William Miles Parker Photograph Collection, circa 1899- circa 1929

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William Miles Parker Photograph Collection, circa 1899- circa 1929

Collection number: BANC PIC 1983.110--PIC

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
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Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
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Collection Summary

Collection Title: William Miles Parker photograph collection
Date (inclusive): circa 1899- circa 1929
Collection Number: BANC PIC 1983.110--PIC
Creator: Parker, William Miles, 1887-
Extent: 325 photographic prints 3 digital objects (3 images)
Repository: The Bancroft Library.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Fax: (510) 642-7589
Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
URL: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in English
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Miles Parker Photograph Collection, BANC PIC 1983.110--PIC, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Alternate Forms Available

Digital reproductions of selected images are available.

Related Material

Two books transferred to Bancroft Collection for separate cataloging:
Parker, William Miles. Incidents along the trail of life with Bill Ranger. 1972.
Peters, G. W. Picturesque Manila. 1898.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Gift of James, Genevieve and Alberta West Parker (received Dec. 1982)

Scope and Content

Primarily pictures taken in the Philippines, 1899-circa 1920, including views of Manila and of the Negritos of Luzon, and many pictures relating to education in California and the Philippines. Also includes photos relating to Bakersfield (and other) schools and teachers, agriculture, Parker family pictures, and miscellaneous views of California, 1906-1920. In addition are portraits and pictures relating to the biographies of William and Luther Parker.
Some photos correspond to incidents in William Miles Parker's published autobiography: Incidents along the trail of life with Bill Ranger.

Container Listing

 

California

folder 1

Bakersfield schools. 1906-1916

Physical Description: 19 photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Includes exterior views of various school buildings, students, teachers and school administration.

Additional Note

Various formats. 3 items shelved as size AX: Track meet teams from towns in Kern County, March 1909; group portrait of students and faculty with young men in black face, 1907?; group portrait of teachers of the Kern County schools.
folder 2

Family pictures including views of named places in California. 1897-1953

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Castro Valley Sunday School, town of Sugar Pine in Madera County, horse drawn fire engine and Olmstead home in Green Valley.

Additional Note

Group portrait at Chico State Normal School shelved as size B.
folder 3

[John Herbert's prune drying yard at Berryessa, California.] circa 1890-1900

Physical Description: 1 photographic print : 7 x 9.25 in.

Additional Note

On studio mount. Andrew P. Hill, photographer, San Jose. Herbert is a family name.
folder 4

Postcard views of California. 1908-1924

Physical Description: 31 items

Scope and Content Note

Includes Southern Pacific Depot and Superintendent's Office in Kern County, Kernville, artesian well in Tulare, eruption of Mount Lassen, clock tower in Bakersfield, diamond mine in Oroville, Sonoma State Home and lime kilns at Tehachapi.
 

Philippines

folder 5

U.S. battleships in Manila Bay. October 1908

Scope and Content Note

16 photographic postcards with original annotations. 15 named ships and 1 general view.
folder 6

Anderson Intermediate School, Arayat, and related pictures. circa 1908

Physical Description: 17 photographic prints : 4.5 x 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Luther Parker, who was a teacher in the Philippines from circa 1903-1920s, buildings and students.
folder 6

Group portrait of faculty at Anderson Intermediate School, Arayat. circa 1908 BANC PIC 1983.110--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
folder 6

Luther Parker standing on steps of Anderson Intermediate School, Arayat. circa 1908 BANC PIC 1983.110--PIC

Physical Description: 1 photographic print
folder 7

Other pictures concerning education in the Philippines. circa 1910-1929

Physical Description: 11 photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Includes a class in Macabebe School.

Additional Note

various formats.
folder 8

Philippine Islands, unidentified subjects. circa 1908-1910

Physical Description: 20 photographic prints : 3 x 4 in.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Kurt Hosaeus.
folder 9

Views of Manila and genre subjects. circa 1910

Physical Description: 6 photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Includes Puerta de Isabel I, gate of walled city.

Additional Note

Squires, Bingham and Co., photographer, Manilla, P.I.
folder 10

Philippine album. circa 1908-1910

Physical Description: 53 photographic prints : 5 x 7 in. and smaller

Scope and Content Note

Mostly images of Manila. Includes Corregidor, Moro women and children, Binondo Church, monuments, Manila Cathedral, a hospital ward, The Palace, Santa Cruz Church, Malate Church, Chinese Catholic Church, Parian Gate, Carvite Navy Yard, Malecon Drive, Hotel de Oriente, portrait of Emilio Aguinalda, and a cemetery.
folder 11

Views of the Philippines. circa 1908-1910

Physical Description: 38 postcards

Scope and Content Note

Includes Ayuntamiento building, Paco Cemetery, Real Gate of Walled City, bird's-eye view of Manlia. Some are dulpicates.
folder 12

Views of the Philippines, miscellany. circa 1905

Physical Description: 27 photographic prints

Scope and Content Note

Includes Mayon Volcano; Bacolor Church; group portrait with Sultan of Sulu, William Taft and Alice Roosevelt at Mindanao; woman with conjoined twins; Molo Church; provincial capitol at Bacolod.

Additional Note

Variuos formats.
 

Pictures relating to incidents in William Miles Parker’s published autobiography.

Additional Note

Incident IV not present.
folder 13

Incident I. San Francisco. May 4, 1906

Physical Description: 1 photographic print

Scope and Content Note

William M. Parker, Co. A, 2nd Inf. NGC. San Francisco. In camp at Jefferson Square.
folder 14

Incident II. Trip through far east--Hawaii, Japan, Shanghai, Hongkong, Kobe. March 1908

Physical Description: 13 photographic prints : 3.25 x 4.25 in.
folder 15

Incident III. At home in Philippines. 1908

Physical Description: 21 photographic prints : 3.25 x 4.25 in.

Additional Note

Some are duplicates of images in folder 11.
folder 16

Incident V. First trip among the Pygmies. April 1908

Physical Description: 20 photographic prints : 3.25 x 4.25 in.

Scope and Content Note

Includes snapshots of Professors David Prescott Barrows, Burke, McClintock and Roberts at camp in Negrito country, Zambales.
folder 17

Incident VI. Reception for Reache's All-American Ball Team. Exiles. December 31, 1908-January 1, 1909.

Physical Description: 1 photographic print : 6.5 x 8.5 in.

Scope and Content Note

Group portrait of men.

Additional Note

On studio mount of Squires, Bingham and Co., Manila, P.I.
folder 18

Incident VII. Second trip among Pygmies to headwaters of Gumain River. 1909

Physical Description: 25 photographic prints : 5x 7 in.

Scope and Content Note

Includes L. Weigle, Luther Parker, W. H. Chapman, William M. Parker, and many natives (some identified as Negritos of Zambales). 12 photographs from this expedition are contained in a fiber album.

Additional Note

Some are stamped in the negative: Copyright W. Huse Chapman, 1909.
folder 18

Group portrait of Western and native Filipino men in a dwelling. 1909? BANC PIC 1983.110--PIC

Additional Note

This material was selectively digitized from a larger resource or collection.
folder 19

Incident VIII. Snapshots of the wreck of the Coast Guard Cutter Leyte off coast of Samar and postcard. 1905

Physical Description: 8 photographic prints and 1 postcard

Scope and Content Note

Postcard is of men holding the skin of a 34 foot python.

Additional Note

Wreck is dated September 25, 1905. Postcard has divided back, thus dated a few years later than 1905.
 

Miscellaneous

folder 20

Unidentified snapshots and postcards of areas outside of California. 1902-1924

Physical Description: 5 photographic prints and 4 postcards

Scope and Content Note

Postcards are of Reno, Neveda; Hyder, Alaska and Vancouver Island, B.C.