2009.1.497

Untitled
3/31/71
10 in HIGH x 8 in WIDE
(25.40 cm HIGH x 20.32 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers
2009.1.497


From the caption that ran with the image: "Russian Visitor : The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming, but that didn't bother Peter M. Tripp, president of the board of commissioners of the Port of Oakland, who boarded the Soviet ship MS Alexander Vermishev at Oakland last week.Tripp chatted with Capt. Eugeny Neverov, master of the Far Eastern Steamship Co. vessel and handed the Russian skipper a plaque commemorating the first visit of a Soviet ship to Oakland in 24 years." Image depicts Tripp handing the plaque to Neverov in the cabin of the ship. From the Oakland Tribune Collection

Used: Oakland Tribune

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