Punch-card data processing had recently been developed, and early predecessors of the modern computer were used for the first time by the government to help compile the 1900 census.

Bob Griffin
Bergen Historic Books, Inc.

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1910 Broadway, Chico, looking north

Broadway, Chico, looking north from Fifth St.
ca 1910

1st St., Chico, ca 1905

1st Street, Chico
ca 1905

Walnut Ave., Chico, CA

In the grounds, Walnut Ave.


Front walk with double row of maples.

Chico Normal School Building

Chico Normal School Building.


Staircase to classes.


Central aisle in museum.

Library and Reading Room

Library and reading room.

Assembly Hall

Students in Assembly Hall.

Biology class

Biology class.

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