The Old Saw Mill, Parley's Park
circa 1868

"Sedwick #450 Parleys Park" Boy seated on lumber with buildings in background. Old number may be Russell negative number. See donor file.

The Old Saw Mill, Parley's Park
circa 1868

Photograph. Title: 146 The Old Saw Mill Parleys Park (Scratched on negative) Image Description: See title. Physical Description: "Imperial Plate" collodion glass negative, 10"X13". Sub. Cat...

California for the Settler

This is a publication produced by the Southern Pacific Company of San Francisco to encourage the settlement of California, especially by farmers, "California for the Settler". The...


Bill for merchandise, 1863. Property of James Bailey, pioneer of Oakland.

(C. Thompson 5/98) Invoice covers several purchases of redwood boards and other lumber.

From a Walk Along...


Bill for merchandise, 1865 From LaRue Lumber. Two Inter.Rev. Express stamps attached


Bill for lumber, 1875.


Bill for lumber, 1863.

(D. Cooper, 8/96) T. W. Badger is probably Thomas W. Badger, who in 1861, settled on an estate in Brooklyn (now a part of Oakland) and created Badger's Grand Central...


Bill,Taylor & Co.--Lumber & Building Materials. J. R. Fleming 1874

Photographs, progress report of Oakland's City Hall. Report from architects to Mayor Mott. From first excavation to completion. "Oakland City Hall, Feb. 24th, 1912"; (on back) "Letter from Palmer...


A black and white glossy photograph, probably taken just after World War II, "Lumber Sorting Table, Naval Supply Annex, Stockton, Calif." where Robert Leth Kinney worked when he was discharged...


Baseball opening, Oakland Oaks, 1926. View of a gas station next to a house with a lot of lumber strewn around.


Cover illustration shows a "typical" California ranch scene with rows of planted trees, mountains and sunny skies, viewed through an arbor of grapes and oranges. Inside of folded map is the actual...


Photo is part of a panorama that has come apart. The two pieces of the caption from the Tribune read as follows "Here is a panoramic view of the Moore Drydock Company shipyard yesterday as crowds...

c. 1935

This is a black and white photograph of a split-rail fence running alongside a dirt road. A pile of logs appears in the foreground at center.

c. 1935

This is a black and white photograph that shows a man rowing a boat filled with planks of lumber by a large sailing ship.

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