Captain J. H. Adams was born in Edwardsville, Illinois, on June 13, 1820. and was a Captain in the Mexican American War. He arrived in Hangtown for gold on August 1, 1849. He then arrived in Santa Clara County in August 1853 and became sheriff in...
Agricultural machinery; Agriculture; FMC Corporation; Photographs; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Technology;
Black-and-white photograph of the Bean Spray Pump, circa 1915. The Bean Spray Pump Company manufactured high pressure orchard sprayers. The main plant was in San Jose. The company eventually evolved into the FMC Corporation.
Agricultural Park (San Jose, Calif.); Camp Terrell; National Guard of California; People; Photographs; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Soldiers;
Black-and-white photograph of Company B, First Regiment National Guard of California. Soldiers are in dress uniforms with guests at camp reception. The regiment was based in San Francisco. Summer camp was at Camp Terrell, at the Agricultural Park...
Agriculture; Canned fruit industry; Fruit; Fruit crate labels; Prunes; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History
In June 1960, Duffy-Mott purchased all of the processing equipment of the Pratt-Low Preserving Corporation from Thriftimart Inc. Pratt-Low was founded in 1905 in Santa Clara Valley as a packer of California fruits and vegetables.