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The Great Santa Cruz Fire of 1894, by Pamela Reynolds
On Saturday night, April 14th, 1894, fire ripped nearly unchecked through part of downtown Santa Cruz, and frantic citizens found ... [Read more]

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As a young man, he had cut hair for a number of years at a small barber shop in the farming community of Watsonville, California. As an old man, he cut hair at a shaving parlor on Railroad Avenue in Oakland. But in between he lived a life which ..." [More]

Excerpted from Oscar Thomas "O.T." Jackson by Phil Reader