Monterey history photo collection

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The Pat Hathaway Photo Collection

Mr. Pat Hathaway, Photo Archivist


Fort Ord, Army Base, Monterey, California

Fort Ord Closed on September 30, 1994

Gallery of over 2,400 Photos available as Canvas prints, Framed Prints, Acrylic Prints and Greeting Cards.

Fort Ord pictorial collection
Fort Ord photo California Views Historical Photo Collection
CV Photo Accession # 84-010-0001
Soldiers Club Stilwell Hall, Fort Ord
Arrow Photo
Circa 1948 it was built in 1943 It was removed in 2003

Holdings: over 170 images of Fort Ord.
We also have 318 photos of the Presidio of Monterey and the 15th Infantry, 9th Cavalry, 11th Cavalry, 76th Field Artillery, Fort Mervine. And the CMTC at the Presidio of Monterey.
We also have photos of Camp Roberts in South Monterey County and other Military photos from our archives

Holdings: 581 photographs images by A.C. Heidrick.
Fort Ord Base Hosiptal
No. 2002-025-0001
Fort Ord photo California Views Historical Photo Collection
Fort Ord Mess Hall
CV Photo Accession # 96-027-0001
8x10" Original print
A.C. Heidrick Photo
Circa 1942

This A.C. Heidrick photo shows mealtime in a mess hall at Fort Ord in Monterey County.
Fort Ord was one of the largest military bases in California and the West Coast.
Fort Ord was established in 1917, originally as Camp Gigling and closed as Fort Ord on September 30, 1994 and was the home of the 7th Infantry Division (Light).
Fort Ord was also know as Camp Ord in 1939 and in the early 1940's became Fort Ord was one of the largest U.S. Army base on the West coast and it was home to the 27th Division, 43rd Division, 4th Infantry Division in 1947, 5th Infantry Division in the early 1950's, 6th Army for a long time and 7th Division.
We have photos of the Fort Ord hospital, Post Chapel, Army Post Headquarters, Officers Club, Main Garrison and East Garrison.
In September of 1994, Fort Ord closed its gates; It is now the home of California State University Monterey Bay and Presidio of Monterey (POM) annex.
To see some of A.C. Heidrick's panoramic views of Monterey.
We also have photos of the City of Marina and Seaside, Monterey County.

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Holdings: over 28,000 Photos of Monterey County listed in our database.
And over 81,955 historical California images in our Photo Archives.
We have over 35,000 historical California images listed in our database and can provide a computer generated list
by subject, place, date, photographer and format or any combination of the above for a small fee.
Please click to see more Fort Ord Photos and over 200 Searchable California Photo galleries with over 2,400 Photos
Prints are available from 11 x14 - 40x60 inches.
All images are also available for editorial downloads and one-time editorial use.
Please keep checking back as we will be adding more galleries.
This page was first created on May 11, 1996
This page was last updated on October 1, 2019
Copyright©1996-2019 California Views Historical Photo Collection.
To obtain permission to use any photographs please contact Pat Hathaway
Dedicated to the preservation of our photographic heritage
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Mr. Pat Hathaway
California Views Photo Archives
Monterey, California 93940-2702
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Phone (831) 373-3811
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