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Photographs taken by San Jose resident William Lea Moore, documenting his wife and daughter, downtown San Jose and Willow Glen neighborhoods, and Santa Clara Valley views during spring "blossom" time.
William Lea Moore was born in Vernon, New York, and moved to the Los Gatos (Calif.) area with his parents in 1907. He graduated from Los Gatos High School, then served in World War I in the air services in France. After returning to San Jose, he graduated from the University of the Pacific and worked as an engineering estimator for Pacific Gas & Electric Company's electrical distribution department. The Moores lived at 1329 Willow Street, in the Willow Glen neighborhood. He died in June 1966 in San Jose, at the age of 68.
112 color slides
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The slides have been digitized and are available to view via History San Jose's online catalog.