Banning Family Collection of Photographs, Part II [graphic], 1814-1879, (bulk 1880-1920)


Banning Family Collection of Photographs, Part II [graphic], 1814-1879, (bulk 1880-1920)

The Banning Family Collection of Photographs, Part II, 1814-1979, consists of 1204 photographs and 23 photographs albums. The three most substantial categories of images in this collection are views of Santa Catalina Island; Banning family properties and residences in southern California; and portraits of family members and relatives. Of special significance are the Catalina photographs documenting the development of the island from a natural enclave with a few inhabitants to a thriving tourist resort. Volume 7 in the Family Album section contains images of the devastating effects of the Catalina fire of 1915. Also of particular interest are photographs of the George S. Patton family.

27 boxes (22.61 linear feet)


SNAC Resource ID: 6812950

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Banning, Hancock, 1865-1925 (person)

Schumacher, Frank G., 1861- (person)

Friend, Hervey (person)

Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 (person)

George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a general of the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the United States Army Central in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944. Born in 1885, Patton attended the Virginia Military Institute and the United States Military Academy at West Point. He studied fencing and designed the M1913 Cavalry Saber, more commonly known ...

Bradley & Rulofson (corporateBody)

Plaza Photo Gallery. (corporateBody)

Holder, Charles Frederick, 1851-1915 (person)

Charles F. Holder (1851-1915) was the creator of the Tournament of Roses parade. A native of Massachusetts, he worked as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York before moving to Pasadena in 1885. He originated big game sport fishing in 1898 and founded the Tuna Club on Catalina Island. He was president of the Tournament of Roses Association from 1890-1891 and served as parade grand marshal in 1910. Holder was the author of a variety of books and articles, including Elemen...

Godfrey, W. M. (William Mollock), 1825-1900 (person)

Patton family (family)

Banning, Phineas, 1830-1885 (person)

Banning, William, 1858-1946. (person)

Banning, William L., 1814-1893 (person)

Dewey, George G. (George Goodwin), -1963 (person)

Biographical Note 1837, Dec. 26 Born, Montpelier, Vt. 1854 M.M.S., Norwich University, Northfield, Vt. 1858 Graduated, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. 1858 1861 ...

Sunbeam Gallery. (corporateBody)

Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912 (person)

Morris Badt was born in Schwersenz, Posen, Germany in 1830. He emigrated to New York in 1847 and moved to San Francsico in 1851, where he established a mercantile business. He later established businesses in Elko and Wells, Nevada. He married Lena Posener in 1868. Badt died in San Francisco in 1899. Mirel Lipshuetz Badt was the stepmother of Morris Badt. (From genealogical information provided by donors.) From the description of Morris Badt family portraits [graphic]. ca. 1880-ca. 18...

Steckel & Lamson. (corporateBody)

Ayer family (family)

Mojonier, A. Louis. (person)

Collier, Charles R. (person)

Stanton & Burdick. (corporateBody)

Banning, J. B. (Joseph Brent), photographer. (person)

Payne, Stanton & Company. (corporateBody)

Jarvis, Benjamin. (person)

Banning family, (family)

Phineas Banning (1830-1885) immigrated to California from Philadelphia in 1852, and soon established a freight and stage-line business that serviced the Los Angeles area. He founded the settlement of Wilmington near San Pedro which served as the hub of the Banning Company. The Company's many interests included transportation services, warehousing, and real estate. The Banning Company purchased the majority interest in Santa Catalina Island in 1892 with the intention of developing the site as a r...

Conaway, B. F. (person)

Banning, J. B. (Joseph Brent) (person)

Bertrand & Co. (corporateBody)