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Los Angeles: 1932-33

 Collection
Identifier: PC 17 Vols. 1-3

Los Angeles Fire Department photographs

 Collection — Box: P004
Identifier: PC-019
Content Description Consists of photographs and photographic postcards primarily documenting the Los Angeles Fire Department Engine Company Number 28, Truck Company Number 7, located at 7th and Figueroa streets. Photographs depict fire fighters battling fires, fire equipment, and damage to buildings from fire. Images also depict fire fighters inside and outside of their fire house, a fire truck prepared for the Rose Parade, and a parade on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles. Includes four portraits of Engine Company...

Lunt family vacation photograph album

 Collection — Box: P014
Identifier: PC-PA -060
Overview Photograph album consisting of 116 black and white gelatin silver photographic prints documenting a family vacation in 1895-1905. Photographs show primarily women travelers to the Hotel Russell in Monte Rio, Sonoma County, California, and the Terrace Grove Hotel in an unidentified location. The women are photographed participating in recreational activities such as boating, hiking in a Redwood forest, and picnicking.

Mark Ruwedel photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PC-042
Content Description Collection comprises seven, black and white, gelatin silver print photographs taken by Mark Ruwedel between 1996 and 2006. One photograph, Death Valley #16 (2001) shows an abandoned railroad trestle in Death Valley, California. The other prints in this collection are from Ruwedel's Desert Sidings series, including Bagdad (1996); Pisgah (1996); Klondike (1996); Siberia (1996); Essex (2002); and Cadiz (2006). These images show...

Scenic photographs of Southern California

 Collection — Box: P005
Identifier: PC-021
Content Description Collection comprises photographs depicting scenes, events, and destinations primarily in Southern California between 1938-1942. Seven photographs show the Los Angeles flood of 1938 and the flood damage that had occurred in North Hollywood. The bulk of the photographs show locations in Los Angeles including Chinatown; the rose garden at Exposition Park; the Fern Dell trail in Griffith Park; daytime and evening views from the Griffith Observatory; the Rose Bowl in Pasadena; the Huntington Library...

Minor White photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PC-RM-White
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 479 black and white gelatin silver prints and 423 gelatin silver print negatives of urban and rural postwar Bay Area and greater Northern California taken by photographer Minor White while he resided in San Francisco from 1946 to 1953. The bulk of the photographs document San Francisco county neighborhoods, including the downtown financial and produce districts; the Embarcadero and waterfront; and the Potrero, Mission, Glen Park, Bayshore, Nob Hill, Chinatown, Bernal...

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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