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  • McCarthy Album 08, Photograph 266

    Caption: "The Arrival of the Atlantic Fleet at the Golden Gate -- May 6, 1908. San Francisco, California." and "Copyright 1908, Chas. Weidner, S.F." This photograph, by Charles Weidner, shows the U.S. Navy's Atlantic Fleet, consisting of sixteen battle cruisers and various support vessels, steaming toward the Golden Gate and San Francisco Bay. President Theodore Roosevelt ordered the Atlantic Fleet (later called the "Great White Fleet" because the ships were painted white with gold trim) on a tour around the world, beginning in December 1907, to show American goodwill and also demonstrate the power of the U.S. Navy. The Fleet reached the Golden Gate, entrance to San Francisco Bay, on May 6, 1908.

    Date: 5/6/1908

  • McCarthy Album 09, Photograph 124

    Caption: "Niagara Falls, c. 1925. William McCarthy poses in front of American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls, two of the three waterfalls that make up the iconic Niagara Falls straddling the border between Ontario, Canada, and the State of New York.

    Date: 1925

  • McCarthy Album 06, Photograph 233

    Caption: "Stockton Court House," c. 1906, (E.E. Meyers, Architect). San Joaquin County Courthouse, Stockton, California. The neo-classical building was completed in 1890 and demolished in 1961 to may way for a new courthouse.

    Date: Undated

  • Sayent or Zaygente or Zayanta Rancho

    Hand-drawn sketch map of Sayent or Zaygente or Zayanta boundaries. Volume 1, page 194.

    Date: 1833

  • McCarthy Album 11, Photograph 305

    Caption: "Donner Summit, California. October 7, 1934." Panoramic view of Donner Lake and the surrounding mountains. A highway can be glimpsed running through the lower half of the photograph.

    Date: 10/7/1934

  • Rinconada del Arroyo de San Francisquito Rancho

    Hand-drawn sketch map of Rinconada del Arroyo de San Francisquito boundaries. Volume 1, page 596.

    Date: 1838

  • McCarthy Album 11, Photograph 033b

    One side of a flier handed out by the San Antonio Reptile Garden in the mid-1930s entitled "Reptile Facts." The Reptile Garden opened in the 1930s as a fundraising facility for the Witte Museum. The Garden featured turtle races, snake handling demonstrations, fried rattlesnake meat, and rattlesnake dinner fund raisers. It also became a research center for the use of antivenom. The Garden closed in the early 1940s, its live snakes donated to the San Antonio Zoo.

    Date: 1934

  • McCarthy Album 08, Photograph 004

    Caption: "THE GORGE, Victoria, B. C.," c. 1906. View of the Gorge, a narrow tidal inlet in Victoria running from Selkirk Trestle to the Craigflower Bridge. The Gorge became a popular recreation destination for the area's residents as Victoria grew.

    Date: 1906

  • McCarthy Album 09, Photograph 065

    Caption: "D. & R. G. Depot, Salt Lake City," c. 1923. Constructed in 1910 by the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW), this depot operated under the auspices of that railroad company until the 1970s. It served as a passenger depot for Amtrak from 1986 to 1999. The building is currently home to the Division of Utah State History and the Utah Department of Heritage & Arts.

    Date: 1923

  • Schedule I & II Volume I

    The Census of 1852 collection includes enumerations of California's 32 counties, arranged into 126 volumes. Schedule I enumerated the county's inhabitants, while schedule II enurmerated economic production. Many pages of this volume are damaged.

    Date: 1852