News: Photography

Anything and everything photographs.
44/50 Aerial photographs provide some of the most visually impacting research materials in the Map Collection. Combined with USGS topographic maps and other maps available in the collection, research can often be enhanced with aerial photography dating back to 1937 in the Central Valley. Often used for statements ...
May 26, 2017 • Dawn Collings
You’ve probably heard Johnny Cash’s famous song, “Folsom Prison Blues,” and may know that Cash performed his live album, Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison, at the prison in January 1968. But did you know that his first concert at Folsom Prison was 50 years ago today? On November 8, 1966 ...
November 8, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
We’re excited to debut our first gif with the image below from our Eastman’s Originals Collection. Up and Over from the Eastman’s Originals Collection   If you’re interested in viewing the original image, you can see it here. Stay tuned as we create more gifs ...
October 19, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
6/50 In celebration of the centennial of Lassen Volcanic National Park which occurs today, we are featuring our Eastman’s Originals Collection, which holds a number of historic images of the park. The Eastman Originals Collection contains photographs, negatives, and postcards for a wide variety ...
August 9, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
3/50 As the 31st Sierra Storytelling Festival takes place in Nevada City, California this weekend, we decided to feature two of our collections that are related to the annual event. An author and phenomenal storyteller, Steve Sanfield founded the Sierra Storytelling Festival in 1985 and served ...
July 22, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara
In celebration of National Pancake Day today, here is a photograph from the Milton Halberstadt Papers. Seven pancakes in a round cast iron pan, undated.   ...
March 8, 2016 • Sara Gunasekara