California -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA MSS S-3806
Overview: Collection of papers relating to the career of California real estate agent Fred H. Brice, 1923-1978. Includes 105 file folders documenting property transactions in Alameda County and Contra Costa County; 120 remittance receipts from real estate and insurance firm Mason-McDuffie Co.; an accounting ledger recording expenses and income; and a record book with tipped-in paperwork, including contracts and correspondence with buyers and sellers.
Call Number: WA MSS S-3649
Overview: 44 autograph diaries, unsigned, kept by Knute Jensen, 1925-1976. Jensen primarily records his meals and the weather, but also writes of odd jobs and his ongoing search for employment in Montana, California, and later, Oregon. Occasionally recorded are births, deaths, and marriages, and world events. Accompanied by membership cards, postcards, newspaper clippings, railway tickets, and other ephemera tucked into diary pages.
Call Number: WA MSS S-3822
Overview: Collection of 294 pinback buttons distributed by or on behalf of social organizations, political campaigns, individuals, movements, issues, and events in the United States, circa 1900-2011, and undated. Circa 130 buttons document political and social conditions in California; circa 40 buttons concern Angola, Chile, Cuba, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Lebanon, Namibia, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Tiao-Yu Tai (or Diaoyu Dao), the United Kingdom, and Vietnam.
Dates: circa 1900-2011