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Photograph album of agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California

 Collection — Box: 01
Identifier: PC-PA-070
Photograph album containing 123 black and white photographic prints depicting agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California circa 1907-1908. The photographs included in the album show completed irrigation projects of the Butte County Canal Company, and also, images of weirs, flumes, ditches, and dams. Also contains photographs showing dairying, farming, and agricultural processing, such as fruit drying and canning, throughout Sacramento, Butte, and Sutter counties. Many photographs show local citizens and families; natural features within the counties; public and private buildings, including schools, a library, residences; and commercial buildings including a flour mill and a sub-station for the Northern Electric Railway.

The area described as Sunset Colonies is present day Fair Oaks, Sacramento County.

Dates

  • circa 1907-1908

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection, which were created circa 1907-1908, are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

Extent

1.5 linear feet