1934 International Longshoremen’s Association and General Strikes of San Francisco The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Harvest Festival, Orange, California, 1947
Eichler home in the Fairhaven tract, Orange, California, 2002 Creator/Contributor: Staudenmaier, Eric Contributing Institution: Orange Public Library
Orange County Fruit Exchange Building, Orange, California, ca. 1970 South Glassell Street looking south down the 100 block from the Orange Plaza Square, Orange, California, ca. 1970 Orange Plaza Square looking toward the northwest corner, Orange, California, ca. 1970 Plaza Square northeast quadrant in Orange, California, ca. 1970 North Glassell Street looking north down the […]
Hoffman Radiator Service, West Chapman, Orange, California, ca. 1970 Contributing Institution: Orange Public Library
Requa: Captain Jack with a gun.
Yurok grandmother in a “double-ender” canoe. Ed Spott using an A-frame net. Pecwan: Jump Dancers, probably in 1926, posed shot. Wilson’s Creek: The ancient village site of Omen, from the north. An early print exists, labelled in an unknown hand: — omen.
Floyd Halleck Higgins was born on May 15, 1886, in Keokuk, Iowa. After graduating from Iowa State College in Ames, he moved to Chicago and western Canada to work in a variety of public relations positions including Director of Public Relations, National Association of Farm Equipment Manufacturers (1922-1926). Higgins moved to California in 1927 where […]
CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Japanese Internment – “It’s wonderful to once again have an address all your own” (1945)
Miss Marlene Morishige tidies up the yard at their home near Selma, California, to which the family has returned from the Gila River Relocation Center. The Morishiges own a forty acre vineyard and declare it is great to be busy again producing something and living in their own home. — Photographer: Mace, Charles E. — […]
CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Civil Rights – “Marching Through Selma: A Special Supplement of Documents and Analysis”
The White City The county seat of Dallas County, Alabama, lying on the bluffs of the Alabama River, an important Confederate military depot in the Civil War, today the birthplace and stronghold of the Alabama White Citizens Council, is an ordinary town, a friendly, ordinary town. Listen to the people who should know: “Selma is […]
Ctizens Commttee for the Defense of Mexican-American Youth. While the Rockefeller Committee concentrates on bringing the peoples of Latin-America closer to the United States, what about our good neighbors at home? The interests of cordial relationships between the Americas and the cause of national unity could be tremendously strengthened through special recognition of the problems […]
CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Civil Rights Speech – “The Economic and Social Conditions of African Americans” (1966)
We live in a racist society. The good who are articulate are few. The bad are well organized and influential. The great middle class between are indifferent or gripped with the fear that Negroes may take their jobs, become their neighbors, and intermarry with their sons and daughters. Only as they can segregate racially, do […]
Collection: Berkeley Free Church Collection Contributing Institution: Graduate Theological Union
George M. Saville alias Lord Ashburton alias H. Percy alias W.J. Hadley alias Charles Bertrand alias Big Griff was arrested in this city December 24th, 1878. He posed as an Englishman traveling for pleasure and uttered forged letters and checks on different Eastern Banks and also in Canada. Captain Lees arrested him in this city […]
William Howe @ Arthur Chris Smith @ Nick Howe @ Andrew McAllister, No. 18436. August 30, 1886, sent to San Quentin for three years asslt. to rob from Los Ang. Oct. 17, 1889, sent to San Quentin ten years robbery from Los Angeles. Dec. 9, 1897, sent to Folsom for five years from San Francisco. […]
David Smith, alias Rub-a-Dub Smith, alias Soapy Smith of Denver, Colorado, and old time bunco man. Served time in San Quentin Prison for grand larceny. His line was crooked faro games and the old soap trick of rolling a piece of soap up with bills from $5.00 to $50.00 and dropping them in to a […]
Philomena Falkner, alias the “Galloping Cow”, the name given her on account of her awkward walk. She was another pickpocket from the Barbary Coast. She was sent to San Quentin Prison in 1877 for assault to do great bodily harm. A boy, who was selling wild ducks strung across his shoulders, happened to pass by […]
Rhonde C. Wilson: A native of Ohio. Age 28, 5 ft, 9¬ inches, 147 lbs. Blue eyes. M. Blond hair. Fair comp. Occupation, laborer. Arrested Dec. 27, 1924. Charge – Robbery. Det. Serg’ts. A. McQuaide – F. Lord – W. Proll. On March 26, 1924, together with Percy W. Beckley, alias W.P. Beckley, heldup and […]
Percy W. Beckley, Alias, W.P. Beckley: A native of Penn. Age 40, 5’7-7/8 ” – 162 lbs. Blue eyes. Dark chest hair. Dark ruddy comp. Occupation R.R. Timekeeper. Arrested Feb. 17, 1925. Chg.: Robbery. Det. Serg’ts. A. McQuaide – F. Lord – W. Proll. On March 26, 1924, together with Rhonde C. Wilson, heldup and […]
“Jap laborers and white foremen”. [Japanese laborers and white foremen in a field.] Japanese, San Jose. [Children in street.] Jap farm laborers. Wife and son. [Japanese mother and son working in a field.] “Jap beet workers near Woodland”. [Japanese laborers tilling a field.] “Jap bed”. [Makeshift shelter for Japanese farm laborers.] Contributing Institution: The Bancroft […]
Shocked people in Emporium watch television reports of Kennedy’s assasination. 1963 Creator/Contributor: Peter Breining Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Linthcome killing. Skid marks visible in the 1969 pavement show how the police car occupied by patrolmen Roberts and Faust slid to the curb at a 45 degree angle, in pursuit of Alvert Joe Linthcome. Linthcome ran into the record shop (door to right of Huey Newton poster,) and leaned against a counter some three […]
Bayview-Hunters Point is located in the extreme southeastern part of San Francisco, strung along the main artery of Third Street from India Basin to Candlestick Point. The boundary to the west is Interstate 280 and to the south Highway 101. The entire eastern portion of the neighborhood is the San Francisco Bay and the former […]
Man and wife; Lake Co.; 12 July 1907 C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs, ca. 1890-1938 The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Woman with wampum; St. Turebius Mission, Lake Co.; 21 August 1906 C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs, ca. 1890-1938 The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Tolowa girl. Lake Earl, near Cresent City, Calif. C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs, ca. 1890-1938 The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
C. HART MERRIAM COLLECTION: California Tribes and Other American Indians – “Mrs. Mary James and Granddaughter” (1938)
Mrs. Mary James and granddaughter, Patty Lopez, Smith River, Calif. June 18, 1938 C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs, ca. 1890-1938 The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Mrs. Mary James, Smith River, Calif. – June 18, 1938 C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs, ca. 1890-1938 The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
At Last: The Truth is Out
Images from The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.