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- Tags: Mariposa County (Calif.) -- Photographs
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rock chimney, remnant of a mill structure or smelter near Coulterville, Calif.; built in 1853 of schist, ashes and mud mortar by French miners.
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.
Portrait of Joseph Bauer; born St. Joseph, Missouri 1849, died Hornitos, Calif. 1943; married Anna Biederman; shown seated, wearing a dark coat and light-colored pants.
Mary and Manuel Maria standing in garden, Bear Valley, Calif., circa 1920; Mary wearing calico side-buttoned dress, and Manuel wearing dark suit with vest; both natives of Azores, Portugal.