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Washington Township Museum of Local History

The Washington Township Museum of Local History collection contains texts and audiovisual material (moving images and audio) from the 1850s to 2000s. A majority of the collection consists of Washingtonian yearbooks and recorded oral interviews with residents of the Washington Township area. Subjects include the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and local history of Fremont, California.



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Note : Dropouts, break up and occasional jumpy image and flagging visible as on tape due to physical edge stretch of tape. Description : Steve Fisher narrates the history of Drawbridge and interviews the following people: Dr. Robert Fisher (historian), Ted Harpainter (Fremont City official), Brenda Catanich, Rita Lolly, Charles Luth (former residents), Walter Stieglitz (SF Bay Wildllife Refuge manager) Additional description : Note on original container: "Mission Peak Historical...
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Description : 1. Joshua Fong's father came from China in 1917. Joshua was born in Centerville and grew up in Niles. He talks about his family farm in Niles, the Chinese camps, school, etc. 2. Laura Azeveda was born in Newman in 1914, California and was raised by Joseph and Laura Senac in Mission San Jose. She lives in the same home on Ellsworth Street where she grew up. Laura talks about her adopted family and the neighbors and businesses in town. Call Number : 2007.39.160.40 Rights : Rights...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
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Description : "Cover: Pacific Coast Review, Dec. 1937, inside cover, ad for Castlewood Wines Bemis Blotter: April, 1945- Making Lenonet open mesh potato bags, ad 1. Ad: Castlewood Vintage Wines on sale here, Duck Pin 2. Letterhead: W. B. Williams, Grower, packer, shipper, California VegetablesTelephone96, P.O. Box 126, Irvington California Print photo of Burdette Williams at Fruit and Vegetable stand (packing shed?)- This looks like a retail sales stand 3. Invoice: Castlewood Old vintage...
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Source: 46 Pages of 46: Scrapbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Unknown
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Description : Newark Grammar School, 1916. The 1916 Newark Grammar School replaced the 1879 structure when the 1906 quake weakened it and senior boys were able to put their shoulders to the old building and rock it back and forth. Even the century's turn did not erase traces of pastoral life: The vertical stone columns at the left, serving as part of the school gate, were to keep cattle and pigs from straying into the school yard. Call Number : 1996.3.6.11.013
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Description : Freight car wreck in Niles Canyon, circa 1920. Original, vintage. Boys and men in their Sunday clothes, bowler hats, and straw boaters explore the train wreck in Niles Canyon, midsummer in the early 1900s. As Niles became known as a picnic day-tripper destination around 1900, the name Niles Cayon replaced Alameda Canyon. This steam engine came to rest just above Alameda Creek; the cattle cars can be identified by the many vented openings and by the exit ramp where they have...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (10 x 8 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Description : Born in 1920, Jack talks about living and growing up in Niles. His dad was a blacksmith for Essanay. Other topics include the quarries (Pacific Coast Aggregate), Frank "Fat" Rose, trains, boy scouts, Roedings, Shinns, Kimber, Blacow. Call Number : 2007.39.160.32 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Washington Township school teachers on a picnic in Niles Canyon including: Lynch, Fisher, Meaghan, Pince/Pierce?, Dunn, Calvery/McCalvery?, Spatz, Vinn/McVinn?, Smithers/Smithurst?, Parker, Brown, Tyler, McLurn, McMullen, Dennis, Syble, MacDonald. Call Number : 1996.3.1188.A
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Interviewees are recorded at extremely low level. Content ends abruptly. Description : Bruce Roeding talks about the Roeding family and the California Nursery which participated in the 1915 Panama Exposition, and the 1939-1940 Golden Gate International Exposition. The also hosted an annual bulb show on the nursery grounds. Bruce and his mother also talk about Niles during and after WWII. Call Number : 2007.39.160.44 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description : Roeding Family; Niles, Fremont, CA Call Number : 2009.10.2.4
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Source: 224 Pages of 224: Scrapbook (10 x 14 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Callow, Marge
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Description : Revised ed. 1980; published by Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Newark, California; Marjorie Callow Call Number : 1996.3.3.71.00.3
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Source: 38 Pages of 38: Manuscript (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Description : Louis DiGuilio's family owned the Pontiac Garage in Niles. He reviews a list of names of Niles personalities and tells stories about Niles Sign. Louis says there were four bars in town, the Wesley Hotel, the Stumble-Inn, the Traveler’s Rest, and Sam Thornally’s poolroom (where Joe’s Corner is). One of the bars had a parrot that would say “Check the carriage” and eventually the Prohi’s (revenuers) figured out that’s where the bottle was...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Howe, Julianne
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Note : Interviewer recorded at low level. Description : Laura Whipple talks about the family move from Oakland to Niles and then about families (Donavan, Tyson, Nichols, Ford, Sanbourne), places (Vallejo Mills Niles school) and other topics (water rights). Call Number : 1000.65.02 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Program recorded at very low level after 00:01:34 on Part 1. Part 2 recorded at normal level. Description : Part 1. Dr. Robert Fisher, historian, presents a slideshow & talk of Mission San Jose history. Part 2. Robert Fisher talks about megalithic “treasures” and the mystery of these rock formations and about petroglyphs of the Mission Hills area. These are taped notes regarding the rock structures. Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History....
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Additional Title : Driscoll Family Description : Part 1 and Part 2: Ellen Cornish and Robert Fisher interview decedents of Whipple family, Mrs. Whipple, Tom Whipple, son of John Whipple II, and another woman (?). They discuss the first Whipples that arrived in 1856 in the area, John Cleveland Whipple and his brother Rufus. They describe life in the are and their relations and farming in the area. Part 3: Ellen Cornish interviews Rose Driscoll. Rose Driscoll who was born in 1881 on a ranch...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description :  Colonial Kitchen Restaurant, Newark, California Likely taken in the 1960s, based on the fact that C.K. opened in 1955 (when the Lewis Shopping Center opened), and the sign is advertising gin and vodka, two very 1960s drinks. Photographer unknown. Exact location: 36601 Newark Blvd, Unit #81 This comes from the Robert B. Fisher Collection of the Washington Township Museum of Local History Call Number : 1996.3.7.21.029
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Description : Vernon “Pop” Gould and Tillie Logan Gould talk about Washington High School , football, athletic fields and plaques. Pop Gould was principal of Washington High School and Tillie was from the Logan Family. Call Number : 2007.39.160.37 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. 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...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Vallejo road, car being driven by Wallace Berry of the Niles Essanay Studio. Call Number : 1996.3.6.19.022
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : Published by the associated students of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2016.1.39
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Source: 133 Pages of 133: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Alameda County Assessor
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Description : Book No. 43, Roll 19A, 1898 Washington Township, Alameda County, California Fremont, Newark, Union City Call Number : 2009.24.30
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Source: 206 Pages of 206: Book (12 x 18 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2014.1.29
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Source: 100 Pages of 100: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
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Description : Alameda County Illustrated The Eden of the Pacific; the Flower Garden of California, 1898. A history of Alameda County from its formation to the present, its resources and many industries. Souvenir showing its superior advantages as a residence section and a manufacturing center. Citizens who have aided the march of progress. Call Number : 2007.27.2.5
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Source: 241 Pages of 241: Book (9 x 12 in.)
Description : Black and white photo of unknown schoolhouse in Newark. Original, vintage. Call Number : 1996.3.7.21.024
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (7 x 9 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Rock, John
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Description : John Rock, owner; Niles, Fremont, CA Call Number : 1996.3.3.37
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Source: 112 Pages of 112: Book (7 1/2 x 12 in.)
Description : Valentin OR Valentine; Livermore, California Call Number : 1996.3.3.46
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Source: 143 Pages of 143: Book (8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : vol 26 - Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2011.65.10
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Source: 62 Pages of 62: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : vol 26 - Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2011.65.11
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Source: 46 Pages of 46: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Background noise and audio levels vary in different tour settings. Description : This is a tour conducted by Dr. Robert Fisher, of first the Patterson Ranch, secondly of the Shinn property. At the beginning he is promoting the creation of a "Pioneer Village" at the ranch. This would have been when Brooks & Singer Developers still owned the house, before ranch was opened to the public, and Mission Peak Heritage was still restoring it. Call Number : 2007.39.160.12 Rights :...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : Published by the associated students of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2014.1.30
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Source: 110 Pages of 110: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Description : The relocated Japanese Pavilion officer quarters are inspected by architect Julia Morgan for remodeling. The structure was purchased from the 1915 Pan-Pacific International Exhibition, barged across the bay to Patterson Landing, and transported to a site east of the Patterson house. Clara Patterson Layton intended to use the structure for her home, but she died in 1917, before the completed building plans could be put into action. The empty building was burned after news of the...
Topics: californiarevealed, Alameda County (Calif.)--History, California--History, Local history, Japanese...
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
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by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 1000.63.29
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Source: 64 Pages of 64: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Cuts in tape. Different programs recorded at different audio levels. Description : 1. Lila (unknown) talks about the history of Drawbridge; 2. Harry Avila briefly talks about Warm Springs personalities and the Japanese; 3. Robert Fisher conducts a slide show with historical maps and slides of landings from Alvarado area south to Warm Springs. Call Number : 2007.39.160.20 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Content ends abruptly. Description : Marie Bishop talks about Portuguese immigrants farming near Niles,memories of the Essany actors including Anderson and Chaplin, and the Belvoir Hotel. Call Number : 2007.39.160.49 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. 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...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
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Description : Vernon “Pop” Gould presents a brief history of his time in Washington Township (beginning in 1924) and his views of the communities that now make up Union City. The first half of the meeting is Gould speaking and the second half of the presentation includes residents speaking about Union City. Call Number : 2009.10.5.1 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Alameda County Assessor
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Description : Call Number : 2009.24.34
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Source: 138 Pages of 138: Book (12 x 18 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Howes, Lestina
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Description : The Railroad Bar in Irvington was next to the railroad on the north side of Washington Boulevard for almost a century. The framed picture on the far wall has some famous boxing bouts from around 1900. Curiously, a watering can is located below a water faucet on the far right. This building is still standing in June 2005, across the street from the Irvington Hotel. Over the years there have been three Irvington Hotels at that location. 'p.51 (unreferenced book): 'JF Leal Railroad...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Fisher, Robert
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Note : Program becomes extremely muffled after 00:10:20 on Part 1, improves somewhat around 00:15:00. High amount of hiss and machine noise throughout. Description : Part 1: Elizabeth was born near the Patterson ranch in 1888. She talks about the Patterson Ranch, downtown Centerville and the people who lived there and discusses Dumbarton Point. Part 2: Elizabeth discusses Irvington including county county libraries. She lived in Irvington, Decoto and Centerville. Call Number : 1996.3.12.09...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Cuts in tape, content ends abruptly. Background noise and varying audio levels on tapes as recorded. Multiple interview sessions and speakers. Description : Part 1: Mary Silva talks on a walking tour of Alvarado and then the group talks in are Marys home. Mary Silva came to Alvarado from the Azores in 1904 at the age of 7. Her entire life was in Alvarado. She worked at Leslie Salt. Mary talks about China town and many buildings and people she remembers. Two events that are discussed at...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Holmes, Philip
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Description : Marge Callow discusses her family history and the history of Newark . Call Number : 2007.39.160.25 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. 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 restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Unknown
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Description : Alvarado Garage. Call Number : 1996.3.7.2.046
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 9 1/2 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Alameda County Assessor
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Description : Book No. 44, Roll 23A, 1900 Washington Township, Alameda County, California Fremont, Newark, Union City Call Number : 2009.24.32
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Source: 138 Pages of 138: Book (12 x 18 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Source: Book: 208 of 208 (8.5" x 10.5")
Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : Produced by the class of 1909 of Centerville High School; Fremont, California; class history, editorials, photographs of students and administration, local advertisements. Similar to a yearbook. Call Number : 1000.63.5
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Source: 48 Pages of 48: Yearbook (9 3/4 x 7 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2014.1.27
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Source: 71 Pages of 71: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Fisher, Robert
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Note : Speed fluctuations and variable audio level, especially on Part 2. Description : Margaret tells how she came from Ireland at age 17 with her brothers. They discuss the extended Overacker family and the property they owned in the area. Call Number : 1996.3.12.04 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder. In...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Fisher, Robert
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Note : Machine noise on original tape and speakers are recorded at a somewhat low level. Description : Jack Stevenson discusses his family that moved from Michigan to Centerville (Fremont) and bought a large ranch. The first home was built in 1853. Many different settling families are mentioned in addition to his own: Juries, Halpis, Mallon, Francis, Mowrys, Beards, Machados, Rix,, Bernhardt, Plummer, Hawley, Andrades, Emersons (especially Doc Emerson), and Larkins. Many places in Fremont are...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description : Fremont, CA Call Number : 2010.40.1f
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Source: 14 Pages of 14: Photograph Album (10 x 11 1/2 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2014.1.28
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Source: 100 Pages of 100: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Source: Book: 240 of 240 (8.5" x 10.5")
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Description : 2nd Niles Grammar School, March 1890, original, vintage. Extreme left was 1st public school, moved into first congregational church in 1889. Included are: Nichols, Lamb, Hulting, Hearw?, Hudson, Ellsworth, Mayhew, Houlihan, Duarte, Gautidine, Lamb, Thane, Hudson, Morrison, Crate, Snyder, Bliss, Curtis, Harding, Domonism, Vungman, Rose, Mortimer, Tyson, Tyson, Martha D. Baker, Laura Thane, Suzie Ellsworth, Clarence Hortinstein, Mandi Hosher, Charles Maybury, Bartie Thane, Nulting,...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (9 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Source: Book: 208 of 208 (8.5" x 10.5")
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Additional Title : Warm Spring Hotel Description : Part 1: Hal Angus talks about living in Niles and memories of Essanay Film Studio. Part 2: Hal Angus talks about Essanay days. Part 3: Hal Angus continues his discussion of Niles and Essanay studios. Part 4: Hal talks about filming and then Frank Copeland talks about baseball in Niles during Essanay times. Call Number : 2007.39.160.52 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Source: Book: 240 of 240 (9" x 12.25")
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Alameda County Assessor
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Description : Book No. 44, Roll 28A, 1902 Washington Township, Alameda County, California Fremont, Newark, Union City Call Number : 2009.24.35
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Source: 208 Pages of 208: Book (12 x 18 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Program recorded at low level. Description : Tour and walk to the Ohlone Mound in Coyote Hills. Discusses Ohlones at Coyote Hills Call Number : 2007.39.160.21 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. 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...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Fisher, Robert
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Note : Problems with speed fluctuation, especially on Parts 2 and 3. Description : Part 1: Antone was born and raised in Newark in 1883. He talks about George Patterson and other large land owners, Henry Burdoc, Newark school, artisan wells. Part 2: Antone had the Midway Garage on Jarvis and Fremont Blvd where he raised his family. Talks about Newark salt industry, farming, the railroad, Dugan Hotel and Carter Car Co., foundries. Part 3: Anthony Bettencourt continues to talk about Newark area,...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Harvey, S. P.
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Description : Alvarado, Union City, CA Call Number : 1996.3.3.56
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Source: 226 Pages of 226: Book (6 x 8 1/2 in.)
Description : William Yates Horner and family sitting in front of their house. The September 18, 1875 edition of the Alameda County Independent reported a 'Match Game of Base Ball.' 'A match game of Base Ball was played at Alviso on September 12th between the 'Rising Stars' of that town and the Good Templars of Washington, the latter being victorious. The Good Templars line up included: H. Blacow lf, O. Benbow rf, F. Horner c, G. Horner 3b, C. Blacow ss, F. Horner 1b, C. Freer p, W.Y. Horner cf...
Topics: californiarevealed, Alameda County (Calif.)--History, California--History, Local history, People,...
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by McMillan Bro's
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Description : Californio Families in Sunol (5/21/1890). Call Number : 1996.3.7.3.011
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8 x 10 in.)
Series Title : Centerville Elementary School The Roundup Yearbook Description : Centerville Junior High School yearbook; Centerville, Fremont, CA Call Number : 2015.24.2.7b
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Source: 40 Pages of 40: Book (8 1/2 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
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Description : Misrecorded in the museum collection as: Old Saloon in Niles with big redwood posts and some Niles folks, circa 1910-12. Original, vintage.  This mystery building seems not to have been in Niles at all but a product of wishful thinking. The style of rustic log pillars on a concrete base was used at the 1909 Exposition in Seattle, the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, and for college clubhouses in the West. This picture appears to be the latter, and...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph (10 x 9 1/2 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by The Washington Press
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Series Title : The Township Register
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Source: 4 Pages of 4: Newspaper (22 x 15 in.)
Description : Newark and Centerville, Fremont, California
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Source: 138 Pages of 138: Book (6 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : Centreville; Centerville, Fremont, California; Washington High School. Student writings, student portraits, student life, local advertisements, courses of study. Call Number : 1000.63.1
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Source: 48 Pages of 48: Yearbook (7 x 10 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : vol. 18, and the commemoration of the 50th commencement of the school. Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2011.65.3
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 84 Pages of 84: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Fisher, Robert
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Description : Georgia outlines the family tree the Scotts at Scotts Corner, the Snyder Family, to Georgia’s mother Minnie Chalmers. Call Number : 1996.3.12.03 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. 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,...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by McKeown, Joseph
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Description : Civil War Home Guard Ledger - 5th Battalion, Company E, Second Brigade National Guard, Captain Joseph McKeown; Alvarado, Union City, CA Call Number : 1996.3.3.13
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Source: 288 Pages of 288: Book (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Program recorded at low level. Increased hiss towards end of both parts make speakers difficult to hear. Description : Ellen Cornish regarding Fremont history. Ellen was the librarian at Irvington Library who was in charge of the local history collection. She talked to a class conducted by Philip Holmes regarding local history on November 3, 1975. Call Number : 2007.39.160.33 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of...
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Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Holmes, Philip
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Note : Program recorded at low level, especially on Part 2. Content ends abruptly. Description : Wesley Gordon, teacher and paleontologist, led groups of students to excavate /collect fossils from the Bell Quarry in Irvington , Ca. Wesley discusses the Bell family, the excavations and the importance of this location. This talk is in conjunction with a slide show and fossil examples. Call Number : 2007.39.160.02 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History....
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Fisher, Robert
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Note : Periodic pops. Varying audio levels and quality according to original source recordings. Breaks in content from 00:19:25 - 00:19:56 and 00:23:27 - 00:23:57. Additional Title : Excerpts Description : Interview excerpts introduced by Robert Fisher including: Elizabeth Lowrie, Antone Amaral-trains, Nellie Dollins, Antone Amaral-landings, Tom Wauhab, Margaret Overacker, Marie Bishop and Hal Angus, Ernestine Rose Alviso Chapman Ponsford Call Number : 1996.3.12.32 Rights : Rights are owned by...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Irvington High School
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Source: Book: 216 of 216 (9" x 12")
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Source: Book: 232 of 232 (8.5" x 10.5")
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : vol 19, Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2011.65.4
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Source: 70 Pages of 70: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by The Washington Press
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Series Title : The Township Register
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Source: 4 Pages of 4: Newspaper (22 x 15 in.)
Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Fisher, Robert
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Note : Speed fluctuations during Part 2. Description : Edna Tyson talks about the Tyson family settling in Niles in 1850. William Tyson built their home in 1868. They had nine children (Emiline Morrison was the wife). Edna discusses the families and their relationships. Call Number : 1996.3.12.10 Rights : Rights are owned by Washington Township Museum of Local History. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
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Washington Township Museum of Local History
by Washington High School
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Series Title : Washington High School Washingtonian Yearbook Description : vol 21 - Published by the senior class of Washington Union High School (Washington High School), Centerville, Fremont, California; includes photographs and local advertisements. Call Number : 2011.65.6
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Source: 56 Pages of 56: Yearbook (8 x 11 in.)