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...
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.
Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Buildings; Photographs; Sainte Claire Club; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
The Sainte Claire Club was an exclusive men's club founded in San Jose in 1888. The Mission Style Revial Clubhouse was built at the corner of North Second and Saint James in 1893. Both the building and the Club still survive.
The Varian Associates was a high tech company founded by Russell and Sigurd Varian. Left to right: Russell Varian, Sigurd Varian, Marvin Chodorow, Dorothy Varian, Dick Leonard, Ester Salisbury, Ed Ginston, Fred Salisbury, Don Snow, and H. Myrl...