Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998; Buildings; Horses; People; Photographs; Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Transportation; Willow Glen (San Jose, Calif.);
Black-and-white photograph of the Kensington Post Office, Willow Glen. On verso of photo: "Between Jan. 14, 1893 and Jan. 14, 1895, all mail addressed to residents of Kensington, Calif., went to the Kensington Post Office, housed in this...
Buildings; Earthquakes; People; Photographs; Rubble; Ruins; San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History;
Black-and-white photograph of Chinatown San Jose (probably N. 5th St.) after Earthquake on April 18, 1906. Attached to bottom of photo: "At any moment a brick well might descend upon your luckless pate."
Agriculture; Apricot; Canned fruit industry; Dried fruit; Fruit; Photographs; San Jose (Calif.); Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History; Stone fruit;
Black-and-white photograph of apricots being weighed. "Canners usually differentiate prices depending on the number of apricots required to make a pound. Fruit as small as 16 to the pound is ordinarily canned. Even 18s have been put up. 14s...
Reid, Bernard J. (Bernard Joseph), 1823-1904; People; Letters; Burnett, Peter H. (Peter Hardeman), 1807-1895;
A letter from the first governor of California, Peter H. Burnett, to Bernard J. Reid. Burnett tells Reid that there are no jobs available for him in San Jose, but he would probably find a job in nearby Alviso.