Tulare County Sesquicentennial Photograph Collection

Tulare County Library
200 W. Oak Avenue
Visalia, CA 93291-4993
Phone: (559) 713-2727
Email: questions@tularecountylibrary.org
URL: http://www.tularecountylibrary.org/historyroom.html
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Tulare County sesquicentennial photograph collection
Dates: circa 1860-1990
Collection number: Consult library
Collector: Tulare County Library (Visalia, Calif.)
Collection Size: Approximately 950 items
Repository: Tulare County Library
Visalia, CA 93291-4993
Abstract: The Sesquicentennial Photograph Collection consists of images derived from photographs contributed by individuals in the community and local museums. The photos were selected mainly for their historical interest. They represent various aspects of life in Tulare County. The photos date from 1860's to 1990's.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Selected digitized images from this collection.

Access

Collection open for research.

Preferred Citation

Tulare County Sesquicentennial Photograph Collection. Tulare County Library, Visalia, CA 93291-4993.

Project Information

The Sesquicentennial Photograph Collection consists of digital copies of photographs contributed by residents of the Tulare County communities of Dinuba, Exeter, Visalia, Porterville and Tulare. Photo collection days were held at libraries in each of these locations, on five separate Saturdays in 2002. Volunteers recorded information provided by the contributors about each of their photographs. These historical photos provide a rare look at the history of Tulare County and its early residents. The Sesquicentennial Collection was created through funding provided by the Tulare County Library, the Tulare County Office of Education and the Tulare County Library Foundation.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Sesquicentennial Photograph Collection consists of images derived from photographs contributed by individuals in the community and local museums. The photos were selected mainly for their historical interest. They represent various aspects of life in Tulare County. The photos date from 1860's to 1990's.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

Names and Places

Britten
Dudley
Harper
Hensley
Mehrten
Pattee
Reed
Steuben
Weishar
Sierra Nevada (Calif.)
Tulare County (Calif.)
Visalia (Calif.)
Exeter (Calif.)
Dinuba (Calif.)
Ivanhoe (Calif.)
Woodlake (Calif.)

Topics

Railroads -- California -- Tulare County.
Schools -- California -- Tulare County.
Automobiles -- History
Agriculture -- California -- Tulare County.
Schools -- California -- Tulare County.
Parades -- California -- Tulare County.
Business and Merchants -- California -- Tulare County.
Logging -- California -- Tulare County.

Forms/Genres

Photograph