Imperial Valley Snapshots, ca. 1903
Owning Institution: UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
About this CollectionThis collection of 23 snapshots were taken circa 1903 by an unidentified photographer. The subject matter is the Imperial Valley area of California, including the towns of Brawley, Calexico, and Mexicali, and the Alamo River. The collection includes photographs of Cocopa tribe members, Mexicans, and inhabitants of Brawley. Also featured are several buildings and other types of residential structures. Typewritten captions on the verso of the photographs are lengthy and provide an informative historical and cultural context for the images. The collection provides firsthand impressions of the settlement and early history of Brawley, California.... View collection guide.
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