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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Digitization Project Preserves Historic Image Collection of Famed Horticulturalist Luther Burbank

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The Sonoma County Library and City of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the completion of a project to digitize over 1700 images belonging to Santa Rosa’s famed Luther Burbank Home & Gardens. The project preserves the locally and nationally significant collection of pioneer horticulturalist Luther Burbank and provides unprecedented online access to the collection for scholars and members of the public. The image collection consists of photographs, slides, panoramic and stereographic images as well as post cards, greeting cards and negatives dating from the 1860s to the 1980s.

To learn more about this image collection, please read the Media Release.
To view the full photo library, please click here.

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