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Pittsburg, Calif. views and other photographs from the C.A. Hooper & Co. records.
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Pittsburg, Calif. views and other photographs from the C.A. Hooper & Co. records


C.A. Hooper & Co. (San Francisco, Calif.), creator


Boland, M. D. (Marvin Dement)


Photographs of Pittsburg, Calif., including Los Medanos Hotel (:2--A), Pioneer Rubber Mills (:4--A), Contra Costa County Bank (:5--A), and two panoramic views of the town (:7-:8--G). Also includes views of Shasta Dam (:1--A), a portrait of Wigginton E. Creed (:6--A), an unidentified portrait (:3--A), and panormaic views of the Eastern and Western Lumber Company yard (Portland, Oregon?) (:9--G) and the Dempsey Lumber Company yard (Tacoma, Washington?) (:10--G). Additions ( --PIC folder and --NEG) include copy photographs and accompanying copy negatives of panoramic and aerial views taken along Pittsburg waterfront depicting the Great Western Electro-Chemical Company, Columbia Steel, Admiral Goodrich schooner, Redwood Manufacturers Company, as well as broader views of the town and region.


1900 (issued)


n-us-ca -- n-us-wa -- n-us-or
Lumber trade -- Oregon -- Photographs
Lumber trade -- Washington (State) -- Photographs
Bois -- Commerce -- Oregon -- Photographies
Bois -- Commerce -- Washington (√Čtat) -- Photographies
Lumber trade
Pittsburg (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Shasta Dam (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
California -- Pittsburg
California -- Shasta Dam
Washington (State)
Eastern and Western Lumber Company -- Pictorial works
Dempsey Lumber Company -- Pictorial works
Creed, Wigginton Ellis -- 1877- -- Portraits


Photographers include M.D. Boland (Tacoma, Wash.)(:10--G) and Smith (Pittsburg, Calif.)(:3--A). Others unidentified.
Title devised by cataloger.
Gift; Of Sheridan Hale, grandson of C.A. Hooper; 2010.
Additions: Gift; Of Sheridan Hale; 2011.
Transferred from the C.A. Hooper & Co. records (BANC MSS 2010/113).
Additions: copy prints and matching copy negatives. According to donor, original photographs were given to the Pittsburg Historical Society.


Pictorial works.
Panoramic photographs-California-Pittsburg.
Panoramic photographs-Oregon.
Panoramic photographs-Washington.

Physical Description:

photomechanical print
2 folders and 4 oversize folders (19 photographic prints and 2 photomechanical reproductions) and 8 negatives : 27 x 122 cm or smaller.




Various places unknown place Ca. 1900-ca. 1940

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C.A. Hooper & Co. records : C.A. Hooper & Co. (San Francisco, Calif.).