Barbary Coast

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San Francisco (Folsom Street), luego del terremoto del 18 de abril de / Folsom Street, San Francisco after the Great Earthquake of April Us History, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Credence Barebone, Photos Rares, World History

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An original photo bought in San Franciso about 15 years ago. It's a classic image of Lotta Crabtree smoking a cigar Vintage Pictures, Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Victorian Photos, Great Women, Amazing Women

An original photo bought in San Franciso about 15 years ago. It's a classic image of Lotta Crabtree smoking a cigar. She was a major singer-actress in the 1880s earning up to 5K a week and when she died in 1924 she left an estate worth 4 million. She donated a fountain to San Fran at Market & Kearny where people meet to mark the anniversary of the 1906 earthquake.

Not a girl this time :) : daguerreotype portrait of David Hobby. Note included: “David Hobby who went to California at the time of the gold fever in He always wore his hair long…” Old Images, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Vintage Men, Vintage Fashion, Photographs Of People, Vintage Photographs, Going To California

Historical Indulgences

ca. 1850’s, [daguerreotype portrait of David Hobby] Note included: “ “David Hobby who went to California at the time of the gold fever in 1847. He always wore his hair long…“ ”

"Born a slave on the East Coast, Mary Ellen Pleasant took refuge in California in her mid-thirties. She landed in San Francisco by boat in 1852 and would become the “Mother of Civil Rights” in California. Us History, Women In History, Black History, History Class, Barbary Coast, Unsung Hero, Great Women, Amazing Women, African American History

AfroDiaspores

Sporadic tumblings on the African Diaspora in the Americas. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Dolly Mickey -- one of the old Barbary Coast negro pickpockets. She would not stop at murder to get her victim's money. After a number of arrests she was finally sent to the County Jail for six months. In March, 1906 she left town. Barbary Coast, African Tribes, African Americans, Vintage Black Glamour, Coloured Girls, African American History, American Indians, Native American, My Black Is Beautiful

Dollie Mickey: Dolly Mickey -- a pickpocket in the "Barbary Coast" of San Francisco. "She would not stop at murder to get her victim's money. After a number of arrests she was finally sent to the County Jail for six months. In March, 1906 she left town."

ACTRESS Elma Delaro / Houseworth's Celebrities / 1880s  Original vintage  CABINET PHOTO San Francisco Vintage Photos Women, Vintage Images, Barbary Coast, Saints Vs, Vintage Cabinet, Celebrity Pics, Extraordinary People, Neo Victorian, Vintage Stuff

ACTRESS Elma Delaro / Houseworth's Celebrities / 1880s Original vintage CABINET PHOTO San Francisco

 Vice Consul to Mexican Alta California William Leidesdorff Alta California, California Bear, Today In Black History, Spanish Heritage, Sacramento River, West Indian, Public School, Ancestry, American History

(10/23/1810-5/18/1848) ~ William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr., born on St. Croix, Danish West Indies, now the US Virgin Islands, was a highly successful & enterprising businessman. A West Indian immigrant of African Cuban, possibly Carib, Danish & Jewish ancestry, William became a US citizen in New Orleans in 1834. He migrated to California in 1841, then under Mexican rule, settling in Yerba Buena (San Francisco), a village of c. 30 European-Mexican families. A Sacramento highway bears his…

CDV by Marston of San Francisco Stanley Hadden Barbary Coast, New York Public Library, Studio Portraits, Sheriff, 19th Century, San Francisco, The Past, California, Costume

Full-length studio portrait of unidentified man.

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.