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Tom's and Luck Auto Supply on Visalia's Main Street in 1955-56 flood

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Main Street, Visalia, California, in the flood of 1955-56. Pictured are Tom's furniture store, and the Lucky Auto Supply Store, on the corner of Main and Garden Streets. In the background are the Grand Theater and (on the corner of Main and Church…

River Inn, Three Rivers, Calif., 1911

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Postcard: Postmarked March 27, 1911, this postcard tells of the writer's enjoyment of "the trip up," which was the approximate 30-mile distance from Visalia to Three Rivers, CA. Depicted here is the popular River Inn, near the North Fork Bridge in…

Hotel Built by Commodore Murray and William Stousland, Tulare County, Calif.

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This is the hotel in Auckland, Tulare County, CA, in 1888. Built by Commodore Murray and William Stousland, it was sold to Thomas Nighbert in the 1890s. Nighbert was an Auckland resident. It was sold in 1897 to Con Harrington and Keoke.

The Arlington Hotel

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The Arlington Hotel on the northeast corner of Main Street and Olive Avenue with several people out front and a horse and buggy.

Arlington Hotel Flood of 1888 view from I Inyo streets Fresno California

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An 1888 flood scene showing the damage along Inyo street. The Arlington Hotel is seen on the right at the intersection of Inyo and J streets. In the distance is probably a freight warehouse of the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Big Creek Hotel Big Creek California

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Summer scene showing the Big Creek Hotel in Big Creek, California. High in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California the hotel was built in 1914 by William Thrower. In 1902, John S. Eastwood, engineer for the Pacific Light and Power Company, selected…

South on Chester Avenue from 20th Street

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View of downtown Bakersfield, including automobiles; from the collection of Harlan Curnow

Rally in downtown Bakersfield for new hospital

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Crowd gathered at evening rally to gather support for construction of new hospital in Bakersfield; official posed at top of fire engine ladder; sign "you buy, we build your hospital;" various businesses visible