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Donation 1 Name: Hobart Mills (HM) Acquisition date: Number of images: 296
Donated by: Type: Photographs
Donation 2 Name: H. K. Gage (HKG) Acquisition date: 2017Number of images: 95
Donated by: Herman Kimball GageType: Photographs
Description: H.K. (Herman Kimball) Gage was a noted photographer in Truckee, California. He was born in Massachusetts and died in Truckee in July 1915. Gage also managed a saloon in Truckee from 1884 - 1886. Gage’s photographs helped to document the early years of Truckee’s history. Gage also owned considerable property in Berkeley, CA at the time of his death. He is well known for some of his stunning photography of Truckee in the early years, particularly 1870s through the early 1900s. Of particular note are his photographs of the Rocking Stone and bird’s eye views of Truckee.
Donation 3 Name: John Corbett (COR) Acquisition date: 2018Number of images: 10
Donated by: John Corbett’s familyType: Photographs
Description: John L. Corbett (1918 - 1995) was a local photographer in Truckee in the 1960s - 1990s. Many of Corbett’s photos appeared in the local paper, Sierra Sun, under his column "John Corbett’s Historical Photo Album." Although many of the images are reprints from much older photographs, they represent times gone by. Corbett’s family donated over 10,000 images from his collection and TDHS is in the process of digitizing these images and making them available for viewing online.
Donation 4 Name: Front Street (FTS) Acquisition date: VariousNumber of images: 122
Donated by: VariousType: Photographs
Description: This group of photos is from Front Street as early as 1869 and into the 1920s. Unless indicated, photographers and donors are not generally known.
Donation 5 Name: Commercial Row (CMR) Acquisition date: Number of images: 140
Donated by: LewisType: Photographs
Description: Photographs from Commercial Row mostly from the 1920s. Photos include dog sled races, movie film images, autos on Commercial Row, winter scenes, long skis downtown, horse teams and sleighs.
Donation 6 Name: Frank L Titus (FLT) Acquisition date: 2017Number of images: 36
Donated by: Frank L. TitusType: Photographs, postcards, ephemera
Description: These images were donated to TDHS in late 2017. Images will eventually include scans of slides, negatives, postcards, and other items as they become available.
Donation 7 Name: Johan Hultin Collection (JHC) Acquisition date: October 2018Number of images: 30
Donated by: John Hultin / SwensenType: Photographs, Negatives, Slides
Description: Donation of Donner Party related items from family collection in the early 1960s. Slides, negatives, book, map, provenance history, photographs, and digital items. A selected number of images of Wagon Wheel and Tree Stump images will be uploaded. To examine the complete collection of about 140 images, please visit the Truckee-Donner Historical Society.
Donation 8 Name: Floriston (FLR) Acquisition date: December 2017Number of images: 17
Donated by: Misc., Ida Wilson, Lydia KirbyType: Photographs
Description: These are images of the Floriston area in the Truckee Canyon 1900s - 1920.
Donation 9 Name: Ice Palace (ICP) Acquisition date: VariousNumber of images: 80
Donated by: Various, including Englehart and RichardType: photographs
Description: All winter images reflecting Truckee Winter Carnival efforts from the late 1890s to about 1916, including the First and Second Ice Palaces and the burning of the Second.
Donation 10 Name: Trains - Construction, Locomotives, Fire (TRR) Acquisition date: March April 2009Number of images: 179
Donated by: Various, including Englehart and MeissType: Photographs
Description: These images include construction of the Transcontinental Railroad and of various train locomotives from about the 1890s-1910s and include locomotives from Central Pacific, locomotives passing Southern Pacific Hotel, train numbers 1088, 2337, 2816, 4020, 4026, 2047 cab forward, 4224, 4235 and many others. Includes images of railroad railway Construction, Snowsheds, Locomotives, Fire Trains, Depot, etc.
Donation 11 Name: Ice Industry (ICE) Acquisition date: 2006-2009, and 2016Number of images: 70
Donated by: MacaulayType: Photographs
Description: Ice Industry images include Boca, Iceland, and Polaris sites.
Donation 12 Name: Brickelltown (BKT) Acquisition date: 2006-09, 2011-15Number of images: 28
Donated by: VariousType: Photographs
Description: Various scenes of Brickelltown, early 1900s, including many of C.F. McGlashan Mansion, Rocking Stone Tower, Truckee Lumber Company, Truckee Hospital.
Donation 13 Name: Bridge and Church Streets (BCS) Acquisition date: 2006-09, 2011-12Number of images: 107
Donated by: VariousType: Photographs
Description: Various images of Bridge Street and Church Street and buildings over time.
Donation 14 Name: Gateway Motel (GWM) Acquisition date: 2007Number of images: 13
Donated by: VariousType:
Description: These are images of the old Gateway Motel. One of the cottages in the motel units is now the Joseph Research Library. Most images are taken facing Gateway Motel from across Donner Pass Road. Several images are excellent pictures of the old Hooligan Rock.
Donation 15 Name: Business Interiors (BZI) Acquisition date: 2007, 2011Number of images: 5
Donated by: VariousType: Photographs or postcards
Description: Photos of the interiors of various Truckee establishments or businesses.
Donation 16 Name: High Street (HIGH) Acquisition date: 2006-09, 2012Number of images: 65
Donated by: Various, including Englehart, CryderType: Photographs
Description: Most of these images are of the McGlashan Mansion, also known as the Crystal Palace, the Rocking Stone, the Rocking Stone Tower, also known as the Ice Cone, or Monster Icicle, McGlashans Law Office, Kaiser Street, MLUHS, Meadow Lake Union High School, Birdseye views of Truckee, the Richardson House, the Smith house, and Spring Street overview.
Donation 17 Name: Hilltop - Brockway (HTP) Acquisition date: 2006-09, 2012-13Number of images: 59
Donated by: Various, including Englehart and MeissType: Photographs
Description: Most of these images are of skiers, skier groups, ski jumps and people involved in outdoor skiing activities.
Donation 18 Name: Scott Wall Collection (SWC) Acquisition date: 2014-2020Number of images: 68
Donated by: Scott WallType: Photographs
Description: Scott Wall Collection. Courtesy of Donner Summit Historical Society, and Norm Sayler. Images scanned 2020. FOR RESEARCH ONLY. NOT FOR SALE. NO DUPLICATION. For specific details, see this link, Heirloom, March 2014, Issue #67, Scott Wall Collection. For more information about the collection or about specific photographs, email Donner Summit Historical Society Information .
Donation 19 Name: Lumbering (LUM) Acquisition date: Feb 2020Number of images: 147
Donated by: Various donorsType: Photographs
Description: The lumber-logging collection is created by numerous donors. Logging in the "old days" was a family business, and many photos taken to chronicle those special times. To this end, we are able to piece together what it was like to log with horses, oxen and steam.
Donation 20 Name: James Tucker (JTC) Acquisition date: March 2019Number of images: 0
Donated by: TuckerType: Photographs
Description: Donated to TDHS by James Tucker, Medford, Oregon in March 2019. The albums originally belonged to Retta Larkin Langehr (she is the Photographer/Owner/Compiler). She was married to a Fred Langehr (RR man). Mr. Tucker is related through his stepmother, Clara June Langehr who is their daughter. Pictures of Truckee and Lake Tahoe only are included, although there are other images of Sacramento, Rocklin, and Dunsmuir.
Donation 21 Name: Karen Newton (KNC) Acquisition date: April 2020Number of images: 7
Donated by: Karen NewtonType: Screenshots of print images
Description: Small collection of digital only images of her grandfather, Charles (or Charlie) McGuire, in late 1910s, early 1920s.

Truckee-Donner Historical Society thanks these generous donors.