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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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by Phares
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Description: A studio portrait photographed by Phares, in Oroville, California. Inscribed on the front: "John C. Boyle, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095F Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Description: A snapshot. Inscribed on the backside: "Boyle". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.25 x 3.25 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095G Digitized by  California Revealed .
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "An old time settler, Joseph Payton, who has been dead several years ago at a ripe old age. A native of Missoura [sic]". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard ( 3.5 x 5.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095S Digitized by  California Revealed .
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by Whitten, C. H.
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Judge C. C. Antram, native of Penn. Came to California in 1884. Was born in May 1st 1853. Came to Illo in 1870. Came to Nebrask 1881. Came to Calif 1884. Where he has lived ever since to this date Jan. 1918." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095A Digitized by  California Revealed .
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