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This photo is believed to be from the dedication of the tabernacle on Aug. 31, 1890. Note the absence of ... [Read more]

The downtown area of the City of Santa Cruz has been located in the floodplain of the San Lorenzo River ... [Read more]

In addition to quantitative measurements, (see Table) the public reaction as found in newspaper stories is another good way to ... [Read more]

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The San Lorenzo River drains a watershed of approximately 138 square miles, and drops from an elevation of 2900 ft. ... [Read more]

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The structure that is now the Felton Branch Library was built as the Presbyterian Church in Felton in 1893. It ... [Read more]

The Santa Cruz Public Library (now Libraries) received four grants from the Carnegie Corporation, between 1903 and 1921, for the ... [Read more]

The Garfield Park Branch Library, at 705 Woodrow Avenue, was one of four Carnegie Libraries built in Santa Cruz, California ... [Read more]

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[Eliza W. Farnham, who promoted social reform, became matron of the women's section of Sing Sing Prison in 1844. Despite the improvements she made, her liberal views brought her into conflict with other staff members and she was forced to resign in 1848. That same year, her husband (Thomas ..." [More]

Excerpted from An Excursion up the Coast by Eliza W. Farnham