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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]
Overview, by Susan LehmannYears before the gold rush of 1849 brought about the transformation of California, several American adventurers had recognized the potential ... [Read more]
Industrial Development: Lumber, Lime and cement, Fishing, by Susan LehmannThe enormous stands of virgin timber found in what would become Santa Cruz County attracted entrepreneurs to the area as ... [Read more]
Felling the Giants, by Stephen Michael PayneThe first redwood tree (Sequoia Sempervirens) seen by a white man was on the Corrallitos Creek, in what is now ... [Read more]
Leather with Personality [A.K. Salz Company], by D.S. MarstonAn experienced tanner, using the palm reader's clairvoyance in reverse, can study the lines and markings on a cowhide as ... [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