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Title
Drive-way at La Palmera Rancho, 2188
Creator
Hill, Andrew P., 1853-1922
Date Created and/or Issued
1911
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2009-0356
In PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM: **qc917.9471 C6, pg. #33
In: Scenes of Santa Clara Valley
In the center foreground a dirt road curves into space to the left; this road is bordered by Palm and other trees rising from a lawned area on both sides.
"Olive trees planted by the padres over 100 years ago."
E.L. Beard and step-son Henry Elsworth developed orchard and wheat farm extending for some two thousand acres in and about Mission San Jose in Santa Clara Valley in early 1850's. This tract forms heart of La Palmera Rancho of Juan Gallegos in late 1880's. Mr. Gallegos emigrated from Costa Rica, was prominent viticulturist.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photographic print ; 7 1/4 x 9 3/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001392455CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVW-5799
Language
English
Subject
Gallegos, Juan--Homes & haunts
Costa Rican Americans--California--San Jose
Gardens--California--San Jose
Palms--California--San Jose
Olive trees--California--San Jose
Driveways--California--San Jose
San Jose (Calif.)--Photographs
Place
California
San Jose
San Jose (Calif.)

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