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Agricultural Legacy of Serbo-Croatian Community, by Ross Eric GibsonWhen the former Yugoslavia bleeds, Watsonville aches. The war is far away, in a region smaller than the state of ... [Read more] Read more] Read more]
Nihon Bunka/Japanese Culture: One Hundred Years in the Pajaro Valley, by Jane W. Borg and Kathy McKenzie NicholsNo records are known to exist that precisely pinpoint the date that the Japanese came to the Pajaro Valley. It ... [Read more]
Nihon Bunka/Japanese Culture: One Hundred Years in the Pajaro Valley, by Jane W. Borg and Kathy McKenzie NicholsAgriculture brought pioneer Japanese immigrants to the Pajaro Valley one hundred years ago. A century later, agriculture is still the ... [Read more]
Nihon Bunka/Japanese Culture: One Hundred Years in the Pajaro Valley, by Jane W. Borg and Kathy McKenzie NicholsJapan's fateful decision to drop bombs on Pearl Harbor did more than destroy ships and planes - it also exploded ... [Read more]
Dairying in Santa Cruz, by Isabel H. RaymondAmong the astonishingly varied resources of the tract of country known as Santa Cruz County,-a little Cosmos in itself, one ... [Read more]
The Hall that Apples Built, by Ross Eric GibsonAt 2 1/2 million boxes of apples in 1909, the Pajaro Valley was producing and shipping more apples than any ... [Read more] Read more]
A History of Wine Making in the Santa Cruz Mountains, by Ross Eric GibsonSanta Cruz was the birthplace of California's temperance movement. But beyond the whiskey-induced revelries of the county alcohol trade lies ... [Read more]
Planting Potatoes, by Eliza W. FarnhamThe great labor of seed-time, in which Geordie and I had yet to bear our part, was the potato planting, ... [Read more] Read more] Read more]
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This is part of The History of Floods on the San Lorenzo River in the City of Santa Cruz.
Excerpted from Degree of Damage and Public Reaction to Floods by Daniel McMahon