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Finding aid of the Ephraim Dyer Photograph Album
MSS 229  
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Description
Photographs of agricultural lands on Palm Tract in Contra Costa County, Wheatland in Yuba County, and other locations in California. Photos illustrate land reclamation and agricultural practices in the Delta region.
Background
Farmer. Born in Alvarado, Alameda County, California (1881). Attended University of California (1907). Later worked for Rindge Land and Navigation Company on Palm Tract, San Joaquin River Delta (1908-1915) and for Natomas Corporation at Wheatland in Yuba County. Collection consists of photographs Dyer took illustrating reclamation and agricultural practices in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Sacramento Valley before World War I.
Extent
.25 linear feet
Restrictions
Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection open for research.