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    • Queso, Paiute Native American

    • Queso;
    • An impoverished Paiute named Queso in his lean-to; to his right is a woman lying down. To his left is a dog. In the background is another shanty, perhaps a take on the traditional Paiute dwelling, the nobe. Title on lower center: Queso Piaute...
    • Paiute Women

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    • Three Paiute women with their children in cradleboards. The Anglo-American crowd in the background shows that this is a public event, perhaps the Paiute's annual dance festival, or else some kind of fair. Inscription at lower left of the postcard...
    • Map of the lands of Los Angeles Canal and Reservoir Company, December 1870

    • Reservoirs--California; Irrigation--California; Land subdivision--California--Los Angeles County; Surveying--California--Los Angeles County--19th century; Surveying--California--History; California--Maps
    • William Moore worked as a surveyor for the Los Angeles City and County as early as the 1850s. In the late 1860s and 1870s, Moore started working for the Los Angeles Canal and Reservoir Company to establish a system of canals to bring water from the...
    • John Black

    • Black, John;
    • Photographic portrait of John Black. Text at top border in hand of J. D. Black: "Dad." Text on back of photograph in hand of J. D. Black: "Mr. John Black Big Pine Cal." Based on the photographer and the similar border, this photograph was probably...
    • Exposition Park, Los Angeles, Calif.

    • Parks--California--Los Angeles; Rose gardens--California--Los Angeles; Museums--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view of Exposition Park, looking through the rose garden, toward the Museum of Natural History. The rose garden contains two white arbors. In the foreground is a large, circular lily pond, with benches placed it.
    • Carson City, Nevada. Railroad Station

    • Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company;
    • Railroad station at Carson City Nevada. Railroad personnel, most likely those of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company, along walls of station. Carriages waiting at station for passengers. The two-wheeled carriage in the center is from the Park...
    • Bodie, California. Main Street

    • Mendenhall, Harry W., 1882-1952;
    • Main street of mining town of Bodie, California. Photographer's inscription on front of photograph: "Main Street. Bodie, Calif. H.W.M. 704." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Bodie, California. Drilling Contest

    • Black, John;
    • Drilling contest at Bodie, California; John Black is recorded as the umpire. Participants with drills at bottom-right, around rock. Mine shaft and houses on opposite slope. A copy made in 1952 of original photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Bodie, California

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    • Although unidentified on the photograph, the layout of the town indicates that this mining town is Bodie, California. Tailings at left center with the Standard stamp mill in left background (white building with chute). Cluster of buildings in right...

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