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James D. McClure photograph collection of historic western landmarks [graphic]
BANC PIC 1905.03378-.03885--PIC
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Title:

James D. McClure photograph collection of historic western landmarks

Creator/Contributor:

McClure, James D., 1899-, creator

Abstract:

Primarily California locations, including: Weaverville, Bodie, Mare Island, Berkeley, Petaluma, Columbia, Downieville, Fort Ross, San Francisco, Monterey, Palo Alto (Stanford Univ.), Sutter's Fort, Yosemite National Park, Oakland, and others. Also included are Bryce Canyon, Utah; Fort Churchill and Aurora, Nevada, and some Oregon views. Subjects of photos include: historic buildings, dwellings, adobes, the Modoc lava beds, Modoc war officers (copy photos), the chapel at Mare Island, Frank Norris' cabin and memorial near Gilroy, lighthouses, Jack London's estate (Sonoma Co.), missions (Sonoma, Purisima, Santa Inez, etc.), John Muir's home in Martinez, the Wells Fargo office in Columbia, etc. Some images are of monuments or historic site markers, and a few images of historic maps are included.

Date:

ca. 1900-ca. 193-? (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-nv -- n-us-ut
Muir, John -- 1838-1914 -- Homes and haunts -- Pictorial works
Norris, Frank -- 1870-1902 -- Homes and haunts -- Pictorial works
London, Jack -- 1876-1916 -- Homes and haunts -- Pictorial works
Historic buildings -- California -- Photographs
Adobe houses -- California -- Photographs
Modoc War, 1872-1873 -- Photographs
Spanish mission buildings -- California -- Photographs
Lighthouses -- California -- Photographs
Mining districts -- California -- Photographs
Historic sites -- California -- Photographs
Modoc County (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
California -- Pictorial works
West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by James McClure and other unidentified photographers of the San Francisco Chronicle. Some images may relate to McClure's book: California landmarks [c1948]
Typed captions on accompanying sheets.
Includes some copy photographs from 19th century originals.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
ca. 520 photographic prints : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1905.03378-.03885--PIC

Origin:

United States

Related Item:

California landmarks : McClure, James D., : 1899-