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Butte County Library

The mission of the Butte County Library is to provide all individuals, regardless of age, ethnic background, educational or economic level, with free access to ideas, information, and technology.

Originally established in the Butte County Charter in 1913, the Butte County Library system today consists of six branch libraries and a literacy program. Administrative offices for the Library are located in the Oroville Branch Library. The Library also serves residents through branches in Biggs, Chico, Durham, Gridley, and Paradise. 

Contact Information:

Butte County Library
1749 Spencer Ave.
Oroville, CA 95965
Telephone: (530) 538-7641
Email: buttehistory@sbcglobal.net

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Description: The beginning of Oroville Dam. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1464 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Bidwell Bar School - primary class Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063A Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education--Elementary schools, californiarevealed
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Description: U. S. Highway, 40A and Western Pacific Railroad relocation. Aerial view, January 15, 1960 Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1465 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Transportation--Roads and...
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam Business & Industry -...
Description: Black and white photo of a view of dam and fish ladder from a high vantage point with the fish ladder on the left - looking across the overflowing dam, with the lake behind the dam on the right. [The dam at Enterprise.] Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0109 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Fish ladders, Geography--Rivers and...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1557 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063E Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Sports and...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1556 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Business and...
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Description: North Fork Bridge and railroad tunnel, May 6, 1960. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1466 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges--North Fork Bridge, Buildings and...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1543 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Bridges - Hansell's Bridge, Buildings &...
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Description:  Equipment on core of Oroville Dam. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1559 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Business and...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1496 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description:  First (concrete) Pour, Oroville Dam. Shows large crowd staning behind a fence looking down at two workmen as concrete pours from large tank. Print, no negative. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1482 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1562 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam, Oroville (Calif.),...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1495 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1567 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Bidwell Bar,...
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Description: Control Panel, Oroville Dam Print. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 7 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1476 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1565 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business & Industry - General Stores - Bidwell Bar Store, Bidwell Bar,...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063C Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education - Elementary Schools, Bidwell Bar, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 7 x 9.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1558 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Oroville Dam, Test Fills, June 27, 1960. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1473 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam Construction,...