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Title
Spineless Cactus in Burbank Garden
Creator
Patterson, Frank (Francis Julian), 1884-1963
Contributor
Laws, Robert
Keil, J. B. (Joseph B.), 1884-1968
Act 3 Partners (Jack Schaefer, Tiburon, CA
http://www.act3partners.com)
Date Created and/or Issued
1932
1949
2018-03-13
Between 1932 and 1949
Unknown
Contributing Institution
Sonoma County Library
Collection
Luther Burbank Homes & Gardens Collection
Rights Information
Neither the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Association, the City of Santa Rosa, nor the Sonoma County Library make any assertions as to ownership of any original copyrights to digitized images and can claim only physical ownership of the image(s) described in these records. However, these images are intended for Personal or Research use only. Any other kind of use, including, but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication in any medium or format, public exhibition, or use online or in a web site, may be subject to additional restrictions including but not limited to the copyrights held by parties other than the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Association, the City of Santa Rosa, or the Sonoma County Library. USERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for determining the existence of such rights and for obtaining any permissions and/or paying associated fees necessary for the proposed use. Preferred credit line is: Courtesy, the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Association. Please contact the Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Association regarding additional reproduction and reuse information at: http://www.lutherburbank.org/contact-us
Rights Holder and Contact
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Association (100 Santa Rosa Ave., Room 10, Santa Rosa, CA 95404; http://www.lutherburbank.org); City of Santa Rosa (100 Santa Rosa Ave., Room 10, Santa Rosa, CA 95404; https://www.srcity.org/); Sonoma County Library (6135 State Farm Drive, Rohnert Park, CA; https://sonomalibrary.org/)
Description
Spineless cactus in Burbank garden. Young male worker standing at right. Captioned: Spineless Cactus Burbank Garden Santa Rosa Cal. No postcard production number. On reverse J. B. Keil has written: "Harold shows how spineless the cactus is. His grafted cactus plant in the can in the walk. JBK."
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GNIS
Exact geocoding
17
Frank Patterson, born December 20, 1883 in Klickitat, Washington, was a prolific photographer of the West Coast in the 1920s and 1930s, working at studios in Medford, Oregon and San Francisco, California. Patterson began his photography career in the early 1900s in Hood River, where he advertised "Outdoor Photos of All Kinds. Landscapes, Views, Stereograms. Order by Mail." After his first marriage ended in 1921, he remarried and moved to the Medford area, where he specialized in photos of the Crater Lake area. About 1926 he started doing postcards of towns, buildings, commercial spots, etc. from the Medford area to Red Bluff, California. He also traveled from Grants Pass, Oregon to Ukiah, California along the Redwood Highway. In the summer of 1928 be moved to Santa Rosa, California and added Sonoma County to his postcard list. At one time be had 228 dealers selling his postcards. In 1940 his photography career was interrupted when he was sentenced to San Quentin Prison, where he served six years for "Lewd and Lascivious conduct with a child under the age of 14". He had pleaded no contest, and did not admit anything. During this time his business was sold to Robert Laws. Upon his release, Patterson went to work for Bear Photo is San Francisco, where he was employed from 1946 till 1959. He died in 1961 in Napa State Hospital, where he was sent after developing Alzheimer's. --Summarized from Old Oregon historic photos site (https://www.oldoregonphotos.com/photographers/frank-patterson.html)
Title from caption.
Photographed by Frank Patterson (1884-1963). In 1944 Frank Patterson sold his inventory and equipment to Robert Laws, who published Patterson's postcards (some uncredited, but retaining Patterson's numbering).
LBH&G Photo Digitization Project--2018
City of Santa Rosa
204 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
High (600 ppi)
RGB
Type
image
Format
black-and-white (sepia)
postcard
image/tiff
image/dng
Extent
1
Unknown
113.67 MB
16 16 16
600
none
3592
5529
Identifier
castrbhg_pcd_1967_01
97.004.0003b
P-VII-065
castrbhg_1967.dng
http://heritage.sonomalibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15763coll22/id/2513
Subject
Still image
Agriculture, Rural Life and Fisheries
Burbank, Luther, 1849-1926--Miscellanea
Time Period
1932 - 1949
Place
United States
California
Sonoma
Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa Avenue
204 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa, California
38.436605
-122.711899
Relation
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Collection GUIDE
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens Collection
https://www.google.com/maps/place/204+Santa+Rosa+Ave.+Santa+Rosa+California/@38.436605,-122.711899,17z/data=!4m5!3m4

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