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Santa Cruz County History - Crime & Public Safety
History of Santa Cruz County Jails
by Craig R. Wilson
Bosso, Robert, et. al. A Legal History of Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz: Museum of Art & History, 2006.
Chase, John. The Sidewalk Companion to Santa Cruz Architecture. Santa Cruz: Museum of Art & History, 2005.
Koch, Margaret. Santa Cruz County: Parade of the Past. Santa Cruz: Western Tanager Press, 1973.
Kimbro, Edna, Reg. Prof. Historian No. 543. "Construction Chronology of the Site of Holy Cross Church." Santa Cruz.
Lehmann, Susan. "Fully Developed Context Statement for the City of Santa Cruz." City of Santa Cruz Planning and Development Department, 2000.
Patten, Phyllis. Santa Cruz Mission: La Exaltacion de la Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz: Big Trees Press, 1974.
Rowland, Leon. Santa Cruz: The Early Years. Santa Cruz: Paper Vision, 1980.
Santa Cruz Public Library. "Historical List of Santa Cruz County Sheriffs."
State Board of Corrections and Charities. Biennial Reports (year specified in footnotes). Sacramento: Superintendent of State Printing.
Torchiana, Henry Albert Willem van Coenen. Story of the Mission Santa Cruz. San Francisco: Paul Elder & Company, 1933.
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