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Title
[Loggers in vicinity of Shaver Lake] (2 views)
Creator
White, Manley Freeman, 1882-1953
Date Created and/or Issued
1910
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Attributed to Manley Freeman White.
View 1 (2018-1586).-- view 2 (2018-1587).
Shows wide-face steam donkey in sugar pine forest near Shaver Lake; loggers posed on donkey. Assumed the Fresno Flume and Irrigation Company for whom Manley White worked.
C.B. Swift and Charles B. Shaver owned the Fresno Flume and Irrigation Company; built a dam on Stevenson Creek forming Shaver Lake, built two mills and flume to transport lumber from Shaver Lake to Clovis (where had planing mills, box factory, dry kilns).
Manley Freeman White was born March 25, 1882 in York County, Nebraska to Joseph Freeman White and Hattie Monroe (both from Canada). The family arrived in Fresno between 1885 and 1900. Between 1900 and 1920 resided in Fresno, in the 1920 census listed Manley as being in Merced Falls, in 1930 census listed as being in Hilt, Siskiyou County; by 1940 he is in Klamath Oregon. Worked as millhand in lumber industry. While in Fresno, worked seasonally at Shaver Lake for the Fresno Flume and Irrigation Company (owned by C.B. Swift and Charles B. Shaver). In addition to working in the mill, took photographs in his spare time.
Steve Harrison.
Have 2 copies of each image.
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
2 photographs : prints ; 5 x 7 in.
Identifier
(C)001631156CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Fresno Flume and Irrigation Company--Photographs
Loggers
Lumber industry--California--Fresno County
Steam donkeys--California--Fresno County
Fresno County (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Fresno County
Fresno County (Calif.)

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