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Boulder Dam [Hoover Dam], Nevada, 1932 :: "Dick" Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987

Boulder Dam [Hoover Dam], Nevada, 1932 :: "Dick" Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987

Amasa Leland Stanford[1] was an American tycoon, industrialist, politician, and a co-founder of Stanford University. Migrating to California from New York at the time of the Gold Rush, he became a successful merchant and wholesaler, and continued to build his business empire. He served one two-year term as governor of California after his election in 1861, and later eight years as senator from the state. As president of Southern Pacific Railroad and, beginning in 1861, Central Pacific, he…

Leland Stanford -- One of the "Big Four," onetime governor of California and head of the Southern Pacific Railroad, which built the Park and Ocean Railroad

In thirty years of collecting, I have never seen another copy of this card. This image was taken very soon after the SF earthquake. Caption on reverse reads "The Destruction of San Francisco by Earthquake and Fire April 18, 1906". | eBay!

In thirty years of collecting, I have never seen another copy of this card. This image was taken very soon after the SF earthquake. Caption on reverse reads "The Destruction of San Francisco by Earthquake and Fire April

Tu-tock-ah-nu-la (El Capitan), 3,300 feet high - Yosemite Valley, Mariposa County

Tu-tock-ah-nu-la (El Capitan), feet high - Yosemite Valley, Mariposa County

El Dorado County, California - 1866. Slippery Ford House. This photo is printed borderless on 8 1/2" x 11" premium glossy photo paper with quality inks. Prints can also be made on matte photo paper. | eBay!

Slippery Ford House, El Dorado County, California - 1866- Historic Photo Print

This photo is printed borderless on 8 x premium glossy photo paper with quality inks. Prints can also be made on matte photo paper.

DATE/ERA: 1930s-40s. | eBay!

Fort Ross CA Russian Chapel Real Photo Postcard rtw

Septima Clark meets with a group of African-American students, Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee, ca. 1958 :: Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1870-1960 #RosaParks #SCLC

Septima Clark meets with a group of African-American students, Highlander Folk School, Monteagle, Tennessee, ca. 1958 :: Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1870-1960 #RosaParks #SCLC

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TheBERRY: A boy went to war in 1914 and left his bike chained to a tree. He never came home and the family left the bike there as a memorial to the fallen soldier. Vashon Island, in Puget Sound, Washington State.

Mission San Luis Rey women

KUMEYAAY INDIAN HISTORY research essay facts about Native American precontact prehistoric historical San Diego County in Southwestewrn Southern California Mexico indigenous tribal peoples US Mexico Border issues

Betsy Ross, a fourth-generation America born on January 1, 1752 in Philadelphia, apprenticed with an upholsterer before irrevocably splitting with her family to marry outside the Quaker religion. She and her husband John Ross started their own upholstery business. Despite a lack of credible evidence to support it, legend holds that President George Washington requested that Betsy make the first American flag.

Stock image of Betsy Ross and two girls presenting the 13 starred flag to George Washington and a few other men. Picture of The Birth of Old Glory, Betsy Ross Flag.

Horseback riders on a trail in Yosemite National Park, ca.1920 :: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960

Horseback riders on a trail in Yosemite National Park, :: California Historical Society Collection,

Huntington Park Skating Rink, Slauson Avenue, 1929

Southern California Edison Photographs and Negatives, Huntington Digital Library

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