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California's National Parks Were First Protected by Buffalo Soldiers

#California's National Parks Were First Protected by Buffalo Soldiers

Arnold Genthe, 1869 - 1942 San Francisco, 1906 (photographer best known for his photos of San Francisco's Chinatown, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and his portraits of noted people) Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Pictures, San Francisco Earthquake, Equador, Bahamas, San Francisco California, Le Far West, Vintage Photos

Online Exhibit - Personal Memories Recorded - San Francisco Earthquake and Fire - The Bancroft Library

Online Exhibit, San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

The Life and Times of Pío Pico, Last Governor of Mexican California - Pío de Jesus Pico and his wife, María Ignacia Alvarado Pico, in with two of their nieces Alta California, California History, Southern California, California Fashion, Trinidad, San Gabriel Mission, African American History Month, Old Town San Diego, Mexican American

The Life and Times of Pío Pico, Last Governor of Mexican California

The Life and Times of Pío Pico, Last Governor of Mexican California #LosAngelesHistory #PioPico #Pico

Angeles-emma summers oil queen-Her first Los Angeles oil well was drilled near today’s Dodger Stadium. By Miss Emma Summers will have fourteen oil wells and control the oil markets. California History, Southern California, Dodger Stadium, City Of Angels, Edwardian Era, Huntington Beach, Oil And Gas, Secret Life, Historical Society

1890s--1900s+The most successful oilman of the time, though, wasn’t really of oil and wasn’t a man; Emma Summers, a music teacher, was an investor, and by 1900 she controlled half the production in the original Los Angeles Field. She became known as “California’s Petroleum Queen.” 1900, four million barrels were produced. By 1910 the figure had grown to 77 million barrels. Then, inexplicably, production slowed, until three major fields were discovered in rapid succession -- Huntington Beach…

Venice Pier closed April 1946 after Kinney Company's tidelands lease renewal was refused West Los Angeles, Los Angeles Area, California History, April 20, Venice, Paris Skyline, Southern, Travel, Viajes

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On December the "Motel Inn," the first motel in the world, opens in San Luis Obispo, CA. It stood at a mid-point location between Los Angeles and San Francisco, which took two days of driving on the roads at the time. Welcome to the hotel california Us History, American History, Local History, Back In Time, Back In The Day, Old Pictures, Old Photos, California History, Hotel California

1920s - Motel Inn (First Motel In the World), San Luis Obispo, CA, US

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Los Angeles Movie Palaces -- Historic Los Angeles movie theatres in the neighborhoods of Los Angeles. The site offers photos, data and links for further exploration. Long Beach California, California History, Visit California, California Homes, Southern California, Drive In Theater, America And Canada, Local Attractions

Brayton's Theatre in Long Beach, California, after the damage inflicted by the 1933 earthquake. Photo courtesy the Historical Society of Long Beach.

Vintage photos of the old Cliff House and Sutro Baths in San Francisco. Buy historical pictures, framed or unframed at reasonable prices and learn about SF. Cliff House San Francisco, San Francisco City, San Francisco California, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Photos, Lac Tahoe, Sutro Baths, San Diego

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Worker loading oranges into crates to be brought to the Canoga Citrus Association packing house for processing, circa Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. California History, Southern California, Orange Crate Labels, San Fernando Valley, Valley Girls, Antique Photos, Historical Society, Back In The Day, Crates

Harvesting oranges, circa 1935-1945 :: San Fernando Valley History

Worker loading oranges into crates to be brought to the Canoga Citrus Association packing house for processing, circa 1935-1945. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Photographer Toyo Miyatake at the Manzanar War Relocation Center, Manzanar, California, ca. Photo by Ansel Adams. From the Ansel Adams Manzanar War Relocation Center Collection, Library of Congress. Ansel Adams, Black And White Landscape, Japanese American, Portrait Art, Portraits, Landscape Photographers, World War Ii, The Ordinary, Wwii

Toyo Miyatake was a well-known photographer in the Little Toyko section of Los Angeles. While interned at the Manzanar relocation center, he became the camp's official photographer.

"She can handle the wheel like an old salt." That’s how an article in the July 1897 San Francisco Call described Mrs. Eliza Thorrold, one of the first licensed female tugboat masters on the San Francisco Bay. California History, San Francisco Bay, Tug Boats, Masters, Salt, Handle, Canning, Female, Master's Degree

“She can handle the wheel like an old salt...”

That’s how an article in the July 30, 1897 San Francisco Call described Mrs. Eliza Thorrold, one of the first licensed female tugboat masters on the San Francisco Bay. Eliza’s husband died in 1893,...