Photographs, negatives, and postcards for a wide variety of northern California locations and events, including
dam construction, logging, mining, food processing, and community buildings and activities.
Jervie Henry Eastman was born, July 20, 1880, in White Cloud, Michigan. His family moved to northern
California in 1886. In 1898, Eastman launched his photographic career in Sisson, California (later named Mount
Shasta), as a view photographer. He became a partner in the Shasta View Company in 1907. Eastman lost his entire
stock of plates and cards in a fire in 1912.
From the Eastman's Originals Collection, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of
California, Davis. The collection is property of the Regents of the University of California; no part may be
reproduced or used without permission of the Department of Special Collections.
Collection is open for research.