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Title
Students in front of Scotty's Castle
Creator
French, Gerald L. (photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
1958
Contributing Institution
San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
Gerald L. French Photograph Collection
Rights Information
Copyright is assigned to the San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files from or derived from these collections is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Description
Negative shows a group of students posing in front of Scotty's Castle.
Built between 1922 and 1931, Scotty's Castle, or Death Valley Ranch, is a "two-story Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival style villa located in the Grapevine Mountains of northern Death Valley in Death Valley National Park." From: "Scotty's Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotty%27s_Castle (accessed 4/24/12). "Walter Scott, Death Valley Scotty, convinced everyone that he had built the castle with money from his rich secret mines in the area. Albert Mussey Johnson actually built the house as a vacation getaway for himself and his wife Bessie." From: "Scotty's Castle - Death Valley National Park," http://www.nps.gov/deva/historyculture/scottys-castle.htm (accessed 4/24/12).
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg2000
3.75 x 4.75 in.
Extent
3.75 x 4.75 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/french/id/32
Subject
Students
Geology
Deserts
Estates
Group portraits
San Jose State College
Place
Death Valley
California
Source
Gerald L. French Photograph Collection

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