Photographs; Canned fruit industry; The Alameda (San Jose, Calif.)
When Dr. James M. Dawson and his wife set up shop in a 12 x 16 foot shed behind their home on The Alameda in 1871, they founded Santa Clara County's canning industry. Their venture grew into the San Jose Fruit Packing Co. and was followed by many...
Adobes, Mission Santa Clara; Dwellings; Ohlone Indians; Photographs; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Black-and-white photograph of Old Adobe. On verso of photo: "Old Adobe built in 1807 in old Santa Clara -- Mrs. Hare photo. An early mission apartment for an Indian couple and family built under Padre Magin Catalas administration in 1807 when...
Earthquakes; Hotels; Hotel Vendome; Postcards; Ruins; San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Note on picture side of postcard, "There were many private houses as bad as this but they are taking them all down and will build new ones." Addressed to "Mrs. May E. Graham, Bullion, Placer County, California."
Carriages & coaches--American--California--San Jose; Old City Hall (San Jose, Calif.); People; Postcards; Public buildings; San Jose (Calif.)--Electric Light Tower; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Transportation; Urban life; Urban parks;
Artist's rendition of San Jose City Hall and surrounding area in 1912. Addressed to "Mrs. C. Alvin Long, Stockton, Cal." Postmarked "May 24 1912."
Children; Cupertino (Calif.); Girls; Merithew, Joseph C.; People; Photographs; Ranch houses; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Thanksgiving Day; Women;
Black-and-white photograph of Captain Joseph Merithew with his family and friends celebrating Thanksgiving dinner at the Merithew home in 1898. Written on the back of the photograph "Capt. Merithew family, Capt. Dunbar family and Dr. and Mrs....