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Benicia, Solano County, from Martinez, Contra Costa County

Benicia, Solano County, from Martinez, Contra Costa County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 570. LOT subdivision subject: Solano County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Mount Diablo, from Clayton--General View, Contra Costa County

Mount Diablo, from Clayton--General View, Contra Costa County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 567. LOT subdivision subject: Contra Costa County. This record contains unverified old data from c... more

Town of Martinez, Contra Costa County

Town of Martinez, Contra Costa County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 569. LOT subdivision subject: Contra Costa County. This record contains unverified old data from c... more

Mount Diablo, from San Ramon Valley - Contra Costa County

Mount Diablo, from San Ramon Valley - Contra Costa County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 566. LOT subdivision subject: Contra Costa County. This record contains unverified old data from c... more

Mount Diablo, from Lafayette, Contra Costa County

Mount Diablo, from Lafayette, Contra Costa County

Photograph is one-half of a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 565. LOT subdivision subject: Contra Costa County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

The old barn, constructed in 1880 and modified through 1920, was the only pre-O’Neill building retained during construction of the Tao House because it was structurally sound and provided much needed storage. T... more

Map showing portions of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, city and county of San Francisco, California, carefully compiled from official and private maps, surveys and data /

Map showing portions of Alameda and Contra Costa counties, city and co...

Relief shown by shading, hachures, and spot heights. Covers Alameda and Contra Costa counties west from Pittsburgh and north from San Leandro; and only street pattern and major features of San Francisco. Cadast... more

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - California - Contra Costa County - Antioch - ED 7-44, ED 7-45, ED 7-46

1940 Census Enumeration District Maps - California - Contra Costa Coun...

Enumeration District Maps for Contra Costa County, California

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Common sight on California highways

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Co...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Cowboy bringing cattle in from range. Common sight on California highways. Contra Costa County

Cowboy bringing cattle in from range. Common sight on California highw...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Contra Costa County, California. Cowbarn and hills, California dairy ranch

Contra Costa County, California. Cowbarn and hills, California dairy r...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Contra Costa County, California. Stock ranch and plowed field

Contra Costa County, California. Stock ranch and plowed field

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Contra Costa County, California. Stock ranch and plowed field

Contra Costa County, California. Stock ranch and plowed field

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Clayton, California. Architectural survivals

Clayton, California. Architectural survivals

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Common sight on California highways

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Co...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Common sight on California highways

Contra Costa County, California. Bringing cattle in from the range. Co...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Harvesting on almond ranch, local day labor. Near Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, California

Harvesting on almond ranch, local day labor. Near Walnut Creek, Contra...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Port Chicago memorial, Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, 2015.

Port Chicago memorial, Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, ...

On the evening of July 17, 1944, residents in the San Francisco east bay area were jolted awake by a massive explosion that cracked windows and lit up the night sky. At Port Chicago Naval Magazine, 320 men were... more

Eva B. (motor launch) docked, possibly in Richmond Harbor, California, 1941

Eva B. (motor launch) docked, possibly in Richmond Harbor, California,...

Bow view. Two other small craft in view. The vessel on the left has "28H735" on the hull. The vessel on the right has "28A251" on the hull. A vessel, possibly a cargo ship, is under construction in the background.

North American aviation, inc., Inglewood, Calif(?). 1942(?). A mechanic testing the power of a R-51 "Mustang" fighter plane

North American aviation, inc., Inglewood, Calif(?). 1942(?). A mechani...

Title and other information from caption card. Photo by Mead Maddick Lownds. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the ... more

Frank Duncan. Pittsburgh, California

Frank Duncan. Pittsburgh, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled workers played an important part in the construction of the SS George Washington Carver, second Liberty Ship named for a Negro, in the Richmond Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company. Mack Hayes, journeyman welder, graduated from the Richmond welding school before beginning work for Kaiser eight months ago

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled w...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: E.F. Joseph photo from OWI. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas P... more

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled workers played an important part in the construction of the SS George Washington Carver, second Liberty Ship named for a Negro, in the Richmond Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company. Looking over the plans of the shipyard are, left to right: Bill Watkins, shipfitter foreman, Bill Griggs and Perry Bost, journeyman

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled w...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: E.F. Joseph photo from OWI. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas P... more

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled workers played an important part in the construction of the SS George Washington Carver, second Liberty Ship named for a Negro, in the Richmond Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company. One of the best chippers in the yard is Bonaparte Louis, Jr., shown above with a fellow worker as the Carver is being rushed to completion

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled w...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: E.F. Joseph photo from OWI. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas P... more

One of the 1,000 skilled Negro women working at the Kaiser shipyards, at Richmond, California, who helped build the SS George Washington Carver, launched on May 7, 1943. Miss Odie Mae Embry mans the emergency switch for the protection of track workers as the huge crane swings 100 feet above

One of the 1,000 skilled Negro women working at the Kaiser shipyards, ...

Caption on print in lot: Baltimore, Maryland. May 1943. Negro woman worker at the Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyard. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information... more

California shipyard workers. Thousands of workers bound for the Richmond shipyards in San Francisco's East bay area leave the ferry and cross the ramp leading to the yards

California shipyard workers. Thousands of workers bound for the Richmo...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding division, yard number two. V. De Martini has worked in the yard for ten months. He was born in Italy, and has been in the United States thirty-four years

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding divi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding division, yard number two. A. Renati has worked in the yard for one year, and was formerly a florist. He was born in San Francisco, but both parents were born in Italy

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding divi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Richmond, California. Women shipyard workers riding to the yards

Richmond, California. Women shipyard workers riding to the yards

Annotation on original negative jacket. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information ... more

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled workers played an important part in the construction of the SS George Washington Carver, second Liberty Ship named for a Negro, in the Richmond Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company. Two brothers, Earva and Turres Smith, and Al Carter, all shipfitters, are shown at work on the vessel. All three have been employed in the Kaiser yards for more than nine months

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled w...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: E.F. Joseph photo from OWI. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas P... more

California shipyard workers. Attired in a welder's outfit this worker is one of California's many women shipyard workers employed at the Richmond Shipbuilding Company

California shipyard workers. Attired in a welder's outfit this worker ...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled workers played an important part in the construction of the SS George Washington Carver, second Liberty Ship named for a Negro, in the Richmond Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company. Approximately 1,000 Negro women are included among the more than 6,000 colored workers in the four Kaiser shipyards at Richmond. Miss Anna Bland, a burner, is shown at work on the SS George Washington Carver

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled w...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: E.F. Joseph photo from OWI. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas P... more

California shipyard workers. This woman worker pushes back her helmet during a moment's pause from her welding job at the Richmond shipyard in California

California shipyard workers. This woman worker pushes back her helmet ...

Actual size of negative is D (approximately 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Divisi... more

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding division, yard number two. Pietro Cressano worked at the yard for seven months, and was in building construction work before that. He was born in America but both parents were born in Italy

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding divi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled workers played an important part in the construction of the SS George Washington Carver, second Liberty Ship named for a Negro, in the Richmond Shipyard No. 1 of the Kaiser Company. The first Negro to receive the Anchorman Award was I.H. Perry, a mechanic driller who worked for one year and one week without an unofficial day off or a single tardiness in reporting for work. Perry, forty-one years old, attended the pipe fitters school in Richmond after coming to California from his native Saint Louis, Missouri

Rushing the SS George Washington Carver to completion. Negro skilled w...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Image source: E.F. Joseph photo from OWI. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas P... more

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding division, yard number two. Robert LaSalle has worked in the shipyards more than a year, and was previously a hairdresser and barber. He was born in Italy

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding divi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding division, yard number two. Robert LaSalle has worked in the shipyards more than a year, and was previously a hairdresser and barber. He was born in Italy

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding divi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Kaiser shipyards, Richmond, California. Miss Eastine Cowner, a former waitress, is helping in her job as a scaler to construct the Liberty ship SS George Washington Carver

Kaiser shipyards, Richmond, California. Miss Eastine Cowner, a former ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding division, yard number two. V. De Martini has worked in the yard for ten months. He was born in Italy, and has been in the United States thirty-four years

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding divi...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding division, yard number two. Robert LaSalle has worked in the shipyards more than a year, and was previously a hairdresser and barber. He was born in Italy

Richmond, California. Permanente Metals Corporation, shipbuilding divi...

Title and other information from print in lot. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is availabl... more

Port Chicago after the disaster, Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, 1944.

Port Chicago after the disaster, Port Chicago Naval Magazine National ...

On the evening of July 17, 1944, residents in the San Francisco east bay area were jolted awake by a massive explosion that cracked windows and lit up the night sky. At Port Chicago Naval Magazine, 320 men were... more

Views at John Muir National Historic Site, California

Views at John Muir National Historic Site, California

The Site preserves the 14 room mansion where the naturalist John Muir lived from 1890 to his death in 1914. While living in Martinez, Muir accomplished many things: he battled to prevent Yosemite National Park'... more

Views at John Muir National Historic Site, California

Views at John Muir National Historic Site, California

The Site preserves the 14 room mansion where the naturalist John Muir lived from 1890 to his death in 1914. While living in Martinez, Muir accomplished many things: he battled to prevent Yosemite National Park'... more

Views at John Muir National Historic Site, California

Views at John Muir National Historic Site, California

The Site preserves the 14 room mansion where the naturalist John Muir lived from 1890 to his death in 1914. While living in Martinez, Muir accomplished many things: he battled to prevent Yosemite National Park'... more

Views at John Muir National Historic Site, California

Views at John Muir National Historic Site, California

The Site preserves the 14 room mansion where the naturalist John Muir lived from 1890 to his death in 1914. While living in Martinez, Muir accomplished many things: he battled to prevent Yosemite National Park'... more

Tao House Courtyard, Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

Tao House Courtyard, Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

The courtyard in front of Eugene O'Neill's Tao House contains short, neatly-mowed grass and trimmed hedges.

Building exterior

Building exterior

Building exterior at Port Chicago

Box car

Box car

Box car