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Classification People
Photography
Object ID 2006-56-1130-25
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Photo Archives
Caption William Norton
Description A studio photograph of William H. Norton. Arriving in the area in the 1850's, he worked as a sawyer in mills the first 15 years, then in 1871 went into the hotel business; "Mr. and Mrs. Norton conducted what was later known as Occidental Hotel, but in the fall of 1886 sold out because of bad health; left his wife and 2 daughters". Norton died in 1887.
Date c. 1880
Print size 11.5 cm. x 16.5 cm.
Credit line The Evelyn Larkin Collection
Subjects Men
People Norton, William H., 1837 - 1887
Related Publications Mendocino Beacon, Obituary May 21,1887, ". . . came in the 1850's - when he died in 1887 he had been here over 30 years."