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Title
Picnic
Date Created and/or Issued
[189-?]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: [Giers' family photograph album], pg. [36].
Men, women and children (Gier family?) in meadow.
2014-5651.
Theodore Gier was born in Germany in 1860 to Henry and Marie (Behrens) Gier. Emigrated to the United States in 1881, settling first in Anaheim in 1882 (bought a ranch), in Oakland in 1883. Ran wholesale liquor business, Theodore Gier Wine Company of Oakland. Along with business, purchased a vineyard in Livermore (1893, second in 1901), vineyard in Napa (1898) and vineyard in St. Helene (1903). Married Ferdinande Hornung of Marysville in 1887. Had three daughters, Pauline Grace, Elsa Theresa (married James A. Boone) and Amelie Ferdinande. Died Jan. 4, 1931 in Alameda.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 5 x 8 in.
Identifier
(C)001527876CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Gier, Theodore,, 1860-1931--Family--Photographs
Picnics--California
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California

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