Crescent City, California Logging and Mining Photography Collection, ca. 1910  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Crescent City, California Logging and Mining Photography Collection
Dates
ca. 1910 (inclusive)
Quantity
.16 cubic feet, 9 photographs, (1 box)
Collection Number
OLPb054CRE
Summary
A small collection of nine photographs by an anonymous photographer documenting the logging and mining industries in and around Crescent City, California at the beginning of the 20th century.
Repository
Lewis & Clark College, Special Collections and Archives
Lewis & Clark College Special Collections and Archives
Aubrey R. Watzek Library
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd.
Portland, OR
97219
Telephone: 503-768-7758
Fax: 503-768-7282
archives@lclark.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions and is open for research.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Cresent City in northern California is located near the Oregon border on the edge of California's redwood forests and near the Smith River. During the early part of the twentieth century this area had thriving mining and forestry industries. This small set of photographs by an unidentified photographer document logging and mining in the Cresent City region around 1910.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Nine photographic prints, each appoximately 6 x 10 inches.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, broadcast, or quote from materials in the Watzek Library Archives & Special Collections requires written permission of the Head of Archives & Special Collections.

Preferred Citation

The Crescent City, California Logging and Mining Photography Collection (#OLPb054CRE), Lewis & Clark College Aubrey Watzek Library Archives & Special Collections, Portland, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Container(s) Description Dates
Item
1.1 Rogue River at Grants Pass, Oregon on the road to Crescent City, CA ca. 1910
1.2 Placer Gold Mine Near Crescent City, CA ca. 1910
1.3 Copper Mill Near Crescent City, CA ca. 1910
1.4 Log Pond in Crescent City, CA ca. 1910
1.5 Logging train and track in Crescent City, CA ca. 1910
1.6 Loggers cutting down on a redwood tree in Crescent City, CA ca. 1910
1.7 A levee near Crescent City, CA ca. 1910
1.8 Men logging with a steam donkey near Crescent City, CA ca. 1910
1.9 A Railway Trestle Bridge in Crescent City, CA ca. 1910

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Logging -- California.
  • Mining--1900-1940.
  • Photographs--1900-1910.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Crescent City (Calif.)
  • Grants Pass (Or.)