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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.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bakersfield, Kern County, California
[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.

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.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Delano, Kern County, California
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 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.

[Harvesting alfalfa, Kern County, Calif.]
[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.

[Stream from an artesian well in Kern County, California, and herd of cattle]
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.

The superintendent's home, general view - San Emigdio Ranch, Kern County, Calif.
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 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.

[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.

[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.

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.

Tejon Ranch, Kern County, Cal.

Tejon Ranch, Kern County, Cal.

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

[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.

Map of a portion of Kern County, California. : showing ranches, lakes, rivers, canals, sloughs, and artesian wells.
[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

[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.

[Kern County, California]: The Hop Ranch. The hop house and incline [used to haul hops up the hophouse]
[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.

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.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Sumner, Kern County, California
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.

[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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

[James Ranch, showing the superintendent's home and horse-drawn farm machinery in front of house, Kern County, Calif.]
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

[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.

[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.

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.

[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.

Bellevue Ranch - the machinery sheds, Kern County, Calif.
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 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.

[The Calloway Canal showing the weirs at Poso Creek with woman(?) in horse-drawn cart in foreground]
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.

Old orchard and vineyard from the superintendent's house, Kern County, Calif.
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Mojave, Kern County, California
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

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.

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

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.

Maricopa oil district, Calif.
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.

Hale - McLeod oil property, Kern River field, Calif., Oct. 5th 1911
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Wasco, Kern County, California.
Looking down on Edison Power Plant from summit, Edison, Calif
Head of gravity tunnel, Edison Power Plant, Edison, Calif
New road being blasted through the mountain, near Edison, Calif
Forty Acres, 30168 Garces Highway (Northwest Corner of Garces Highway and Mettler Avenue), Delano, Kern County, CA

Forty Acres, 30168 Garces Highway (Northwest Corner of Garces Highway ...

Significance: Forty Acres is closely associated with the life of Cesar Chavez and the history of the farm worker movement he led from 1962 until his death in 1993. Located on the outskirts of Delano, California... More

Naval Ordnance Test Station Inyokern, China Lake Pilot Plant, Pilot Plant Road, China Lake, Kern County, CA

Naval Ordnance Test Station Inyokern, China Lake Pilot Plant, Pilot Pl...

Significance: The China Lake Pilot Plan is nationally significant for its rol in the development and production of propellants, chiefly solid rocket motors, installed in the earliest Navy rockets used during Wo... More

Edwards Air Force Base, North Base, Small Arms Range, Northeast of A Street, Boron, Kern County, CA
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Igniter Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, Boron, Kern County, CA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Edwards Facility, Igniter Laboratory, Edward...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N702 Survey number: HAER CA-163-BB

Edwards Air Force Base, North Base, Second Street Mess Hall T-10, Second Street, Boron, Kern County, CA
Edwards Air Force Base, North Base, Lavatory T-14, Near North Base Road & B Street, Boron, Kern County, CA
Edwards Air Force Base, North Base, Air Compressor Building, East of Second Street, Boron, Kern County, CA

Edwards Air Force Base, North Base, Air Compressor Building, East of S...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N728 Survey number: HAER CA-170-SS

Fort Tejon, Smokehouse, Highway 99, Lebec, Kern County, CA
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

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

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

Oklahoma potato picker's family encamped on the flats near Shafter, California
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

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

Arkansas squatters. Three years in California. Near Bakersfield, California
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. Title and other information from caption card. Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas ... More

On location of Resettlement Administration film near Bakersfield, California. Three brothers, drought refugees from Texas (note water barrel)

On location of Resettlement Administration film near Bakersfield, 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

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