Archival Finding Aids


1875-1985 (Bulk 1925-1950)

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The San José State University Special Collections collection includes photographs, manuscripts, and ephemera documenting the history of Santa Clara County, San José, California, and San José State University. The majority of images chosen for Silicon Valley History Online are photographs of individuals, businesses, San José street scenes and unusual events photographed by John Gordon.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Gordon, John C. Sahl, Ted Chavez, Cesar, 1927-
San José State Normal School
San José State Teacher's College
San José State University
Santa Clara County (Calif.)--History
San José (Calif.)--History
Buildings--California--San José
Historic Buildings--California--San José
City Views--California--San José
Agriculture-California--Santa Clara County
Industry--California--Santa Clara County
Education--California--San José
Transportation--California--San José
Gay Liberation Movement--California--San José
Silicon Valley History Online

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