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Title
Main entrance to City Hall
Contributor
Arbuckle, Clyde, 1903-1998 (collector)
Date Created and/or Issued
1849
1850
1851
1852
1853
1854
1855
1856
1857
1858
1859
1860
1861
1862
1863
1864
1865
1866
Contributing Institution
San José Public Library. California Room
Collection
Historic Photograph Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Women walk toward City Hall. This was San Jose's Old City Hall built in before 1849 demolition in 1958. It stood in Plaza Park, now known as Plaza de César Chávez, where the children's fountain is located. The building housed city offices and the police department used the basement. In use since 1889, the building was demolished in June 1958. Statue in foreground is of Dr. Henry D. Cogswell, a prohibitionist. It stood atop the drinking fountain he donated to the city.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg2000
Scanned with Epson Perfection V400 Photo Scanner as a 600 dpi TIFF image in 16-bit Grayscale. Compressed into JPEG format and Auto Level image adjustment applied using Photoshop CS2.
Extent
8 x 10 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/arbuckle/id/853
Language
English
Subject
Buildings
City & town halls
Municipal government
Pedestrians
Sculpture
Women
Place
San Jose
California
Source
Clyde Arbuckle Photograph Collection

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