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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Storefront for Art and Architecture Archive - Exhibitions
by Yukinori Yanagi
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TUESDAY DECEMBER 18, 1990 – SATURDAY JANUARY 19, 1991 Sculptor Yukinori Yanagi’s installation at Storefront takes advantage of the gallery’s triangular shape by hanging mirrors on the converging two walls to create the illusion of a circular space. The reflection was layered with colored light reflected from red panels installed on half of the floor and ceiling to symbolize the rising sun.
Topics: Triangular, Circular Space, Reflection, Colored Light, Red, Sun
Storefront for Art and Architecture Archive
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Exhibition Photos Notes MONDAY NOVEMBER 25, 2002 – SUNDAY JANUARY 19, 2003 What began as an investigation of real and virtual spaces eventually manifested itself as Hive Systems, a website and physical installation that interacted with each other. The installation was powered by a central server, or brain, located in the gallery, which served as the main generator, processor and distributor of information. The server received input directly from sensors, cameras and triggers in the physical...
Topics: Hive Systems, Logan Ray, Technology, Internet, installation, Server, light, movement
California State Railroad Museum Library
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Information on back of this print identifies a hop house at Wheatland.
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Food, 1890-1899
Facade of the Huntington, Hopkins & Company hardware store at 54 K Street. In 1855 Collis P. Huntington and Mark Hopkins had joined to form the Huntington & Hopkins Company, importers and dealers in hardware. It was in 1861 when four young ambitious men, later known as the Big Four, gathered on the second floor of this building to conceive a plan for the greatest railroading feat of the 19th century, construction of a link between the East Coast and the West, the Central Pacific...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice, Buildings, 1870-1879
George Washington University Libraries
by Ervin S. Hubbard
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No. 47; Blizzard, looking on H St. This collection includes glass plate negatives that range in date from 1893-1901, though much of the material is undated. Ervin S. Hubbard, an architect, photographed these images. These images' subjects primarily cover geographic locations—including New England, the greater Washington, D.C. area, and New Brunswick, Canada—and portraits.
Topics: ms2381, Ervin S. Hubbard Glass Plate Negative Collection
George Washington University Libraries
by Ervin S. Hubbard
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Rear of Dad's Home This collection includes glass plate negatives that range in date from 1893-1901, though much of the material is undated. Ervin S. Hubbard, an architect, photographed these images. These images' subjects primarily cover geographic locations—including New England, the greater Washington, D.C. area, and New Brunswick, Canada—and portraits.
Topics: ms2381, Ervin S. Hubbard Glass Plate Negative Collection
Mountain View Public Library
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Description : Evelyn Ave (formerly Front St). Mr. Trulsen in doorway. Masonic meeting hall upstairs. Office of Dudfield Lumber Co. Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (17 x 12 cm.) Call Number : PHA B28 1 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
by Howland, B. F.
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "H. E. Veil, Forbestown, an old settler, still living. 1918". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095BB Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
Description : H. Trulsen Building on Evelyn Ave. formerly Front St. Mr. Trulsen standing in front. Upstairs, Masonic Meeting Hall. Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (9 x 13 cm.) Call Number : PHA B13 1 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
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Description : Business card. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
National City Public Library
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Description : Al's father. Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (6 x 8 in.) Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Mountain View Public Library
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Description : H.E. Larson Ranch. Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (8 x 12 cm.) Call Number : PHA R5 3 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Mountain View Public Library
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Description : H. E. Larson Ranch. Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (8 x 12 cm.) Call Number : PHA R5 5 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
George Washington University Libraries
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Text on photograph: "H.P. Caemmerer Secretary and Admin. Officer Commission of Fine Arts February, 1954" Formerly photograph #PA-327
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Mountain View Public Library
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Description : H.W. Pinto, Platoon Sergeant USMC. Mountain View, California. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (25 x 21 cm.) Call Number : PHA P56 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
The Huntington Library
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_108854 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_43383 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_52219 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
The Huntington Library
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_unnum00005 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_50989 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
The Huntington Library
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_52681 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
The Huntington Library
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_48357 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
The Huntington Library
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Description : Hahn, Bradley seated at event. Call Number : mssHahnphoto_216987 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_46180 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_63451 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
The Huntington Library
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_60945 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
The Huntington Library
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Call Number : mssHahnphoto_60941 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_42849 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
Call Number : mssHahnphoto_139345 Additional Description : Photograph documenting Kenneth Hahn's 40 years of public service. Collection Guide : Kenneth Hahn Collection . Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Hahn, Kenneth
Source: Photograph: 1 Page of 1 (8 x 10 in.)
George Washington University Libraries
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Topics: RG0044, Office of University Relations Records
George Washington University Libraries
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Text on photograph: "The George Washington University Washington 6, D.C. Hall of Government - completed September 1938" Formerly photograph #PB-22
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
George Washington University Libraries
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Formerly photograph #PB-678, Slightly blurred
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials Collection
Text on photograph: "[For?] Hall of govt Feb 38" Formerly photograph #PB-104
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Text on photograph: "Foundation Hall of Govt." Formerly photograph #PB-113
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Text on photograph: "Foundation Hall of Gov't" Formerly photograph #PB-112
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Text on photograph: "Site of Hall of Govt" Formerly photograph #PB-103
Topics: RG0031, University Historical Materials collection
Velaslavasay Panorama
by Velas, Sara
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Description : This photograph shows the hallway of the Velaslavasay Panorama 's original Hollywood location during the "Panorama of the Valley of Smokes" exhibition Series Title : Documentation of the Tswuun Tswuun Rotunda location in Hollywood Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Velaslavasay Panorama or Copyright Holder. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
Topics: californiarevealed, General - Velaslavasay Panorama Photo Documentation
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
Velaslavasay Panorama
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Description : This photograph shows the hallway of the Velaslavasay Panorama 's original Hollywood location at 5553 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90028 Series Title : Documentation of the Tswuun Tswuun Rotunda location in Hollywood Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Velaslavasay Panorama or Copyright Holder. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright...
Topics: californiarevealed, General - Velaslavasay Panorama Photo Documentation
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
San Bruno Public Library
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Description : View of the Halter family ranch house, at 475 Cherry Avenue, 1913. The house is still standing today. Series Title : San Bruno Local History Photograph Collection Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Rights : Copyright status unknown. Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
Topics: californiarevealed, Dwellings--California--San Bruno, Ranches--California--San Bruno
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
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Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.1
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.10
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.11
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.12
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.13
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.14
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.15
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.16
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.17
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.18
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.19
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.2
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.20
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.21
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.22
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 by 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.23
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.24
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.27
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.3
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.4
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Print (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.5
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.6
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.7
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation; Josselyn, Lewis
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.8
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F4no.9
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 7 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.1
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (9 x 7.5 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.10
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.11
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (6.5 x 8 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.12
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.13
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.14
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.16
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (7 x 8.5 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.17
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.19
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Harrison Memorial Library
by Forest Theater Corporation
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Call Number : H47phB4F5no.2
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)