Trolley cars; Men; San Jose (Calif.); Trinity Church
A photograph of trolley car #110 in front of Trinity Church. The first run of San Jose's early trolley cars was on March 16, 1888. Early cars were powered by underground electric rails that shorted frequently. In 1890, the trolley's converted to...
Alum Rock Park (San Jose, Calif.); Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Buildings; Nature; Photographs; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Alum Rock House provided lodging to visitors to Alum Rock Park in the 1870s and 1880s. It stood on the south side of the canyon opposite the main bridge across Penitencia Creek. It burned down in 1890.
Children; Chinese Americans; Cupertino (Calif.); Merithew, Joseph C.; People; Photographs; Ranch houses; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Trees; Women;
Black-and-white photograph of the Captain Merithew Home, McClellan Road, Cupertino. Written on back of the photograph, "Showing Hattie Merithew, Sally Merithew, Joe and Fred Merithew, Capt. Merithew and Chinese cook."
Agricultural Park (San Jose, Calif.); Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Photographs; Saddlery; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Black-and-white photograph of the Saddle Room at Agricultural Park. Agricultural Park was the site of the County Fair for many years. These appear to be racing saddles. On verso of photo: "The saddle room at Agricultural Park was located to...
Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Coyote (Calif.); Horses; People; Photographs; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Transportation; Twelve Mile House;
Black-and-white photograph of Twelve Mile House, circa 1890. Twelve Mile House was a rest stop on the stage line between Monterey and San Jose. As the name indicates, it was located twelve miles south of San Jose in the Coyote area. Twelve Mile...
McKiernan, Charles Henry; People; Photographs; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Santa Cruz County (Calif.)--History;
Black-and-white portrait of Charles Henry "Mountain Charley" McKiernan. McKiernan was one of the first white settlers in the Santa Cruz mountains, and was noted for having survived an attack by a grizzly bear.
Scientific apparatus and instruments; Anamorphosis (visual perception)--Instruments
Described as one of many "Fine Optical Toys" in James W. Queen's Catalogue of Microscopes, Accessories and Sundries, 1890, the anamorphoscope mirror rectifies distorted drawings. Physical Description: Cylindrical mirror, black wooden top...