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History of California By Helen Elliott Bandini
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The history of California can be divided into: the Native American period; European exploration period from 1542 to 1769; the Spanish colonial period, 1769 to 1821; the Mexican period, 1821 to 1848;... More > and United States statehood, which continues to this present day.California was settled from the North by successive waves of arrivals during the last 10,000 years. It was one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse areas in pre-Columbian North America. After contact with Spanish explorers, most of the Native Americans died out from European diseases.After the Portolà expedition of 1769–70, Spanish missionaries began setting up 21 California Missions on or near the coast of Alta (Upper) California, beginning in San Diego. (Lower California has always been part of Mexico.) Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_California Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Memoirs of Orange Jacobs By Orange Jacobs
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Orange Jacobs (May 2, 1827 – May 21, 1914) was an American... More > lawyer, newspaper publisher, and politician. His career in government centered on the Territory of Washington, for which he served as a delegate to the U.S. Congress, chief justice of the territory's supreme court, mayor of Seattle, and other roles.Born near Geneseo, New York, Jacobs moved with his parents to Michigan Territory in 1831. He attended the common schools, Albion College (in Michigan) and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. After studying law, he was admitted to the Michigan bar in 1851 and commenced practice in Sturgis, Michigan. He moved to the Territory of Oregon in 1852 and settled in Jacksonville, Jackson County, where he continued the practice of law. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_Jacobs< Less
Byways Around San Francisco Bay By William E. Hutchinson
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The Vigilance Committee of 1856 By James O'Meara
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Our Italy By Charles Dudley Warner
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Dudley Warner (September 12, 1829 – October 20,... More > 1900) was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.Warner was born of Puritan descent in Plainfield, Massachusetts. From the ages of six to fourteen he lived in Charlemont, Massachusetts, the scene of the experiences pictured in his study of childhood, Being a Boy (1877). He then moved to Cazenovia, New York, and in 1851 graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Dudley_Warner< Less
Roughing it De Luxe By Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Tinney McCutcheon (May 6, 1870 – June 10, 1949) was a... More > Pulitzer Prize-winning American newspaper political cartoonist who was known as the "Dean of American Cartoonists".McCutcheon was born near South Raub, Tippecanoe County, Indiana to Captain John Barr McCutcheon and Clara Glick McCutcheon. He was the younger brother of novelist George Barr McCutcheon, writer of the Graustark books. His son, Shaw McCutcheon was an editorial cartoonist.He attended Purdue University, where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity, and graduated in 1889 with a Bachelor of Science degree. At Purdue, he worked with typographer Bruce Rogers on the student newspaper and yearbook. On the Purdue campus, McCutcheon is memorialized in a coeducational dormitory, John T. McCutcheon Hall. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_T._McCutcheon< Less
Wonderland; or, Alaska and the Inside Passage With a Description of the Country Traversed by the Northern Pacific Railroad By Frederick Schwatka
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Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska By Charles Warren Stoddard
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Warren Stoddard (August 7, 1843, – April 23, 1909)... More > was an American author and editor.Charles Warren Stoddard was born in Rochester, New York on August 7, 1843. He was descended in a direct line from Anthony Stoddard of England, who settled at Boston, Massachusetts, in 1639.While he was still a child, he moved with his parents to New York City. In 1855, the family migrated to San Francisco, California when his father found a job at a mercantile firm. Stoddard was 11 and was immediately smitten with the city and, as he recalled, its "natural tendency to overdress, to over-decorate, to overdo almost everything". In 1857, joined his ill brother Ned on a restorative trip East, where they stayed at their grandfather's farm in western New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Warren_Stoddard< Less
A Tramp Through the Bret Harte Country By T. D. (Thomas Dykes) Beasley
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Travels in Alaska By John Muir
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Muir (/mjʊər/; April 21, 1838 – December 24,... More > 1914) also known as "John of the Mountains", was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is a prominent American conservation organization. The 211-mile (340 km) John Muir Trail, a hiking trail in the Sierra Nevada, was named in his honor. such places include Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Beach, John Muir College, Mount Muir, Camp Muir and Muir Glacier. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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