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Title
Pictorial map of Fresno County and mid-California's garden of the sun
Creator
Schmidt Litho. Co
Date Created and/or Issued
192-?]
Publication Information
[Fresno, Calif., Fresno County Chamber of Commerce
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
MAP: PICTORIAL. FRESNO COUNTY. 1920.
Bird's-eye view.
Relief shown.
Map of Fresno County and sourrounding counties; 31 vignettes of buildings, farm scenes, and scenery border the central map. Verso of map: Automobile road map of Fresno County and vicinity, and Chamber of Commerce text about Fresno County and the San Joaquin Valley, designed as a folded brochure.
"Automobile road map of Fresno County," text, and illustrations on verso.
Central image includes Fresno County (center) marked with roads and towns; San Francisco Bay (lower left) and surrounding counties, including: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Kings, Tulare, Kern, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Mariposa; mountains in the distance; 5 small circular images illustrate area sites.
31 vignettes surrounding the central image include (clockwise, from top, left): Who's Afraid (2 bears); A Mining Scene; Big Trees, Largest Living Things; Snow-If You Want It; Yosemite National Park; Two Attractions (girl fishing); Mt. Whitney, Nearly Three Miles High; Snowy Pines; Young Deer.
Parlier Fig Tree; Combine Harvester; Drying Figs; Dairy Queen (cow); In Coalinga Fields (oil derricks); Date Clusters; Artesian Well, San Joaquin; A Feeding Flock (sheep); Packing Raisins; Fattening Pork; Baling Alfalfa; Irrigating Figs; Picking Olives; Orange Grove; Truck Gardens
Typical Homes; Yes, Corn Too (kids in corn field); Fresno Building; Prize Sheep; Pima Cotton (field); In the Dry Yard (lumber); Modern Logging (logging truck
Negative, no. 25,618 (4 x 5 in.) color transparency.
Type
image
Format
Maps.
Pictorial works.
Cartographic material
Extent
1 map : ill. (part. col.) ; 46 x 79 cm
Identifier
(C)001464723CSL01-Aleph
(OCoLC)5442275
Language
English
Subject
San Joaquin Valley (Calif.)--Maps
San Joaquin Valley (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Fresno County (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Fresno County (Calif.)--Maps
Farms--California--San Joaquin Valley--Pictorial works
Agriculture--California--San Joaquin Valley--Pictorial works
Mountains--California--Pictorial works
Bird's-eye view
California--Pictorial--Fresno County--1920
Time Period
1920
Place
San Joaquin Valley (Calif.)
Fresno County (Calif.)
California
San Joaquin Valley
Fresno County

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