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An Excursion up the Coast, by Eliza W. Farnham
Eliza W. Farnham, who promoted social reform, became matron of the women's section of Sing Sing Prison in 1844. Despite ... [Read more]

Journey to San Francisco, by Eliza W. Farnham
We had been but little more than a month settled before it became necessary for me to go to San ... [Read more]

Planting Potatoes, by Eliza W. Farnham
The great labor of seed-time, in which Geordie and I had yet to bear our part, was the potato planting, ... [Read more]

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I was sitting at my desk in the Boulder Creek Library talking on the phone with an other member of the staff, Gary, who was the Central Library. It was a phone with an extra long cord, so I stood up and paced away from the desk while still talking. ..." [More]

Excerpted from "Oh, No!" - A Close Call at the Boulder Creek Library by Fred Ulrich