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[Joseph R. Renner stereographs of western views].
BANC PIC 2016.017--STER; BANC PIC 2016.017
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[Joseph R. Renner stereographs of western views]


Renner, Joseph R., creator, photographer.


Amateur travel views in stereographic format, chiefly taken in California and other western states. Among California locations are San Francisco and other Bay Area cities, Yosemite National Park and other Sierra Nevada locations, Shasta Dam, Redwood Highway, Golden Gate Park, Mount Shasta, Monterey, Coloma, and various missions including San Juan Capistrano, Pala, San Diego and San Luis Rey. Other locations include Grand Canyon, Boulder Dam, Petrified Forest, Yuma, Oak Creek Canyon, Virginia City, Salt Lake City, El Paso, Fort Riley (Kansas), Lookout Mountain (Tennessee), Pike's Peak (Tennessee) and many others.


1912 (issued)


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Renner, Joseph R -- Archives
California -- Pictorial works
West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works


Title devised by cataloger.
Photographed by Joseph R. Renner and possibly others.
Most mounts bear hand-written annotations: locations, dates, etc. Some also include extensive typescript annotations.
Joseph R. Renner stereographs of western views, BANC PIC 2016.017, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Peter Thomas ; 2015.
Joseph R. (Joseph Reinhardt, later Joseph Richard) Renner; born 1877 in Vineland, Kansas to Katherine Marie Landwerlen and Aloysius Renner. Graduated from Kansas City Law School in 1911. While in Kansas worked for Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad; AT&T; Faultless Washing Machine Co.; and Apex Electric Co. Moved to California in 1937. Worked at Rheim Co. in Richmond and also as a photographer for Ford Times Magazine and Life Magazine. Eventually settled in Berkeley at 1116 The Alameda. Died in Napa State Hospital in 1958. Wife Mildred Renner (married in 1913), daughter Rosemary, grandson Peter Thomas. (Biographical information provided by Josephine Bartlett via donor.)



Physical Description:

160 photographs : chiefly gelatin silver prints on mounts ; mounts 9 x 18 cm (stereograph format)




BANC PIC 2016.017--STER
BANC PIC 2016.017