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Stained glass in Neiman Marcus store, San Francisco, California

Ruins of City Hall, [1906 earthquake, San Francisco, Calif.]

Carefully trained women inspectors check and inspect cargo transport innerwings before they are assembled on the fuselage, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.

American mothers and sisters, like these women at the Douglas Aircraft Company, give important help in producing dependable planes for their men at the front, Long Beach, Calif. Most important of the many types of aircraft made at this plant are the B-17F ("Flying Fortress") heavy bomber, the A-20 ("Havoc") assault bomber and the C-47 heavy transport plane for the carrying of troops and cargo

Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Calif.

Detail of a historic car with license plates from the 1940s. San Francisco, California

The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, San Francisco, California

Memorial Church on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California

The L.A. Thompson Scenic Railway, Venice, California

Pelican

Whale

Stone Bird Hook

Spider Vessel

Whale

Whistle

Pelican

Stone Bear

Canoe

[Map of California shown as an island].

Don Andrés de Andrade y la Cal

A new & exact map of the coast, countries and islands within ye limits of ye South Sea Company, from ye river Aranoca to Terra del Fuego, and from thence through ye South Sea, to ye north part of California &c. with a view of the general and coasting trade-winds and perticular draughts of the most important bays, ports &c.

La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. /

La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. /

An exact-plan of George-Town so named by Patrick Graham, Esqr., President of the Province of Georgia, in honr. to His Royal Highness George, Prince of Wales, &ca.

Plano del puerto de Acapulco situado en la latitud de 16⁰47ʹ y en la longd. de 133⁰30[ʹ] segun el meridiano de Sn. Bernardino en Filipinas : este puerto esta en la Mar Pacífica sobre la costa meridional de California.

[Map of Pacific Ocean between the coast of California and Mexico and Japan, Philippines, and the coast of China].

Carta que contiene parte de la costa de la California.

Map of the western & middle portions of North America : to illustrate the history of California, Oregon, and the other countries on the north-west coast of America /

Presidential tally, Presented by the Firemans fund insurance company of California. [s. l.]

Dance of the Indians of the Mission of St. Joseph in New California / engraved by Letitia & Elizh. Byrne.

Jeu des habitans de Californie

4 Polkas - San Francisco, The Balloon, The Pleasure Train, The Storm

Vista de puebla de Los Angeles C. Nebel del. ; lith. Mialhe Fesr. St. Honoré 357 ; Deroy lith

James K. Polk Papers: Series 6: Notes, circa 1831-1847; Subject file; Banks in United States; States

Armistead, W K - State: California - Year: 1837 - File Number: A134

Carta esférica de la costa de la Alta California : comprendida entre los paralelos de 32° y 38° norte.

map from "Narrative of a Whaling Voyage round the Globe, from the year 1833 to 1836. Comprising sketches of Polynesia, California, the Indian Archipelago, etc. With an account of Southern whales, the sperm whale fishery, and the natural history of the climates visited. [With illustrations.]"

Veduta di Ross stabilimento Russo vicino alla Bodega

map from "Narrative of the Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet in California, Sonora, and Western Texas"

engraving from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

Wyoming from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

California from "Die Völker des Erdballs nach ihrer Abstammung und Verwandtschaft, und ihren Eigenthümlichkeiten in Regierungsform, Religion, Sitte und Tracht ... Mit ... colorirten Abbildungen"

1842 from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

Gold mines of California!! W. R. Andrews, having just returned from California, after having spent several months in the mines and mountains of that interesting country will deliver a lecture at on day of 1849, upon the gold mines of California

map from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

map from "Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842; and to the Oregon and North California, in the years 1843, 44"

A new map of Texas, Oregon and California.

map from "Travels over the table lands and cordilleras of Mexico, during the years 1843 and 44; including a description of California ... and the biographies of Iturbide and Santa Anna ... With maps and plates"

Ultimatum on the Oregon question

California guard / Kellogs & Thayer ; E.B. & E.C. Kellog ; D. Needham.

Map of Upper & Lower California showing the military stations and distribution of troops.

James K. Polk Papers: Series 8: Miscellaneous, 1827-1884; Chronological file, 1827-1849; 1847, Feb. 16

Charge of Captain Reid, at Sacramento

Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico, California &c. : segun lo organizado y definido por las varias actas del congreso de dicha Républica y construido por las mejores autoridades.

California quick step

Topographical sketch of the gold & quicksilver district of California.

map from "The Gold Regions of California. Being a succinct description of the geography, history, topography, and general features of California ... Edited by G. G. Foster"

cover from "The Gold Regions of California. Being a succinct description of the geography, history, topography, and general features of California ... Edited by G. G. Foster"

Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John Charles Frémont and other authorities /

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

Gates, Wm - State: California - Year: 1848 - File Number: G552

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

[El Dorado, California. View of scattered log cabins]

map from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

portrait from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John Charles Frémont and other authorities /

Grimshaw, James - State: California - Year: 1848 - File Number: G212

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

portrait from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

flora from "Notes of a military reconnaissance from Port Leavenworth in Missouri to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, del Norte and Gila Rivers"

Gates, Wm - State: California - Year: 1848 - File Number: G429

Plan of Sacramento City, State of California

Official map of San Francisco.

Monterey - Capitol of California

Map without title showing the railroad route to Santa Fe and San Diego; the central route through South Pass and on to San Francisco and "Puget's Sound," and connecting railroads east of the Mississippi.

map from "A Tour of duty in California; including a description of the Gold Region; and an account of the Voyage around Cape Horn; with notices of Lower California, the Gulf and Pacific Coasts and the principal events attending the conquest of the Californias ... Edited by J. N. Balestier"

Grand patent India-rubber air line railway to California: competition defied

Iron Store-House for California - sent to San Francisco

Mr. Golightly, bound to California

map from "[What I saw in California: being the journal of a tour by the emigrant route and south pass of the Rocky Mountains, across the continent of North America, the Great Desert Basin and through California in the years 1846, 1847.]"

Defense of the California Bank

Sunday morning ; Log cabin / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal.

[View near San Francisco, Upper California]

Gold und Quecksilber-District von California, 1849

Official map of San Francisco, compiled from the field notes of the official re-survey made by William M. Eddy, surveyor of the town of San Francisco, California

Flume ; Elevating water wheel / / Lith. & published by Britton & Rey, San Francisco, Cal.

We, the undersigned, citizens of the United States, being about to leave our homes for California, for the purpose of mining and digging gold ... have agreed to unite together and form an association ... [Philadelphia 1849].

Official map of San Francisco compiled from the field notes of the official re-survey made by Wm. M. Eddy. surveyor of the town of San Francisco

The place we hear about

California. Four months among the gold-finders, being the diary of an expedition from San Francisco to the gold districts

Map of the emigrant road from Independence Mo. to St. Francisco, California /

A prospecting party / Lith. & Pubd. by Britton & Rey, San Francisco.