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Stereograph collection
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This is a collection documenting the history and production of stereographs by various publishers and photographers throughout the United States, but especially in California. The items in the collection date from approximately 1846-1940, when stereograph technology began to be replaced by moving images, and depict a variety of extremely wide-ranging subjects, from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake to the building of the Panama Canal. The West, as a landscape and a subject of interest, is well documented here, as are views of California and Yosemite in particular. Reflected here, too, are innovations in stereograph production technology, from door-to-door salesmanship to the automated production techniques invented by H.C. White.
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Materials in this collection are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.
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