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"Rio Del Mar" (River to the Sea) was coined as a rhythmic, catchy place-name in the late 1920's to sell ... [Read more]

The ranch lands Claus Spreckels purchased in 1872 for about $8l,000 comprised almost all of today's Rio Del Mar (ca. ... [Read more]

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PART 5: APPENDIX AND BIBLIOGRAPHY


Major Local Resources for African American History

Most of the following resource pools are of a general nature, but a patient researcher can abstract a tremendous amount of historical and genealogical data from their files.

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Excerpted from To Know My Name: A Chronological History of African Americans in Santa Cruz County by Phil Reader