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A Walk Through Time: The 1898 Powder Mill Explosion, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Adna A. Hecox, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Amos Lunt, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Colonel William Marcellus Ord, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
Colonel William Ord was a member of the prominent east coast military family for which Fort Ord is named. [Read more]

A Walk Through Time: Cornelius Cappelmann, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Doctor Benjamin K. Knight and Family, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Duncan McPherson, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Edward L. Williams, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Elihu Anthony, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Fred Swanton, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Fredrick A. Hihn, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: George and Ernest Otto, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Georgiana Bruce Kirby, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Henry and Marion Meyrick, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: The Hinds Family Children, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Jacob Kron, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: John Burns, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Joseph Roberts, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Joseph Smallwood, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: "Judge" Edgar Spalsbury, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Judge Lucas Smith, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Leah and Joseph Baker, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Levi Starbuck, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Louis Schwartz, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Mary "Maria" McDermott, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Moses A. Meder, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Robert Liddell, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Robert Majors, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: The Rountree Family, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Sheriff Milton Besse, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: Thomas J. Weeks, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: "Uncle" Dave Boffman, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: William Ely, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: William H. Bias, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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A Walk Through Time: William Waddell, by Janet Krassow and Randy Krassow
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Part 2

Aside from performing tasks as day laborers, many Chinese men worked in the laundry business. In 1880 there were already 19 Chinese laundries in the county, employing 70 workers full time. Ten were located in downtown Santa Cruz.

Because most white males felt laundry work beneath their ..." [More]

Excerpted from Climbing Golden Mountain - 2 by Geoffrey Dunn