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Santa Cruz Spirituality, by Paul Tutwiler
The purpose of this study is to promote knowledge and understanding of the group spirituality expressed in associations that are ... [Read more]

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Following the 1054 division of Christendom into the Church of Rome and that of the four Patriarchates of the East ... [Read more]

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The reformation of the Western Christian Church which began in Germany in 1519 with Martin Luther gave rise first of ... [Read more]

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The Works Progress Administration (1935-1943) was a U.S. government agency created during the Great Depression to provide jobs for unemployed ... [Read more]

Santa Cruz County has had five courthouses since its formation on February 18, 1850, and a sixth is currently [1966] ... [Read more]

In the development of the West, the transition from frontier outpost to city or town was said to have taken ... [Read more]

The Octagon, by Margaret Koch
On March 11, 1882, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors began advertising for plans for a "Hall of Records" ... [Read more]

This section provides a chronological history of the County Buildings housed at the Emeline Street Complex and various health care ... [Read more]

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"Stories of the World's Oldest Profession in 19th Century Santa Cruz County"

Introduction

The town of Watsonville sits nestled in a beautiful pastoral valley alongside the meandering Pajaro River in southern Santa Cruz County.

Agriculture has always been the major industry of the area, but during ..." [More]

Excerpted from Harlots and Whorehouses: Lust in the Valley of El Pajaro, Part 1 by Phil Reader