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Dairying in Santa Cruz, by Isabel H. Raymond
Among the astonishingly varied resources of the tract of country known as Santa Cruz County,-a little Cosmos in itself, one ... [Read more]

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In order to appreciate the business climate in which this fortune was begun and expanded, it is necessary to understand the economic and demographic impact the Gold Rush had on the development of San Francisco and the whole of central California.

As John S. Hittel wrote in 1882:

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Excerpted from The Gold Rush and the Early Years (1850-1865) by Laurie MacDougall