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[California dam construction project photographs].
BANC PIC 2019.010--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2019.010
Collection Overview

Title:

[California dam construction project photographs]

Abstract:

Professional photographs, likely the work of a government agency, documenting the construction of dams, reservoirs and other structures associated with various water conservation, water reclamation and flood control projects in California overseen by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Identified projects include Casitas Dam, Casitas Reservoir and Ventura River Conveyance System of the Ventura River Project; Vaquero Dam and Twitchell Dam of the Santa Maria Project; and the Trinity River Project (or Trinity Division of the Central Valley Project). Also includes a large number of photographs of unidentified projects.

Date:

1956 (issued)

Subject:

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United States. -- Bureau of Reclamation.
Central Valley Project (Calif.) -- Photographs
Ventura River Project (U.S.) -- Photographs
Santa Maria Project (U.S.) -- Photographs
Water conservation projects -- California -- Photographs
Flood control -- California -- Photographs
Water reuse -- California -- Photographs
Dams -- California -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Reservoirs -- California -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Rivers -- California -- Photographs
Hydraulic engineering -- California

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographer(s) and documenting agency unknown.
Typescript captions, in negative, including project name, project code, description of scene, and sometimes a date, appear beneath images of many photographs.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
California dam construction project photographs, BANC PIC 2019.010, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Barney Chapman ; 2018.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 200 photographs in 1 box : gelatin silver prints ; sheets 21 x 26 cm (8 x 10 format)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2019.010--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2019.010

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.