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    • Faces of a proud people [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Standing bear [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Indian on horse with bow and arrow [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Bronco buster [realia].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Outlaw [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Wounded bunkie #12 [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Fighting elks [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Wicked pony [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.; West (U.S.) -- In art.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Buffalo signal [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.; West (U.S.) -- In art.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Wooly chaps [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.; West (U.S.) -- In art.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Horse thief [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.; West (U.S.) -- In art.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • The horse thief [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.; West (U.S.) -- In art.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Norther [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.; West (U.S.) -- In art.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • American eagle [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; West (U.S.) -- In art.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • When you gotta ride [art reproduction].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; West (U.S.) -- In art.; Navarro, Chris, 1956-;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Arizona cowboy [art reproduction]

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; West (U.S.) -- In art.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Mountain man [realia].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; West (U.S.) -- In art.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Rattlesnake [realia].

    • Art, American -- 19th Century.; Art, American -- 20th Century.; Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, Modern -- 19th century -- United States.; West (U.S.) -- In art.; Remington, Frederick, 1861-1909.;
    • In 1995 The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation donated 24 bronze sculptures to the Contra Costa County Library System. The Foundation was bequeathed an extensive artwork collection from the late Dean Lesher. Mr. Lesher was an avid collector of...
    • Alvarado Adobe [art original].

    • Art, American -- 20th Century.; Alvarado Adobe (San Pablo, Calif.).; Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882.; Local artists -- California -- Contra Costa County.
    • The Alvarado Adobe, a California Historical Landmark, is a 20th century replica of the home of Juan Bautista Valentín Alvarado y Vallejo, Governor of Alta California from 1836-37 and 1838-42. The painting was sponsored by the Exchange Club of San...
    • Untitled [art original].

    • Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, American -- 19th Century.; Pleasant Hill (Calif.) -- History.; Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.). -- Photographs.;
    • Painting depicts development in Pleasant Hill, California around the early 1960's when it was established. The painting includes an image of the Pleasant Hill library, the school, home construction, farm land, and the Veteran's Monument.
    • Untitled [art original].

    • Art, American -- West (U.S.).; Art, American -- 19th Century.; Pleasant Hill (Calif.) -- History.; Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.). -- Photographs.;
    • Painting depicting original Native American settlers of present day Pleasant Hill, California and Spanish explorers.
    • Moraga adobe restored [picture]

    • Building, Adobe.;
    • The Moraga Adobe was abandoned until 1939, when Katherine Brown White Irvine, wife of James Irvine, began to restore the house and expand it. The family lived there until 1950. The Moraga Adobe became California Registered Landmark No. 509 in 1954...
    • Moraga adobe [picture]

    • Building, Adobe.;
    • Located in Orinda. Said to be the only remaining part of Moraga's Rancho past, located on a hill above Moraga Valley. Construction began in 1841; originally 3 rooms. Made of bricks to form 36" width exterior walls. Redwood cut from Moraga...
    • Chief cap [realia].

    • Fire departments -- Uniforms.; Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.).;
    • Cheif's hat belonged to Chief Charlie Matteson, who was chief of the El Sobrante Fire Department from the late 1940s until 1969, when he died. -- Provided by El Sobrante Historical Society.
    • Ed's Tavern, El Sobrante, circa 1940 [electronic resource].

    • Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.) -- Photographs.; El Sobrante (Calif.) -- History -- Photographs.; Bars (Drinking establishments) -- California -- El Sobrante -- History -- Photographs.;
    • Ed’s Tavern, corner of San Pablo Dam Road and Castro Road (now Valley View) around 1940. There are many bars in El Sobrante, but Ed’s is the oldest, having once been a road house when the San Pablo Dam Road was known as the San Pablo Creek Road....
    • Civilian Conservation Corps [electronic resource].

    • Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.) -- Photographs.; El Sobrante (Calif.) -- History -- Photographs.; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) -- California -- El Sobrante -- History.;
    • Boys of the Civilian Conservation Corps, February, 1935. The boys are planting trees on the face of the dam, which is not an acceptable practice nowadays. The CCC worked around the Reservoir from at least 1933 to around 1940, building roads,...
    • Richmond Farm Creamery staff [electronic resource].

    • Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.) -- Photographs.; El Sobrante (Calif.) -- History -- Photographs.; Dairy farms -- California -- El Sobrante -- History -- Photographs.;
    • Richmond Farm Creamery staff with vehicles pictured on San Pablo Dam Road in 1933. Soren Skow was a Danish immigrant who established a dairy, around 1899, on land leased along what was to become the San Pablo Reservoir. When the dam was completed...
    • Alice Campbell [electronic resource].

    • Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.) -- Photographs.; El Sobrante (Calif.) -- History -- Photographs.; Kaiser Shipyards (Richmond, Calif.) -- History -- Photographs.;
    • Alice Campbell, standing across the channel from Richmond Kaiser Shipyard No. 1, c. 1943. Alice was a “Rosie,” though she worked in an office in the shipyards. The Campbell family moved to El Sobrante in 1934 and built a home which still stands,...
    • Hunting party [electronic resource].

    • Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.) -- Photographs.; El Sobrante (Calif.) -- History -- Photographs.; Outdoor life -- California -- Contra Costa County -- History -- 19th century.
    • Hunting party in El Sobrante, late 1870s. Man on the right is Patricio Castro, son of Victor Castro and grandson of don Francisco Castro, grantee of the Rancho San Pablo. Patricio established a beef ranch on what is now Castro Ranch Road which...
    • Boys hunting squirrels [electronic resource].

    • Local history -- Contra Costa County (Calif.) -- Photographs.; El Sobrante (Calif.) -- History -- Photographs.; Outdoor life -- California -- Contra Costa County -- History -- Photographs.;
    • Boys hunting squirrels on land owned or leased by the Skow family, who ran a dairy operation along Clark Road from the early 1920s until 1955. The dairy was known as the Richmond Farm Creamery, as most of the customers lived in Richmond. The...

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