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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Norris Pope Collection
    Dates: 1954
    Collection Number: 1997.4
    Extent: 3 boxes
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: A collection of student reports from the history classes of Norris F. Pope, instructor at Diablo Valley College donated by Ruth Sutter. Of note: records of the Concord Hook & Ladder Co.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Norris Pope Collection . Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    These reports are arranged by subject. Airports, Antioch, Assessor, Avon, Black Bart, Bay Point, Boats/Ferry, Boy Scouts, Brentwood, Bridges, Byron, California-Nevada Railroad, Canyon, Cattle Brands, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Clayton, Coal Mines, Concord, Contra Costa Gazette, Crockett, Danville, Depression/Recreation, De Soto Family, Earthquakes, El Cerrito, Elections of 1950, Ferry Martinez-Benicia, Fire Departments, Grass Valley, Hercules, Indians, Italians, Landmarks, Lafayette, Marketing, John Marsh, Martinez, Mokelumne Hill, Moraga, Morgan Territory, Mt. Diablo, John Muir, Natural Gas, Negroes, Nortonville, Oakland-Antioch Railroad, Orinda, Pacheco & Concord, Painting Industry, People, Port Chicago, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Port Costa, Richmond, Rodeo, San Pablo, San Ramon, Schools, Selby, Shell Oil Farming & Post Offices, Sheriff, Christian Smith, St. Mary’s College, Southern Baptist Churches, Frank Swett, Tormey, Broadway Tunnel, Joseph Reddeford Walker, Walnut Creek, World War I

    Indexing Terms

    Government, Assessor
    Transportation, Ferry
    Youth organization, Boy Scouts
    Transportation, Bridges
    Agriculture, Cattle brands
    Religion, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    Mining, coal
    Newspaper, Contra Costa Gazette
    Ethnic Group, Native Americans
    Ethnic Group, Italians
    Politics, Election of 1950
    Fire Department, Concord
    Landmarks, historic
    Economics, marketing
    Mining, natural gas
    Ethnic Group, African Americans
    Railroad, Oakland Antioch
    Industry, painting
    Churches, Southern Baptist
    Post Office
    Agriculture, farming
    Transportation, Broadway Tunnel
    Wars, WWI
    Transportation, river
    Police, Antioch
    Education, school life
    Railroad, Southern Pacific
    Police, Concord
    Library, Concord
    Railroad, California-Nevada
    Police, sheriff
    Organization, Odd Fellows
    Organization, Danville Woman's Club
    Organization, Crockett Men's Club
    Religion, Danville Presbyterian Chruch
    War, Prisoner of War Camp
    Agriculture, brands
    Health, tuberculosis camp
    Religion, church history
    Industry, powder works
    Business, French laundry
    Singh, Maher
    Richey, Elizabeth
    Meyers, Charles
    Viera, John
    Siino, Mrs Horace
    Carey, John
    Flaherty, Al
    Kimball, Adelia
    Gatter, Grace
    Tacilleler, Bernard
    Del Colletti, Julio
    Stamm, Fred
    Meyers, E.R.
    Lauritzen, Andrew
    Keeney, Fannie
    Bloomfield, W.G.
    Ackerman, George
    Lund, Mrs. Lyle
    Soto, Procopio
    Geddes Sr, George
    Allen, Vernon
    French, Mrs. A.M.
    Stein Jr, Louis L.
    Brockhurst, George
    Knipe, Joseph
    Perry, Mrs. L.V.
    Nunez, N.B.
    Maggiora, Frank
    Mitchell, Doug
    Atchinson, John
    Worth, Frederick
    Galindo, Catherine
    Galindo, Ruth
    Monson, Frank
    Olivera, Prosper W.
    Semas Jr, John
    Mangini, Margaret
    Buscaglia, John
    Garaventa, John L.
    Kristick, Edna J.
    Dorman, M. Dunn
    Kennerley, Mr. & Mrs. Alvin
    Ballenger, Charlotte Boyd
    Bowman, Mrs. Robert
    Bibber, Mamie
    Neustaedter, Jeanette
    Mitchell, Doug
    Levada, Joe
    Christiansen, Leona M.
    Roach, Mr. & Mrs. David
    Whitehead, John
    Simpson, T.B.
    Jackson, Elma de Soto
    Flood, Ida
    Bera, Victoria
    Pope, Norris F.
    Marsh, John
    Muir, John
    Swett, Frank
    Smith, Christian
    Walker, Joseph Reddeford
    De Soto
    Concord Hook & Ladder Co.
    Martinez-Benicia Ferry Co.
    Hutchinson Brothers Quarry
    St. Mary's College
    Bay Point
    Todos Santos
    Potrero de la Laguna
    El Cerrito
    Grass Valley
    Mokelumne Hill
    Morgan Territory
    Mt. Diablo
    Port Chicago
    Pleasant Hill
    Port Costa
    San Pablo
    San Ramon
    Walnut Creek
    Sherman Island

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