agriculture

1915

Fruit Crate Label. Description: "Diving Girl brand California Apples" Full color lithograph. Scene of girl in red bathing suit diving into lake, men and women in bathing suits oin pier, blue sky...

Stereoscopic views. Scenes of Modoc War neighborhood. Acc. # 26.102 is a negative

1872

Pictures, stereoscopic views. Scenes of Modoc War neighborhood.

1917

Fruit Crate Label. Description: Polychrome lithograph on paper "Pacific Brand" Lemons. Yellow lemon on map of the Pacific ocean with shipping lines drawn to ports, Hawaii is the center...

1878

Label. Description: Full color litho: very elaborate: red background, multicolored graphic devices making frame for naturalistically rendered group of vegetables on left side. Right side...

1920

Sheep Shears. Description: Rolled steel, folded and forged. Triangular blades, handles are convex at outside edge, flatten to single circular spring at end. Blade is die stamped "Oak Leaf, made...

c. 1930's

Sign, painted metal/wooden frame. Description: "Pacific Coast Headquarters Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters Affiliated with A.F. of L. C.I.O." painted white letters on deep aqua....

1900-20

Olive Oil label. Pharmacy product labels. Description: California Olive Oil, Klinkners Drugstore, 5902 San Pablo Ave., Oakland. Green and red print on white, lithograph cuvilinear design....

1888

Invoice/Statement. Description: White paper with pink ledger lined columns, black printing - "Bought of Miller & Lux" of Oakland and San Francisco, invoice for sale of sheep, dated Dec. 26,...

ca. 1900

Grape crusher. Description: Sheet metal "A" braced frame, painted black, handles of hollow pipe, cast steel gears, grinders and flywheel. Wood triangular shaped trough braced with galvanized...

Glass jars. Description: six small domed glass jars at $5.00 each, = $30.00. Remarks: the above items were called for by the Oakland Museum on October 25. From the History Information Station:...

Glass jars. Description: two tall domed glass jars at $6.50 each, = $13.00. Remarks: the above items were called for by the Oakland Museum on October 25. From the History Information Station:...

c. 1972-3

Knife. Description: Harvesting knife used for sugar-beets. The harvester uses hook at end of knife to dig up beet from ground; and the blade part is used to cut off tops. Description: Such knives...

c. 1950

Tool. Description: short-handled hoe (cortito); metal hoe-head, wooden handle. Used to weed and thin sugar-beet plants in Sacramento, San Joaquin, Salinas and Imperial Valleys in California during...

1920's

Pamphlet. Description: "A Few Words About 'Old Mission' Brand California Olives and Olive Oil." Undated.

ca. 1905

Incubator. Description: Chicken egg incubator: "Victor Incubator Co." Decoto, CA. Wood cabinet, on turned legs, wooden slat top. Has 2 slide-out trays, one with screening, 1 with grooves to...

c. 1900

Passenger/Freight wagon. Description: 4 seat, Concord-type under carriage. History: Used for transportation between Starr Ranch and Mission San Jose and for occasional trips to Oakland....

c. 1900

Seed box. Description: top opens on hinges and sits straight. Lithograph of assorted vegatables in full color pasted across box top. In decorative printing: "Cox's California Seeds...

1929

Label. Description: product label. "AK Brand Grizzley Island Long Green Asparagus". Alexander and Kellogg, Suisun, Ca. Orange trapezoidal shaped with red and black print and graphic of a...

1922

Fruit Crate Label. Description: "Rayo Fancy Emperor Grapes" Full Color Lithograph on paper. Blue background with realistic bunch of red grapes on right side, scene of vineyard at sunrise' in...

Shears. Description: blacksmith-made shears with flat head rivet, blunt ends and open curved handles stamped with Chinese characters.

Bow. Said to be one used by Capt. Jack's Indians in Modoc War.

1930's

Produce Crate Label. Description: Glazed paper, trapezoid shape, with full color lithograph: Pride of the River Green Asparagus...grown and packed by G.W. Locke & Son, Locke, California....

1920's

Milking Machine. Description: Portable dual electric and vacuum milking machine. Brown painted tricycle base with two wheels in back and small steel wheel in front, small electric motor mounted...

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