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History of Sacramento County, California

History of Sacramento County, California – William L. Willis. SACRAMENTO COUNTY is named after the river upon which it is situated, and the latter was named by the Spanish Mexicans, Catholics, in honor of a Christian institution. The word differs … Weiterlesen

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Early Days of San Francisco

Early Days of San Francisco – John Henry Brown The author arrived in California in the winter of 1843 and stayed there for forty years. Having read at various times the history of California, and especially that of the City … Weiterlesen

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Through the Golden Gate – San Francisco 1769 – 1937

Through the Golden Gate – San Francisco 1769 – 1937 – Catherine Coffin Phillips California’s name was associated with stories of romance and adventure as far back in history as the year 1510. Among those who heard and half believed … Weiterlesen

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Past and Present of Alameda County

Past and Present of Alameda County – Joseph Eugene Baker The county was formed on March 25, 1853, from a large portion of Contra Costa County and a smaller portion of Santa Clara County. Much of what is now considered … Weiterlesen

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Annals of San Francisco

Annals of San Francisco – Frank Soulé The volume is divided into two parts: the first comprising the History of California from its discovery until 1848; the second containing a narrative of events, year by year, that occurred in San … Weiterlesen

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A History of the City of San Francisco

A History of the City of San Francisco – John S. Hittell The scenes which the author tries to depict for the reader show a multitude of figures and many phases of passion. A host of adventurers flocking from the … Weiterlesen

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San Francisco – A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis Vol. 2

San Francisco – A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis Vol. 2 – John Philip Young Although the period of active life of San Francisco has been a short one, as historical periods go, it has been crowded with incident. … Weiterlesen

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San Francisco – A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis Vol. 1

San Francisco – A History of the Pacific Coast Metropolis Vol. 1 – John Philip Young Although the period of active life of San Francisco has been a short one, as historical periods go, it has been crowded with incident. … Weiterlesen

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History of Santa Clara County

History of Santa Clara County – Eugene T. Sawyer There is no county in California so rich in material, romantic, progressive and adventurous, as the County of Santa Clara. It absorbs about the whole of the Santa Clara Valley, rightly … Weiterlesen

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Pioneer Days In The San Bernardino Valley

Pioneer Days In The San Bernardino Valley – Eliza Persis Russell Robbins Crafts The author discloses an intimate picture of Indian life and character, the Indians being the desert Cahuillas and their noted chief—Cabazon. She also tells of the early … Weiterlesen

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