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California Postcards, 1900s

California Postcards, The Detroit Publishing CompanyCreated by: PICRYLDated: 2016
Penyugal Hot Springs, Arrowhead Hot Springs, Calif.
The Detroit Publishing Company was one of the largest American publishers of postcards and photographic views during the early decades of the 20th century.
The Detroit Photographic Company originated in 1898 to promote a new color printing process in the United States and to capitalize on the public's interest in sending inexpensive pictorial greetings. In 1905 the firm became the Detroit Publishing Company, continuing to use the trade name "Phostint" for its patented color reproduction process. Western landscape photographer William Henry Jackson was long associated with the firm, bringing his and other photographers' negatives to the image stock published by the company. Photographers' names are not associated with individual postcard images, although art reproductions and illustration series are credited. Diminishing sales and rising competition from rival firms sent the Detroit Publishing Company into receivership in 1924, and its assets were finally liquidated in 1932.
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At the Summit of the Coast Range, California, On the Santa Fe
Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows, Beverly Hills, California, Midway Between Los Angeles and the Sea. Open All the Year
A Home of Roses, Pasadena, Calif.
Stage Road, Santa Catalina Island, Calif.
Seal Rocks, Santa Catalina Island, Calif.
Eagle's Nest Station, Santa Catalina Island, Calif.
Shasta Springs, Mt. Shasta, Calif., Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.
Mossbrae Falls, Mt. Shasta, Calif., Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.
Muirs Butte, near Mt. Shasta, Mt. Shasta, Calif.
Shasta Springs, Spring House, Mt. Shasta, Calif.
Castle Crags, Mt. Shasta, Calif., Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.
Shasta Springs, Geyser, Mt. Shasta, Calif.
Sacramento River, California, Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.
Arizona Gardens, Hotel Del Monte, Monterey, Calif.
Sutro Baths, San Francisco, Calif., Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.
Hotel Vendome, San Jose, CA., San Jose, CA.
The Ostrich Farm, California
Avenue of Palms, Los Angels, Calif.
West Lake Park, Los Angeles, Calif.
The Stage Road, Santa Catalina Island, Calif.
Farnsworth Loop, Santa Catalina Island, Calif.
Eagle's Nest Station, Santa Catalina Island, Calif.
Shasta Springs, Spring House, Mt. Shasta, Calif.
Mt. Shasta, Mt. Shasta, Calif.
Shasta Springs Geyser, Mt. Shasta, Calif.
Mt. Shasta, Mt. Shasta, Calif.
Mission San Diego, San Diego, Calif.
Hotel del Coronado, Coronado Beach, Calif.
La Jolla, The Caves, Coronado Beach, Calif.
Old Mission Chapel, Los Angeles, Calif.
Old Custom House, Montrey, Calif.
Midway Point  on 17 Mile Drive, Montrey, Calif.
Castle Rock, Santa Barbara, Cal.
The Garden, Mission Santa Barbara, Calif.
San Carlos Borromeo (Carmel) Mission, near Monterey California
The California Limited on the desert.
Ramona's Marriage Place, San Diego, Calif.
Ferry Building, San Francisco, Calif.
Mission Dolores, San Francisco, Calif.
A Chinese Festival, San Francisco, Calif.
University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
Avalon Hotel Metropole, Santa Catalina, Calif.
Sugar Loaf, North Point, Santa Catalina, Calif.
Sugar Loaf, Santa Catalina, Calif.
Tuna caught with rod and reel, Avalon, Santa Catalina, Calif.
Mission San Luis Rey, San Gabriel, Calif.
United States Mint, San Francisco, Calif.
Mt. Tamalpais, near, San Francisco, Calif.
Seal Rocks, Santa Catalina, Calif.
Mission San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
Snow and Palms, Pasadena, Calif.
A Rose Covered Cottage, Pasadena, Calif.
Pepper Tree Blossoms and Berries, Redlands, Calif.
Lick Observatory, San Jose, Calif.
Longest Wharf in the World, Santa Monica, Calif.
Arch Rock, Santa Monica, Calif.
Haverford, Big Trees, Mariposa, Calif.
Grizzley Giant, Big Trees, Mariposa, Calif.
Mission San Antonio, California
Mission San Fernando, California
Mission San Gabriel, California
Mission San Juan Bautista, California
Mission San Miguel, California
Mission San Ynes [Santa Inés], California
Surf on 17 Mile Drive, Monterey, Calif.
Orange Grove Ave., Pasadena, Calif.
San Gabriel Mission, the Stairway, California.
Mt. Lowe Railway, Circular Bridge, California
Palms, San Diego, Calif.
El Capitan, Yosemite Valley, Calif.
Glacier Point and South Dome, Yosemite Valley, Calif.
Three Brothers, Yosemite Valley, Calif.
The Stock Yards, Yosemite Valley, Calif.
Raymond Hotel, Pasadena, Calif.
Cactus Garden, Riverside, Calif.
City Hall Square, Oakland, Calif.
Lake Merritt, Oakland, Calif.
Court House and Hall of Records, San Jose, Calif.
Post Office, San Jose, Calif.
Stage at Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton, Calif.
The Bathing Beach, Santa Cruz, Calif.
Gen. Grant, Big Redwood Tree, Santa Cruz, Calif.
The Giant - Big Redwood Tree, Santa Cruz, Calif.
House of Four Winds, Monterey, Calif.
First Theatre in California, Monterey, Calif.
Colton Hall, First California State Capitol, Monterey, Calif.
The Golden Gate, San Francisco, Calif.
Big Tree Station, Santa Cruz, Calif.
Surf at Natural Bridge, Santa Cruz, Calif.
Grape Vine, Carpenteria, Calif.
Pepper Drive, Riverside, Calif.
Sherman Institute, Riverside, Calif.
Campanile, New Glenwood, Riverside, Calif.
Poinsettias, California
Spring Street, Los Angeles, Calif.
Gold of Ophir Roses, California
Oliver W., Famous Trotting Ostrich, Calif.
The Father Superior, Mission, Calif.
The Garden Crucifix, Mission, Calif.
The Cemetery Entrance, Mission, Calif.
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