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Title
West Santa Clara Street after flood, 1911
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1911/03/
Contributing Institution
History San Jose Research Library
Collection
History San Jose Online Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Typed on back: "Northwest corner of River and Santa Clara Street during flood of 1911. Site of buildings on left now occupied by Artana and Widney Blgs." The electric light tower can be seen in the distance. An automobile is making its way down the street. A blacksmith shop appears to be on the left. Featured in the "City with a Past" exhibit with this caption: The 1911 flood of the Guadalupe on Santa Clara Street looking east. The river has periodically flooded downtown San Jose.
Type
image
Identifier
E236BAC4-14DF-4119-A5C8-588253785944
1997-300-1257
Subject
Floods
Santa Clara Street (San Jose, Calif.)
Guadalupe River (Santa Clara County, Calif.)
Blacksmiths
Electric lighting (LCSH)
Towers
Automobiles--1900-1930 (LCSH)

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