Church Ditch Barn 1872 Fresno California

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Title

Church Ditch Barn 1872 Fresno California

Subject

Church, Moses James, 1818-1900.; Historic buildings -- California -- Fresno County -- Photographs.; Fresno (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Photographs.

Description

Picture of a very weathered, possibly abandoned barn or stable. Advertising for Climax chewing tobacco on the front of the building. Power poles indicate possible date of the photo ca. 1920. Caption probably refers to Moses J. Church who formed the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Company in 1871, the forerunner of the Fresno Irrigation District. His early canals were called "Church Ditches".

Source

1 Photographic print (postcard) :b&w ;9 x 14 cm.

Publisher

San Joaquin Valley Library System

Date

ca1920

Contributor

Fresno County Public Library

Rights

This image is being made available for educational and research purposes only, under the "fair use" clause of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) Further questions regarding the image or its use may be directed to the Fresno County Public Library, Heritage Center, 2420 Mariposa St, Fresno, CA 93721. Phone: 559-600-6230 HeritageCenter@fresnolibrary.org

Relation

SJV Photo Heritage

Format

image/jpeg

Language

en

Type

Image

Identifier

frp0125

Coverage

ca1920

Files

frp0125a.jpg

Citation

“Church Ditch Barn 1872 Fresno California,” San Joaquin Valley Library System Digital Collections, accessed May 19, 2024, http://digital.sjvls.org/document/1772.

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