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California History

Collection by Patricia Below

Patricia Below
Retro photos of the first McDonald's show the quaint burger joint before its glory days as a booming global franchise Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Mcdonalds, Photos Du, Old Photos, 1940s Photos, Rare Photos, Burger Joint

Kroc, Ray - food, nutrition, body

Smoking, Society for Nutrition Education, South Americans, Diet of, Southern Europeans, Diet of, Soy, Space Travel and Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Sustainable Food Systems, Toxemia, Underweight, etc…

Ansel Adams: School children at Manzanar (Japanese-American Internment Camp), I love this documentation of history. Robert Mapplethorpe, Robert Doisneau, Ansel Adams Photography, City Photography, Fishing Photography, Photography Ideas, Portrait Photography, Wedding Photography, Gordon Parks

Ansel Adams: School children at Manzanar, 1943

Ansel Adams: internees on their way to school at Manzanar War Relocation Center, Owens Valley, California, 1943. From the Ansel Adams at Manazar collection at the Library of Congress More Manzanar pictures | More Ansel Adams pictures [PD] This picture is in the public domain.

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan Naval History, Military History, Us Navy Reserve, Us Submarines, Go Navy, Us Navy Ships, History Online, United States Navy, Aircraft Carrier

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.

Ishi was the last survivor of the Yahi people of Northern California. He watched his tribe and family die until only was left. He emerged from the foothills near Redding and walked into a bustling post-Gold Rush California. Native American Photos, Native American Tribes, Native American History, American Indians, California History, Native Indian, Historical Pictures, Before Us, First Nations


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Two unknown(probably my great great great great grandfather and son!) loggers on first cut of giant tree in Sugar Pine, California. Giant Tree, Big Tree, Old Photos, Old Pictures, California History, Unique Trees, All Nature, Mountain Man, Vintage Pictures

First cut of giant tree

Two unknown loggers on first cut of giant tree in sugar Pine c. 1915

This picture depicts how White and Chinese Forty-niners worked the mines during the gold rush. This website also has archives that give other facts about the gold rush and other points in history around the time of the rush. Ruée Vers L'or, Westerns, Digital History, Empire, California History, Le Far West, Old West, Historical Photos, American History

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White and Chinese miners hoping to strike it rich during the California Gold Rush, 1852.

I grew up in San Diego, California, so I grew up going to Disneyland every year. This is a photo of Disneyland in the I believe. What's hard to believe, is my Mom remembers going there, when it looked like this! Disneyland Vintage, Disneyland Sign, Original Disneyland, Disneyland Opening, Disneyland Photos, Disneyland History, Disneyland Photography, Disneyland Resort, Places

Boughs of Holly

The official blog for Hollyhill Quilt Shoppe & Mercantile! "Boughs of Holly" provides a glimpse behind the scenes of this charming little online Shoppe!

Eruption of Lassen Peak, seen from Manzanita Lake, Shasta, California, by Chester Mullen My mother-in-law witnessed this while growing up in Red Bluff. California History, California Dreamin', Northern California, Lake Shasta, Red Bluff, Mount Shasta, Park Service, Chester, Manzanita

Eruption from Manzanita Lake

One of two successive views of Lassen Peak in eruption from Manzanita Lake Chester Mullen October 6, 1915 VI-PH-C1.49

For over 7 decades, Fred Lyon, now from San Fran . - Fred Lyon from San Franciso, now 90 years old, has been working as a photographer for over 7 decade - Night Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, San Francisco, Lyon, Photos Originales, Foto Blog, Vintage Photographs, Street Photography

Circa 1952 - Pine and Taylor Streets - San Francisco Source: Chris-Dianne Johnson

El Dorado County -- town of Placerville (previously Hangtown), California -- 1849 California History, Vintage California, Northern California, El Dorado County, San Francisco Earthquake, Famous Beaches, Sierra Nevada, Gold Rush, Old West

What is a Hangtown Fry?

The Hangtown Fry, as legend has it, came out of Hangtown, California in 1849. Of course it must have been 1849 since the guy who got the ball rolling on the dish was reportedly a gold miner, who had just struck it rich. Eager to celebrate his new-found wealth with appropriate fare, he went into the […]

California History - Sacramento - 1865 (I wonder where in Sacramento. Look at… California History, Sacramento California, Vintage California, Old West Town, El Dorado County, Panning For Gold, San Francisco Earthquake, Gold Rush, Future Travel

1. Historic American Buildings Survey Wells Fargo Bank Historical Museum, S.F. - Sacramento, General View,1865, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA

California History - Sacramento - 1865 (I wonder where in Sacramento. Look at the hills!)

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2. Historic American Buildings Survey Wells Fargo Bank Historical Museum, S.F. Northwest from Roof of Capitol - Sacramento, General View, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA

California History - Sacramento - 1880

View of Sunset Boulevard looking north from Normandie Street, Hollywood, :: California Historical Society Collection, Usc Library, Classic Film Noir, California History, Southern California, Vintage California, Pepper Tree, Hollywood Boulevard, Pacific Coast Highway, City Of Angels

Photos of L.A.'s Most Famous Streets When They Were Dirt Roads

Like some of the very people who drive on them, a few Los Angeles streets have achieved the height of fame. Sunset Boulevard lent its evocative name to Billy Wilder's classic film noir. Pasadena's Colorado Boulevard appears on millions of television screens each New Year's Day as the route of the Rose Parade. And to many around the world, Pacific Coast Highway instantly conjures up images of surfers, convertibles, and movie stars. (In L.A., we're more likely to think of traffic, wildfires…

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Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

The new women’s empowerment video “Woman’s World” finds the successful 67 year-old shape shifting into women of various ages, races and...