Buildings; Photographs; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Urban life;
Note: Drug store built in Santa Clara in 1851 by Dr. H.H. Warburton. Photo taken 3 days before this building destroyed by fire of November 4, 1906 which started in Mr. Rainey's livery stable and spread to this old building.
St. Josephs Cathedral (San Jose, Calif.); San Jose (Calif.); San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif. 1906; Earthquake damage; Urban life; People;
Looking southwest on First Street, San Jose, CA following the 1906 earthquake. Onlookers in foreground and background view the damage. St. Joseph's Church is visible in background. Note on reverse of print: "Augustus Bennett, DDS."
Automobiles; People; Postcards; Public buildings; San Jose City Hall (San Jose, Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Transportation; Urban life;
Front of postcard shows San Jose City Hall on a beautiful day in 1963. On verso of postcard, "City Hall, San Jose, California. This magnificent steel and glass structure has a curved design which has won nationwide acclaim. Set amid pleasant...
Empire Theater; Ephemera; Fliers (Printed matter); Posters; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Theaters; Urban life; Vaudeville;
Flier promoting the Empire Family Vaudeville Theatre, 201 North Second Street, for a program beginning Monday, May 20 (year unspecified). Entertainers include "the weird somnambulist" Miss Grace Courtland; European juggler Elverton;...
Carriages & coaches--American--California--San Jose; Engraving; Horses; Knox Building; People; Public buildings; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Transportation; Urban life;
Engraving of the Knox Building. The Knox Building stood at the northwest corner of First and Santa Clara. It was constructed in 1866, and demolished in 1945. Note the Library on the second floor at far right. This engraving is from Thompson &...
Automobiles; Old City Hall (San Jose, Calif.); Photographs; Public buildings; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Transportation; Urban life;
Color photograph of San Jose's Old City Hall before demolition. It stood in Plaza de Cesar Chavez where the children's fountain now bubbles. Old City Hall was vacated in 1956 when the new City Hall in the Civic Center was completed. It was...
Children; Cinco de Mayo (Mexican holiday); Mexican Americans; Parade floats; Parades; People; Photographs; Public buildings; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Transportation; Urban life;
Color photograph of a float in the 1991 Cinco de Mayo Parade.