Canneries; Women; Working class; Pear; Assembly-line methods
Women halving pears and removing their seeds in preparation for canning. Heavy duty gloves protect their hands from their sharp tools. They also wear aprons and caps over their street clothes. The workers stand at their stations along the assembly...
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...
Von Dorster, Tillie; Lester, Carrie; Lester, Sarah; Lester, Minnie; Snyder, Alice Lester; Upcraft, Mrs.; Women; Portraits, Group
The Willing Workers of Valley View Annual Meeting at home of Sarah E. Lester. Also identified: Aunt Tillie Von Dorster, Aunt Carrie Lester, Aunt Sarah Lester, Minnie Lester, Alice Lester Snyder, Mrs. Upcraft.
Alameda, The (San Jose and Santa Clara, Calif.); Carriages and carts; Horses; Pedestrians
Hill and Watkins photograph of The Alameda lined by trees. A horse and buggy are in the fore ground and a group of walkers are in the distance. A sign for opticians and a white fence lines one side of the road.