Title:Photographs of the San Francisco Bay Area and California from the James E. Boynton collection
Creator/Contributor:Plumas County Museum (Quincy, Calif.)
Views of Oakland include many downtown streets and buildings (hotels, government, and businesses), some showing transportation
such as the Key System tracks and cars. Other East Bay locations include the the University of California, Berkeley; views
of Berkley after the fire of 1923, Shell Mound Park, etc. Other Bay Area views show San Francisco scenes (including an 1861
view of a crowd at Post and Market streets, Starr King speaking); Calistoga area views; various reservoirs, etc. Many photos
show transportation: stage coaches (including mail delivery coaches), cars, pack trains, the first automobile in Sacramento,
bridges. Some views relate to mining: charcoal ovens and borax wagons in Death Valley, an Inyo County silver mine, gold mining
in Jackson and Oroville, etc. Historic buildings of California are shown, including many of Fort Ross. Other views show logging
in California, the construction of Boulder [Hoover] Dam, and the installation of the East Bay Aqueduct, with other water supply
Date:1861-ca. 1949 (issued)
King, Thomas Starr -- 1824-1864 -- Pictorial works
Key System Transit Lines (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Coaching (Transportation) -- California -- Photographs
Transportation -- California -- Photographs
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- Photographs
Logging -- California -- Photographs
Historic buildings -- California -- Photographs
Buildings -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Streets -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Water-supply -- California -- Photographs
Fires -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs
Oakland (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Pictorial works
Fort Ross (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works
Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) -- Design and construction -- Pictorial works
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers largely unidentified.
Mainly copy prints.
Stamped on many: "Collection of James E. Boynton" and/or "Plumas County Museum"
317 photographic prints and postcards : b&w ; various sizes.
BANC PIC 1990.071--PIC
BANC PIC 1990.071--PIC