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Title
[Base camp for dam construction workers, Big Creek?]
Creator
White, Manley Freeman, 1882-1953
Date Created and/or Issued
192u
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
Negative restricted.
Negatives not available for public viewing.
Description
View 1 (2018-1621). Print -- view 2 (2018-3209). Negative.
Negative restricted.
Southern California Edison maintained base camps during Huntington Lake dam construction.
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.
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photograph : print ; 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.
Identifier
(C)001631258CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Southern California Edison Company--Photographs
Buildings--California--Big Creek
Snow--California--Big Creek
Pines--California--Big Creek
Fresno County (Calif.)--Photographs
Big Creek (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Place
California
Big Creek
Fresno County (Calif.)
Big Creek (Calif.)

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