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Jervie Henry Eastman (1880-1969) began his photographic career in 1898 in Sisson, California (later named Mount Shasta), as a view photographer. In 1921, Eastman moved to Susanville and established Eastman & Company as a commercial photography and post card studio. Eastman typically shot photographs in the geographic area that is north of I-80 and east of I-5. However, his work also took him to parts of Oregon and Nevada. The Eastman Originals Collection contains photographs, negatives, and postcards for a wide variety of Northern California locations and events, including dam construction, logging, mining, food processing, and community buildings and activities.