Porterville Public Library


The images presented in these online galleries were selected from the photograph collection of the Local History Room in the Porterville Public Library.
General Photographs (all images prefixed with "pva")-A miscellany of scenes, structures, people and events, taken in locations around Porterville.


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Charlie Smith's Cabinet Shop
Inside of Charlie Smith's Cabinet Shop in Porterville California.

Nellie Alberta Smith and Friend
Nellie Alberta Smith and friend.

Van Emmon Sisters
Phoebe Ann Van Emmon Smith and her sister Sarah Van Emmon Graham on Oak Street behind what is now Shortman's Cyclery.Porterville, California