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State Land Settlement, Durham, California, 1918-1919
BANC PIC 1966.034--fALB  
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Album 1

 

:1 Subdivisional Plan - Durham State Land Settlement

 

:2 Soil Map - Durham State Land Settlement

 

:3 Farm Laborers' Homes on Lott Road - Durham State Land Settlement, Durham, California, U.S.A.

 

:4 The development of Durham's first settler, Carl Neilsen - Allotment No. 10, Durham, California, U.S.A.

 

:5 Home and outbuildings - Frank Baxter Farm - Durham State Land Settlement, Durham, California, U.S.A.

 

:6 First floor plan - perspective sketch - House for Mrs. Bernice Bahmeier, Durham State Land Settlement - California, Allotment No. 26, Designed by State Land Settlement Board, Aug. 2, 1918.

 

:7 Farmstead layout for Mr. F. E. Baxter, Allotment No. 37 - Designed by State Land Settlement Board, 10-2-18

 

:8 Farmstead - John J. Daly, Allotment No. 46, Durham, Calif., Designed by State Land Settlement Board, 10-2-18

 

:9 Farmstead layout for Mr. C. F. Cheaney, Allotment No. 28, Designed by State Land Settlement Board, 10-2-18

 

:10 Farmstead - Proposed layout for Mr. Axel Lonstrom, Allotment No. 8 - Durham - designed by State Land Settlement Board - 11-15-18

 

:11 Farmstead for Mr. Henry B. Ashworth - Durham State Land Settlement - Calif. - Allotment No. 38 - Designed by State Land Settlement Board, July 1918

 

:12 Tentative layout, block No. 12 - State Land Settlement Board, Durham, Butte Co., California - Designed by Land Settlement Board, Dept. of Farmstead Engineering, 6- 13-18

 

:13 Farmstead - Proposed layout for Mr. Axel Lonstrom, Allotment No. 8 - Durham - Designed by State Land Settlement Board, 11-15-18

 

:14 State Land Settlement Board, Durham - Butte County - Calif. - Designed by Land Settlement Board, Dept. Farmstead Engineering, 6-15-18

 

:15 Workman's Cottage - House for Mr. B. E. Williams, Erected on Allotment "D" - Designed by State Land Settlement Board, 9-14-18

 

:16 Farm House - House for Wm. Deveney - Durham State Land Settlement, California, Allotment No. 7, Designed by State Land Settlement Board, 7-12-18

 

:17 Farmstead layout - Suggestive layout for Mr. Sidney N. Graves, Allotment No. 19, Durham - Designed by State Land Settlement Board, 11-14-18

 

:18 Floor plan, by Prof. J. W. Gregg - L.A., Univ. of California

 

:19 Land Settlement Board - floor plan, Workmen's Cottage, Chester Cole, architect

 

:20 Floor plan, by Prof. J. W. Gregg - L.A., Univ. of California

 

:21 Workmen's Cottage, Chester Cole, architect, Chico, Calif.

 

:22 Study for Farmer's Residence, Chester Cole, architect, Chico, Calif.

 

:23 Workmen's Cottage, Chester Cole, architect, Chico, Calif.

 

First floor plan - Second floor plan

 

:26 General view of farms and farm laborers allotments on a portion of the Durham State Land Settlement, Durham, California, U.S.A.

 

:27 "Application for Farm Allotment or Farm Laborer's Allotment"

 

:28 "Statement of assistance requested in effecting improvements and securing stock and implements"

 

:29 "Table No. 1 - Durham State Land Settlement Farm Allotments and Farm Laborers' Allotments

 

:30 Farm Bureau Picnic, May, 1919, #135

 

:31 Allotment 26, #117

 

:32 600 white leghorn baby chicks, #112

 

:33 Registered Durocs, #129

 

:34 No. 128. A registered duroc Jersey (see #36)

 

:35 No. 167. Community sire donated to Durham Stock Breeders Assn. By R. K. Walker, Duroc Jersey breeder of Winsor ranch. August, 1920.

 

:36 A registered Duroc Jersey, #128

 

:37 Holsteins owned by Carl Neilsen, allotment #10, #109

 

:38 Making check banks, #123

 

:39 Preparing land for irrigation, #142

 

:40 Mowing alfalfa, allotment 48, #126

 

:41 Plowing land for Summer Crop. June 1918, #51

 

:42 Lady Washington Beans, #147

 

:43 75 H. P. Tractor operated by the Board for the benefit of the settlers. October 1918.

 

:44 Plowing, #83

 

:45 75 H. P. Tractor operated by the Board plowing land preparatory to grading. September 1918, #82

 

:46 Allotments 67 and 68 before development, October 1918, #57

 

:47 Crop of barley on allotment 6, June 1918, #61

 

:48 Alfalfa--allotment 16, #111

 

:49 Alfalfa cut from field sown in April 1918. Showing second cutting of alfalfa 1st year. Two additional cuttings were taken before end of the season, #55

 

:50 Stubble field Allotment 83, August 1918, #54

 

:51 Loading alfalfa, allotment 9, #127

 

:52 Alfalfa, allotment No. 9, #120

 

:53 Harvesting and threshing Lady Washington beans on allotment No. 5, October, 1918, #69

 

:54 Feeding Dairy Cattle on the Project, #94

 

:55 One of the dairy units, #48

 

:56 Combined drop and bridge--road and irrigation structure. January, 1919, #78

 

:57 Making concrete pipe for use in settlers' ditches, #86

 

:58 Constructing the main irrigation and drainage canal, October, 1918, #80

 

:59 Western Control of Upper Weir, January 1919, #90

 

:60 Combined check and turn out main canal. January, 1919, #87

 

:61 The concrete pipe crossings and outlet boxes for irrigation canals are made on the settlement, #91

 

:62 #92, Breaking ground for Weir across Butte Creek, Nov. 1918

 

:63 Construction work at the Weir, #85

 

:64 Upper diversion weir, Butte Creek. Shows flood waters passing over the structure, January, 1919, #88

 

:65 Diversion Weir at Butte Creek, #77

 

:66 Prepared land for irrigation--Supply ditch and corner of allotment 10 before sowing alfalfa, March, 1918, #59

 

:67 Supply ditch and corner of allotment 10, August, 1918, #58

 

:68 Alfalfa on allotment 10, Carl Nielsen ranch. Irrigation canal foreground. Pumpkins growing on ditch bank as weed eradicator and profitable crop. August, 1920

 

:69 Supply ditch and corner of allotment 10, showing the growing crop, June, 1918, #60

 

:70 King Morco Alcartra Seventh, grandson of Tillie Alcartra, purchased by the Durham Cooperative Stock Breeders' Ass'n, from A. W. Morris and Son, #76

 

:71 Clearing the site for the new weir across Butte Creek--Oct. 1918, #92

 

:72 Elevating grader constructing ditches, October 1918, #81

 

:73 Combined check and turn out main canal, #89

 

:74 Bridge--showing portion of new weir in foreground, #93

 

:75 Automobiles which carried the Australian Soldiers upon their Durham visit, #153

 

:76 Australian soldiers standing in alfalfa field, part of which has been cut the sixth time and the remainder ready to be cut, #161

 

:77 Supt. Geo. C. Kreutzer addressing the Australian soldiers who visited the colony to study California methods of farming, October 1919, #150

 

:78 The Australian Soldiers who are attending Davis Farm School. Upon their visit to The Durham Settlement, #152

 

:79 Australian soldiers examining American grading tools, #156

 

:80 The Australian soldier visitors, #155

 

:81 Dr. Elwood Mead, Supt. Geo. Kreutzer & Colonel Davis. #162

 

:82 Grading land on allotment 85, #160

 

:83 View of drainage ditch adjacent to allotment #81, #159

 

:84 Durham Community Park, #157

 

:85 Part of land allotted in November, 1918, #154

 

:86 Farm laborer's cottage on allotment W. Domingo Galves (Chilean), #158

 

:87 T. F. Megenity allotment X showing milo maize, #151

 

:88 Farm laborer's allotment W to Z, #149

 

Album 2

 

:1 Part of 22 Acres reserved for public purposes. October, 1918, #66

 

:2 Part of 22 acre reserve for community purposes. October, 1918, #65

 

:3 #163, Community Center, Durham

 

:4 Durham State Land Settlement - Community Center - Durham, Butte County, California

 

:5 Part of community reserve on boundary between allotment 22 and reserve. Oct. 1918, #68

 

:6 Part of 22-acre reserve for community purposes, #67

 

:7 Superintendent Geor. C. Kreutzer and Carl Nielsen, #70

 

:8 Farm Home, Allotment 10. Owner C. C. Nielsen, #18

 

:9 Headquarters grounds allotment 43 showing office in the distance, #62

 

:10 Stanford University Headquarters, now part of Durham Land Settlement, #49

 

:11 Office of Durham State Land Settlement Board, May 1918, #42

 

:12 Road Making, #144

 

:13 Digging Trench for Concrete Pipe Line, #122

 

:14 Irrigation and drainage ditch in the course of construction between allotments 77 and 78. This will be the main carrier for the whole project, #84

 

:15 Farm Laborers' Homes, #140

 

:16 Drive fronting farm laborers' allotments, Q-R-S-T-U, #64

 

:17 Farm Laborers' cottages, #46

 

:18 Drive through farm laborers' allotments, #63

 

:19 Farm Laborer's cottages, Allotment H. Owner, D. C. Crandall, Nov. 1918, #38

 

:20 Outbuilding used for temporary residence, Allotment "B", #36

 

:21 Farm Laborer's Cottage, Allotment I, #35

 

:22 #182, New residence on allotment 1. (L. O. Cole), August, 1920

 

:23 [House]

 

:24 [House]

 

:25 [5 men in front of house]

 

:26 #170, Home of D. C. Crandall, Allotment F. August, 1920

 

:27 #175, Dr. Annie Williams, who lives with her brother on Allotment D, August, 1920

 

:28 #187, Residence of Mrs. Paul Peirano on Allotment A. August, 1920

 

:29 Farm Laborer's cottage, Allotment G, Nov. 1918, #40

 

:30 Farm Laborer's cottage, Allotment R, Owner, H. C. Webber, Nov. 1918, #39

 

:31 #183, Residence on allotment G showing timber on uncleared portion of allotment, August, 1920

 

:32 [Field]

 

:33 [Field and houses]

 

:34 [Field]

 

:35 First unit of dwelling, allotment No. 90, #143

 

:36 #179, Residence and barn. Allotment 90--W. O. Rhoades. August, 1920

 

:37 Allotment 35, J. P. Samuelson, #108

 

:38 Residence of J. P. Samuelson, allotment 35, #116

 

:39 #173, Residence on Allotment 35, J. P. Samuelson, August, 1920

 

:40 Farm home on Allotment No. 22, Owner--A. F. Mood--Nov. 1918, #33

 

:41 Residence on Allotment No. 50, November, 1918, #31

 

:42 Home on allotment 50, #110

 

:43 #184, Farmstead buildings on allotment 50. Ward S. Nutt Ranch, August, 1920

 

:44 #165, Home of W. S. Nutt, Allotment 50, August, 1920

 

:45 #188, Durham S. L. Settlement, August, 1920

 

:46 Durham S. L. Settlement, August, 1920

 

:47 H. Lemcke's Home, Allot. 5, #139

 

:48 A. Lemcke's Home, Allot. 3, #107

 

:49 Residence of F. W. Bahmeier, allotment 88, #145

 

:50 Farm laborer's cottage, allotment R, #137

 

:51 Land Settlement Board's Office on the tract, #43

 

:52 Farm Laborer's Cottage, Allotment D, Durham State Land Settlement, Nov. 1918, #16

 

:53 Farmstead buildings, Allotment 32, #22

 

:54 Building the first house, Allotment 10, Owner - C. C. Nielsen, #19

 

:55 Farmer's home, allotment 10, #20

 

:56 Alfalfa and Farmstead Buildings, Allotment 37, #26

 

:57 Farm Home on Allotment 11, Owner, A. I. Maxwell, #41

 

:58 Farm Home on Allotment 12, Durham State Land Settlement, #13

 

:59 Farmstead buildings, Allotment 32, #23

 

:60 Corner of Allotment 9, June 1918, #53

 

:61 Farmstead buildings on Allotment 7, November 1918, #30

 

:62 Farm home on allotment No. 63, Nov. 1918, #32

 

:63 Farm laborer's cottage on Allotment I, Owner--Oliver Bigcraft, Nov. 1918, #37

 

:64 #180, Home and family group. Oliver N. Bigcraft, Allotment J. August, 1920

 

:65 Farm home on allotment No. 14, Nov. 1918, #15

 

:66 Farmer's home allotment 27, Owner - E. C. Wilson, Nov. 1918, #28

 

:67 Farm Home on Allotment No. 10, Nov. 1918, #21

 

:68 Residence for F. E. Baxter, allotment 37, showing alfalfa field in the foreground, #25

 

:69 Cottage on farm laborer's allotment No.K, #138

 

:70 #166 Residence of Campbell Schooling, Allotment K. August, 1920

 

:71 Residence on allotment No. 43 used as Superintendent's headquarters. Oct. 1918, #44

 

:72 #185, Residence Ray W. Seager, Allotment 72. August, 1920

 

:73 [People and cars in front of a home]

 

:74 #177, Garage used as temporary dwelling, farm laborer's allotment--P. S. T. Batchelder. August, 1920

 

:75 #186, Temporary house. Mrs. Adelia Cummings, allotment #2, August, 1920

 

:76 #169, Residence on allotment 18. J. D. Lantz, August, 1920

 

:77 Barn on Allotment 26, #114

 

:78 Barn on Allotment 46, #115

 

:79 #178, Hay barn on John Daly ranch, August, 1920

 

:80 [People and houses in field]

 

:81 #176, Hay barn, John Daly ranch, showing two cuttings of alfalfa taken from 15 acres. Capacity of barn, 60 tons, August, 1920

 

:82 #181, Farmstead development allotment 46, John Daly ranch. August, 1920

 

:83 [Animals and trees in field]

 

:84 #174, Group of University professors visiting Durham State Land Settlement. Taken on Allotment 46. John Daly Ranch. August, 1920

 

:85 #168, Dr. Elwood Mead, Chairman State Land Settlement Board, conferring with visiting university professors on the Durham State Land Settlement. August, 1920

 

:86 Temporary dwelling in barn--allotment #1, #118

 

:87 First Orchard on Settlement, #121

 

:88 #171, Prune trees on free hold land on the Durham State Land Settlement. Four year old French improved trees under Durham S. L. irrigation system. August, 1920

 

:89 #172, Prune trees on free hold land on the Durham State Land Settlement. Four year old French improved trees under Durham State Land Settlement irrigation system, August, 1920

 

:90 Temporary dwelling and one wing of barn, Allotment #80, #125

 

:91 School Children--Durham, #132

 

:92 Dairy Cattle, October 1918, #47

 

:93 Harvesting, #146

 

:94 Hauling alfalfa, #56

 

:95 Power House, Durham Land Settlement, #50

 

:96 Hay Barn and hog pasture, Feb. 1918, #52

 

Album 3

 

:1 #199, Making the park ready for the fair--clearing and building road.

 

:2 #190, Clearing the park--a working bee, August, 1920

 

:3 #200, Working Bee preparing for Community Fair, August, 1920

 

:4 #194, First prize--E. O. Messenger, allotment 6

 

:5 #191, F. Donner booth on left and community stall on the right

 

:6 #192, Another community stall

 

:7 #193, Durham Community Fair, August, 1920

 

:8 #197, Mr. Renner and his bee products. Bees are kept on colony a portion of the year.

 

:9 #195, First prize gilt (under 6 months)--owner Geo. Seager, son of Ray Seager, Allotment 72.

 

:10 #196, exhibit of Holsteins, Community Fair, August 28, 1920

 

:11 #198, First prize cow held by T. C. Christensen, owner

 

:12 #202, Mr. Donner's prize watermelons from Durham Fair, August, 1920

 

:13 #201, Prize watermelons from Durham Fair, August, 1920

 

:14 #203, Group of faculty men enjoying the prize watermelons

 

:15 #204 Donner melon patch. Durham State Land Settlement

 

:16 #245, Grammar School Durham Calif

 

:17 Durham School Building

 

:18 Group of settlers rebuilding Mr. Merrifield's barn

 

:19 #214, Pure bred Duroc Jersey gilts

 

:20 #205, Group of settlers assisting owner in rebuilding his barn

 

:21 #212, Group of the settlers' wives

 

:22 #207, rebuilding Merrifield barn destroyed by fire

 

#213, Samuelson's barn under reconstruction

 

:25 #210, Settlers' wives serving dinner to the volunteer carpenters

 

:26 #208, Rebuilding Merrifield barn destroyed by fire

 

:27 #209, Settlers' wives serving dinner to the volunteer carpenters

 

:28 #211, Settlers' wives preparing dinner for the workers

 

:29 #215, Chopping alfalfa for dairy cattle feed. F. E. Baxter Ranch

 

:30 #206, Another view of settlers assisting owner in rebuilding his barn

 

:31 #216, Filling silo with Indian Corn, Tom Christensen Ranch

 

:32 #217, New development on Allot. #92, which was formerly part of Allot. #71 TF Megenity

 

:33 #218, Farm laborer's cottage and garden, Allotment W

 

:34 #231, Palo Oaks Farm--E. O. Messenger

 

:35 #232, Durham farm

 

:36 #233, Young prune orchard

 

:37 [Men in field - no negative]

 

:38 #234, Supt. Kreutzer alongside crop of corn. Durham State Land Settlement

 

:39 #219, Farmstead development--Allot. 7, Wm. Deveney

 

:40 #220, Farm home on Allot. #35--J. P. Samuelson

 

:41 #225, Farm home on Allotment #70--L. B. Nevin

 

:42 #222, Cottage & Garden farm laborer's allot. K. Mrs. Campbell Schooling

 

:43 #221, New house and barn Allot. #90. W. O. Rhoades

 

:44 #235, Interior view of home

 

:45 #224, Farm home on Allot. #10--Carl Nielsen

 

:46 #223, Farmstead development Allot. #38. H. B. Ashworth

 

:47 #226, Peach tree on Farm laborer's allot. P taken August, 1921 during their 3rd years' growing season

 

:48 #227, Excel water melons on Donner's Seed Farm. Left to Right - F. Donner, G. Kreutzer & Arthur Ruhl

 

:49 #228, Pure bred Holstein cow--T. Christensen Ranch

 

:50 #229, High grade Holstein herd. F. E. Baxter Ranch. The production of these cows during the summer of 1921 averaged 80 gallons per day for 20 head.

 

:51 #230, Cutting corn for silage

 

:52 #242? Prune orchard planted Feb. 19--Aug. 22

 

:53 Meeting of the Durham Woman's Club. No negative - picture taken by A. H. Barnhill

 

:54 #237, Prune orchard interplanted with beans 22

 

:55 #240, 2 yr. old Thompson seedless vines, farm laborer's allotment planted 1920--'22

 

:56 #242, Prune orchard E. O. Messinger, Aug. 22

 

:57 #239, Carignan grapes on allot. 69

 

:58 #242?, Prune orchard E. O. Messinger, Durham SLS Calif. Trees planted Feb 1919, photographed Aug. 1922

 

:59 #241, Peach trees allotment P. J. Neilson planted Feb. 1919, photographed Aug. 22

 

:60 #243, Apricot trees planted Feb. 1919, E. O. Messinger orchard

 

:61 #236, House on allot. P. Aug. 22

 

:62 #238, Carignan grapes on allot. 69 from cuttings set out Apr. 1921. Aug. 22

 

:63 #244, Subdivisional plan of Durham showing lands for sale Sept. 1, 1922

 

Album 4

 

:1 #12, Design of home for A. I. Maxwell, Allotment 11

 

:2 #141, Farm home on allotment No. 12, Nov. 1918

 

:3 #17, Farm laborer's cottage on allotment D. Owner E. B. Williams, Nov. 1918

 

:4 #24, Farmstead buildings on allotment 32

 

:5 #27, Alfalfa and farmstead buildings, allotment 37

 

:6 #29, Residence for A, Lemcke, allotment 5. Lady Washington beans in foreground

 

:7 #34, Colonial house for A. Lemcke, allotment 4

 

:8 #45, Residence on allotment 43, used as Superintendent's quarters. June 1918

 

:9 #118, Pigs

 

:10 #119, Allotment 26

 

:11 #124, Home on allotment 48

 

:12 #130, Allotment 26

 

:13 #131, Jane Garden Perfecto Walker, the bull donated by Fred Kiesel of Sacramento

 

:14 #133, 2500 people in the park, May 17, 1919

 

:15 #134, Governor Stephens addressing the citizens at Community Park

 

:16 #136, The Community Pavilion

 

:17 #141, Trenching for irrigation pipeline

 

:18 #148, Workman's cottage designed by Chester Cole

 

:19 #189, Dr. Annie Williams

 

:20 #77, Diversion wier at Butte Creek, May 1918