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Catalog Number 2016.015.001.81
Title Untitled (Construction of Raychem Headquarters), c. 1966-1968.
Photographer Unknown
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Photograph, Black-and-White
Category Photographs
Date c.1966-1968
Description Untitled (Construction of Raychem Headquarters), c. 1966-1968. Silver gelatin photograph of the construction site of Raychem Corporation headquarters in Menlo Park, California shows a landscape with a ploughed field. The edge of the field appears in the foreground at the bottom of the image and extends into the distance, filling the the lower half of the photograph. Trucks and cars are visible on a road with power lines that extends from center left to the center in the background. "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.
Photographs 2015.015.001.81 - 2015.015.001.107 were originally stored in a Raychem inter-office envelope with the inscription: "PHOTOS OF 300 CONSTITUTION DURING / CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY / 1966-1967 / FOR MUSEUM EXHIBIT / 4/13/00."
Studio Raychem Corporation Photo Department
Place Menlo Park, CA
Subjects Facilities
Landscape photographs
Search Terms Construction
Menlo Park
Raychem Corporation