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Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room

The Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room collection contains texts and images from the 1860s to 1930s. A majority of the collection consists of portraits and photographs of residents of Mill Valley, Marin County, California. Included also are train tickets and time cards from the early 1900s.



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Mill Valley Public Library, Lucretia Little History Room
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A group of people standing outdoors wearing masks over their mouths. This was probably during the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. One of the women has a sign in front of her reading 'Wear a mask or go to jail."
Topics: californiarevealed, Masks, Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : Abstract of Title and List of Incumbrances on Copies of Instruments between Tamalpais Land and Water Company and North Pacific Coast Railroad Company or San Francisco, Tamalpais and Bolinas Railway Company relating to their right of way into Mill Valley, and their occupancy of the depot sites at Millwood and Mill Valley December 7, 1903. Twenty-nine page agreement by the Marin County Abstract Company, San Rafael, California. Source : 29 Pages of 29: Pamphlet (18.75 x 14.24 in.)...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Abstracts, Railroads
Description : Mill Valley's Old Mill School opened in November 1921. The school was constructed on the 2.5-acre Sulphur Spring block, bounded by Throckmorton, Elma, Lovell and Old Mill. Title transcribed from front of postcard, which reads: "Old Mill School, Mill Valley, Calif." Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (5.5 x 3.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.094.012 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Elementary schools, Old Mill School, Schools
Description : Mill Valley's Old Mill was built by John Reed circa 1835. Reed's sawmill has long been Mill Valley's most significant man-made landmark. Front of postcard is printed with the following text: "No. 421. Old Mill at Mill Valley, California." Back of postcard is printed with the following: "Chas. Weidner, San Francisco, Calif. Made in Germany." Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (5.5 x 3.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.094.005 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Old Mill, Sawmills, Structures
Description : Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway Engine No. 8 and passenger cars in snow at the Double Bow Knot on Mt. Tamalpais. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (7 x 4.875 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.119 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Locomotives, Railroad cars, Railroads, Snow
Description : Locomotives and construction cranes, likely in Boulder City, Nevada. After the abandonment of the Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway in 1930, the Railway's Engine No. 8, to the right of the crane in the foreground, was sold to United Commercial, then Shell Oil, and finally Six Companies of Boulder City, Nevada, for work on the Hoover Dam. The day after this picture was taken the engine was destroyed in a collision with runaway gravel cars. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (10 x...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Locomotives, Railroads
Description : Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway train and passengers cars crossing a trestle bridge. The orientation of passengers and the engineer showcases the way in which the Railway's engines were positioned at the end of the train, pushing passenger cars up the mountain. This was done for a few reasons, including that it eliminated the possibility of runaway passenger cars and redirected the smoke and soot from the engine away from passengers. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (6.5 x...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Locomotives, Railroad cars, Railroads, Trestles
Description : Postcard featuring a creek, bridge, and a glimpse of Redwood Lodge. "Redwood Lodge" was the name George and Maria Billings gave the Mill Valley home they began building in 1890. The home, at 160 Corte Madera Avenue, was originally intended as a summer home, but after the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco, the Billings family made the Redwood Lodge their year-round residence. Title transcribed from front of postcard, which is printed with the following text: "A...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Bridges, Creeks, Houses, Redwood trees, Structures,...
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Raymond Coyne squatting with his arms akimbo on the wooden platform of the Mill Valley railroad depot.
Topics: californiarevealed, Railroad stations, Coyne, Raymond
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description :  Ink drawings on front of postcard depicting a grove of redwoods along railroad tracks with the caption "sequoias--on the way up. Mt. Tamalpais"; a gentleman overlooking Profile Rock with a train curling around the bend; and an image of the railroad as a train makes its way up the mountainside with the caption, "Mountain train ascending Mt. Tamalpais". There's printed text which reads, "I felt run down before I went up, but when I came down, I felt way...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Mill Valley, Mt. Tamalpais, Muir Woods, Railroads,...
Description : Class photo with teacher and students standing outside. Boy in front middle is holding a sign reading "Mill Valley 1911." Photograph has a postcard backing. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5.3125 x 3.375 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.012 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Schools, Students, Summit School, Teachers
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Three men, standing outdoors on a lawn with houses to their right. The title supplied by the photographer likely references the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918.
Topics: californiarevealed, Houses, Lawns, Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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A group of men and women standing outdoors on Locust Avenue.
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Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : Panoramic photograph of Mount Tamalpais with the Tavern of Tamalpais on the left. The logo for the Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods railway appears in the two lower corners. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (9 x 24 in.) Call Number : MVN3012 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, panoramic, Photography, Railroads, Taverns (Inns)
Description : View of the railway depot in downtown Mill Valley, California, from the tracks at the rear of the station. A train car is pulled in to the station, and Mt. Tamalpais can be seen in the background. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5 x 4 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.099 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Railroad stations, Railroad tracks, Railroads
Description : Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Shay engine, probably No. 1, at the top of Mount Tamalpais. The locomotive has a tender full of wood and is pulling two passenger cars. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (4.625 x 3.75 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.118 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Locomotives, Railroad cars, Railroads
Description : Postcard depicting the exterior of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a Roman Catholic church, in Mill Valley, California. The first Mount Carmel church was dedicated in 1893. A handwritten note on the back of this postcard dates this photo January 14, 1917 and indicates that the postcard probably shows the dedication of a new church building, created to accommodate Mill Valley's growing population. This new church was built at the corner of Buena Vista Avenue, and was a stucco, Spanish...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Catholic churches, Churches
Description : A large crowd on Throckmorton Avenue near the train staion. Stores visible include Belle's Dry Goods, Removatory, O Shaugnessey's Hotel and Tamalpais Market. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (4.5 x 3 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.093 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Hotels, Stores, Streets
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Newsletter describing hikes made in 1918 by a local group that called themselves the "Ancient Order of the Shuteye". It also refers itself as "The Official Organ of the Hash and Eggers of the world." This appeared to be a local social group which included photographer Raymond Coyne. The first page of the newsletter lists members of the group, and indicates which of the members were currently doing military service. Photographs by Raymond Coyne were included to illustrate the...
Topics: californiarevealed, Hikers, Dipsea Race, Mill Valley, Calif., Coyne, Raymond
Source: Newsletter: 84 Pages of 84 (9 x 11 1/2 in.)
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Description : Panoramic photograph of teachers and students at Tamalpais Union High School. Print on middle bottom of photograph reads "Tamalpais Union High School, - Ernest E. Wood, Prin. - Feb 19, 1919" Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (10 x 40 in.) Call Number : 2017.004.002 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, High schools, Schools, Students, Teachers
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Group photo at Big Lagoon, now called Muir Beach.
Topics: californiarevealed, Beaches
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : Panoramic photograph of passengers, crew and train from the Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway. Photographs like these were taken for souvenirs for sightseers. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5.5 x 22.5 in.) Call Number : MVU3008 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, panoramic, Photography, Railroads
Description : Panoramic photograph of passengers, crew and train at the Double Bow Knot. Photographs like these were taken for souvenirs for sightseers. A second train can be seen above in the background. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8.5 x 31 in.) Call Number : MVU3009 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, panoramic, Photography, Railroads
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Babe Guy and Raymond Coyne sitting on a hammock at Willow Camp, now known as Stinson Beach.
Topics: californiarevealed, Hammocks, Guy, Babe, Coyne, Raymond
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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A man, Moore, doing a handstand as Fred Anderson watches. Additional Title was supplied by photographer.
Topics: californiarevealed, Anderson, Fred, Anderson, Fred
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Miriam Coyne, photographer Raymond Coyne's sister, standing on the sidewalk holding a coat.
Topics: californiarevealed, Streets, Coyne, Miriam
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Three men, Lynus Coyne and two others identified as F.W.R and H.F.A; sitting on the beach at Willow Camp, no known as Stinson Beach. Additional Title was supplied by the photographer.
Topics: californiarevealed, Campers (Persons), Coyne, Lynus
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : Front of postcard depicts image of Mt. Tamalpais, with the town of Mill Valley in the foreground. Several buildings can be made out, including Summit School. The back of the postcard is left blank, with a printed caption which reads, "Mill Valley, January, 1922. Lovell Avenue with Summit School, the large two-story building to the right, Catholic Church farther right and Coffin home extreme upper right." No publisher information is given. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Mill Valley, Mt. Tamalpais, Summit School
Description : Front of postcard depicts steam train leaving the Summit of Mt. Tamalpais. The text printed on the front reads, "273 - Train Leaving Tavern, Summit of Mt. Tamalpais, California." The back of the postcard is left blank. Publisher information is given as "Edw. H. Mitchell, San Francisco." Company closed in 1923. Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (5.5 x 3.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.094.053 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Mt. Tamalpais, Summit of Mt. Tamalpais, Tavern of...
Description : Three portraits pasted to a single piece of white card stock. The top portrait is of three young women; the one on the left may be Sallie Boyle. On the lower left is a portrait of an unidentified boy. On the lower right is Carmelita Garcia (Boyle). Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5.5 x 8.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.064 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Portraits, Reed Family
Description : Front of postcard shows a gentleman standing on the edge of Inspiration Point on Mt. Tamalpais, overlooking Mill Valley and the San Francisco Bay. The title on the postcard reads, "Inspiration Point. Mount Tamalpais - California." The publisher information printed on the front reads, "56 Goeggel & Weidner, San Francisco -- printed in Germany." The back of the postcard is left blank. Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (3.5 x 5.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.094.081...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Inspiration Point, Mill Valley, Mt. Tamalpais, San...
Description :  A group of men and three dogs stand in front of the Muir Woods Inn. One dog is on his hind legs and another is on a car on the railroad tracks. The Inn burned down in 1913. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3.25 x 5.25 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.155 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Dogs, Group portraits, Taverns (Inns)
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A woman posing at Big Lagoon, now known as Muir Beach. The Additional Title was provided by the photographer. The woman in the photograph may be Mary E. Meehan.
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Four people sitting on the ground on the Dipsea Trail.
Topics: californiarevealed, Trails
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Fred Anderson and Lynus Coyne resting beside a trail at Willow Camp, now known as Stinson Beach. Additional Title was supplied by photographer.
Topics: californiarevealed, Trails, Anderson, Fred, Coyne, Lynus
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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A female runner crossing the finish line at the Women's Dipsea Hike.
Topics: californiarevealed, Women athletes, Dipsea Race, Mill Valley, Calif.
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : Cascade Falls in Mill Valley, California. Postcard shows portion of a manmade viewing area with elaborate guardrail and a footbridge above the falls. Title transcribed from the back of postcard, which is printed with the following text: "The Cascades, Mill Valley, Cal." Back also includes: "M. Rieder, Publ., Los Angeles, Cal. No. 4731". Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (3.5 x 5.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.094.019 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Cascade Falls, Cascades Area, Waterfalls
Description : Front of postcard shows tall telegraph masts on the top of Mt. Tamalpais, overlooking a cloud-bank or perhaps the ocean. Title transcribed from front of postcard, which reads, "Wireless Telegraph Masts on the Summit of Mt. Tamalpais, California. The highest in the world." The back of the postcard is left blank. The publisher information for the postcard is printed as, "M. Reider, Publ., Los Angeles, Cal, No. 3847. Made in Germany." Source : 1 Page of 1:...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Communication, Mt. Tamalpais, Telegraph poles
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A group of people at the Big Lagoon (now called Muir Beach). The people sit in a row in front of rocks.
Topics: californiarevealed, Beaches, Rocks
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Several people laying on the beach at Willow Camp, now known as Stinson Beach.
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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A group of adults standing in a row at Willow Camp, which would later become Stinson Beach.
Topics: californiarevealed, Campers (Persons)
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Tom Garvey with his arm around Eleven Price, who is wearing a grass skirt, as another man walks by observing the scene. On the beach at Big Lagoon, later to become known as Muir Beach.
Topics: californiarevealed, Garvey, Tom, Price, Eleven, Garvey, Tom, Price, Eleven
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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A view of water and rocks at Big Lagoon, now known as Muir Beach.
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Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : Portrait of Viola Presho Baldocchi around 5 years of age, sitting on a porch. She was a long time resident of Mill Valley who died in 1979. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (8.375 x 5.25 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.068 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Porches, Portraits
Description : The railroad depot in downtown Mill Valley, California, with the Keystone Building pictured on the left. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5.125 x 3.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.098 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Railroad stations, Railroads
Description : Students and teacher in classroom. Students are stiitng at their desks. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (5.125 x 3.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.041 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Blackboards, Classrooms, Desks, Schools, Students,...
A group of people posing at Big Lagoon, now known as Muir Beach.
Topics: californiarevealed, Beaches
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Four people posing by a fence at Lake Lagunitas. The Additional Title was supplied by the photographer. The people are most likely Ethel Hooper, Fred Anderson, Leona Meyers, and Raymond Coyne.
Topics: californiarevealed, Lakes, Fences, Hooper, Ethel, Anderson, Fred, Meyers, Leona, Coyne, Raymond
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Miriam Coyne, photographer Raymond Coyne's sister, standing with a ladder behind her.
Topics: californiarevealed, Ladders, Coyne, Miriam
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Three men standing in front of a vista, one of them wearing a bathing suit. One is Lynus Coyne, the other two are identified as H.F.A and Bill. Additional Title was supplied by the photographer.
Topics: californiarevealed, Beaches, Coyne, Lynus
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : Mill Valley's Old Mill was built by John Reed circa 1835. Reed's sawmill has long been Mill Valley's most significant man-made landmark. Front of postcard is printed with the following text: "157 - Old Saw Mill, Erected 1832 - Mill Valley, California". Back of postcard is printed with the following: "Published by Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco, Cal." Correspondence to a Miss Horr of Redding, California, on back. Postcard is stamped and postmarked 1912....
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Old Mill, Sawmills, Structures
Description : A young girl in a high chair, a member of E. E. Wood's family. E. E. Wood was the first principal of Tamalpais High School. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3 x 4.25 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.150 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Portraits, Toddlers
Description : Panoramic photograph of passengers, crew and train at the Double Bow Know . A second train can be seen above. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (33.75 x 6.5 in.) Call Number : MVU3005 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, panoramic, Photography, Railroads
Description :  A group of men and three dogs stand in front of the Muir Woods Inn. The Inn burned down in 1913. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3.25 x 5.25 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.154 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Dogs, Group portraits, Taverns (Inns)
Description : Panoramic photograph of passengers, crew and train at the Double Bow Knot. Photographs like these were taken as souvenirs for the passengers. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (6 x 27 in.) Call Number : MVN1605 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, panoramic, Photography, Railroads
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A group of people at the Big Lagoon (now called Muir Beach). The people sit in a row in front of rocks.
Topics: californiarevealed, Beaches, Rocks
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Frank Roach in a navy uniform standing in front of a building.
Topics: californiarevealed, United States. Navy--Uniforms, Roach, Frank
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Five people sitting on a rock on Mount Tamalpais. A trail can be seen going up the mountain in the background.
Topics: californiarevealed, Hikers
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Tom Garvey and another man identified as Moore standing in the woods holding a goat between them.
Topics: californiarevealed, Goats, Garvey, Tom
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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A woman identified as Mary E. stepping on to a log, walking at Franks Canyon. She is likely Mary E. Meehan. Additional Title was supplied by photographer.
Topics: californiarevealed, Meehan, Mary E., Meehan, Mary E.
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Emma Reiman, winner of the Women's Dipsea Hike, wearing number 211, holding two trophies.
Topics: californiarevealed, Dipsea Race, Mill Valley, Calif., Trophies, Reiman, Emma
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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A view of a trail, hill and trees.
Topics: californiarevealed, Trails
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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Tree and person walking up the trail at Lone Pine.
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Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : A Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway locomotive pulling an open car full of passengers down Mt. Tamalpais. Written on the bottom margin: "Mt. Tamalpais train." Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (3.25 x 5.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.112 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Locomotives, Railroad cars, Railroad tracks, Railroads
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Newsletter describing the "Ancient Order of the Shuteye" group trip to Mill Valley to see the 1918 Dipsea Race, including photographs taken by Ray Coyne. Several members of the group ran the race, while the rest hiked the trail and went to the beach. The first two pages list members of the group along with their skills and ambitions.
Topics: californiarevealed, Hikers, Dipsea Race, Mill Valley, Calif., Coyne, Raymond
Source: Newsletter: 38 Pages of 38 (9 x 11 1/2 in.)
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A group of women at Willow Camp, now known as Stinson Beach. The woman in the center is wearing a tall hat and a cape, and the other women are holding onto the edges of the cape. The Additional Title was supplied by the photographer
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
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A group of people sitting in Gravity Car number 7 on Mount Tamalpais. Part of the Mount Tamalpais [and] Muir Woods Railway, gravity cars were engineless cars used to transport passengers down the mountain.
Topics: californiarevealed, Railroad passenger cars, Railroad, Railroad tracks
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
U. S. S. California near the dock. People are on the dock looking at the ship, and there are many people on deck.
Topics: californiarevealed, Battleships, Boats
Source: Photographic Negative: 1 Page of 1 (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
Description : Mill Valley's Old Mill was built by John Reed circa 1835. Reed's sawmill has long been Mill Valley's most significant man-made landmark. Front of postcard printed with: "157- Mill Valley, California. (Erected 1832)" Back of postcard is printed with the following text: "Edward H. Mitchell, Publisher, San Francisco". Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (5.5 x 3.5 in.) Call Number : 2016.094.007 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Old Mill, Sawmills, Structures
Description : The Mill Valley Depot. Back of postcard is printed with the following text: "The Mill Valley Depot, circa 1914. Miller Avenue meets Throckmorton. Bernard Street continues up hill." Source : 1 Page of 1: Postcard (6 x 3.75 in.) Call Number : 2016.094.001 Digitized by California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Businesses, Commuters, Railroad depots, Railroads, The...
Description : Front of postcard depicts town of Mill Valley with Summit School and other visible residences against the backdrop of Mt. Tamalpais. Summit School was an elementary school located on the corner of Sumiit and Cornelia Avenues, and was later replaced by several other elementary schools, including Old Mill School in 1921. The back of the postcard is left blank, with publisher information given as "Britton & Rey, Lithographers, S.F. Publishers of pictorial post cards."...
Topics: californiarevealed, californialightandsound, Mill Valley, Mt. Tamalpais, Summit School
Description : Image of train leaving Tavern of Tamalpais. Printed caption reads, "Summit of Mt. Tamalpais (2,592 feet) California. Mountain train leaving tavern. Britton & Rey, San Francisco 484." The Tavern of Tamalpais was a combination hotel and restaurant which opened in 1896 and was sometimes referred to as Summit Tavern or Tamalpais Tavern. The Tavern burned to the ground in a 1923 fire, but was rebuilt and reopened in 1924. The Tavern continued to operate until 1950, when...
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Description : Front of postcard depicts the view of Mt. Tamalpais with a panorama of the San Francisco Bay Area and a view of the Mt. Tamalpais and Muir Woods Railway double bow-knot. Text on the front of the postcard reads, "Panorama from the Bow Knot on Mt. Tamalpais, Sausalito, Belvedere, San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz and Angel Island can be seen." Faint handwritten message on the front. On the back of the postcard, the card is addressed to a Ray L. Fisher. Postmark stamped 1905....
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Description : The first twins born in Mill Valley, California, Lillian and Vivian Dowd. A boy, probably Charles Irvine Dowd, looks over the carriage. Lillian would later marry Frank Sturken and Vivian would marry Felix Teulie. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (7.25 x 5.125 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.088 Digitized by California Revealed .
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Description : Portrait of Charles James Dowd. He was an early Mill Valley resident who founded a livery stable, Dowd's Fashion Stables. Source : 1 Page of 1: Photograph (6 x 8.625 in.) Call Number : 2016.004.086 Digitized by California Revealed .
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