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  • Collection: Mariposa County Library Collection

Hoeltzel homestead house, 1879

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James McCauley and Barbara Wenger McCauley of Yosemite Valley on their wedding day, 1879, standing on porch of Hoeltzel homestead house, Greeley Hill, Calif.; built of logs, covered with wood siding; burned down in 1923.

Rock chimney, French mill

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Rock chimney, remnant of a mill structure or smelter near Coulterville, Calif.; built in 1853 of schist, ashes and mud mortar by French miners.

Eleazar T. Givens

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Portrait of Eleazar T. Givens, born in Kentucky 1828; arrived in Mariposa County 1850; ranched on Mariposa Creek, Merced County, 1856-1904; son of Thomas and Catherine Givens of Texas Ranch, Hornitos, Calif.

Samuel Lewis Givens

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Portrait of Samuel Lewis Givens, born in Kentucky 1842; arrived in Mariposa County 1853 with parents Thomas and Catherine Givens, who settled at Texas Ranch, Hornitos, Calif.; Samuel settled at ranch on Bear Creek, Merced County 1878.

Yosemite Valley Railway train at Bagby Station

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Near view of a Yosemite Valley Railway Co. engine and train stopped beside water tower at Bagby Station, 1945, Bagby, Calif.; engineer leaning out of engine window; station at middle distance, with automobile parked beside station.

Mariposa County Library, circa 1971

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Interior of Mariposa County Library, main branch, Mariposa, Calif., circa 1971; with boxes of books stacked near fireplace, during the setting up of the library in the building that housed the library and the Mariposa Museum from 1971 to 2000.