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Calaveras County / Archie Stevenot Glass Negative Collection--Gold Rush Pioneer Family

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Calaveras County / Archie Stevenot Glass Negative Collection--Gold Rush Pioneer Family
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These three boxes of glass negatives are from Archie Stevenot. Eight large negatives (5x7) includes the Pabst Administrative Mansion and the inside of an electrical plant. Many water scenes. Eighteen smaller negatives (4x5): one set says Knights Ferry. Photo of a grave site, etc.



The Stevenot family were true California Gold Rush pioneers. Archie Stevenot was born in Carson Hill, He helped found the California Chamber of Commerce and his family established the borax industry in the state. He also established the Mother Lode Highway Association in 1919 which was primarily responsible for the creation of State Route 49. As a result, the bridge across the Stanislaus River between Tuolumne and Calaveras counties on SR 49 is named the Archie Stevenot Bridge in his honor, and his birthplace has been declared a California Historical Landmark Date: 1906 Location: Knights Ferry, California HWAC# 22115