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Electrical Products Co. Photographs of commercial signage, primarily neon, in California and Nevada [graphic].
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 1; BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 2; BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 3; BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 4; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographs of commercial signage, primarily neon, in California and Nevada

Creator/Contributor:

Electrical Products Co, creator

Abstract:

Views of neon signs produced by the Electrical Products Co. (Epco), 1920s-1950s, Federal Sign & Signal Corp., 1950s-1970s, and Ad Art. Many signs are for businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area, but other California and Nevada areas also pictured. Some views of the manufacturer's shop facilities and staff are present.

Date:

circa 1950-circa 1975? (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- n-us-nv
Federal Sign & Signal Corporation -- Pictorial works
Electrical Products Co. -- Pictorial works
Ad Art Sign Company -- Pictorial works
Neon signs -- Photographs
Signs and signboards -- California -- Photographs
Signs and signboards -- Nevada -- Photographs
Electric signs -- Photographs
Advertising -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Apparently photographed by the sign manufacturer, the Electrical Products Co.
Housed in envelopes with businesses pictured identified on label. Some photographer's names and dates noted on envelopes.
COLLECTION AVAILABLE FOR USE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
print
6 boxes (ca. 1,500 negatives and transparencies) : some color ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 1
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 2
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 3
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 4
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 5
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG Box 6
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG box 1
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG box 2
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG box 3
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG box 4
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG box 5
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG box 6
BANC PIC 1994.012--NEG

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION AVAILABLE FOR USE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.