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Donation 1 Name: Hobart Mills Acquisition date: Number of images: 297
Donated by: Type: Photographs
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Donation 2 Name: H. K. Gage Acquisition date: 2017Number of images: 83
Donated by: Type: 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 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 Acquisition date: VariousNumber of images: 103
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 Acquisition date: Number of images: 0
Donated by: LewisType: Photographs
Description: Photographs from Commercial Row from the 1920s.
Donation 6 Name: Frank L Titus Acquisition date: 2017Number of images: 0
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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.

Truckee-Donner Historical Society thanks these generous donors.