Fourth of July; Electric Light Tower; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Technology; San Jose (Calif.)
Writton on back of photograph, "San Jose Electric Light Tower located on Market and Santa Clara Streets. This is a night scene during the 4th of July, I don't remember the date. Ernest W. Ostererjan presents this picture to the San Jose State...
Photographs; Agnews State Hospital (San Jose, Calif.); Floods
Approximately $200,000 in damage was caused to Agnews State Hospital properties during the flood of January 1952. Similar photos to this can be found in a 1952 County of Santa Clara Planning Commission monograph titled "Flood Problems in Santa...
Dancers; Hula dancing; Relocation camps; Talent shows; Forced migration; Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Santa Anita Assembly Center (Calif.); World War II, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans
Photograph shows a group of evacuees in Hawaiian hula costume. The hula dancers are on an improvised stage during one of the frequent talent shows at Santa Anita, California Assembly Center.
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; United States, Civil War, 1861-1865; Danks, John; Letters;
A letter from John Danks to Bernard J. Reid. Danks is applying for a pension from the government due to injury during the Civil War. Danks needs to find a person who witnessed his wounding during battle, and hopes Reid can help in that matter.
Arguello, Concepcion, 1791-1857; Combs; Mantilla; Rezanov, Nikolai Petrovich, 1764-1807; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Shawls;
Concepcion Arguello was 15 in 1806 when she met the Russian Count Nicolai Rezanov, Chamberlain to the Czar while he was in San Francisco. After a three week courtship, they became engaged. An official of the royal court, he had to return to...
Arnold, William R. (William Richard), 1881-1965; Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964; Mission Santa Clara; Priests; University of Santa Clara
Photograph of president Herbert Hoover attending the memorial mass held at Mission Santa Clara for the victims of the "Akron" dirigible crash. At top stands Rev. Dennis L?, who presided over the mass. Lower row, third from left stands...
Electronic industries; Manufacturing; Microscopes; Miniskirts; People; Photographs; Quality assurance; Santa Clara (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Semiconductor wafers; Technicians; Technology; Women;
Black-and-white photograph of mini skirts. Prior to the introduction of the clean room bunnysuit, labcoats were the required garment. During the popularity of the mini skirt, ladies often shorten their labcoats to mini skirt lengths.