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Additional Title:  Embracing a complete directory of residents in the counties of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Tehama, and Yuba Description: Listed by town, with residents listed alphabetically. Contains many advertisements for businesses within the region covered. Source :  428 Pages of 428 : Book ( 22 cm. ) Call Number : CR 917.943 M Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, California, Northern, californiarevealed
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Description: A grove with Table Mountain in background. Inscribed on the backside: "Oroville". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0177 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Oroville (Calif.), Agriculture--Crops--Fruit--Oranges, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063E Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Sports and...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1497 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1557 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Black and white photo of three scenes of a bridge over the Feather River [Old Enterprise Bridge]. Inscribed on the backside: "Feather River Canyon". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0132 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Description : Warren Alvies interviewed January 18, 1973 on the history of Paradise . Call Number : 2016-050-0009 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Paradise Ridge, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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Description: A black and white photo of The "Club House" at Las Plumas, with driveway in front. Lots of trees and top of hill (mountain) in background. The building is like a large home with concrete steps flanked by low walks, to a wide porch under the main roof. There appears to be rolled awnings above three porch sections divided by porch roof supports. Inscribed on backside: "Club House - Las Plumas" and "Fishback Foto Finishing Las Plumas, Calif." Source :  1...
Topics: californialightandsound, Company Clubs and Associations--Las Plumas Social Club, Sports and...
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Description: Black and white photo at same location as #91-41-121 - only clearer and the train is shorter and carries freight. Also, there are many more buildings on the hillside above the railroad. Inscribed on the backside: Las Plumas. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0123 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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by Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1498 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Shows a bridge under construction, with men working on one end. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0134 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Description: Oroville Dam Diversion Tunnel #1 with concrete finishing of interior. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1469 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Buildings and...
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Description: Black and white photo of a cave or rough tunnel with water and two "flow valves" in front of a half wall of concrete blocks (that also go down the "river" portion on the left). Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 3/4  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0059 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0133 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), Buildings and Structures--Bridges,...
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by Sunset Magazine
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Note : High b ackground noise and static on original tape. Description : Jean Minasian's interview with Sunset Magazine regarding the efforts to restore the Lott Home. She speaks about the Lott family in addition to the work that was entailed in dealing with the City of Oroville and the acquisition of furnishings for the house. Call Number : 2016-050-0030 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Residences--Lott Home, Clubs and...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095Y Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education, Oroville (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1495 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: A black and white photo of a very large tower structure with wires attached across top. Men are working at the top. Inscribed on the backside: "Scene of Great Western Power Co. Las Plumas Plant under construction (Later named Big Bend Power Plant.)"; "Tram wagon left"; "486." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0027 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
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Description: Black and white photo of the same log crib-type structure as in #91-41-64, from the front angle with pipes (or some pipe device) attached to pull it. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0064 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
Description: Near the western entrance to the Feather River Canyon, California. Colored print Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 7 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-0798 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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by Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1544 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 7 x 9.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1558 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 8 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1484 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Intake dam of Great Western Power Company. Inscribed on backside: "Intake dam Great Western Power Co". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 13/8 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0023 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Great Western Power Company,...
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Forbestown School in 1918 with school children: Stella Mills, Lenor Reilly, Bertha Roberts, Helen Roberts, Josephine Wickman, Alma Wickman, Roy Beik, Laurence Beik, Howard Beik". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095X3 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Forbestown School in 1918. This school building was built in 1862 and has been in constant use ever since, although it has been repaired many times to keep it up. Feb. 10, 1918". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4.25 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095X1 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education - Elementary Schools, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
Description: A black and white photo of Las Plumas siding of the Western Pacific Railroad, at the Great Western Power Co. Las Plumas plant under construction directly across river. Also settlement of Las Plumas on hill above locomotive steam. The photo shows the railroad building and siding and the tower shown in other photos in the series, plus showing the settlement buildings on the hillside above. A short five car train is in front of the railroad building and it has a full head of steam....
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Big Bend Powerhouse, Business...
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Description: A black and white photo of inside the Great Western Power House. Shown are two turbines, ladders, other items all over, and several men. There are second story balconies at top overlooking the room. Windows on the other side. A very large steel beam above with a large hook hanging down and a sign reading "50 top Niles Crane." Inscribed on the backside: "Inside G. W. Power House, Las Plumas"; "597". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4 x 4 in.)...
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company,...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 6 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1555 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings & Structures - Dams - Oroville Dam Business & Industry -...
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Description: Sign on building across street: Paul L. Roberts groceries, hardware, notions. Inside Chico Soda works. Red Crown Gasoline. Please have exact fee ready. On side of car: Sacramento Northern Railway. Old photo file card reads: "Snapshot old street car Chico-Vecino run with Motorman Oral Sweem". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3 x 4.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095II Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and Industry--Beverages, Bottling--Chico Soda Works,...
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Description: A view from above during construction of the Las Plumas powerhouse. It shows the skeleton of building structure of steel and wood. Workers in various sections are visible with a magnifying glass. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas"; "# 39". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0094 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
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Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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Description: Municipal Auditorium, Oroville Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063F Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Community Recreation, Oroville (Calif.),...
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Description : On the history of Oroville at the Oroville Inn. Call Number : 2016-050-0040 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
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by Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1483 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Scene of a train derailment. A railroad car is off the track and a dozen men standing on or by the track, and a crane behind the railroad car seems to be in the process of lifting it or pulling it. A young man holding a pick-mat-lock is clearly visible on the right and is looking solemnly at the camera. His hat is shiny as if it had been raining. (See info written on photo #1991-41-128.) Inscribed on the backside: "Feather River Canyon." Source :  1 Page of 1 :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Valleys, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Las Plumas...
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Description: View of an olive grove in Oroville, looking down a row. Inscribed on the backside: "Olive grove - Oroville". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0165 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Description: Black and white photo of a view looking down on the river with lots of metal barrels floating downstream and piling up among rocks, with some floating down stream. Inscribed on the backside: "Feather River Canyon". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0138 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
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by Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1479 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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by Talbitzer
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Description: Cooling Silo(s), Oroville Dam. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1478 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Union Hotel Fire in Oroville - printed in Days of Old, Days of Gold, p. 20. Sign for Gales Livery Stable in on the left. Note: Oversized photo Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 7.5 x 12.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-0376 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Hotels and motels--Union Hotel,...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1545 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "An old time settler, Joseph Payton, who has been dead several years ago at a ripe old age. A native of Missoura [sic]". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard ( 3.5 x 5.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095S Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "The Residance [sic] of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Price. That was built in the [18]50s sometime. The people are both dead and the house has been destroyed many years ago. Jan. 1918". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard  ( 5.5 x 3.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095W Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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Description: Black and white photo of a log crib-type structure filled with what looks like small flat rocks, with a wooden tower base behind it. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0063 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Description: An overview of the Las Plumas Powerhouse, showing a mountainside behind the powerhouse with the railroad tracks in front (with a half-sided car on it) and a large pipe hanging from a cable, perhaps being loaded on from a railroad car. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0097 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
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by Whitten, C. H.
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Judge C. C. Antram, native of Penn. Came to California in 1884. Was born in May 1st 1853. Came to Illo in 1870. Came to Nebrask 1881. Came to Calif 1884. Where he has lived ever since to this date Jan. 1918." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095A Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Description: Black and white photo of a hillside at Las Plumas with a long train of railroad cars - some are passenger cars - at the very bottom of the image. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0122 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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by Talbitzer
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Description: Oroville Dam construction views - Flooding of Diversion Dam. December 1964. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 6 x 9 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1446 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, Feather River (Calif.),...
Description: A black and white photo of same view as 91-41-16 but wider. Taken from hillside above Feather River. This photo clearly shows the relationship of the Great Western Power Plant to the buildings at Island Bar and to the railroad on opposite bank of the Feather River. A white footbridge spans the river a little above water level. Inscribed on the backside: "Great Western Power Plant Las Plumas under construction. Island Bar in background, near river, WPRR right";...
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Las Plumas...
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Description: A close-up of another view of # 4 turbin. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0079 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), californiarevealed
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by Dunham, Murry
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Description: Inscribed on the backside of the photograph: "Robt. Bisbee, on old settler supposed to be alive, Forbestown, 1918." Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095E Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
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by Minasian, Jean
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Note : Outdoor recording of multiple speakers at different levels with wind and microphone handling noise. Ends abruptly. Description : Dick was the long time manager of the Feather River Parks and Recreation District. They discussed Bedrock Park and the Feather River levee.   Call Number : 2016-050-0015 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
Topics: californialightandsound, History--Oral History--Community--Oroville, Parks--Bedrock Park, Sports...
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1488 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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by Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1565 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business & Industry - General Stores - Bidwell Bar Store, Bidwell Bar,...
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1563 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam construction,...
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Description: Black and white photo of a tunnel with with a bright light at the end and two pipes going through it. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0060 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Building and structures--Residences, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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Description: Black and white photo looking down a narrow gauge railroad track (with boards laying on the ties between the rails). Also, a white tent and several large white canvas covers over lumber piles or supplies. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0124 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific,...
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1564 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
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Description: Black and white photo of the derailed box cars off to the side of the rails and leaning against the rock cut. Three men are standing on front, two in white shirts and one in a panama hat. In the background are more men with something that may be another car (or part of one). It is partly covered from view by a telephone pole. This view shows the bent sections of track. The cars are labeled: D. [and] R. G. [Denver & Rio Grande]. Inscribed on the backside: Near MP 222 W.P.R.R....
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroad--Disasters, Feather River Canyon (Calif.),...
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Description: Inscription on the backside of photograph: "Chaz Burrows, an old settler still living at a ripe old age." (In 1918.) Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095H Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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by Baker, W.
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 4 x 6.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095D Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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by Parker, Virginia
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Note : Part 1: Distortion of interview from start until 00:03:10 then changes to public event recorded at low level. Both parts start and end abruptly. Description : Regarding the Chinese Temple and Chinese art techniques. Call Number : 2016-050-0038 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Source: Tape 1 of 1: 1/8 inch audiocassette
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by Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1455 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
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Description: Black and white photo of a rocky snow covered area with a man in a Park Ranger type uniform standing next to a telephone or telegraph pole. Inscribed on the backside: "Las Plumas". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/4 x 4 7/8  in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0099 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Power generation--Las Plumas Powerhouse, Las...
Butte County Library
by Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1454 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
Butte County Library
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Description: Black and white photo of a view of Las Plumas - looking down the river, with the mountainsides showing and also the railroad on the side hill. The river is relatively low. Inscribed on the backside: Las Plumas. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0118 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Rivers and streams--Feather River,...
Butte County Library
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Description: Black and white photo of the interior of an early electric kitchen in Las Plumas (probably the club house) with two Asian men - one with folded arms and the other with a large knife cutting something. There is a modern (for the period) stove with six large burner controls. It has large pots on it. On the table is a large pile of plates indicating this is a group or commercial kitchen, not a family home. There is a very large wall vent fan and a ceiling light fixture with early day...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Residences, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
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Description: The Feather River flow is very low. The railroad bed is high on a hillside on the right. The large buildings at Island Bar are clearly visible in the middle ground. Inscribed on the backside: "Looking up river at Island Bar, W.P.R.R. on right". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard (5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0044 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Transportation--Railroads--Western Pacific, Feather River Canyon (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
by James, Ernest C.
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Note : Handling noise and previously recorded content at beginning of program on tape. Occasional channel instability. Part 1 ends abruptly. Description : The subject was relocation and reconstruction of the Bidwell Bar Bridge. They also discussed the preservation of local history. Note on original container :   Clear - good information. They are looking at pictures, goes slowly, but information does come out. Call Number : 2016-050-0001 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Suspension Bridge...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Butte County Library
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Description: Black and white photo of a scene of a pool in the Feather River with a sand bar, the railroad and a mountainside in the background, in the Feather River Canyon. Inscribed on the backside: Feather River Canyon est. 1905-1926. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0117 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Geography--Rivers and streams--Feather River, Feather River (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
by Talbitzer
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Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1457 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Bridges --Middle Fork Bridge, Middle Fork,...
Butte County Library
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Mrs. J. P. Price - an old settler of Forbestown, is dead". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5.5 x 3.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095V Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Forbestown (Calif.), californiarevealed
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Description: Inscribed on the backside: "Old Grandpa Worden, Clipper Mills, Cal, an old settler, many years dead". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 2.5 x 4 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095AA Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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Description: A black and white photo looking upstream from Las Plumas. Island Bar is in the background, with the WPRR to right. Inscribed on the backside: "Great Western Power Plant Las Plumas under construction. Island Bar in background, near river, WPRR right"; "555". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0026 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business and industry--Power--Great Western Power Company, Island Bar...