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Image of 2014.029.005 - Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large oval appears at center outlined by two darker green lines. Above the oval in dark gray writing is, "1998 DECORATORS' SHOW HOUSE." Below the word 'SHOW' is a graphic of a black and yellow butterfly with motion lines. Inside the circle is a photograph of the Hillsborough Crosby estate that shows a white house with a gray roof. There is a lawn visible around the building. On the lawn in white cursive script is "The Crosby Estate." To the right inside the oval is an illustration of Bing Crosby wearing a brimmed hat and smoking a pipe.  He is wearing a light blue collared shirt, a darker blue sweater, gray pants, and golf shoes. His left arm is bent with his fist on his hip and he holds a golf club in his right hand. Crosby stands with his right leg over his left. The illustration of Crosby is printed over the photo of the estate at center with his lower legs outside of the oval on the background of the poster. Text at the bottom of the poster reads, "BENEFITING THE COYOTE POINT MUSEUM  /  FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION."

2014.029.005 - Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large oval appears at center outlined by two darker green lines. Above the oval in dark gray writing is, "1998 DECORATORS' SHOW HOUSE." Below the word 'SHOW' is a graphic of a black and yellow butterfly with motion lines. Inside the circle is a photograph of the Hillsborough Crosby estate that shows a white house with a gray roof. There is a lawn visible around the building. On the lawn in white cursive script is "The Crosby Estate." To the right inside the oval is an illustration of Bing Crosby wearing a brimmed hat and smoking a pipe. He is wearing a light blue collared shirt, a darker blue sweater, gray pants, and golf shoes. His left arm is bent with his fist on his hip and he holds a golf club in his right hand. Crosby stands with his right leg over his left. The illustration of Crosby is printed over the photo of the estate at center with his lower legs outside of the oval on the background of the poster. Text at the bottom of the poster reads, "BENEFITING THE COYOTE POINT MUSEUM / FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION."

Poster of 1998 Decorators' Show House of the Crosby Estate, 1998. Color poster, 18 x 24, with an overall background color of sage green. At the top of the poster in darker green print text reads, "APRIL 26 - MAY 24." Around the edges of the poster is a white border and breaking the line of the border is a picture in each corner. The top right hand picture is a painting of a woman wearing a hat and a white dress. In the lower right-hand corner is a picture of three red roses with three green leaves. In the upper left corner is a picture of an Oscar statue. In the lower left-hand corner there is a picture of an ornate chair. The chair has cupid and flower decorations on the cushion. A large ova

Image of 2015.001.00529.1 - Dedication of Burlingame Fire Station No. 2, 1949

2015.001.00529.1 - Dedication of Burlingame Fire Station No. 2, 1949

Dedication of Burlingame Fire Station No. 2, 1949. Black and white negative shows the dedication of Burlingame's new Fire Station No. 2 on Hillside Drive. This image shows six firefighters standing in front of three fire trucks. There are two firefighters standing in front of each truck. Behind them is the newly dedicated station with the words "BURLINGAME FIRE STATION / NO. 2" above the two garage doors. Hillside Drive appears in the foreground of the image extending from center left to lower right. Part of a series of 2.

Image of 2015.001.05235.10 - Carolands Chateau in Hillsborough Looking West, 1964

2015.001.05235.10 - Carolands Chateau in Hillsborough Looking West, 1964

Carolands Chateau in Hillsborough Looking West, 1964. Black and white negative shows Carolands Chateau looking west, with the building in the background framed by two trees in the foreground. The lower portion of the chateau is partially obscured by a group of trees. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.05257.1 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964

2015.001.05257.1 - La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964

La Daphene Mansion in Hillborough, 1964. Black and white negative shows La Daphene Mansion in Hillsborough, California. In the center of the image is a classic Greco-Roman style white stone statue of a woman wearing a robe (likely a stola). The statue is behind a low hedge with fountains and is in front of a long rectangular pool that has a terraced landscape to either side. Past the pool are steps leading to the two-story mansion. There are six columns that support a second-story balcony. To the left of the mansion is a stand of trees. Part of a series.

Image of 2015.001.08222.2 - Sequoia High School Redwood City, 1965

2015.001.08222.2 - Sequoia High School Redwood City, 1965

Sequoia High School Redwood City, 1965. Black and white negative of Sequoia High School in Redwood City, California. In front of the school is a paved walkway and a raised planter. There are trees planted on either side of the walkway in the foreground. The high school is built in a Spanish revival architectural style and has a large square tower topped off by a cross. There are several cars parked in front of the school. Part of a series.

Image of 2016.015.001.11 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

2016.015.001.11 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

Photograph of Raychem Headquarters, c. 1957-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows an outdoor patio with tables and benches in front of office buildings. A two-story building at mid-ground on the upper half of the image has rectangular brick columns, large windows, and a shingled roof. This building connects by an enclosed walkway to a single story building partially visible in the foreground at upper left. Five tables with benches on each side are visible at center left. The tables and benches appear to be wood, and they rest on cylindrical columns that are set into brick paving. A wide sidewalk is visible in the distance at center right and extends into the foreground across the bottom of t

Image of 2016.015.001.12 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

2016.015.001.12 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

Photograph of Raychem Headquarters, c. 1957-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows a landscaped area outside of an office building. Two young pine trees and small shrubs surround several large boulders in a gravel covered area in the foreground. Past a paved sidewalk, a similar gravel paved area with taller pine trees is visible in the distance at center left. A large two-story building at mid-ground appears on the upper right half of the image. The building features rectangular brick columns, large windows, and a shingled roof. Just left of center in the image, a person in a light colored short sleeved shirt and dark pants walks toward the building. "RAYCHEM CORP. / PHOTO DEPARTMENT / FI

Image of 2016.015.001.6 - Untitled (Courtyard at Raychem Headquarters), c. 1966-1975

2016.015.001.6 - Untitled (Courtyard at Raychem Headquarters), c. 1966-1975

Photograph of a Courtyard at Raychem Headquarters, c. 1966-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows an open air courtyard with buildings and attached loggia in the background. A rectangular pool with a fountain and aquatic plants appears in the foreground. Three concrete steps lead from the area of the buildings down to the pool, which is paved with brick. "RAYCHEM CORP. / PHOTO DEPARTMENT / FILE #" is stamped at center on the back of the photograph in red ink with the file number "169-57A" handwritten in graphite. This photograph is part of a group of photos stored in a mailing envelope sent to Ms. Sue Norton at the Raychem Corporation from Mape Industries in Palo Alto. The envelope is pos

Image of 2016.015.001.8 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

2016.015.001.8 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

Photograph of Raychem Headquarters, c. 1957-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows a paved sidewalk between two buildings that is landscaped with small trees and bushes. The buildings, which appear at mid-ground right and left, feature rectangular brick columns, large windows, and shingled roofs. The building at right is single story and the building at left is two stories. A covered concrete walkway connects the two buildings at center. RAYCHEM CORP. / PHOTO DEPARTMENT / FILE # 173-51D" is stamped at center on the back of the photograph in red ink. This photograph is part of a group of photos stored in a mailing envelope sent to Ms. Sue Norton at the Raychem Corporation from Mape Indust

Image of 2016.015.001.9 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

2016.015.001.9 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

Photograph of Raychem Headquarters, c. 1957-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows a row of buildings along a paved road. The road appears diagonally in the frame from mid-ground at center left to the foreground across the bottom of the image. Seven street lights with large spherical globes appear along the edge of the road. A two-story building featuring rectangular brick columns, large windows, and a shingled roof is visible at right. Several single story buildings are visible in the distance at center left. Trees are planted in a row in front of the buildings, and benches are clustered near the road. RAYCHEM CORP. / PHOTO DEPARTMENT / FILE # 173-51E" is stamped at center on the back o

Image of 2016.015.001.13 - Untitled (Shuffleboard Court at Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

2016.015.001.13 - Untitled (Shuffleboard Court at Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

Photograph of Shuffleboard Court at Raychem Headquarters, c. 1957-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows an outdoor area with three shuffleboard courts in front of office buildings. A single story building featuring rectangular brick columns, large windows, and a shingled roof appears behind the shuffleboard area at center left. A two-story building is visible in the distance at center right. A wide sidewalk appears in the distance at center right and extends into the foreground across the bottom of the page. At mid-ground, a landscaped area with short pine trees appears right of center in the image. Just beyond the cluster of trees is a patio area with benches. Two figures walk nearby this a

Image of 2016.015.001.15 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

2016.015.001.15 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

Photograph of Raychem Headquarters, c. 1957-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows the exterior of two office buildings. Both buildings have two stories and feature rectangular brick columns, large windows, and a shingled roof. A road appears in the foreground along the bottom of the image with a median strip at bottom left. Ice plants grow on the median strip around the base of a pole that is attached to a round sign. The sign shows an arrow pointing diagonally toward upper left with the text, "Visitors / Employment." A tree with large branches is partially visible at upper left, and several smaller trees appear in the landscape in front of the two buildings. "RAYCHEM CORP. / PHOTO DEPA

Image of 2016.015.001.16 - Untitled (A Courtyard at Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

2016.015.001.16 - Untitled (A Courtyard at Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975

Photograph of a Courtyard at Raychem Headquarters, c. 1957-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows a loggia outside a group of office buildings with a courtyard and a rectangular pool between the buildings. One of the rectangular brick columns, which support the loggia roof, appears in the foreground in the center of the image. Windows from a two-story building are visible at left and another two-story building appears at mid-ground, center right. A single story building extends across the center of the image in the background behind the rectangular pool, which is visible left of center in the distance. "RAYCHEM CORP. / PHOTO DEPARTMENT / FILE #" is stamped at center on the back of the p

Image of 2016.015.001.17 - Untitled (Carter and Burry Photography Contact Sheet), c. 1957-1975

2016.015.001.17 - Untitled (Carter and Burry Photography Contact Sheet), c. 1957-1975

Carter and Burry Photography Contact Sheet, c. 1957-1975. (A) Silver gelatin contact sheet with 11 images in three columns printed from a roll of 120 film. The images show interior views of laboratory and office spaces. Images 10 and 11 show the outside of a building that was shot from a field across the street. A small Christmas tree is visible in images 6 and 7. "Carter & Burry Photography" handwritten on the original sheet, appears in white font along the left margin and "#4836" appears at lower left. Images on the sheet are hand-numbered in the oringinal from bottom to top, starting with frame 1 at bottom left and ending with frame 10 at top right. (B) A cut portion from a separate cont

Image of 2016.015.001.46 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1960s-1980s

2016.015.001.46 - Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1960s-1980s

Photograph of Raychem Headquarters, c. 1980s-1990s. Color photograph mounted to board shows part of the exterior of Raychem headquarters in Menlo Park. The photograph is taken from a landscaped area in the parking lot. Two flag poles appear on the left side of the image with an American flag at far left and a California flat just left of center. Trees and parked cars appear at mid-ground with two office buildings partially visible in the background.

Image of 2016.015.001.47 - Untitled (Fuquay-Varina Raychem Facility), c. 1980s-1990s

2016.015.001.47 - Untitled (Fuquay-Varina Raychem Facility), c. 1980s-1990s

Photograph of Fuquay-Varina Raychem Facility, c. 1980s-1990s. Color photograph mounted to board shows part of the exterior of the Fuquay-Varina Raychem Corporation facility in North Carolina. The photograph is taken from under an overhang outside of a two story office building. The building has rows of windows on both floors, which reflect the sky and nearby landscaping. "Raychem" is inlaid into the concrete paving under the overhang and is visible at lower right in the foreground of the image. A concrete path leads from the overhang to a landscaped area with flowering bushes and trees at upper right.

Image of 2016.015.001.48 - Untitled (Fuquay-Varina Raychem Facility), c. 1980s-1990s

2016.015.001.48 - Untitled (Fuquay-Varina Raychem Facility), c. 1980s-1990s

Photograph of Fuquay-Varina Raychem Facility, c. 1980s-1990s. Color photograph mounted to board shows exterior landscaping at the Fuquay-Varina Raychem Corporation facility in North Carolina. The photograph is taken looking down on an area with a curved stone path and sloping ground planted with young trees and bushes. A grove of tall trees is visible at upper left with several picnic tables underneath.

Image of 2016.015.001.49 - Untitled (Putzbrunn Raychem Facility), c. 1980s-1990s

2016.015.001.49 - Untitled (Putzbrunn Raychem Facility), c. 1980s-1990s

Photograph of Putzbrunn Raychem Facility, c. 1980s-1990s. Color photograph mounted to board shows the exterior entrance to an office building at the Putzbrunn Raychem Corporation facility in Germany. In the foreground, several branches with green leaves frame a four story concrete office building with large windows. The building appears at mid-ground and fills the majority of the image. The entrance to the building has a staircase that is covered by a lighted overhang and a large planter that runs parallel to the stairs. A pool is partially visible along the bottom margin of the image.

Image of 2016.015.001.50 - Untitled (Pontoise Raychem Facility), c. 1970s-1990s

2016.015.001.50 - Untitled (Pontoise Raychem Facility), c. 1970s-1990s

Photograph of Pontoise Raychem Facility, c. 1970s-1990s. Color photograph mounted to board shows the exterior of an office building at the Pontoise Raychem Corporation facility in France. A sign with the "Raychem" logo and a small tree appear in the foreground at lower right. A concrete structure appears just behind extending across the image. A rectangular building with three floors visible appears in the distance at center left.

Image of 2016.015.001.51 - Untitled (Pontoise Raychem Facility), c. 1970s-1990s

2016.015.001.51 - Untitled (Pontoise Raychem Facility), c. 1970s-1990s

Photograph of Pontoise Raychem Facility, c. 1970s-1990s. Photograph of Pontoise Raychem Facility, c. 1980s-1990s. Color photograph mounted to board shows the exterior of an office building at the Pontoise Raychem Corporation facility in France. The photograph was taken from a parking lot facing a two story rectangular building. The second story has a row of windows extending across the structure through which individual offices are partially visible. Multiple cars are parked in front of the building.