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Swanlund-Baker Photograph Collection

The Swanlund-Baker Collection depicts a wide variety of everyday northwest California scenes and activities from the early twentieth century. Lumber industry, tanbark industry, flower nurseries, city and village street scenes, schools, portraits, parks, ships, shipbuilding, shipwrecks, and rivers are the featured subjects of this collection. The primary photographer represented is Ray Jerome Baker who lived in Humboldt County from 1904-1910. 1001 images can be searched and viewed through the Humboldt Room Photograph Collection database. Here is the list of subjects.

Consult the finding aid for more information about the collection.

Biography - Photos

Selected Images

Swanlund Baker Paintings