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The Wreck and Life of the S.S. Santa Rosa, 1911-07-07, 1960-06-07


Content Description

From the Collection:

The Santa Barbara Legacy Reel Audio Tape Collection contain recordings of oral histories, radio programs, meetings, lectures, telephone conversations, ceremonies, and music perfomances of local old timers and influential people. These 184 electronic files, extracted from 98 one quarter-inch reel-to-reel magnetic tapes, represent the earliest audio recordings made by the Santa Barbara Historical Museum.


  • Event: 1911-07-07
  • 1960-06-07


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


2 Electronic files

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Materials Specific Details

Track 1 is a presentation on the wreck of the S.S. Santa Rosa recorded by Arthur M. Greenwell, a witness, on June 7, 1960. Track 2 is a related reading by Roy Overbaugh, of a passenger's account of a passage from San Diego to San Francisco on the S.S. Santa Rosa during a more elegant time.

Repository Details

Part of the Gledhill Library Repository

136 E. De La Guerra
Santa Barbara California 93101 USA