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Lawrence and Houseworth photograph collection

 Collection — Box: P011
Identifier: PC-RM-Lawrence-Houseworth
Overview Lawrence and Houseworth were one of the main publishers of stereoviews on the West coast around the 1860s. They sold views primarily of California and Nevada, and the majority of their photographs are of nature scenes, and the wonders of California's redwoods, geysers, lakes and mountains. The collection contains commercial formats - stereographs and cartes de visites. They were taken by photographer Charles Leander Weed and published by Lawrence and Houseworth, who did a brisk business selling...

Stereographs of the Central Pacific and Western Pacific Railroads,

 Collection
Identifier: PC-RM-Stereos: Box 06_Cpwprr

Thomas Houseworth and Co. stereograph collection

 Collection — Box: P011
Identifier: PC-RM-Houseworth
Overview Thomas Houseworth and Co. is the company continued by Thomas Houseworth after his partner George Lawrence retired in 1869. Houseworth was an optometrist and stereograph merchant located in San Francisco, Calif. The images in this collection contain reprints of Lawrence and Houseworth images, as well as newly created images. Houseworth was a major player in the stereograph market until the early 1870s, and he took numerous measures to make sure his work remained viable, including introducing new...

William Hammond Hall collection of photographs on irrigation and hydrology in California

 Collection
Identifier: PC -036
Overview Consists of photographs depicting irrigation and water projects throughout California and other western locations collected by William Hammond Hall. The photographs were probably collected while Hall acted as California's first State Engineer (1878-1888) and while he worked in the private sector as a civil engineer. The photographs span the years 1868 to 1917 and depict various water projects throughout California. The photographs comprise a variety of formats including albumen silver prints;...

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