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Second Edition: Oregon and California Pioneers By Martin Vanderlaan
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photos, history and memories of some of the first French and English settlers to Oregon's Willamette valley and San Francisco Bay Area
EMILY CHABOT: The Life of a California Lady By Lucy Rau Ferguson
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Beautiful, gracious, gregarious Emily Chabot emigrated as a small child from France to San Francisco in 1851. The heiress to considerable property, she married Remi Chabot, the younger brother of... More > Anthony Chabot, in 1870, and became a prominent member of her community—entertaining diplomats, inventors, business tycoons and impoverished émigrés with equal cordiality. A strong feminist, she was especially generous to women artists and scientists, and joined other notable women in the East Bay in sponsoring philanthropic causes. This is the story of Emily’s remarkable life and her legacy to the history of California.< Less
Why is California Interesting? Dreams of Gold By Douglas Alford
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California has gold in the mountains and rich farmland in the valleys. In CA a shop keeper started selling picks to miners and ended up owning a Railroad. California is where two engineers started... More > a business in their one car garage, that is now one of the world’s largest companies. It is a place where sand is turned into computer chips and a billion dollar business. California is where flower power created personal computers. California has golden beaches. It is also where movies are made and where the movie stars live. It is full of golden sunshine, fertile lands and creative minds. Fortunes are made here. What is interesting about California? It is an amazing land, with adaptive people and rich opportunities.< Less
Why is California Interesting? Dreams of Gold By Douglas Alford
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California has gold in the mountains and rich farmland in the valleys. In CA a shop keeper started selling picks to miners and ended up owning a Railroad. California is where two engineers started... More > a business in their one car garage, that is now one of the world’s largest companies. It is a place where sand is turned into computer chips and a billion dollar business. California is where flower power created personal computers. California has golden beaches. It is also where movies are made and where the movie stars live. It is full of golden sunshine, fertile lands and creative minds. Fortunes are made here. What is interesting about California? It is an amazing land, with adaptive people and rich opportunities.< Less
A Harris (Hill & Park) Clan in California By Robert Z. Callaham
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Joseph Harris (Sr.) was born July 1848 to Rosalie Brady, of John Francis Harris, in Baltimore, Md. In Mar 1869 he became Dr. of Medicine, Univ. of Md., School of Medicine. The likely but undocumented... More > mother of the illegitimate child of Dr. Joseph Harris was Eliza ‘Lizzie’ F. Petrie, M.D. She received her degree, Mar 1869, Women’s Med. Col. of PA in Philadelphia. Their only child Joseph Harris (Jr.) was b. Kansas City, Mo., 7 Jul 1882. His father died in KC (1885). He was left in KC with a nanny and (likely Hill) families. At age 16, Joe Jr. biked 1700 miles over mountains and deserts to Fresno and on to a Hill Family in Lemoore, CA. There he met Maude Buttercup Hill and married her in Fresno, 21 Oct 1902. After Birdie was born in Fresno, Joe and Maude migrated northward to Washington. There their three other children were born: Alma Evelyn, James Joseph, and Robert William. Eight chapters of text tell stories of these principals, illustrated with 36 figures. Three appendices complete the book.< Less
Constitution of the California Republic [A Counterfactual] By Jonathan Cassie
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Constitution of the California Republic: A Counterfactual is a short alternative history/politics of California from the perspective of 2031, where ten years previously, California negotiated a... More > separation from the United States of America. It includes four sections: The first is the "actual constitution" adopted by California citizens in 2022 after a #calexit referendum (to great surprise) passed. The second is an explanatory treatise on the Constitution written by the Republic's Ombudsman in 2031 for the benefit of school-age students. The third is an afterword discussing some of the germane contemporary history. The fourth is a reader's guide.< Less
Early Livermore, California, Obituary Information By The Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
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Documents data on 1715 persons whose obituaries appeared in newspapers of Livermore, California, from 1874 to 1905. Data includes name, date of death, age at death, newspaper source citation, marital... More > status, nativity and burial location.< Less
Early Livermore, California, Obituary Information By The Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
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Documents data on 1715 persons whose obituaries appeared in newspapers of Livermore, California, from 1874 to 1905. Data includes name, date of death, age at death, newspaper source citation, marital... More > status, nativity and burial location.< Less
Bodie, California Presented by Calaveras Photography By Katherine Clark
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This is a book of over 30 photographs taken in the California ghost town of Bodie. Bodie is located in Mono County, near Mono Lake. This ghost town is California Historic Landmark number 341.
California Pictorial Hunting & Fishing Licenses By Ira Cotton
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California's pictorial hunting & fishing licenses are the most beautiful produced by any state. This color illustrated handbook and valuation guide covers the full range of California pictorial... More > hunting & fishing licenses and related ephemera. The Handbook should appeal to collectors of fish & game licenses, revenue stamps and paper, and historical engraved paper. Note: This is the saddle stitched binding version of the Handbook.< Less

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