Charles W. Cushman’s private color photos, now available via the Indiana University Archives, feature scenes of San Francisco’s vivid past. From the World’s Fair to circa-1967 Haight street hippies, Cushman documented the city like no other.
After all, how many photogs captured a man and his pet raccoon going for a walk on Telegraph Hill?
But of all his shots, the ones of razed San Francisco homes might be of most interest to architecture geeks. From homes to a few structures that are no more, here are a few of our favorites.