Grace Line History and Ephemera
The Grace Line (Started by W. R. Grace & Company) operated as a steamship line from 1882 until 1969. Beginning in the 1930s, Grace Line established passenger service between New York and Seattle via the Panama Canal. By the late 1930s, they concentrated on the route between New York and Haiti.
Grace Line Documents in the Archives
- 1937-12-10 List of Passengers (Class not Stated), S.S. Santa Rosa, San Francisco and Los Angeles to Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama Canal, Colombia, Havana and New York, Captain Curt Zastrow.
- 1937-12-20 Receipt for Medial Services (Prophylactic Inoculation) Mrs. H. "Bolivia" Keegan, Room 101, S.S. Santa Rosa.
- 1937-12-06 Insurance Contract, St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company - Grace Line - Personal Effects Insurance $400.00 Premium for Voyage, $4.00 For Mrs. Harry Keegan.
1937-12-25 Photograph of Passengers on board the S.S. Santa Rosa. Five passengers in photograph; 8 autographs of fellow passengers on the reverse side. Endorsed : To a good scout and pal. A Merry Xmas & A Happy New Year. A. N. Nettles, Joan Pratt Johnson, Alia Yoe, Mr. & Mrs. Clark Burnham, Thanks - Paul Joucs Farish, Joe (Napoleon) Sheurch, Adins, "Dey" De Maettine