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Guide to the California History Center Silicon Valley History Online
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Project Information: Silicon Valley History Online
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: California History Center Silicon Valley History Online
    Dates: 1875-1960
    Bulk Dates: (bulk 1880-1950)
    Collection number: Consult repository
    Collector: De Anza College. California History Center
    Collection Size: 180+ items 79 online items
    Repository: De Anza College. California History Center
    Cupertino, California 95014
    Abstract: The California History Center collection includes images of historical interest of Santa Clara County with emphasis on the western Santa Clara Valley, especially the municipalities of Cupertino, Saratoga and Los Gatos, and San José. Nineteenth and early to mid-twentieth century agricultural, and transportation history, education and urban life are portrayed in visual images from the general photo collection, the Charles Fuller family scrapbook collection, the Charlie Baer photo collection, a postcard file and ephemeral items. Cupertino farming families such as the Merithew and Dunbar families, Charlie Baer's automobiles and business activities, local churches, and Cupertino and north county schools are featured along with landscape images from parks and creeks of Santa Clara Valley. Charles Fuller's March 1914 bicycle trip from Sunnyvale to Mt. Hamilton and Lick Observatory is recorded through captioned photographs.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Selected digitized photographs available online.

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    The California History Center can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Permission to copy or publish any portion of the California History Center's collection must be given by the California History Center.

    Preferred Citation

    Please use the following credit line: "[Title and date of image], [Source ID], courtesy [name of contributing repository], obtained from www.siliconvalleyhistory.org."

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was created by California History Center staff during 2003-2004 as part of the Silicon Valley History Online Project.

    Project Information: Silicon Valley History Online

    Silicon Valley History Online is a collaboration of seven institutions providing the first gateway to the major historical resources of this important California region. Images dating from 1800 to 2000 illustrating life in California's Santa Clara Valley were selected from the collections of the California History Center at De Anza College, History San José, Intel Corporation Museum, San Jose Public Library California Room, San José State University Special Collections, Santa Clara City Library Heritage Pavilion, and the Santa Clara University Archives. Items include photographs, ephemera, artifacts, maps and manuscripts. Selected items were digitized as part of a one-year collaborative project funded by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) administered by the California State Library. For more information please see the Silicon Valley History Online website at http://www.siliconvalleyhistory.org/about.html .

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The California History Center collection includes images of historical interest of Santa Clara County with emphasis on the western Santa Clara Valley, especially the municipalities of Cupertino, Saratoga and Los Gatos, and San José. Nineteenth and early to mid-twentieth century agricultural, and transportation history, education and urban life are portrayed in visual images from the general photo collection, the Charles Fuller family scrapbook collection, the Charlie Baer photo collection, a postcard file and ephemeral items. Cupertino farming families such as the Merithew and Dunbar families, Charlie Baer's automobiles and business activities, local churches, and Cupertino and north county schools are featured along with landscape images from parks and creeks of Santa Clara Valley. Charles Fuller's March 1914 bicycle trip from Sunnyvale to Mt. Hamilton and Lick Observatory is recorded through captioned photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Baer, Charlie
    Blabon, Ethyle
    Blake family
    Bubb family
    Fuller family
    Porter family
    Winchester, Sarah Pardee, 1837-1922
    Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History
    Cupertino (Calif.)
    Los Gatos (Calif.)
    San José (Calif.)
    Saratoga (Calif.)
    Hamilton Range, Mount (Calif.)
    Lick Observatory
    African Americans
    Agriculture
    Automobiles
    Chinese Americans
    Children
    Education
    Electric railroads
    Transportation
    Urban life
    Silicon Valley History Online

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Aerial
    Ephemera
    Maps
    Panoramic photographs
    Photographic postcards
    Photographic prints