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Number of Photo records 17
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1983.18.30 - 72

Rita Bordwell ("Courthouse Rita") Donor: Unidentified Napa Register clippings tracing the life of Napa native Rita Harren Bordwell, advocate/activist for construction of Napa's downtown county government center A large envelope with several papers and letters from Rita Harren Bordwell was found, with this object id, in the Manuscripts section and is awaiting processing. (9/8/2015).

2008.102.42 - 23

Napa Courts - Miscellaneous Napa Superior Court Napa County Municipal Court

Image of 2008.188.220 -

2008.188.220 -

Luther Turton pencil drawing of the Yolo County Jail. Drawing is on heavy stock and is only partially completed; depicting the left half of the exterior front of building. Building is two stories and drawing shows two story column next to the front door.

Image of 2008.188.43 - 11

2008.188.43 - 11

Luther M. Turton drawing showing perspective of the proposed city Jail in Calistoga. One drawing.

Building Eden - Chapter 12 - Desperados

Building Eden - Chapter 12 - Desperados

979.419 Shu c.2 - Napa County Police

Pictorial story of organized law enforcement in Napa County, beginning 1850. Includes photos/information about Napa Sheriff's Department, California Highway Patrol, mounted posse, and the police departments in Napa, St. Helena, and Calistoga. "Images of America" Series book--no index. All persons and subject matter identified in the photographs and text are entered herein.

979.419 Shu c.1 - Napa County Police

Pictorial story of organized law enforcement in Napa County, beginning 1850. Includes photos/information about Napa Sheriff's Department, California Highway Patrol, mounted posse, and the police departments in Napa, St. Helena, and Calistoga. "Images of America" Series book--no index. All persons and subject matter identified in the photographs and text are entered herein.

Image of 1986.1.9 - Bickford and others

1986.1.9 - Bickford and others

Caption: "Taken in Napa by Frank Bacon whose photo studio was on a vacant lot (a tent?), corner of 3rd St. and Franklin where Franklin Apartments now stand (as of 1970). Frank Bacon later moved on to fame as the playwright who wrote "Lightnin" in which he incorporated some of the tall tales of "Wall Kennedy" jail keeper for Napa Jail - in 1880's. Date - about 1880-1885 Back row (left to right): 1. Bertie Boggs (Krug), 2. (?) Guy Young, 3. Emily A. Bickford Second Row: 1. (?) 2. Bernice Thompson (Parker) 3. _______ Boggs (?) 4. Ethel Front Row: 1. (?) 2. Elmer Leonard Bickford"

Image of 2011.61.1100 - Interior photograph of the old jail prior to its demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1100 - Interior photograph of the old jail prior to its demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of a commercial coffee maker in the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10751

Image of 2011.61.1101 - Interior photograph of the old jail prior to its demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1101 - Interior photograph of the old jail prior to its demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of the interior of the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10752

Image of 2011.61.1102 - Interior photograph of the old jail prior to its demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1102 - Interior photograph of the old jail prior to its demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of a close up of electrical wiring at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10753

Image of 2011.61.1103 - Interior photograph of beds and a urinal in the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1103 - Interior photograph of beds and a urinal in the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of beds and a urinal in the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10754

Image of 2011.61.1104 - Beds at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1104 - Beds at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of beds at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10756

Image of 2011.61.1105 - Interior photograph of electrical wiring at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1105 - Interior photograph of electrical wiring at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of electrical wiring at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10755

Image of 2011.61.1106 - Prisoner cell at the old jail prior to its demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1106 - Prisoner cell at the old jail prior to its demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of the interior of a prisoner cell at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10757

Image of 2011.61.1107 - Unused food at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1107 - Unused food at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of stacks of unused food at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10758

Image of 2011.61.1108 - The kitchen of the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1108 - The kitchen of the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of the kitchen in the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10759

Image of 2011.61.1109 - Toilet facilities at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1109 - Toilet facilities at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of the toilet facilities at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10760

Image of 2011.61.1110 - Discarded mattresses at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

2011.61.1110 - Discarded mattresses at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975.

Black and white photograph of discarded mattresses at the old jail prior to the jail's demolition in 1975. Location PF # 10762