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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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Butte County Library
Apr 6, 2001
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Note : Burress recording becomes muffled at 00:10:45. Description : On the subject of Ishi. Call Number : 2016-050-0024 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works...
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Butte County Library
Dec 7, 1998
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Note : High background noise on original tape and subject somewhat muffled. Description : Ted Meriam, long time owner of Oser's Department Store, interviewed about its history. Call Number : 2016-050-0039 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Department stores--Oser's,...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: mini cassette
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Note : Several speakers of varying levels. Program distorts at times, particularly with singing. Ends abruptly.   Description : Jim Lenhoff and Albertta Guiver (Tracy) narrating a tour of downtown Oroville. Call Number : 2016-050-0033 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Butte County Historical Society. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, Neighborhoods and...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Jul 17, 1993 James, Ernest C.
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Note : Handling noise and previously recorded content at beginning of program on tape. Occasional channel instability. Part 1 ends abruptly. Description : The subject was relocation and reconstruction of the Bidwell Bar Bridge. They also discussed the preservation of local history. Note on original container :   Clear - good information. They are looking at pictures, goes slowly, but information does come out. Call Number : 2016-050-0001 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Suspension Bridge...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Butte County Library
Jul 8, 1990 Pinker, Lillian
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Note : Periodic speed issues throughout original tape that create brief losses of content. Ends abruptly. Description : Regarding the Huganey family, the Chinese Temple, and the Lott family. Miss Huganey was a long time teacher and principal for the Oroville Elementary District. Call Number : 2016-050-0035 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Churches and Temples--Chinese Temple, Oroville,...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Dec 5, 1989
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Note : Part 1 ends abruptly. Gap in content between part 1 and part 2.   Description : Bill Talbitzer was invited to a meeting of the City of Oroville museum docents. When the meeting started, Bill was asked to speak on the Chinese Temple. He demurred saying that the docents knew more about that subject than he did, so someone asked him to just speak about the history of Oroville. Consequently, this recording covers diverse topics in the city's history. Call Number : 2016-050-0036 Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Butte County Library
Oct 14, 1989 Streeter, Steve
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Note : High background noise on original tape and subject somewhat muffled. Description :  Most of  the  video is of Evelyn Joslyn's 100th birthday party at the Lott Home. Not of particular  historic  value, but it is interesting to see many Oroville citizens who appear in the footage. At the end there is a short segment  of  Evelyn commenting on various historic houses in  Oroville  as she was driven by them. The quality of filming is very poor with the camera jumping around from...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Residences (Oroville), Buildings and...
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May 19, 1989 Penney, Maudie; Pinker, Lillian
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Note : Break in content between part 1 and part 2.  Description : Interview of sisters Mary Frost and Dorothy Shaw by Lillian Pinker and Maudie Penney. Frost and Shaw spoke about the Yocum family and the early history of Paradise. Items that they had recently given to BCHS are mentioned in their interview. Call Number : 2016-050-0004 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Paradise Ridge, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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May 19, 1989 Penney, Maudie; Pinker, Lillian
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Note : High background noise on original tape and Interviewee voice low. Description : Elizabeth Abbey interviewed by Lillian Pinker. Elizabeth Abbey was in very frail health so her segment on her family and the early history of Paradise is very short. Call Number : 2016-050-0004 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Paradise Ridge, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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May 5, 1989 Pinker, Lillian
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Note : High background noise on original tape. Program starts abruptly. Description : Regarding the Colonial Inn in Paradise. Mr. Schneider also provided background on his life and career before purchasing the inn. Call Number : 2016-050-0014 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and Industry--Hotels--Colonial Inn, History--Oral...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Oct 1, 1988 Pinker, Lillian
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Note : New speaker at 33:40 very low. Description : Regarding his memories of Oroville. Call Number : 2016-050-0018 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Jan 18, 1988 Butte County Historical Society
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Note : High level of background noise on original tape and speaker level low.   Description : Charlotte Leahy made a presentation on the history of Palermo for a Butte County Historical Society program. For her master's degree from Chico State she wrote a history of Palermo aimed at 4th graders. Call Number : 2016-050-0034 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
Topics: californialightandsound, Education--Schools--Palermo Grammar School, History--Oral...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Oct 1, 1986 Pinker, Lillian
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Note : Loud background noise on tape makes subject hard to hear at times. Content break between part 1 and part 2. Description : Regarding Oroville in the early 20th century and her life in general. Call Number : 2016-050-0010 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
Topics: californialightandsound, Education--Personnel, Teachers, History--Oral History--Community--Paradise...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Jan 28, 1986 Pinker, Lillian; Scull, Helen
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Description : Two interviews: one regarding the history of the Rio Bonito area and early Paradise, and the second regarding her experience with the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Call Number : 2016-050-0006 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: californialightandsound, Disasters--Earthquakes, History--Oral History--Community--Biggs,...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Nov 11, 1985 Parker, Virginia
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Note : Part 1: Distortion of interview from start until 00:03:10 then changes to public event recorded at low level. Both parts start and end abruptly. Description : Regarding the Chinese Temple and Chinese art techniques. Call Number : 2016-050-0038 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Note : Gap in content between part 1 and part 2. Both parts start and end abruptly. Various speakers have different record levels. Description :  Evelyn Joslyn and Oliver Newsome spoke regarding the Thompson Flat Cemetery  in part 1 . Beryl Fry, a long time teacher,  is on part 2  speaking on the Bird Street School , beginning at 14:20 minutes. Another woman named Ida (surname unknown) is mentioned on the tape . Call Number : 2016-050-0037 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Education--Schools--Bird Street School, History--Oral...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Jun 3, 1983 Butte County Historical Society
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Note : Recordings have several events and speakers at different levels Description :  Jim Lague speaking on the subject of Forbestown, Evansville, Rackerby, Robinson Mill and vicinity for a Butte County Historical Society program. There are additional comments on the subject by attendees, including Charles Randolph and Dick Gravier. Jim specifically mentioned the Forbestown Masonic Lodge in his comments.  The first 1:20 minutes  of Part 2  cover an unrelated topic . Part 1 is a non-history...
Topics: californialightandsound, Clubs and associations---Masons, History--Oral...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Butte County Library
May 13, 1983
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Note : First part of recording is a public event. Interview with Evelyn Joslyn starts at 00:05:42. Ends abruptly. Description : Evelyn Joslyn interviewed on May 13, 1983 at the dedication of the Adamstown historical marker. Adamstown is across the river from Long's Bar. She spoke regarding the cemetery there. Call Number : 2016-050-0027 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral, Life history materials--Cemeteries and gravesites,...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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1983 Morgan, Bye; Schleef, Nancy
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Note : Part 1 starts and ends abruptly and first 45 seconds are poor quality. Content break between part 1 and part 2. Part 2 ends abruptly. Description : Regarding the Thompson Flat Cemetery and Evelyn's family. Evelyn was on the board of trustees for the Thompson Flat Cemetery, and she described her work in managing the cemetery. Call Number : 2016-050-0032 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral, Life history materials--Cemeteries and grave...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Oct 24, 1982
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Description : Discussion of E Clampus Vitus, probably at a program to dedicate an historical plaque. Call Number : 2016-050-0026 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral Clubs and Associations---E Clampus Vitus, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Oct 26, 1981 Minasian, Jean
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Description : They discussed the items pictured on the Bicentennial Mural that was painted on the side of the Oroville City Hall. Call Number : 2016-050-0020 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Butte County Historical Society. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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May 4, 1978
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Note : Record level varies across program. Conversation moves outside at 00:14:19 and is difficult to hear at times. Lots of background noise toward end of Program. Description : Regarding the Thermalito Odd Fellows Home. Mrs. Fox was a long time resident of Thermalito and lived close to the Home.   Call Number : 2016-050-0031 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral history--Community--Thermalito, Buildings and...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Sep 15, 1976 Butte County Historical Society
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Note : Recorded at variable levels. Volume of part 1 decreases as it goes on, and part 2 begins very low, then rises at 00:13:25. Description : Faith Drobish speaking on the subject of Bangor and the Osborn family for a Butte County Historical Society program on April 15, 1976. Call Number : 2016-050-0025 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Bangor, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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1975 Minasian, Jean
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Note : High background noise on original recording. Each part ends abruptly. Part 2 low level, particularly toward end. Description : Regarding the Chinese Temple and the Oroville Chinatown New Year's celebrations. Call Number : 2016-050-0023 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing...
Topics: californialightandsound, Entertainment--Parades, Ethnic, minority and gender groups--Chinese,...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Butte County Library
Dec 11, 1973
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Note : Record level too high causing distortion and high background noise on original tape. Part 1: Gap in speech from 00:12:28 to 00:13:32. Part 2: Gap from 00:15:25 to 00:15:38. Break in content between parts. Description : Evelyn Joslyn speaking on the subject of the Lott family. She personally knew Judge Lott and the rest of the family. Call Number : 2016-050-0029 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Feb 21, 1973 Swartzlow, Ruby
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Note : Gap in recording from 00:01:45 until 00:03:50. Handling noise. Description : Patton spoke about the Western Canal (of which he was a manager) and Oroville history. Call Number : 2016-050-00036 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, Water--Water Transport--Great...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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Jan 18, 1973
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Description : Warren Alvies interviewed January 18, 1973 on the history of Paradise . Call Number : 2016-050-0009 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Paradise Ridge, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
Butte County Library
Oct 13, 1972
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Note : Part 1: Starts and ends abruptly. Occasional loud noises as subject handles objects.  Part 2: Starts and ends abruptly. Lull for microphone readjustment from 00:02:13 to 00:02:36. Occasional loud noises as subject handles objects. Gap in program from 00:33:15 to 00:33:35. Speed varies toward end of program.   Description : Regarding local plants. Call Number : 2016-050-0041 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
Topics: californialightandsound, Plants, History--Oral, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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Mar 23, 1972 Swartzlow, Ruby
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Note : Interviewee sometimes takes long pauses. Interviewer gives wrap up at end, but then interviewee continues and is abruptly cut off. Description : Subjects of discussion are early Oroville, Evelyn's family, Morris Ravine, and George Perkins. Call Number : 2016-050-0016 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Suspension Bridge...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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Note : First part of recording is interview with Polly Yori, who takes long pauses, then at 00:25:36 it switches to husband Charles Yori who is lower in level. Description : Polly (Mrs. Charles) Yori interviewed by Ruby Swartzlow; followed by brief interview of Charles Yori. Polly and Ruby spoke about items that had been donated by her to the Oroville Chinese Temple. Charles spoke regarding his immigration from Switzerland and his first years in the United States. Call Number : 2016-050-0008...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ethnic, minority and gender groups--Chinese, History--Oral, Buildings and...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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Mar 26, 1971 Swartzlow, Ruby
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Note : Recording ends before questions and answer session. Description : Discussion of Ishi and his appearance at the slaughterhouse in August 1911. Call Number : 2016-050-0007 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, Ethnic, Minority and Gender...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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1971
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Note : Microphone handling noise throughout. Starts and ends abruptly.   Description :  Discussion of artifacts in the Oroville Chinese Temple.  Call Number : 2016-050-0015 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Churches and Temples--Chinese Temple, Oroville,...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Nov 14, 1970
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Note : Noise from microphone and paper. 15 second gap in recording at 21:55. Ends abruptly on a question with no answer. Description : Helen Gage interviewed regarding the Chinese in Chico. Call Number : 2016-050-0002 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral Ethnic, Minority and Gender Groups--Chinese...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Mar 18, 1970 Minasian, Jean
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Note : Part 1 ends abruptly, but minimal gap in narrative before Part 2 begins. Part 2 ends abruptly. Description : Regarding preserving the Chinese Temple and the Chinese in Oroville in general. Call Number : 2016-050-0019 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Butte County Historical Society. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Churches and Temples--Chinese Temple, Oroville,...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Aug 19, 1969 Swartzlow, Ruby
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Description : Regarding the Bidwells, early 20th century Chico, and a trip she made with her father from Greenville to Chico in 1904. Elsie reminisced about staying with the Bidwells in Chico at the end of the trip. Call Number : 2016-050-0013 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Chico, Transportation--Roads and...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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Apr 9, 1968
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Description : On the history of Oroville at the Oroville Inn. Call Number : 2016-050-0040 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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Jul 14, 1967 Swartzlow, Ruby
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Note : Program breaks up at end and stops abruptly.   Description : Regarding the Chinese, W.P. Hammon, Hamilton Bend, and the Moore family. Also discussed the Hamilton (aka Moore Family) Cemetery. Notes on original container :   "Regarding Milton Green Moore tape, July 14, 1967. Error - aunt was buried in family cemetery in 1860, not 1820. Grandfather paid $300.00 for ferry. Sister who fell in river while watching Indian fish was Anna. Miss Alice Byrne, teacher of Milton Moore called...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Chico, Transportation--Roads and...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1455 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1453 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1459 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1450 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges, Middle Fork, Feather River (Calif.),...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1458 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1452 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1460 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1457 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1461 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1454 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Feb 1, 1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1456 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
Butte County Library
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1551 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam,...
Butte County Library
1965
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Description: Black and white photo from the back of the derailed locomotive with a good view of both the crane and the locomotive, as it is being rerailed. The locomotive and cars have fallen down a steep embankment. Inscribed on the backside: "Near MP 222 W.P.R.R. circa 1910-11, rerailing locomotive". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0129 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroad--Disasters, Feather River Canyon (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
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Description: Black and white photo of the derailed box cars off to the side of the rails and leaning against the rock cut. Three men are standing on front, two in white shirts and one in a panama hat. In the background are more men with something that may be another car (or part of one). It is partly covered from view by a telephone pole. This view shows the bent sections of track. The cars are labeled: D. [and] R. G. [Denver & Rio Grande]. Inscribed on the backside: Near MP 222 W.P.R.R....
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroad--Disasters, Feather River Canyon (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
1965 Talbitzer
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Description: Thermalito Diversion Dam, January 1965 Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1448 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Thermalito Diversion Dam,...
Butte County Library
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Description:  Old School house on Oroville - Quincy road. Old card reads "Old abandoned school house on old Oroville Quincy Road between Bush (sic) [Brush] Creek and Mountain House. W.R. Parker, past Pres. of Butte County Historical Society holds up old agate marble he found in the dooryard." Print only Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-3715 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education - Elementary Schools, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
1965 Talbitzer
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Description: Perched on a platform, 749 feet above the rugged Middle Fork Feather River Canyon, a Bethlehem Steel Company worker rigs an anchorage section on the lengthy 1100-foot wire mesh catwalk to be used in stringing strands for the bridge's twin cables. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1451 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
Butte County Library
1965 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1549 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
Dec 1, 1964 Talbitzer
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Description: Oroville Dam construction views - Flooding of Diversion Dam. December 1964. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1446 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Feather River (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
Dec 1, 1964 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1447 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam, Feather River (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
Nov 17, 1964 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1546 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
Jan 30, 1964 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1498 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1499 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam Construction,...
Butte County Library
1964 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1561 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Bridges - Middle Fork Bridge, Feather River...
Butte County Library
1964 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1547 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam Construction,...
Butte County Library
Dec 26, 1963 Talbitzer
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Description: Diversion Tunnel #1 flowing around Oroville Dam, December 26, 1963. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1472 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Buildings and...
Butte County Library
Oct 29, 1963 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1497 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
Sep 12, 1963 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1544 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
Jun 1, 1963 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1548 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Bridges - West Branch Bridge, Feather River...
Butte County Library
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1563 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam construction,...
Butte County Library
Feb 27, 1963 Talbitzer
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Description: Oroville Dam Site clearing, February 27, 1963. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1468 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1488 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
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Description: Oroville Dam Diversion Tunnel #1 with concrete finishing of interior. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1469 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Buildings and...
Butte County Library
1963 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1545 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
1963 Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1564 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
Aug 1, 1961 Talbitzer
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Description: West Branch Bridge, August 1, 1961. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1467 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges--West Branch Bridge, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
Jun 27, 1960 Talbitzer
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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,...
Butte County Library
May 6, 1960 Talbitzer
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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...