Found An Apartment In Twenty Minutes

Jeanne Helen Hussey2

Jeanne at John Adams Junior High, what is now called “Middle School,” 1938.

Jeanne Helen Hussey3

Caption reads “Helen in front of the bank. Lookin for somepin?” 1938

Jeanne Helen Hussey4

Caption reads “Sam (Hussey). His very first picture in San Francisco.” 1939

3400 Fulton Street

Sunday January 22, 1939. “Arrived at Tony’s at 8:30. After breakfast found an apartment in about twenty minutes. 3400 Fulton, Apartment 1.”


Not a bad find in twenty minutes. Directly across from Golden Gate park with major museums footsteps away.

Fishermans Wharf

“Then drove. Fisherman’s Wharf–


“Along Ocean Drive…

For further reading see Fleishaker Pool – A Strange Journey Through S.F. History
“Fleischaker Pool, The Zoo, Golden Gate Park…

“The Presidio…

San Francisco 1939 Photosource Brett Weston Archive

“Coit Tower…

Golden_Gate_Bridge_1937_LOC as Smart Object-1

“Saw the bridges, etc, etc, etc…Dinner at Tony’s. Home about 8:15. Tired.”

I am Dan Soderberg, award winning documentary film maker and phototgrapher specializing in architecture, historic preservation and nature.

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