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Alder Farm, Fruitvale, California.
BANC PIC 2011.043
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Title:

Alder Farm, Fruitvale, California

Creator/Contributor:

Cheney Photo Adv. Co, creator, photographer.

Creator/Contributor:

Magee, Frederic E., former owner.

Abstract:

Professionally produced idyllic rural views of a house, stables or barns, rolling hills, cattle, and horses on the Magee family's Alder Farm in the Fruitvale area of Oakland, California. Images of oak groves, eucalyptus lined lanes, and family groups with dogs and on horseback are present.

Date:

1912 (issued)

Subject:

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Magee family -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Magee, Frederic E -- Family -- Photographs
Leisure -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Farms -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Fruitvale (Oakland, Calif.) -- Photographs

Note:

Title in gold on cover. Lower right of cover: Frederic E. Magee.
First photographic print has monogram of photographer, the Cheney Photo Advertising Company.
UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
Alder Farm, Fruitvale, California, BANC PIC 2011.043--fALB, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Jeff Carr; 2011.
Frederic English Magee (1870-1954) was a brother of William Adam Magee (1865-1950), Thomas Magee (1867-1914), and Walter Magee (1874-1932), all of whom were residents of Oakland, Calif. In 1902, the San Francisco Blue Book lists Mr. and Mrs. Walter Magee as residents of Alder Farm, Fruitvale. In 1919, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Magee are listed as residents of Redwood Alder Farm, Fruitvale.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 25 photographs in 1 album : black and white prints ; album approximately 12 x 14 inches

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC PIC 2011.043

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.

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