Guide to the Album of Northern California Snapshots from Palo Alto to Sacramento [graphic], 1923?

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Guide to the Album of Northern California Snapshots from Palo Alto to Sacramento [graphic], 1923?

Collection number: BANC PIC 1999.043--ALB

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1999
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Album of Northern California Snapshots from Palo Alto to Sacramento [graphic],
Date (inclusive): 1923?
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1999.043--ALB
Extent: 1 album (123 photographic prints)
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers


Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Album of Northern California snapshots from Palo Alto to Sacramento [graphic], BANC PIC 1999.043--ALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Photographer and compiler unknown.
Date inferred from Berkeley fire photographs.
Includes several postcards.
Numerous photographs removed from pages prior to acquisition. Pages lacking photographs were not numbered in the list below.
Captions below are from annotations on album pages. Library staff have supplemented descriptions and corrected spelling errors.


:1 Mount Tamalpais, from painting by Percy Gray. [Color print of a painting.]


:2 Belvedere Corinthian Yacht Club, Angel Island. [View of boats in the San Francisco bay in the foreground.]


:3 Belvedere. [Marin County. View of a home overlooking the San Francisco Bay.]


:4 Belvedere. [Marin County. View down a small street.]


:5a San Francisco, from Ferry Boat.


:5b Alcatraz Island, Military Prison - San Francisco Bay.


:6a Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate at Sunset.


:6b Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate. [Mid-day.]


:7a Sausalito. Mount Tamalpais in fog. [View across bay.]


:7b Belvedere. Mr. Piazzoni. [Man stands in the foreground of the bay with Belvedere in the background.]


:8a Golden Gate. [View of Golden Gate far off in the distance taken from the East Bay.]


:8b Angel Island, quarantine station. [View across bay.]


:9a-b Angel Island - Raccoon Straits. Angel Island-Mount Tamalpais. [Two views from the bay.]


:10a-b San Francisco Bay. Mount Tamalpais. Mount Tamalpais - San Quentin. [Two views from the bay]


:11a San Pedro Point. [View of a house on a small island.]


:11b Port Costa Flour Mills. South[?] Vallejo, San Pablo Bay.


:12 Golden Gate, San Francisco. [In negative: "Pacific Ocean and The Golden Gate. Photo cards pub. By Robertson Book Store, San Francisco."]


:13a-b Golden Gate. Land's End. [Two views of the Golden Gate and coastline from Land's End, San Francisco.]


:14a-b Mare Island Naval Yard. [Two views.]


:15a Vallejo, Napa Bay.


:15b Train on Mount Tamalpais.


:16a-b Summit of Mount Tamalpais. Sea in fog from Mount Tamalpais. [Two views from Mount Tamalpais.]


:17a-b C.L. Kimball on Mount Tamalpais. M.P.V. Mount Tamalpais. [Two views of people on the summit.]


:18 San Francisco Bay, from Mount Tamalpais. [The following page is missing a photograph.]


:19a-b Mount Tamalpais. [Two views from the mountain.] [The following two pages are missing photographs.]


:20a-b Muir Woods. Log Cabin, Muir Woods. [Two views.]


:21a-b Battle Fleet, San Francisco Bay. Battle Fleet, American Legion Convention. [Navy ships.]


:22a Battle Fleet, American Legion Convention.


:22b Battle Ships passing Golden Gate from Land's End.


:23a Land's End, San Francisco. [A medium sized ship in the foreground, possibly run aground.]


:23b Seal Rocks.


:24a Seal Rocks and Cliff House, Point Lobos.


:24b Ocean Beach from Cliff House.


:25a Cliff House, Seal Rocks, Point Lobos.


:25b Ocean Beach, Point Lobos.


:26a Ocean Beach, San Francisco.


:26b Baker Beach, from Presidio.


:27a Golden Gate, from top of disappearing guns, Presidio.


:27b Fort Winfield Scott, Fort Point, Presidio.


:28a Harbor View. [Air field and biplane in foreground - perhaps Crissy Field?]


:28b San Francisco From Twin Peaks. [View down Market Street.]


:29 Octavia St., San Francisco. [View of the houses along the street. A view of Mission Dolores is missing from this page. The following four pages are missing photographs.]


:30a Chinatown, Grant Ave., San Francisco. [View of storefronts and cars on street.]


:30b Gjoa, Norwegian sloop in which Amundson discovered the Northwest Passage, 1908. Golden Gate Park. [Ship in a fenced area on display.]


:31a Dutch Windmill, largest in the world. Golden Gate Park.


:31b Music Stand from Art Museum-Golden Gate Park.


:32a-b Portals of the Past: Golden Gate Park. [Two Views of the archway from the Nob Hill home destroyed in the fire.]


:33a-b Eclipse of Sun. [Two views of a partial solar eclipse.]


:34a-b Admission Day Parade, San Francisco. [Two views of the parade. A horse drawn cart with "To California, The Land of Promise" written on it moves down the street.]


:35a-b Marine, Admission Day Parade. Sailors, Admission Day Parade. [Two views of the parade.]


:36a-b Pony Express Riders, Admission Day. Admission Day Parade.


:37a U. of Cal. Float, Admission Day Parade. [Miniature Campanile (UC Berkeley's Sather Tower) on the float.]


:37b Auditorium. City Hall, San Francisco-American Legion Convention. [A large group of people gathers on the lawn in front of City Hall.]


:38a Sailors with guns. American Legion Parade.


:38b American Legion Parade.


:39a-b Mass. Delegation, A.L. Parade. Red Cross Delegation, A.L. Parade. [Two views of the parade.]


:40a-c City Hall, Oakland. Oakland. [View of a downtown street.] Lake Merritt, Oakland. [Three views.]


:41a-b Lake Merritt. Wild Ducks, Lake Merritt. [Two views.]


:42a Winter Refuge, Wild Duck: Lake Merritt.


:42b American eagle, Oakland Zoo.


:43a-b Lion and Lioness, Oakland Zoo. [Two views.]


:44a-b Bowling Green, Lake Merritt. Lakeside Park, Oakland - Mr. I. Lewis Bowling.


:45a-b Mount Diablo. [Views of Mount Diablo from a distance.]


:46a-b Mr. And Mrs. Irving Lewis' House, Mount Diablo. Mr. Irving Lewis, Mr. Phillip Lewis. [On front porch of house.] [Following page torn out.]


:47a Mount Diablo Country Club. [Landscape view.]


:47b Mount Diablo Country Clubhouse.


:48a-b San Pablo Reservoir. San Pablo Dam. [The following page is torn out and the next is missing photographs.]


:49a Old Redwood Tree, Palo Alto.


:49b A cat of Palo Alto.


:50 Leland Stanford University. [Second view missing from page.]


:51a-b From Doorway of Chapel, Leland Stanford [University.] Leland Stanford [University.]


:52a Administration Building, Leland Stanford [University.]


:52b Gate, University of California, Berkeley. [Sather Gate.]


:53a-b Campanile, University of California. Campanile. [Two views of Sather Tower.]


:54a-b University of California. [One view of the Campanile and another of Sather Gate, Wheeler and the Campanile.]


:55 Greek Theatre, University of California. [A view of the library is missing from page.]


:56a-b Ruins of President [Benjamin Ide] Wheeler's House. [Chimneys are all that remain.] Ruins after Berkeley Fire. [View of hillside with only chimneys still standing.]


:57a Ruins, Berkeley Fire. [The remains of a house.]


:57b Hotel Claremont, Berkeley.


:58a-b Hotel Claremont. Golden Gate from Hotel Claremont.


:59a-b Berkeley Tennis Club From Hotel Claremont. [Two views.]


:60a-b Helen Wills playing [tennis with] Mrs. Kress. Helen Wills, National Champion.


:61a-b Vincent Richards. Phil Neer. [Views of tennis matches.]


:62a-b Manuel Alonso, champion of Spain. [Tennis, two views.]


:63a Electric Train Crossing Ferry, Sacramento River.


:63b Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers.


:64a Sacramento, San Joaquin Rivers - Mount Diablo.


:64b Pittsburg. [Distant coastline, taken from Sacramento, San Joaquin Rivers?]


:65a-b Sacramento Valley. [Two views of open farm land.]


:66 Capitol, Sacramento. [Second Capitol view missing from page.]