Returned stolen materials

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No. IIII. Stockton City (1)

And again I have another batch to share with everyone.  It is a small group of stereoviews, which are something I find very interesting as I had never heard of them before working here.   For those who are not familiar with them, they are those cards with two images.  The idea is that in a viewer, the photos line up to create a 3-D effect to your eyes, and so these were very popular when introduced.

Stockton City   Read more

Returned Stolen Materials

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City of Paris photograph

As always, I am happy to share items that have been returned to us after the theft in the early 2000’s.  So enjoy!

The first picture is City of Paris and the second shows City of Rome.   Read more

Returned Stolen Material

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Japan Mail Steamship Co booklet, 1915 (1)

As usual, I am excited to share the archival materials that are being returned to us, so enjoy!

Japan Mail Steamship Company brochure from 1915, showing the ship SS Yasaka Maru   Read more

Returned stolen material

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City of Pueblo steamship photograph

It’s been a while since I’ve reported on the returning stolen pieces, but I am happy to say that they continue to come in.  And some people have been extremely kind and sent extra pieces in to help rebuild our collection.  Here are some of the pieces have that have come back in the last month.

Photographs of the steamships City of Pueblo (left) and Robert E. Lee (right).   Read more