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Agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California photograph album
PC PA 070  
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
    Title: Photograph album of agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California
    Identifier/Call Number: PC PA 070
    Physical Description: 1.5 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): circa 1907-1908
    Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.

    Scope and Contents

    Photograph album containing 123 black and white photographic prints depicting agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California circa 1907-1908. The photographs included in the album show completed irrigation projects of the Butte County Canal Company, and also, images of weirs, flumes, ditches, and dams. Also contains photographs showing dairying, farming, and agricultural processing, such as fruit drying and canning, throughout Sacramento, Butte, and Sutter counties. Many photographs show local citizens and families; natural features within the counties; public and private buildings, including schools, a library, residences; and commercial buildings including a flour mill and a sub-station for the Northern Electric Railway.
    The area described as Sunset Colonies is present day Fair Oaks, Sacramento County.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Materials in this collection, which were created circa 1907-1908, are in the public domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Materials found in collection; provenance is unknown.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item, date]; Photograph album of agriculture and irrigation in the Sunset Colonies, Marysville, Gridley, Butte County, and Sutter County, California, PC PA 070; California Historical Society.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Agriculture -- California, Northern -- Photographs
    Dairying -- California, Northern -- Photographs
    Irrigation -- California, Northern -- Photographs
    Butte County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
    Sacramento County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
    Sutter County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
    Yuba County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works