Come join us for the 9th Annual Archives Crawl this Saturday, October 26th, from 10 AM until 4 PM. You can start your crawl at any of the 4 locations:
California State Archives (1020 O Street)
California State Library (900 N Street)
Center for Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd.)
Sacramento Public Library ( Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, Central Library, 828 I Street)
As usual, every attendee will be provided a passport containing a map of all locations. Collect stamps from atleast three locations and you will receive a set of limited edition coasters (While Supplies Last!)
Come see us at our table in the California State Library’s California History Room to pick up the following small images:
Infortation about Images:
Crystal Chapel, one of the chambers in Alabaster Cave, El Dorado County, California
Lithograph created by Maud Needham made around 1876. Original image measures 14 ¼in. x 11in. For more information on the Alabaster Cave, please see Bulletin #124. Part of the California State Library Collection.
On the Coast of California
Hand-colored Lithograph created by Currier and Ives of Nassau, New York. 1857-72. Original image measures to 8.5in. x 12 3/8 in. Part of the California State Library Collection.
California Powder Works, Santa Cruz County, Cal.
Color Lithograph created by Britton & Rey of San Francisco, CA shows a Bird’s eye view of the California Powder Works Company, an explosives manufacturer established in 1861, Santa Cruz office. Original image measures 18 in. x 24 in. Part of the California State Library Collection.
One of the New Everblooming Opuntias
Color Lithograph created by M.K. Seraillan and produced by Luther Burbank of Rochester, N.Y. in 1909.
Original image measures 13.5 in. x 10 in. Part of the California State Library Collection.
Tower Bridge Scene
Watercolor image created by California Architect, Alfred Eichler, in 1935. For more information on both Eichler and his wonderful watercolors please see Bulletin #120.
Where the Sierras Stand Guard at Lake Tahoe
A color photomechanical print created by Edwin Lamasure of the Osborne Company from Newark, N.J.
Original image measures 20 ¼ in. x 28 ¼ in.
Photographic Reproduction of a painting by Charles Theller Wilson of Redwoods in Yosemite. Image shows cabin in the background that could possibly be Hutching’s.
Original image measures 8.5 in. x 5 1/8 in.