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Finding aid to the Photograph album of Chinese men and women in Sierra County, 1890-1930 (bulk, 1894), Vault 184
Vault 184  
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Description
Album kept by John T. Mason containing identification photographs of Chinese men and women in Sierra County, California, dated between 1890 and 1930, with the bulk of the photographs taken in Downieville by D. D. Beatty in 1894. Most photographs are accompanied by inscriptions indicating the name, occupation, age, place of residence, height, and physical characteristics of the subject. Also includes three pages of notes containing information about summonses, warrants, and arrests in Sierra County in 1890.
Background
John T. Mason was a justice of the peace in Downieville, California.
Extent
1 photo album (176 photographic prints)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
Availability
Collection is open for research.