Notes

Notes
1
Jerry Flamm, The Good Life in Hard Times (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1977), p. 4.
2
Will Irwin, "The City That Was," quoted in David Siefkin, The City at the End of the Rainbow: San Francisco and Its Grand Hotels (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1976), p. 58.
3
Sally Stanford, The Lady of the House: Autobiography of Sally Stanford (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1966), p. 77.
4
William Wirt, Power in the City: Decision Making in San Francisco (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974), p. 68.
5
"The Atherton Graft Report to the Grand Jury," San Francisco Chronicle, March 17, 1937
Marshall Dill to Superior Court Judge James D. Conlan, July 13, 1937, Dill Papers, California Historical Society, San Francisco.
6
Robert L. Duffus, Queen Califias Island (New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1965), p. 114
I. W. Hellman, Sr., quoted in San Francisco Bulletin, August 4, 1909.
7
Saturday Evening Post quoted in J. W. Erlich, A Life in My Hands: An Autobiography (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1965), p. 170.
8
San Francisco Call, May 5, 1923.
9
Stanford, Lady of the House, 47.
10
Editorial, San Francisco Examiner, November 1, 1935
Editorial, San Francisco Chronicle, October 17, 1946.
11
Erlich, A Life in My Hands, 87.
12
Rolph to J. C. Westenberg, August 9, 1913, Rolph Papers, California Historical Society, San Francisco.
13
Charles Dullea, quoted in San Francisco Chronicle, October 17, 1946
interview with former San Francisco News and San Fran- cisco Examiner police reporter Harvey Wing, whose exposes helped bring McDonough's downfall, February 27, 1978
Curt Gentry, The Madams of San Francisco: An Irreverant History of the City By the Golden Gate (New York: Doubleday and Com- pany, 1964), p. 261.
14
San Francisco News, March 17, 1937
San Francisco Call-Bulletin, May 5 and July 9, 1923, July 9, 1947.
15
Interview with former Yellow Cab executive and McDonough acquaintance John Brooke, December 8, 1977
interview with Harvey Wing, February 27, 1978.
16
Lewis F. Byington and Oscar Lewis, editors, The History of San Francisco (San Francisco: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1931), 3: 106-107
San Francisco News, March 17, 1937.
17
San Francisco News, March 17, 1937
San Francisco Call-Bulletin, July 9, 1947.
18
John O'Brien, "Frisco's Most Historic Saloon," Pacific Wine and Spirits Review, July 31, 1901, p. 22.
19
San Francisco News, March 17, 1937
Stanton Delaplane, "Pete McDonough," San Francisco Chronicle, July 10, 1947.
20
Interview with Harvey Wing, February 27, 1978.
21
San Francisco Examiner, July 10, 1947.
22
Interview with Harvey Wing, February 27, 1978.
23
Byington and Lewis, The History of San Francisco, 3:106-107.
24
Melvin Belli, quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle, June 8,1937
San Francisco Call, May 5, June 7, 1920
J. W. Ehrlich, A Life in My Hands, 88.
25
Interview with Harvey Wing, February 27,1978
untitled draft of a statement (1937), Dill Papers.
26
San Francisco Bulletin, August 8,1907.
27
Interview with John Brooke, December 8,1977.
28
San Francisco Bulletin, August 27,1907.
29
San Francisco Bulletin, October 26, 1909, December 9, 1910.
30
San Francisco Bulletin, November 23, 1918.
31
San Francisco Bulletin, November 1,1927.
32
San Francisco Call, May 5,1923.
33
San Francisco Bulletin, January 28,1911, February 4, 1911,
34
San Francisco Bulletin, February 7, 1919
Fremont Older, My Own Story (New York: McMillan and Company, 1926), p. 301.
35
Stanton Delaplane, "Pete McDonough," San Francisco Chronicle, July 10, 1947.
36
The Liberator, June, 1923
Elizabeth Anne Brown The Enforcement of Prohibition in San Francisco, California (un- published M.A. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1948), p. 17
Samuel Rutter, quoted in the San Francisco Call, April 25,1923.
37
Erlich, A Life in My Hands, 87.
38
San Francisco Call, April 25,1923.
39
San Francisco Call, April 25, May 15,1923.
40
San Francisco News, April 15,1923.
41
San Francisco Chronicle, March 23, 1924.
42
Editorial, San Francisco Call, November 26,1924.
43
Editorial, San Francisco Bulletin, November 27,1918.
44
Arthur H. Samish and Bob Thomas, The Secret Boss of California: The Life and High Times of Art Samish (New York: Crown Publishers Incorporated, 1971), p. 23.
45
Interview with Harvey Wing, February 27,1978.
46
San Francisco News, November 5,1927.
47
National Commission on Law Enforcement and Observance, Report on Police (Washington, D.C: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1931), 14:46.
48
Ehrlich, A Life in My Hands, 88.
49
San Francisco Bulletin, October 26,1909, June 9,1911
San Fran- cisco Chronicle, July 31, 1936
San Francisco Observer, January 29, 1916
Robert E. Burke, Olsons New Deal for California (Berke- ley: University of Cahfornia Press, 1953), p. 25.
50
San Francisco Bulletin, June 9, 1911.
51
San Francisco News, March 17, 1937.
52
Interview with Harvey Wing, February 27,1978.
53
San Francisco Call, May 14,1920.
54
San Francisco Call, May 18,1920.
55
San Francisco Call, December 6, 1924.
56
San Francisco Chronicle, August 31, 1955.
57
"The Atherton Graft Report," San Francisco Chronicle, March 17.1937.
58
San Francisco Chronicle, March 18, 1937.
59
San Francisco Chronicle, March 26, 1937.
60
Interview with Harvey Wing, February 27, 1978.
61
San Francisco Chronicle, August 29,1935.
62
San Francisco Chronicle, March 17,1937.
63
San Francisco Examiner, March 18, 1937.
64
San Francisco Examiner, August 26,1936.
65
San Francisco Examiner, May 24,1937
Marshall Dill to Superior Court Judge James D. Conlan, July 13, 1937, Dill Papers.
66
Charles Raudebaugh, "San Francisco: The Bedlam Dozes On," in Robert S. Allen, editor, Our Fair City (New York: The Van- guard Press, Incorporated, 1947), p. 350.
67
Interview with John Brooke, December 8,1977.
68
San Francisco Chronicle, November 10, 1937
Marshall Dill to Insurance Commissioner Samuel L. Carpenter, July, 1937, Dill Papers.
69
San Francisco Chronicle, October 12,15, and 16,1946.
70
Delaplane, "Pete McDonough," in San Francisco Chronicle, July 10, 1947.
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