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Photographs from the Burckhalter Family collection [graphic]
BANC PIC 1905.17144--PIC :15-16--A; BANC PIC 1905.17144--PIC
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Title:

Photographs from the Burckhalter Family collection

Abstract:

Pictures taken in the United States focus on railroad scenes and views of towns. Pictures include a camp in the snow near the Rio Grande River (showing a Central Pacific Railroad kitchen car, and a house made of railroad ties for Mexican railroad workers); general views of Bisbee (Ariz.), Caliente and Piru (Calif.); a ferry in the San Francisco Bay (showing Chinese passengers); a parade in El Paso (Tex.); a warehouse of the Lake Tahoe Railroad and Transportation Co. on fire; ; Theodore Roosevelt at Mission Santa Barbara; a collapsed tunnel of the Southern Pacific Railroad; a SPRR wreck in Santa Barbara; and various locomotives and train cars. Photos from outside the United States show Burckhalter family trips and general touristic views of the following locations: Havana (Cuba), Colombia, Panama City, Guatemala, Mazatlan, and the South Pacific (Pago-Pago and Samoa). Many of the touristic views show ruins, city scenes, buildings, street markets, etc. Also present is a large group portrait of the Oakland High School class of 1896(?), which includes Rose Brydges (Mrs. Frank Burckhalter)

Date:

ca. 1896-ca. 1939 (issued)

Subject:

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Burckhalter family -- Pictorial works
Roosevelt, Theodore -- 1858-1919 -- Travel -- California -- Pictorial works
Southern Pacific Railroad Company -- Pictorial works
Central Pacific Railroad Company -- Pictorial works
Lake Tahoe Ry. & Trans. Co. -- Pictorial works
Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- Photographs
Chinese -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Transportation -- California -- Photographs
Railroad accidents -- California -- Photographs
South America -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works
Central America -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works
Oceania -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works
Havana (Cuba) -- Pictorial works
Guatemala -- Pictorial works
Panama (Panama) -- Pictorial works
Colombia -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown.
F.L. Burckhalter was Vice President of Southern Pacific Railroad Co. in 1933.
Probably transferred from the Burckhalter family papers (BANC MSS 72/114 c)

Type:

graphic
Postcards.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
221 items (photographic prints and postcards) : b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1905.17144--PIC :15-16--A
BANC PIC 1905.17144--PIC

Origin:

Various places