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Photographs Related to Rice Growing and Irrigation in California, 1908-1916
BANC PIC 1905.02929-.02947--A  
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Description
This collection contains 17 black and white photographs taken between the years 1908 and 1916 of rice fields, agricultural equipment, and irrigation procedures, primarily in Yolo County, California. Several photographs feature Fair Ranch, located in Knight's Landing. Other rice fields in Yolo County are also pictured. The construction of Natoma's Levee on the Sacramento River is shown and an unidentified pumping plant. In addition to irrigation, rice threshing and field plowing are depicted. Photographs of tractors and other agricultural equipment, including the "Austen Ditcher" are also included in the collection. The photographers are unknown.
Extent
17 photographic prints; black and white, 9 x 30 cm. or smaller 19 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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.
Availability
Collection is available for use.