FRESNO COUNTY COLLECTION

The Fresno County Collection documents the many towns and communities throughout a county that covers 6,011 square miles. Between 1856 and 1893, Fresno County also covered Madera County to the north and Kings County to the south. This broad landscape is detailed through images from the mountain communities in the Sierra Nevada to Coalinga on the west side.

Cars in front of Armstrong's Store, Pine Ridge, circa 1925. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

The collection also includes photographs of schools, rivers, Fresno County Fair, and the Sheriff’s Department. These photographs were taken by early Fresno County photographers such as R.W. Riggs, Robert A. Parker, and A.C. Mudge, later of Maxwell & Mudge Studio. 

 

The Society is always seeking to add to this collection with images that celebrate a broad range of activities. Contact the Archivist at archives@valleyhistory.org to with your donation request. We also welcome any additional information you may have about this collection. If you find an error with the name or date, or just want to add information for our records, we’d love to hear from you. Please email your comments about specific images to archives@valleyhistory.org.

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FRESNO COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES

M001 Cha Day Store at Bass Lake in snow,

Cha Day Store at Bass Lake in snow, circa 1940. N: J.M. Buswell, center. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M002 Big Creek, circa 1950

Big Creek, circa 1950. N: Below Huntington Lake. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M003 Big Creek Falls, circa 1950

Big Creek Falls, circa 1950. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M004 Cash Store, Pollasky, Cal

Cash Store, Pollasky, Cal., circa 1890. N: Dick Russell Cash Store[?]. Dick is standing with a foot on the buggy. [far right]. Postcard 2152 Western Card Co. Reedley, Cal. Likely R.W. Riggs, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M005 Mt. Winchell, Aug. 1925

Mt. Winchell, Aug. 1925. N: Photograph taken from the east with snow on the ground. Named in 1879 for Prof. Alexander Winchell. Also named at same time [as] "Agassiz Needles" and "Dusys [sic] Peak" Changed by Jos. LeConte to "North Palisades." Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M006 Murrieta Rocks, circa 1940

Murrieta Rocks, circa 1940. N: Hideout of Joaquin Murrieta in the coast Coalinga foothills, near Cantua Creek. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M007 Childers Home, Auberry, circa 1914.

Childers Home, Auberry, circa 1914. N: The Childers Home, near Auberry P.O. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M008 Sulphur Spring, Auberry, 1919

Sulphur Spring, Auberry, 1919. N: All this timber was cut in 1919, clearing out for the bigger Shaver Lake. R.W. Riggs 625 N. Angus, Fresno, Cal., photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M011 Lakeshore Resort, Huntington Lake,

Lakeshore Resort, Huntington Lake, circa 1925. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M012 Summer house at Huntington Lake, ci

Summer house at Huntington Lake, circa 1930. N: Summer house, Huntington Lake on land rented from Forest Service. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M013 Camp Edwards Hotel, Huntington Lake

Camp Edwards Hotel, Huntington Lake, circa 1930. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M019 Lakeshore Resort, Huntington Lake,

Lakeshore Resort, Huntington Lake, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M020 Row of tents at Sierra Summer Schoo

Row of tents at Sierra Summer School, Huntington Lake, circa 1915. N: Before the convenience of an air-conditioned building, students and faculty at the Fresno State Normal School escaped the summer heat of the San Joaquin Valley by heading up to the Sierra Summer School. Beginning in 1914 and continued until the summer of 1950, the summer school was held for six weeks annually with a brief intermission during WWII.

M021 Sierra Summer School, Hungington La

Sierra Summer School, Hungington Lake, circa 1920. N: Postcard sent to Mrs Annie Mathews, Selma, Calif. Dear Mrs. Mathews, Surely am having a wonderful time up here in between studies. Give my best wishes to the dept. and them I hope to be home soon. Best Wishes, Olivia S. Mudge's Photo Art Store, Huntington Lake, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M024 Lakeshore Resort, Huntington Lake,

Lakeshore Resort, Huntington Lake, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M025 Huntington Lake dam hrough the tree

Huntington Lake dam through the trees, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M026 Huntington Lake, June 15, 1923

Huntington Lake, June 15, 1923. A.C. Mudge, Photographer. 326 Olive Ave. Fresno, Calif. Summer Studio - Huntington Lake, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M027 Huntington Lake with boat, circa 19

Huntington Lake with boat, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M028 Huntington Lake shore, circa 1920

Huntington Lake shore, circa 1920. A.C. Mudge, Photographer. 326 Olive Ave. Fresno, Calif. Summer Studio - Huntington Lake, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M029 Huntington Lake with clouds, circa

Huntington Lake with clouds, circa 1920. N: Postcard sent to Mrs. J. W. Bartlett 1708 E 15th Street, Portland, Oregon. Well, we are all up here and it is sure fine. Wish you were here to. Love from all, J.M. A.C. Mudge, Photographer. 326 Olive Ave. Fresno, Calif. Summer Studio - Huntington Lake, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M030 Huntington Lake Lodge, Aug. 1915

Huntington Lake Lodge, Aug. 1915. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M031 Dirt road along Huntington Lake, ci

Dirt road along Huntington Lake, circa 1915. A.C. Mudge, Photographer. 326 Olive Ave. Fresno, Calif. Summer Studio - Huntington Lake, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M032 Trees near Huntington Lake, circa 1

Trees near Huntington Lake, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M033 Family portrait in the snow at Hunt

Family portrait in the snow at Huntington Lake Lodge, Feb. 1916. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M034 Joe Bretz home, Pine Ridge, 1883

Joe Bretz home, Pine Ridge, 1883. N: The old Joe Bretz home on Pine Ridge near Ockenden. Taken in 1883. Mrs. J. H. Burnett. R.W. Riggs, Photographer. Fresno, California 1881. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M035 Ockenden General Store, circa 1920.

Ockenden General Store, circa 1920. Hollenbeck, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M036 Road near Ockenden, circa 1920

Road near Ockenden, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M037 Caroline P

Caroline P. Webster and her children at falls below Ockenden's, 1896. N: Caroline P. Webster and here children, Eleanor and Donald. Part of MSS 075 Webster Family Papers. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M038 Ockenden, 1910

Ockenden, 1910. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M039 Ockenden, 1914

Ockenden, 1914. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M040 Sunset Falls, Ockenden, 1882

Sunset Falls, Ockenden, 1882. John Rodd, B.G. [R.W. Riggs], Scenic Photographer. Fresno, California. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M041 View from Sunset Rock, Ockenden, Au

View from Sunset Rock, Ockenden, Aug. 19, 1913. N: Sunset Rock near Ockenden. Taken from S.W. 8/19/1913. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California

M042 Pine Ridge School, circa 1940

Pine Ridge School, circa 1940. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M043 Armstrong's Store and hotel, Pine R

Armstrong's Store and hotel, Pine Ridge, circa 1910. N: Store built in 1880s by August Bering. Hotel built in 1908 by Kenyon and Jennings. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M044 Armstrong's Store with motorcycles,

Armstrong's Store with motorcycles, Pine Ridge, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M045 Bretz home, Pine Ridge, 1883

Bretz home, Pine Ridge, 1883. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M046 Pine Ridge Panorama, circa 1910

Pine Ridge Panorama, circa 1910. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M047 Pine Ridge store, circa 1910

Pine Ridge store, circa 1910. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M048 Old schoolhouse at Pine Ridge, Aug.

Old schoolhouse at Pine Ridge, Aug. 31, 1919. N: School House at Pine Ridge, Fresno Co. Calif. Photo taken Aug. 31, 1919 by Al Braverman, Fresno. Note saging roof and bulging side over stump. (New building wanted). Al Braverman, photographer. Fresno, Cal. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M049 Old Pine Ridge Schoolhouse, May 25,

Old Pine Ridge Schoolhouse, May 25, 1920. Pine Ridge School District was formed by authority of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, on petition of T.J. Kirk, County Superintendent of Schools, and granted on April 3rd, 1894. On interesting bit of history in this connection is that under the same petition authority was also granted for the formation of Mercy School District - the two districts being at the time the fartherest [sic] districts east and west in Fresno, CA.

M050 Cars in front of Armstrong's Store,

Cars in front of Armstrong's Store, Pine Ridge, circa 1925. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M051 Pine Ridge on Tollhouse Road, 1890.

Pine Ridge on Tollhouse Road, 1890. N: Kenyon's in the 1880s. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M052 Vistors at Frank Bretz's shake camp

Visitors at Frank Bretz's shake camp, circa 1911. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M053 Winter at Armstrong's Store, Pine R

Winter at Armstrong's Store, Pine Ridge, circa 1910. N: Bard at extreme left is oldest structure on Pine Ridge. Built in 1867 for August Bering by old French Louis. The store building was erected a year or so later. Bering bought possession of rights from J. W. Humpreys about 1870 and lived there until his death about 1883. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M054 Bretz home, store and barn, circa 1

Bretz home, store and barn, circa 1915. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M055 Ed Bretz's cabin, July 1915

Ed Bretz's cabin, July 1915. N: Ed. Bretz's Rustic Bungalow. July 1915. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M056 Armstrong's at Pine Ridge, Aug

Armstrong's at Pine Ridge, Aug. 1913. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M057 Bretz Shingle Mill, Pine Ridge, cir

Bretz Shingle Mill, Pine Ridge, circa 1914. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M058 Pine Ridge, circa 1915

Pine Ridge, circa 1915. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M059 Shaver Lake Trading Post, circa 192

Shaver Lake Trading Post, circa 1920. N: Johnnie Harshman's 1st Trading Post @ Shaver Lake Heights. The Parker Studio on Huntington Lake, Cedar Crest, Calif. Robert A. Parker, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M060 Michigan steam boat on Shaver Lake,

Michigan steam boat on Shaver Lake, 1908. N: Shaver Lake, CA 1908. Steam Tug Boat for hauling rafts of logs across lake, Andrew E. Weber engineer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M061 Outing on the Michigan steam boat,

Outing on the Michigan steam boat, circa 1910. N: This is believed to be several members of the Shaver Lake Fishing Club, founded in 1905, and their guests on the Michigan, Mr. Shaver’s steam tugboat named for his home state. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M062 Cattle in meadow near Shaver Lake,

Cattle in meadow near Shaver Lake, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M063 View of Shaver Lake, circa 1900

View of Shaver Lake, circa 1900. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M064 Shaver Lake Mill, circa 1900

Shaver Lake Mill, circa 1900. N: Lake. Mill & Kiln at Shaver. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M065 Trees mirrored in Shaver Lake, circ

Trees mirrored in Shaver Lake, circa 1910. N: Mirror effect - south end of Shaver Lake P.R. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M066 Arch at Shaver Lake, circa 1915

Arch at Shaver Lake, circa 1915. N: Looking through the Arch at Shaver Lake. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M067 Shaver Mill and flume, circa 1910

Shaver Mill and flume, circa 1910. N: Mill, flume & yard with lake in the distance at Shaver. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M068 Shaver Lake store in snow, circa 19

Shaver Lake store in snow, circa 1910. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M069 View of Shaver Lake, circa 1910

View of Shaver Lake, circa 1910. N: Postcard that reads, "Dear Niece, Miss Mina Bryan I hope you had a pleasant Xmas and that the New Year may bring to you joys more lasting than these trying things of earth. Do you hear from Legahia[sp?] And may I ask where she is and what she is doing? And what and where is Stephen? Please hand him the enclosed card. This photo is one Phil took of the south end of Shaver Lake, one place we were the past summer. I shall hope to hear from you. Your Aunt, Flora"

M070 Shaver Lake store and post office,

Shaver Lake store and post office, circa 1890. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M071 Shaver Lake store, circa 1900

Shaver Lake store, circa 1900. Shipp & Shipp, Photographers, Shaver, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M072 Man on swing at Starkey cabin, circ

Man on swing at Starkey cabin, circa 1930. N: Swing at Starkey Shaver Lake Cabin. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M073 Family in front of Starkey cabin at

Family in front of Starkey cabin at Shaver Lake, circa 1930. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M074 Shaver Lake in winter, circa 1930

Shaver Lake in winter, circa 1930. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M075 Man on ladder at Starkey cabin, cir

Man on ladder at Starkey cabin, circa 1930. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M076 Driving up to Starkey cabin, circa

Driving up to Starkey cabin, circa 1930. N: On way to cabin @ Shaver Lake probably when I was in grammar school. Left to right: Clarence Starkey, Clarence Starkey, Jr. (son), Victor H. Buhler, Margaret Buhler. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M077 Shaver Lake store and post office i

Shaver Lake store and post office in snow, circa 1930. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M078 Shaver Lake, circa 1920

Shaver Lake, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M079 Looking across Shaver Lake, circa 1

Looking across Shaver Lake, circa 1910. N: Looking west across Shaver Lake. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M080 View of Shaver Lake shore, circa 19

View of Shaver Lake shore, circa 1900. N: Shaver near where we camped. From Bertha. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M081 Faces in the rock near Shaver Lake,

Faces in the rock near Shaver Lake, circa 1910. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M082 Shore of Shaver Lake, circa 1900

Shore of Shaver Lake, circa 1900. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M083 Shaver Lake shore in snow, circa 19

Shaver Lake shore in snow, circa 1900. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M084 Meadow near Shaver Lake, circa 1920

Meadow near Shaver Lake, circa 1920. Hollenbeck, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M085 Barbed wire fence near Shaver Lake,

Barbed wire fence near Shaver Lake, circa 1920. Hollenbeck, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M086 Trees near Shaver Lake, circa 1920.

Trees near Shaver Lake, circa 1920. Hollenbeck, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M087 Mountian scene near Shaver Lake, ci

Mountain scene near Shaver Lake, circa 1920. Hollenbeck, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M088 Shore of Shaver Lake with logging d

Shore of Shaver Lake with logging debris, circa 1920. Hollenbeck, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M089 Logs in Shaver Lake, circa 1920

Logs in Shaver Lake, circa 1920. Hollenbeck, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M090 Shaver Lake shore with trees, circa

Shaver Lake shore with trees, circa 1920. Hollenbeck, photographer. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M091 Sarver's Peak, Tollhouse, circa 188

Sarver's Peak, Tollhouse, circa 1882. N: At right Yancey's Saloon. Shows beginning of old original Toll House Road along base of Peak. The wagon road was constructed by Woods Brothers with the help of John W. Humphreys and Moses Mock in 1866-67. John Rodd, B.G. [R.W. Riggs], Scenic Photographer. Fresno, California. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M092 View of Tollhouse, circa 1920

View of Tollhouse, circa 1920. N: At Tollhouse. Taken from in front of hotel. Max Yancey's store in center front. Mrs. Frances Baley Yancey's home in background. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M093 Wagon on Tollhouse Grade, circa 190

Wagon on Tollhouse Grade, circa 1900. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M094 Road Saloon at Tollhouse, 1880

Road Saloon at Tollhouse, 1880. N: Sarvers Peak in background. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M095 Toll Gate Oak, Tollhouse, circa 192

Toll Gate Oak, Tollhouse, circa 1920. N: Toll gate swung from the oak tree between 1868 and 1878. The gate was abandoned when Fresno County purchased the road in 1878. Looking south, fig trees in distance are in Yancey hotel yard. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M096 M.H

M.H. Yancey's Cash Store, circa 1915. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M097 Tollhouse Hotel, Jan. 16, 1920

Tollhouse Hotel, Jan. 16, 1920. N: The old Yancey Hotel, the older portion of the Tollhouse Hotel, was built in 1868 by C.A. Yancey. The new part was built in the fall of 1881. During the days when cattle, mining and lumbering were the principal industries of the County, most of the prominent prople of this section were numbered among its guests. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif.

M098 Tollhouse Hill, circa 1910

Tollhouse Hill, circa 1910. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M099 Tollhouse scene, circa 1910

Tollhouse scene, circa 1910. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M100 Scene near Tollhouse, circa 1910

Scene near Tollhouse, circa 1910. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M101 Original Tollhouse Hotel, circa 187

Original Tollhouse Hotel, circa 1870. N: Built in 1868. First enlarged in 1881. Print copied from photograph in the possession of Mrs. Yancey. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M102 Pleasant Vale Cemetery, Tollhouse,

Pleasant Vale Cemetery, Tollhouse, circa 1920. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M103 Road near Tollhouse, circa 1900

Road near Tollhouse, circa 1900. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M104 Approaching Tollhouse, Jan

Approaching Tollhouse, Jan. 15, 1920. N: Shows bridge over Big Dry Creek. Sarvers Peak in background. Toll House Rock at upper right. In this view, showing the town of Tollhouse at the foot of the mountian, the famous old "Tollhouse Grade" is shown by the light line running up the side of the mountian. Photographed January 15, 1920 Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives.

M105 Scene near Tollhouse, circa 1900

Scene near Tollhouse, circa 1900. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M106 Tollhouse from the hill, Jan

Tollhouse from the hill, Jan. 16, 1920. N: This picture, showing Tollhouse in the valley, just at the foot of the mountains, shows how the early settlers located their towns - low enough to escape the severe winters of the higher mountians, yet close enough to be convinient for the cattle range, the mines and the lumber in summer. Photographed January 16, 1920 Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer.

M107 At the foot of Tollhouse Hill, Marc

At the foot of Tollhouse Hill, March 1920. N: Brush piled along side of road was dragged down the hill behind wagons, to act as breaks. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer.

M108 Tollhouse, circa 1930

Tollhouse, circa 1930. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M109 Tollhouse fire, Aug. 3, 1931

Tollhouse fire, Aug. 3, 1931. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M110 Tollhouse Hill, circa 1915

Tollhouse Hill, circa 1915. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M111 Tollhouse Hill, circa 1920

Tollhouse Hill, circa 1920. N: The old Grade Hotel at lower left. Tollhouse, Fresno Co. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M112 Snow at the top of Tollhouse Hill,

Snow at the top of Tollhouse Hill, circa 1930. N: Fire guard station on left. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M113 Scene near Tollhouse, circa 1920

Scene near Tollhouse, circa 1920. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M114 Tollhouse Rock, circa 1930

Tollhouse Rock, circa 1930. N: Tollhouse Rock, on old grade. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M115 Creeks below Tollhouse, circa 1920.

Creeks below Tollhouse, circa 1920. N: Postcard sent from Tollhouse to Mr. & Mrs. A. L. Petrea Oilfields, Calif. Dear Friends, Please accept my heartiest congratulations and best wishes. I hope Ethel and baby are getting along fine. I would certainly like to see Lauraetta May and what does George think of her. Will write a letter soon. With best regards to all and lost of love to Ethel and the babies. Frances. This a picture of the creek as it was frozen over, taken below Tollhouse.

M116 Kutner Rock, circa 1920

Kutner Rock, circa 1920. N: On Toull House Road near the old James Urghardt place. Known as Kutner Rock. N.B. Profile[sp?] on outer edge of rock. Mrs. J.H. Burnett. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M117 M.H

M.H. Yancey's Cash Store, circa 1920. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M118 A view at Tollhouse, circa 1920

A view at Tollhouse, circa 1920. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

M119 A scene at Tollhouse, circa 1920

A scene at Tollhouse, circa 1920. Robert A. Parker Mountain Photographer. Bear Creek Studio, Huntington Lake, Calif. 1119 Franklin Ave. Fresno, Calif. Fresno County Historical Society Archives, Fresno, California.

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