Album kept by John T. Mason containing identification photographs of Chinese men and women in Sierra County, California, dated
between 1890 and 1930, with the bulk of the photographs taken in Downieville by D. D. Beatty in 1894. Most photographs are
accompanied by inscriptions indicating the name, occupation, age, place of residence, height, and physical characteristics
of the subject. Also includes three pages of notes containing information about summonses, warrants, and arrests in Sierra
County in 1890.
John T. Mason was a justice of the peace in Downieville, California.
1 photo album (176 photographic prints)
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