be adding more galleries
This page was last updated on October 1, 2019
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California Views Photo Archives
Monterey, California 93940-2702
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