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Henry Cowell and His Family (1819--1955): Introduction, by Laurie MacDougallThe S. H. Cowell Foundation is named after Samuel Henry Cowell, [Read more]
The Gold Rush and the Early Years (1850-1865), by Laurie MacDougallIn order to appreciate the business climate in which this fortune was begun and expanded, it is necessary to understand ... [Read more]
Lime and the Lime Business, by Laurie MacDougallIn order to understand the development of the Cowell business, it is essential to know something about lime. [Read more]
The Santa Cruz Years (1865-1897), by Laurie MacDougallBy 1865, Henry was in control of a thriving business in San Francisco, with significant assets, including at least a ... [Read more]
The Tragic Year (1903), by Laurie MacDougallThe year 1903 was fateful for the Cowells. Henry Cowell was shot in the shoulder in a boundary dispute with ... [Read more]
The S. H. Cowell Years (1911-1955), by Laurie MacDougallThere were now three surviving members of the Cowell family, S. H., Isabella and Helen. None of them had married, ... [Read more]
Notes and Research Bibliography, by Laurie MacDougall[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