This collection consists of over 30,000 historic photographs of Northern California dating from the beginning of the state. Images include portraits, landscapes, and city views, mining, farming, ranching, logging, and general life as it was lived from the early 1850’s to present.
The John Nopel Collection is comprised of hundreds of images of Chico and Butte County, residents, landscapes, and industries. A lifelong Chico resident, teacher, and historian, John Nopel (1915-2006) collected these unique photographs over many decades and he did so with a passion to create a visual heritage of his hometown. The …
The Shasta Dam Digital Collection consists of photographs and images from photo albums donated to the Meriam Library's Northeastern California Collection, These photographs provide a visual record of the construction of Shasta Dam, the keystone engineering achievement of the Central Valley Project. Construction of the dam began in …
The Northeastern California Real Estate and Tourism Collection consists of pamphlets, booklets, and brochures for areas and communities located in the 12 counties of Northeastern California.
The collection dates range from the 1880’s through the 1950’s.
Many of the items in the collection were created to promote settlement in the …
Edward Stuhl was born in 1887 in Budapest, Hungary. As a young man, he spent his time hiking and climbing in the Austrian Alps. He worked as an apprentice in his father's stained glass studio and studied at the Graz Academy of Art and the Munich Academy of Art. His formal art education, blended with his love of nature, is evident in …
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