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The Calloway Canal

The Calloway Canal

View of tracks at the Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over the Calloway Canal, Kern County, California.

Buena Vista Farm

Buena Vista Farm

Men with horses and wagons in field unloading and stacking alfalfa hay at the Buena Vista Farm, Kern County, California. No. 665.

Tejon ranch.  Indian reservation ; the church

Tejon ranch. Indian reservation ; the church

Church on Indian reservation, Tejon ranch, Kern County, California. Watkins' photo. no. W535.

Kern River. Cañon

Kern River. Cañon

Photograph shows a view of the Kern River canyon in the foot hills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Kern County, California. Watkins photo. no. 470. Title from item.

[Buena Vista Farm, Kern County, California]

[Buena Vista Farm, Kern County, California]

Photo taken from canal embankment. No. 671. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Farms; Canals; California Kern County; Shelf.; Geogr.

Residence Gen. Beale, Tejon ranch, Kern County, Cal.

Residence Gen. Beale, Tejon ranch, Kern County, Cal.

Three men, each with a dog, outside of residence of Gen. Beale, Tejon ranch, Kern County, California. No. W515.

[Harvesting alfalfa, Kern County, Calif.]

[Harvesting alfalfa, Kern County, Calif.]

Buena Vista Farm. Noon in the hayfield. No. 666. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Farm crops Hay; Farm crops Alfalfa; Ca. Kern Co.; Geogr.; Farms...; Shelf.

[Views in Kern County, Calif.: Stockdale Ranch - the superintendent's residence]

[Views in Kern County, Calif.: Stockdale Ranch - the superintendent's ...

Photo by Carleton Emmons Watkins. No. 25. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ranches...; Dwellings California; Shelf.

[Harvesting alfalfa, Kern County, Calif.]
[Kern County, California]: McClung Ranch

[Kern County, California]: McClung Ranch

Man at furnace used to run steam pump to pump water. No. 631. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Steam engines; Chinese in U.S.; Ranches; Geogr.; Farms and farmi... more

Kern River. Rio Bravo Ranch

Kern River. Rio Bravo Ranch

Photograph shows a view of the Kern River on the Rio Bravo Ranch, Kern County, California. Watkins photo. no. 474. Title from item.

Kern Island Dairy - the milking chute, Kern County, Calif.

Kern Island Dairy - the milking chute, Kern County, Calif.

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Hay wagons; Dairy; Ranch...; Geogr.

Tejon ranch.  An Indian home and orchard

Tejon ranch. An Indian home and orchard

An Indian home and orchard, Tejon ranch, Kern County, California. Watkins' photo. no. W534.

Tejon Ranch, Kern County, Cal.

Tejon Ranch, Kern County, Cal.

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[Kern County, California]: The Hop Ranch. The hop-yard

[Kern County, California]: The Hop Ranch. The hop-yard

No. 90. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Steam engines; Chinese in U.S.; Ranches; Geogr.; Farms and farming; Farm machinery; Hay; Hops; Water pumps.

Greenfields Ranch - Camp Thirty-Six, Kern County, Calif.

Greenfields Ranch - Camp Thirty-Six, Kern County, Calif.

Large hay wagon in foregrd. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Hay wagons; Dairy; Ranch...; Geogr.

[Kern County, California]: Bellevue Ranch. Stacking alfalfa hay

[Kern County, California]: Bellevue Ranch. Stacking alfalfa hay

No. 18. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Steam engines; Chinese in U.S.; Ranches; Geogr.; Farms and farming; Farm machinery; Hay; Hops; Water pumps.

Antimony mines and buildings, Kern County, Calif., about forty miles from Bakersfield

Antimony mines and buildings, Kern County, Calif., about forty miles f...

Photographic views of Kern County, Calif., ca. 1888. No. 453.

Kern River. A beautiful stream

Kern River. A beautiful stream

Photograph shows a view of the Kern River in the foot hills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, on the Rio Bravo Ranch, Kern County, California. Watkins photo. no. 473. Title from item.

[The superintendent's residence on the McClung Ranch, Kern County, California]

[The superintendent's residence on the McClung Ranch, Kern County, Cal...

No. 115. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ranches; California Kern County; Dwellings; Shelf.; Geogr.

[Gigantic oak tree on the Tejon Ranch, Kern county, Calif.; Indian man, woman and small girl in front of the tree]

[Gigantic oak tree on the Tejon Ranch, Kern county, Calif.; Indian man...

No. 589. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Indians; Trees.

[Kern County, California]: Collins Ranch. Haying: the haymakers' camp

[Kern County, California]: Collins Ranch. Haying: the haymakers' camp

No. 221. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Steam engines; Chinese in U.S.; Ranches; Geogr.; Farms and farming; Farm machinery; Hay; Hops; Water pumps.

[Kern County, California]: The Creasy Ranch. A ditching camp

[Kern County, California]: The Creasy Ranch. A ditching camp

No. 655. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Steam engines; Chinese in U.S.; Ranches; Geogr.; Farms and farming; Farm machinery; Hay; Hops; Water pumps.

Calloway canal drop. Kern County, Cal.

Calloway canal drop. Kern County, Cal.

No. 699. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

[Man shearing a sheep in stall at headquarters of the San Emigdio Ranch, Kern County, Calif.]

[Man shearing a sheep in stall at headquarters of the San Emigdio Ranc...

No. 306. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Farms; Sheep; Shelf.

Alfalfa field on Kern river, Rio Bravo ranch. Kern County, Cal.

Alfalfa field on Kern river, Rio Bravo ranch. Kern County, Cal.

No. 476. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Farming; Shelf.

Kern river on Rio Bravo ranch, 15 miles NE of Bakersfield. Kern County, Cal.

Kern river on Rio Bravo ranch, 15 miles NE of Bakersfield. Kern County...

No. 474. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Wells; Shelf.

McClung ranch. The superintendent's residence, the arbor

McClung ranch. The superintendent's residence, the arbor

Girl standing in front of a row of bushes, Kern County, California. No. 626.

Head of south fork of Kern River. Kern County, Cal.

Head of south fork of Kern River. Kern County, Cal.

No. 675. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Rivers; Shelf.

A drop weir on Pioneer canal - McClung ranch. Kern County, Cal.

A drop weir on Pioneer canal - McClung ranch. Kern County, Cal.

No. 688. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Artesian well. Kern County, Cal.

Artesian well. Kern County, Cal.

No. 451. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Wells; Shelf.

James ranch- residence and farm buildings. Kern County, Cal.

James ranch- residence and farm buildings. Kern County, Cal.

No. 316. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Rivers; Shelf.

The Anderson ranch dairy. Superintendent's cottage. Kern County, Cal.

The Anderson ranch dairy. Superintendent's cottage. Kern County, Cal.

No. 142. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Ranches; Shelf.

Calloway canal weir on Kern river. Kern County, Cal.

Calloway canal weir on Kern river. Kern County, Cal.

No. 684. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

County bridge over Kern River above the Pioneer Canal. Kern County, Cal.

County bridge over Kern River above the Pioneer Canal. Kern County, Ca...

No. 682. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Bridges; Irrigation; Shelf.

[Jackson Ranch--Irrigating alfalfa: filling a check--Kern County, California]

[Jackson Ranch--Irrigating alfalfa: filling a check--Kern County, Cali...

Branch ditch of the Calloway canal, with heads of two horses in foreground.

Pioneer canal weir and county bridge on Kern river. Kern County, Cal.

Pioneer canal weir and county bridge on Kern river. Kern County, Cal.

No. 683. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Bridges, Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Jackson ranch- irrigating alfalfa. Kern County, Cal.

Jackson ranch- irrigating alfalfa. Kern County, Cal.

No. 662. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Artesian well in the desert. Kern County, Cal.

Artesian well in the desert. Kern County, Cal.

No. 760. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Wells; Shelf.

Haying in alfalfa field- irrigated from the Calloway canal. Kern County, Cal.

Haying in alfalfa field- irrigated from the Calloway canal. Kern Count...

No. 650. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Farming; Calif. Kern Co.; Shelf.

Kern river and the Pioneer canal. Kern County, Cal.

Kern river and the Pioneer canal. Kern County, Cal.

No. 681. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Kern river nearing alluvial plains. Kern County, Cal.

Kern river nearing alluvial plains. Kern County, Cal.

No. 478. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Rivers; Shelf.

[The curing room in the dairy house, Kern Island Dairy, Kern County, Calif., showing the shelving and manner of storing the cheese]

[The curing room in the dairy house, Kern Island Dairy, Kern County, C...

No. 181. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Chese; Industry Dairy ca. 1890; California Kern County ca. 1890; Geogr.; Shelf.

Kerr ranch - Panama slough of Farmers canal. Kern County, Cal.

Kerr ranch - Panama slough of Farmers canal. Kern County, Cal.

No. 378. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Greenfields ranch. Kern County, Cal.

Greenfields ranch. Kern County, Cal.

No. 69. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Ranches; Shelf.

Mountain view dairy- flume and waste gate on Farmers canal. Kern County, Cal.

Mountain view dairy- flume and waste gate on Farmers canal. Kern Count...

No. 171. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Wild grape vines on the Tejon Ranch, Kern County, Calif.

Wild grape vines on the Tejon Ranch, Kern County, Calif.

No. 548. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Farm crops; Fruit Grapes.

Kern river above Calloway canal. Kern County, Cal.

Kern river above Calloway canal. Kern County, Cal.

No. 676. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Jackson ranch- the superintendent's residence. Kern County, Cal.

Jackson ranch- the superintendent's residence. Kern County, Cal.

No. 652. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Shelf.

Calloway canal on Rosedale ranch. Kern County, Cal.

Calloway canal on Rosedale ranch. Kern County, Cal.

No. 704. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Threshing grain on Greenfields ranch. Kern County, Cal.

Threshing grain on Greenfields ranch. Kern County, Cal.

No. 82. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Farming; Shelf.

Kern river above Calloway canal, north channel. Kern County, Cal.

Kern river above Calloway canal, north channel. Kern County, Cal.

No. 676. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Kerr ranch- Panama slough of Farmers canal. Kern County, Cal.

Kerr ranch- Panama slough of Farmers canal. Kern County, Cal.

No. 379. Photo by Carleton E. Watkins. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Irrigation; Shelf.

Bakersfield, Kern County, California, 1901.

Bakersfield, Kern County, California, 1901.

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Photographs taken by Ashton, photographer, Bakersfield." Includes illus. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 17 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ... more

Midway looking south east

Midway looking south east

J130862 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; August 25, 1909. Stamped on verso: "West Coast Art Co. (Inc.), 213-14-15 Henne Bldg., Los Angeles. Phone Main 8729. Price $2.00. No. 1015. Or... more

Maricopa oil field

Maricopa oil field

J130863 U.S. Copyright Office Stamped on verso: "West Coast Art Co. (Inc.), 213-14-15 Henne Bldg., Los Angeles. Price, 2[...]0. Order by number. Mail orders receive prompt attention. Write for prices on new wor... more

Midway looking west

Midway looking west

J130865 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; August 25, 1909. Stamped on verso: "West Coast Art Co. (Inc.), 213-14-15 Henne Bldg., Los Angeles. Phone Main 8729. Price $1.50. No. 1016. Or... more

Kern, California

Kern, California

J130915 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; August 21, 1909. No. 1017.

Monte Cristo Oil Co.

Monte Cristo Oil Co.

J139164 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; March 14, 1910. No. 565.

Reed lease looking N. from Job Hill showing Caufield lease, Sterling R[...] Oil Co., Linda Vista and Piedmont properties

Reed lease looking N. from Job Hill showing Caufield lease, Sterling R...

J138839 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; March 3, 1910. Stamped on verso: "West Coast Art Co. (Inc.), 115 East Jefferson St., Los Angeles. Phone 22049. Price $1.70. No. 558. Order by... more

Santa Fe Lease

Santa Fe Lease

J139165 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; March 19, 1910. No. 556.

Honolulu Oil Co.

Honolulu Oil Co.

J140529 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; West Coast Art Co.; March 28, 1910; DLC/PP-1910:44025. No. 572.

Arkansas squatters. Three years in California. Near Bakersfield, California

Arkansas squatters. Three years in California. Near Bakersfield, Calif...

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). Title and other information from caption card. Electronic surrogate made from the duplicate negative, not the original. Transfer; United States. Office... more

Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. Bakersfield, California

Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. Bakersfield, California

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Roadside camp near Bakersfield, California. "Come to California." The wordly posessions of refugees from Texas dust, drought and depression

Roadside camp near Bakersfield, California. "Come to California." The ...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Children of Oklahoma drought refugees on highway near Bakersfield, California. Family of six; no shelter, no food, no money and almost no gasoline. The child has bone tuberculosis

Children of Oklahoma drought refugees on highway near Bakersfield, Cal...

File print is reversed; printed backwards. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944. More informati... more

Along the highway near Bakersfield, California. Dust bowl refugees

Along the highway near Bakersfield, California. Dust bowl refugees

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Potato harvesters. Kern County, California

Potato harvesters. Kern County, California

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches). File print is reversed; printed backwards. File print misnumbered LC-USF343-003807-ZE; corrected 1998. Title and other information from caption card. T... more

Squatters along highway near Bakersfield, California. Penniless refugees from dust bowl. Twenty-two in family, thirty-nine evictions, now encamped near Bakersfield without shelter, without water and looking for work in the cotton

Squatters along highway near Bakersfield, California. Penniless refuge...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Transient potato workers camping along the highway. Near Shafter, California

Transient potato workers camping along the highway. Near Shafter, Cali...

Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc... more

Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. These people are resettling themselves on the dump outside of Bakersfield, California

Dispossessed Arkansas farmers. These people are resettling themselves ...

Annotation on original negative jacket: DL. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. More information about the FSA/OWI Colle... more

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